Of Continuing Interest
- 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
- Bionic Pancreas Dual-chamber Pump Unveiled at Friends For Life 2015.
- #DRILabKid Fun at #CWDFFL15.
- Scholarships for CWD's Focus on Technology: Anaheim 2015 conference, to be held at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California from September 18 - 20, 2015, are available through the Diabetes Scholars Foundation. Contact Mary Podjasek at for details.
- Last week's poll asked readers how they usually check for ketones. This week's poll asks readers how much of a financial burden paying for diabetes supplies is for their family.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Smart Woman's Guide to Diabetes by Amy Stockwell Mercer.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My non-D daughter was writing with a mechanical pencil and constantly having trouble with the lead (the kind you insert at the writing point of the pencil). She said, "Mom, this pencil needs a new lancet!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your daughter approaches the register at the school book fair and in an effort to find out how much money she owes utters, "How many grams of carbs are these?" See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
What does one do if insulin doses are reversed--short acting instead of long acting and vice versa?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
A First look at BU's Bionic Pancreas All in One Device (thanks to Ellen)
- Registration for the 2016 Diabetes UnConference is now open.
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 and Apps
- MiniMed® Sure-T® Infusion Set Needle Break Field Safety Notification.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Flick of the Wrist.
- The iLet Bionic Pancreas & Other News from Diabetes Friends for Life 2015.
- Pet Care Can Help Children Manage Type 1 Diabetes.
- How I Keep My Teen with Type 1 Diabetes Happy in the Summer.
- Get in the Zone: My Tips For Avoiding Hypoglycemia During Exercise .
- Nasal Glucagon Proves Safe for Kids.
- 10 Insane (but True) Things About Diabetes.
- Sensitivity of the Predictive Hypoglycemia Minimizer System to the Algorithm Aggressiveness Factor.
- Early Detection of Physical Activity for People With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Inhaled Formoterol Diminishes Insulin-Induced Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes. See also Inhaled Formoterol Prevents Hypoglycemia in Diabetes Study.
- Clinically Relevant Cognitive Impairment in Middle-Aged Adults With Childhood-Onset Type 1 Diabetes.
- The Role of Markers of Low-Grade Inflammation for the Early Time Course of Glycemic Control, Glucose Disappearance Rate, and beta-Cell Function in Recently Diagnosed Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes.
- Dietary intake of soluble fiber and risk of islet autoimmunity by 5 y of age: results from the TEDDY study.
- Islet autoantibody phenotypes and incidence in children at increased risk for type 1 diabetes.
- The Emerging Diabetes Online Community. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Secrecy From Parents and Type 1 Diabetes Management in Late Adolescence.
- Predictors of Glycemic Control in Adolescents of Various Age Groups With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Continuous glucose monitoring and hypoglycemia unawareness in type 1 diabetes: a pilot study.
- Body Image Mediates Negative Family Climate and Deteriorating Glycemic Control for Single Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) changes over time among adolescent and young adult participants in the T1D exchange clinic registry.
- Dyslipidemia in young patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in HTML, ePDF, and PDF formats.
- Effect of hypoxia on heart rate variability and baroreflex sensitivity during hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- A Minority of Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Routinely Downloads and Retrospectively Reviews Device Data.
- Impact of the birth's season on the development of celiac disease in Italy.
- Presence and distribution of dental enamel defects, recurrent aphthous lesions and dental caries in children with celiac disease. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- How to Cook Gluten-Free Food Without Losing Your Mind.
- Evanston filmmaker screens documentary on Celiac disease.
Legal and Legislative
- School denies program enrollment to child with diabetes in Albertville, Minn.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Diabetes can't sink Yale's Gibbons.
- Maine long-jump star Kate Hall to testify about diabetes at congressional hearing.
- Local women create clothing line for people with diabetes.
- Diabetes can't stop singing star Phoebe getting to final of national singing competition.
- Toddler begins life journey through diabetes.
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