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
- Photos from Friends for Life Orlando 2015 are now online.
- Diabetes Connections - Artists & Athletes.
- Last week's poll asked readers if they reuse diabetes care supplies. This week's poll asks readers if their child's school district train teachers, coaches and other non-nurse school staff to give insulin.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Raising Teens with Diabetes: A Survival Guide for Parents by Moira McCarthy.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
The other day, my 11 year old was watching a basketball game. He said, "The other teams needs 3 more units to win." Too funny!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you're the only mother at playgroup chasing around your 3-year-old yelling, "If you don't come eat these jellybeans right now, I'll put you in time out!" See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
How important is pre-bolusing?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Taking extra CGM sensors on flights
Studies and Surveys
- Closing the Loop: Participate in Our Automated Insulin Delivery Survey.
- Researchers at the University of South Florida (USF) are conducting a research study called "Distress in Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes: Links to Perceptions of Social Stigma and Peer-Support". The purpose of this research study is to examine the associations between the psychosocial issues of distress, social stigma and peer-support in young adults, ages 18-30 with type 1 diabetes (T1D).
- 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
- All Accu-Chek┬« Insight insulin pumps - risk of hyperglycaemia from rapid pump battery depletion or unexpected shut down.
General Diabetes Information
- 10 Things Your Diabetes Doctor Wants You to Know (and Do!).
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Let me be your punch line.
- On Car Alarms and Diabetes Device Alerts.
- Artificial Pancreas Updates From ADA (July 2015).
- Multisite Study of an Implanted Continuous Glucose Sensor Over 90 Days in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus.
- Regular peaks and troughs in the Australian incidence of childhood type 1 diabetes mellitus (2000-2011).
- Hypoglycemia Reduction and Changes in Hemoglobin A1c in the ASPIRE In-Home Study.
- Comparison of treatment with continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion versus multiple daily insulin injections with bolus calculator in type 1 diabetes.
- Are late-night eating habits and sleep duration associated with glycemic control in adult type 1 diabetes patients treated with insulin pumps? Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Insulin degludec results in lower rates of nocturnal hypoglycaemia and fasting plasma glucose vs. insulin glargine: A meta-analysis of seven clinical trials.
- Psychosocial Outcomes of Participating in Pediatric Diabetes Camp.
- Efficacy of a Behavioral Intervention for Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes Across Income.
- Psychological distress of children with early-onset type 1 diabetes and their mothers' wellbeing.
- General Life and Diabetes-Related Stressors in Early Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Tips for Balancing Relationships When You Join the Celiac Circus.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Live from Trackside -- Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio.
- In Memory of Marjorie.
- How A Beauty Queen With Diabetes Found Her 'Sugar Linings'.
- Diabetic teen accused of cheating and thrown out of driving test for having blood glucose monitor.
- Dana Davis bringing new life to Children's Diabetes Foundation.
- Dr Bruce King, Diabetes Researcher, tells us about his current research.
- Diabetes camp keeps athletes in top shape.
- White House Hosts Startups at First 'Demo Day' for Entrepreneurs.
- Tandem Diabetes Care Announces Development Agreement with Dexcom for Integration of Future Generation CGM Systems.
- Animas Collaborates with Tidepool to Integrate Insulin Pump Data to Open-Source Software Aiding Diabetes Management.
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