New This Week
- Last week's poll asked parents about where their child checks their blood glucose level while at school. This week's poll asks parents if someone at their child's school will administer glucagon if needed.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Why Me? Why Did I Have To Get Diabetes? by Robert Messinger and Laura Messinger.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
I recently had to take one of my 3-year-old twins to Clinic for her check-up. My non-diabetic twin asked if her sister's insulin pump was broken. When I told her "No, but her pancreas doesn't work." She replied, "We need to get her pancreas new batteries!" If it were only that easy.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you reach under his blankets to find the remote to turn of his T.V. and accidentally grab his pump instead! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Most antidepressants seem to cause low blood sugars. Is there a safer medication or treatment for those with type 1 who are suffering from mild depression and anxiety?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
How often do you change out pump reservoir/cartridge?
- Help families in need while keeping fit. On Sweetest Day, Saturday, October 17th, the Diabetes Scholars Foundation is hosting a 5K run/walk in Palatine, Illinois. If you are unable to attend but would like to help, sign up for the run and pledge to run/walk a 5K on that day. If you register by October 8th, we will send you a run t-shirt. To register, go to our website at diabetesscholars.org/fundraiser/love-the-run-youre-with-5k-runwalk-3-2/.
Studies and Surveys
- Teens with Type 1 Diabetes and their Parents are needed for a shared decision making study about the use of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring systems.
- Closing the Loop: Participate in Our Automated Insulin Delivery Survey.
Diabetes in Social Media
- "Can I Follow Your CGM?" Having a Conversation About Sharing Your Data.
- Locemia's Intranasal Glucagon Faster and Easier to Use in New Study.
- % of time spent by people with diabetes with a medical professional in a year.
- How to Manage Your Blood Glucose on the Hiking Trail.
- Should JDRF and ADA Fund More Diabetes Cure Research?
- 2 month evening and night closed-loop glucose control in patients with type 1 diabetes under free-living conditions: a randomised crossover trial.
- Exercise and the Development of the Artificial Pancreas: One of the More Difficult Series of Hurdles.
- Influence of remission and its duration on development of early microvascular complications in young adults with type 1 diabetes.
- Development of a Smartphone Application to Capture Carbohydrate, Lipid, and Protein Contents of Daily Food: Need for Integration in Artificial Pancreas for Patients With Type 1 Diabetes?
- Type 1 diabetes prevention: Insulin vaccine undergoes second trial.
- Recent advances in type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Prevalence of depression in Type 1 diabetes and the problem of over-diagnosis.
- Comparison of insulin degludec with insulin detemir in type 1 diabetes: a 1-year treat-to-target trial.
- Use of communication technologies by people with type 1 diabetes in the social networking era. A chance for improvement.
- Grandparent Education Through Simulation-Diabetes.
- Reproductive knowledge and use of contraception among women with diabetes.
- Evaluation of Immunogenicity of LY2963016 Insulin Glargine Compared with Lantus┬« Insulin Glargine in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus or Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.
- The Role of Gluten in Celiac Disease and Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF via link.
- Prevalence of celiac disease in adult type 1 patients with diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Vitamin and mineral deficiency in children newly diagnosed with celiac disease.
- General Mills issues voluntary Class I recall of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios cereal produced at its Lodi, California location on certain dates.
- Oats and the Pitfalls of Gluten-Free Labeling.
- Gluten-Free Game Changer: The Nima Sensor.
Legal and Legislative
- Mother: 'I would rather my daughter dies at home than give her insulin'. See also Diabetic girl must be given insulin despite motherÔÇÖs stance.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- The End Isn't Near.
- 89-year-old diabetes patient thrives on insulin for more than 8 decades.
- New technology helps manage diabetes.
- McCandless teen with diabetes is honored.
- For Lowell field hockey trio, diabetes fuels a special bond.
- Find Out What It's Like to Run Marathons With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Rapid City woman completes Ironman, in spite of diabetes.
- Experimental device could be life-changing for those with Type 1 diabetes.
- Q and A with Miss Wales 2016 finalist and type 1 diabetic Ruby Parfitt.
- Hypo unawareness affects cognitive function in type 1 diabetes, study finds.
- Insulin-producing cells offer hope for people with type 1 diabetes. See also Novel technique reboots insulin production in pancreatic cells.
- The Sanford Project selects new leader.
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