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 if their diabetes team provides emotional support. This week's poll asks readers when they last refilled their glucagon.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Rising: How a Rare Disease Became a Modern Pandemic, and What to Do About It by Dan Hurley.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My seven year old daughter was recently diagnosed with diabetes. A couple of weeks ago, my five year old son Brian told me that he wasn't feeling well because he cut his finger and saw the "hydrates coming out."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your 7 year old announces at school that he has lost his "site" and his classmates think he has gone blind! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
We have tried various methods, but our daughter continues to have a rash from the DexCom adhesive. What do you suggest?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Dexcom Share and cell phones at school
- 15 Summer Travel Tips for Families with T1D.
- The Second Insulin Pumpers Retreat will be held at the Travelodge in Belleville, Ontario, Canada from September 18-19, 2015.
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
- Be sure to check out the 2015 Diabetes Blog Week participants.
- Prom Swapping, Thanks to Diabetes Conference Connections.
- Effects of high-dose oral insulin on immune responses in children at high risk for type 1 diabetes: the Pre-POINT randomized clinical trial.
- A model for the role of gut bacteria in the development of autoimmunity for type 1 diabetes.
- Smartphone apps for calculating insulin dose: a systematic assessment. Free full text available in PDF format. See also Insulin dose calculator apps may actively contribute to inaccurate dose recommendations.
- Longitudinal associations of nutritional factors with glycated hemoglobin in youth with type 1 diabetes: the SEARCH Nutrition Ancillary Study.
- Improving dietary quality in youth with type 1 diabetes: randomized clinical trial of a family-based behavioral intervention. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Effect of vitamin d3 supplement in glycemic control of pediatrics with type 1 diabetes mellitus and vitamin d deficiency. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Carbohydrate Management in Athletes with Type 1 Diabetes in a 10â€‰km Run Competition.
- Amphetamine-Like Analogues in Diabetes: Speeding towards Ketogenesis.
- Evaluation of the impact of celiac disease and its dietary manipulation on children and their caregivers.
- Evaluating diagnostic accuracy of anti-tissue Transglutaminase IgA antibodies as first screening for Celiac Disease in very young children.
- Seriously, Celiac Disease.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- 'Top Chef' star visits UM's Diabetes Research Institute.
- One step closer to an insulin vaccine for type 1 diabetes.
- Breaking Silence.
- Mother balances work, life and illnesses.
- Diabetes Scotland name Larkhall teen Nadine McGrory as their Outstanding Young Person.
- Brave six-year-old girl saves pregnant mother's life by calling 911 and saying her mom was 'frozen' after she fell into a diabetic coma the day before Mother's Day.
- New device could change lives of millions with Type 1 Diabetes.
- For local girl with diabetes Tech device is life-changing.
- Athletes with diabetes make bid for win.
- Spirit CEO Larry Lawson rides for a cause, and takes hundreds of workers with him.
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