Of Continuing Interest
- Make plans to attend Friends for Life 2015, to be held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort from Monday, July 6th, through Sunday, July 12th, 2015.
- Make plans to attend our Focus on Technology: Anaheim 2015 conference, to be held at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California from September 18 - 20, 2015.
New This Week
- Last week's poll asked readers how they chose the glucose meter they use most often. This week's poll asks readers how often they receive a retinal photograph as part of their diabetes care.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Type 1 Diabetes and Babysitting by Stacey Smith-Bradfield and Dayna Frei.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
One evening, after dinner, our daughter who has diabetes asked me to get her some Hershey's Kisses to eat. I grabbed the bag as her siblings also asked for some. I gave two to her sister, then I gave my daughter two. She said, "Please give me another one; I bolused for three." Her non-diabetic sister quickly chimed it, "Well, I bolused for five."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when, instead of whispering "sweet nothings" to each other in the middle of the night, you and your spouse are talking about blood sugar numbers. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
I have had type 1 for 26 years and have no complications. I am concerned about low diastolic readings when I check my blood pressure. Should I be concerned?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Moderate ketones and pod change at 30,000 feet
- Diabetes MeetUP is an interactive, live event that will take place on April 28-30, 2015, and will feature (1) a series of lectures from leading diabetes professionals, (2) an expo hall where attendees can find information about available products, view demonstrations, ask questions, and receive answers from company representatives, and (3) various opportunities to network with members of the diabetes community.
Studies and Surveys
- The ATG-GCSF New Onset Study is recruiting patients ages 12 to 45 within three months of diagnosis. If this is you or a member of your family, please enroll.
- PERL (Preventing Early Renal Loss in Diabetes) is a clinical trial for people with type 1 diabetes who have early signs of kidney problems. Our goal is to test a new way to reduce loss of kidney function using a safe and inexpensive medicine. We are seeking adults with type 1 diabetes to participate in our study.
- The T1D Exchange Living Biobank collects blood samples needed by the scientific community for type 1 research and stores additional samples for future use. Please join.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Medtronic to Use GlucoSitter Artificial Pancreas Software in Future Insulin Pumps.
- How to Integrate New Diabetes Technology into Schools.
- Man Marries Diabetes in Downtown New York City.
- I Was A Diabetes Poster Child.
- Mystery and Danger of Type 1 Diabetes.
- A prevascularized subcutaneous device-less site for islet and cellular transplantation.
- Effects of High-Dose Oral Insulin on Immune Responses in Children at High Risk for Type 1 Diabetes.
- Daycare attendance, breastfeeding, and the development of type 1 diabetes: the diabetes autoimmunity study in the young. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Environmental Trigger(s) of Type 1 Diabetes: Why So Difficult to Identify? Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Can Exposure to Environmental Chemicals Increase the Risk of Diabetes Type 1 Development? Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Unraveling the Hygiene Hypothesis of helminthes and autoimmunity: origins, pathophysiology, and clinical applications. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Computer Vision-Based Carbohydrate Estimation for Type 1 Diabetic Patients Using Smartphones.
- New technologies in diabetology : How far are we from a closed loop?
- A method for reporting and classifying acute infectious diseases in a prospective study of young children: TEDDY. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Modelling endogenous insulin concentration in type 2 diabetes during closed-loop insulin delivery. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Effective recruitment of participants to a phase I study using the internet and publicity releases through charities and patient organisations: analysis of the adaptive study of IL-2 dose on regulatory T cells in type 1 diabetes (DILT1D). Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Eating Disorders in Girls and Women With Type 1 Diabetes: A Longitudinal Study of Prevalence, Onset, Remission, and Recurrence.
- Long-term impact of childhood-onset type 1 diabetes on social life, quality of life and sexuality.
- Gastric emptying is more rapid in adolescents with type 1 diabetes and impacts on postprandial glycaemia.
- Regression and progression of microalbuminuria in adolescents with childhood onset diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Impact of socioeconomic deprivation on the development of diabetic retinopathy: a population-based, cross-sectional and longitudinal study over 12 years. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- UK service level audit of insulin pump therapy in paediatrics.
- Comparing type 1 and type 2 diabetes in pregnancy- similar conditions or is a separate approach required? Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Delayed diagnosis and issues with pump usage are the leading causes of diabetic ketoacidosis in children with diabetes living in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Differential sequential patterns supporting insulin therapy of new-onset type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Essential amino acids in the gluten-free diet and serum in relation to depression in patients with celiac disease. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- What I want you to know about Celiac Disease.
- BookMark: "Mush From Sled Dogs to Celiac, the Scenic Detour of my Life" by Tara Caimi.
Legal and Legislative
- Google Secures Patent for Glucose-Sensing Contact Lens.
- Mom says daughter with diabetes unfairly forced to leave Taunton day care center.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- 'Device-less' cell transplant allows safer, more effective treatment of Type 1 diabetes.
- Could High-Dose Insulin Prevent Type 1 Diabetes in High-Risk Kids? See also Vaccine For Type 1 Diabetes One Step Closer To Reality.
- Razorfish's Jeff Dachis Launches One Drop, An App For Diabetics To Log And Share Info With Each Other.
- Ryan Reed helping raise awareness for the Diabetes Alert sticker.
- UNCG student athlete won't let type 1 diabetes slow him down.
- Diabetic, Sudbury's Greg Weintraub embracing his 26.2-mile run to Boston.
- Life still sweet for those with Type 1 diabetes.
- Stop Telling Me How to Control My Type 1 Diabetes.
- Diabetes alert dog a 'life-saver' for St. Mary first-grader.
- Engineers Made a Simple Device to Numb Skin So Injections Hurt Less.
- Tandem Diabetes Care Now Shipping t:slim® Insulin Pump with Updated Software.
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