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 when they last refilled their glucagon prescription. This week's poll asks readers if they have a diabetes emergency kit prepared.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Balancing Diabetes: Conversations about finding happiness and living well by Kerri Sparling.
- 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."
- 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.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- 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.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
- 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 Care Products
- Up Close with BD's New Infusion Set: A Much Needed Improvement to Insulin Pumps.
- 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.
- 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.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Dealing With Diabetes. Written By Diabetics, For Everyone.
- Taking the Artificial Pancreas Home, 24 hours per day!
- A conversation with the DOC and FDA.
- 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.
- Efficacy and Safety of LY2963016 Insulin Glargine Compared with Insulin Glargine (LantusÂ®) in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes in a Randomised Controlled Trial (The ELEMENT 1 Study).
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Impact of Socioeconomic Status on Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality in 24,947 Individuals With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Individual and societal consequences of hypoglycemia: A cross-sectional survey.
- 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.
- No Effects of a Short-Term Gluten-free Diet on Performance in Nonceliac Athletes.
- The Weird Link Between Celiac Disease and Nerve Damage.
- Gluten-Free Glutton: It's always time to focus on celiac disease.
- I Am Not My Treatment: A Disease Overshadowed by Glutenspeak.
- 10-year-old Jake explains what itâ€™s like growing up with Celiac disease.
Legal and Legislative
- Mother of diabetic student sues Eastern High School staff for negligence.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Kimball overcomes diabetes, eyes Belle Isle win.
- Teens With Type 1 Diabetes: How to Cope and When to Seek Help.
- In the Spotlight: Julia O'Leary raises awareness about Type 1 diabetes.
- Living with diabetes.
- New remote monitoring device provides lifeline for people with diabetes.
- Tandem Diabetes Care Launches t:flex™ Insulin Pump.
- BD Receives FDA Clearance for Novel Infusion Set Technology to Enhance Use of Insulin Pumps.
- 2015 Students With Diabetes™ Conference Features Celebrities, Science And Connections For 18- To 30-Year-Olds With Type 1 Diabetes.
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