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  1. Sign up for the University of Florida Pediatric Endocrinology World Diabetes Day "BLUE CIRCLE" Photo Contest.
  2. Last week's poll asked parents if someone at their child's school will administer glucagon if needed. This week's poll asks readers if their diabetes care team allows them to choose their diabetes care products.
  3. The Featured Book of the Week is My Sister Has Diabetes and How That Makes Me Feel by Grace Rooney, Illustrated by Michele Pensa.
  4. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    One evening during the dinner rush, I asked my diabetic 4-year-old Emma to get the twins some Cheerios so they would stop crying. The crying didn't stop right away, and when I looked over at the twins in their high chairs, they were really frustrated and mad. Emma was sitting just out of their reach, meticulously measuring out their Cheerios into bowls with a tablespoon. She wanted to make sure they "weren't eating too many carbs, Mommy!"
  5. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you are in bed ill and your child with diabetes asks, "Do you have ketones?" and then offers to let you have some of insulin so you'll get better. See more parent humor.
  6. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  7. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    How can I assist a four-year-old in understanding he is just like other children even if he has type 1 diabetes?
    See the answer.
  8. From the CWD Forums

  9. From the CWD Forums:
    Logbooks? Do we need them?
  10. Fundraising

  11. 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
  12. Studies and Surveys

  13. Parents of very young children with type 1 diabetes are needed to help design and build a great website for other parents like you. If you are a parent (or legal caregiver) of a child with type 1 diabetes diagnosed before age 6, and your child is not yet 10 years old, just follow this link to learn more:
  14. Teens with T1D: Considering the insulin pump or CGM? You're needed in a new study. Learn more at
  15. Diabetes in Social Media

  16. Breathing Fresh Air Into Diabetes Education.
  17. Wet Paint.
  18. Pump Fear: A Parent's Perspective.
  19. When the Diabetes Honeymoon Ends.
  20. Diabetes Technology: Dexcom G5 CGM Review - So much wasted potential.
  21. Two Different Worlds: Having Type 1 and Parenting Type 1.
  22. Type Zero: Taking the Artificial Pancreas to the Next Level.
  23. A Diabetes Meltdown on the Road.
  24. Type One Teen Diabetes Burnout Survival Guide.
  25. From Couch Potato to IRONMAN: How I Did it - With Type 1 Diabetes.
  26. Research

  27. Immunoproteomic Profiling of Anti-Viral Antibodies in New-Onset Type 1 Diabetes Using Protein Arrays.
  28. Genetic sharing and heritability of paediatric age of onset autoimmune diseases. Free full text available in PDF format.
  29. Daily Care

  30. Depressive Symptoms in Youth With Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes: Results of the Pediatric Diabetes Consortium Screening Assessment of Depression in Diabetes Study.
  31. he relationship between parenting stress and parent-child interaction with health outcomes in the youngest patients with type 1 diabetes (0-7 years).
  32. Fear of hypoglycemia in adults with type 1 diabetes: impact of therapeutic advances and strategies for prevention - a review.
  33. Insulin Pumps in Type 1 Diabetes with Mental Disorders: Real-Life Clinical Data Indicate Discrepancies to Recommendations.
  34. Similar risk of exercise-related hypoglycaemia for insulin degludec compared with insulin glargine in patients with type 1 diabetes: a randomised cross-over trial.
  35. Impact of a Serious Videogame Designed for Flexible Insulin Therapy on the Knowledge and Behaviors of Children with Type 1 Diabetes: The LUDIDIAB Pilot Study.
  36. GLP-1 Receptor Agonists and Type 1 Diabetes - Where Do We Stand?
  37. Dapagliflozin as an adjunct therapy to insulin in the treatment of patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  38. Bariatric Surgery in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Review.
  39. Reproductive function in male patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  40. Effects of Initiating Moderate Alcohol Intake on Cardiometabolic Risk in Adults With Type 2 Diabetes: A 2-Year Randomized, Controlled Trial.
  41. Dogs Can Be Successfully Trained to Alert to Hypoglycemia Samples from Patients with Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
  42. Celiac

  43. Factors associated with growth disturbance at celiac disease diagnosis in children: A retrospective cohort study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  44. Effects of Gluten Intake on Risk of Celiac Disease: a case-control study on a Swedish birth cohort.
  45. Gluten consumption during late pregnancy and risk of celiac disease in the offspring: the TEDDY birth cohort.
  46. Symptoms and findings in adult-onset celiac disease in a historical Danish patient cohort.
  47. ntestinal Microbiota Modulates Gluten-Induced Immunopathology in Humanized Mice.
  48. Many People With Non-celiac Gluten Sensitivity Have Autoimmune Disease or Antinuclear Antibodies.
  49. Our Gluten Free Halloween Candy list can help parents of kids with celiac decide what treats are safe to eat.
  50. Legal and Legislative

  51. CGM Medicare Access Next Steps: Contact Your Local Committee Members!
  52. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  53. Carousel Ball raises $1.3 million for children's diabetes programs.
  54. The Innovative Mindset Your Company Can't Afford to Lose.
  55. Wine May Help With Diabetes. See also Wine at dinner safe, possibly beneficial in diabetes.
  56. Press Releases

  57. Lilly Acquires Phase III Intranasal Glucagon from Locemia Solutions.

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