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Of Continuing Interest

    CWD Events

  1. 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.
  2. 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

    Top Stories

  1. Last week's poll asked readers when they last refilled their glucagon prescription. This week's poll asks readers if they have a diabetes emergency kit prepared.
  2. The Featured Book of the Week is Balancing Diabetes: Conversations about finding happiness and living well by Kerri Sparling.
  3. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    The day after my daughter started pumping, she experienced a low, so I decided to pick her up from school. Imagine my surprise when the nurse told me "She's suspended." As she realized my eyes had widened, she corrected herself, saying, "Oh, I meant her pump."
  4. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your child never gets the broken crackers from the box -- it's too hard to count carbs on those broken pieces! See more parent humor.
  5. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  6. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    After my dentist put me on methylphenidate, my blood sugars were very high so I am not taking another dose. What would have caused the high? What do you recommend?
    See the answer.
  7. From the CWD Forums

  8. From the CWD Forums:
    Painful sites
  9. Events

  10. The Second Insulin Pumpers Retreat will be held at the Travelodge in Belleville, Ontario, Canada from September 18-19, 2015.
  11. Studies and Surveys

  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. Diabetes Care Products

  16. Up Close with BD's New Infusion Set: A Much Needed Improvement to Insulin Pumps.
  17. SGLT2 inhibitors: Drug Safety Communication - FDA Warns Medicines May Result in a Serious Condition of Too Much Acid in the Blood. See also FDA Issues Warning for Type 2 Diabetes Drugs.
  18. Asante Solutions, maker of the Snap Insulin Pump, has gone out of business. Both Insulet and Animas are offering to help current Snap pump users.
  19. Diabetes Blogs and Social Media

  20. Dealing With Diabetes. Written By Diabetics, For Everyone.
  21. Taking the Artificial Pancreas Home, 24 hours per day!
  22. A conversation with the DOC and FDA.
  23. Research

  24. Stem cells for the cell and molecular therapy of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1D): the gap between dream and reality. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  25. Efficacy and Safety of LY2963016 Insulin Glargine Compared with Insulin Glargine (Lantus®) in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes in a Randomised Controlled Trial (The ELEMENT 1 Study).
  26. Glycated albumin and the risk of micro- and macrovascular complications in subjects with Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  27. Lipid peroxidation and antioxidant protection in girls with type 1 diabetes mellitus during reproductive system development. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  28. Antibiotics in early life alter the gut microbiome and increase disease incidence in a spontaneous mouse model of autoimmune insulin-dependent diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  29. Daily Care

  30. Impact of Socioeconomic Status on Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality in 24,947 Individuals With Type 1 Diabetes.
  31. Individual and societal consequences of hypoglycemia: A cross-sectional survey.
  32. Celiac

  33. The Celiac Disease and Diabetes-Dietary Intervention and Evaluation Trial (CD-DIET) protocol: a randomised controlled study to evaluate treatment of asymptomatic coeliac disease in type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  34. No Effects of a Short-Term Gluten-free Diet on Performance in Nonceliac Athletes.
  35. The Weird Link Between Celiac Disease and Nerve Damage.
  36. Gluten-Free Glutton: It's always time to focus on celiac disease.
  37. I Am Not My Treatment: A Disease Overshadowed by Glutenspeak.
  38. 10-year-old Jake explains what it’s like growing up with Celiac disease.
  39. Legal and Legislative

  40. Mother of diabetic student sues Eastern High School staff for negligence.
  41. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  42. Kimball overcomes diabetes, eyes Belle Isle win.
  43. Teens With Type 1 Diabetes: How to Cope and When to Seek Help.
  44. In the Spotlight: Julia O'Leary raises awareness about Type 1 diabetes.
  45. Living with diabetes.
  46. New remote monitoring device provides lifeline for people with diabetes.
  47. Press Releases

  48. Tandem Diabetes Care Launches t:flex™ Insulin Pump.
  49. BD Receives FDA Clearance for Novel Infusion Set Technology to Enhance Use of Insulin Pumps.
  50. 2015 Students With Diabetes™ Conference Features Celebrities, Science And Connections For 18- To 30-Year-Olds With Type 1 Diabetes.

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