Of Continuing Interest
- Make plans to attend Friends for Life Falls Church 2016, to be held at the Fairview Park Marriott in Falls Church, Virginia, from Friday, April 8th, through Sunday, April 10th, 2016.
- Make plans to attend Friends for Life Orlando 2016, to be held at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida, from Tuesday, July 5th, through Sunday, July 10th, 2016.
New This Week
- A Call to Action for the CDC: Donâ€™t Treat Diabetes as One Disease.
- Last week's poll asked readers how concerned they are about their children's ability to pay for their diabetes care supplies when they are an adult. This week's poll asks readers if they commemorate their diagnosis date.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The ABCs of Loving Yourself with Diabetes by Riva Greenberg.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
On top of the cookies in the cookie jar is a paper with 6c. (6 Carbohydrates) each written on it. Upon returning from getting a cookie, my non-diabetic nephew says, "I don't have 6 cents to pay for each one of these cookies." My 5 year old diabetic son said, "It's carbs, not cents!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you glance at the digital thermostat, which reads 68, and immediately run for glucose tabs. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
The endocrinologist recommended my son use mini-glucagon to help maintain his blood sugars during a 3 mile run. Is this the best way to prevent a low? He usually reduces his basal insulin and consumes extra carbohydrates, but still goes low.
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Food & School
Studies, Focus Groups, and Surveys
- PERL (Preventing Early Renal Loss in Diabetes) is a clinical trial for people with type 1 diabetes who have early signs of kidney problems. The goal is to test a new way to reduce loss of kidney function using a safe and inexpensive medicine. We are seeking adults (age 18 or older) with type 1 diabetes to participate in our study. Please sign up if you are eligible.
- Caregivers and kids on pump therapy up to age 19 needed for focus groups in Framingham, MA in December.
- Teens with T1D: Considering the insulin pump or CGM? You're needed in a new study. Learn more at https://apps.nemoursresearch.org/redcap/surveys/?s=ALNAPAR7T7
Diabetes in Social Media
- Life on a Homemade (Almost) Artificial Pancreas.
- Eyeball Look-and-See.
- Changing Diabetes in Massachusetts and Beyond.
- When Your Diabetes Gets Quirky.
- Power of One.
- Babysitting a Child With Diabetes.
- 8 Amazing Diabetes Support Destinations.
- Superstar Nick Jonas Shares His Hidden Life with Diabetes (Interview).
Products, Services and Books
- LifeScan OneTouch VerioSync First "Big 4" Meter to Post to Apple Health.
- LibreLink: Scanning the FreeStyle Libre Sensor Straight From A Smartphone.
- Infant Growth and Risk of Childhood-Onset Type 1 Diabetes in Children From 2 Scandinavian Birth Cohorts See also Weight Gain in Infancy and Type 1 Diabetes Might Be Related.
- Reduced Î˛-cell function in early preclinical type 1 diabetes.
- Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stromal Cell With Autologous Bone Marrow Cell Transplantation in Established Type 1 Diabetes: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Open-Label Clinical Study to Assess Safety and Impact on Insulin Secretion.
- Immunoablation and autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in the treatment of new-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus: long-term observations.
- Substantial proportion of MODY among multiplex families participating in a Type 1 diabetes prediction programme.
- Saxagliptin co-therapy in C-peptide-negative Type 1 diabetes does not improve counter-regulatory responses to hypoglycaemia.
- Effect of Metformin Added to Insulin on Glycemic Control Among Overweight/Obese Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes: A Randomized Clinical Trial. See also Metformin Use in Overweight/Obese Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes and Adding Metformin to Insulin Did Not Improve Glycemic Control in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Efficacy and safety of liraglutide for overweight adult patients with type 1 diabetes and insufficient glycaemic control (Lira-1): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
- Differences in parental involvement in the care of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus on multiple daily insulin injections versus continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion.
- Can Fasting Glucose Levels or Post-Breakfast Glucose Fluctuations Predict the Occurrence of Nocturnal Asymptomatic Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetic Patients Receiving Basal-Bolus Insulin Therapy with Long-Acting Insulin? Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Efficacy and safety of switching from insulin glargine to insulin degludec in young people with type 1 diabetes.
- A Longitudinal Examination of Hope and Optimism and Their Role in Type 1 Diabetes in Youths.
- Knowledge of carbohydrate counting and insulin dose calculations among hospital staff in a regional general paediatrics unit. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Investigation of periodontal status in type 1 diabetic adolescents.
- Validity of histology for the diagnosis of paediatric coeliac disease: a Swedish multicentre study.
- Gliadin-Specific T-Cells Mobilized in the Peripheral Blood of Coeliac Patients by Short Oral Gluten Challenge: Clinical Applications.
- A life without gluten: Students discuss navigating JMU dining with dietary restriction.
Legal and Legislative
- Judge: Medicare Must Cover CGM for T1D Patient.
- When the Public School System Fails a Child With Diabetes.
- Are Schools Required to Provide Diabetes Care?
- Editorial: Students with diabetes shouldnâ€™t lose class time.
- How to Make Canadian Schools Diabetes-Safe.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Clifford Whittaker given medal for living with diabetes for 80 years.
- Flower Mound's Lauren Cox Impresses on the Court.
- Choctaw Football Player Kicks Stigma of Diabetes, Finds Success.
- Type 1 diabetes doesn't stop Sawston teenager Tony Beemiss from competing in judo competitions.
- Google wants your blood.
- Mom gives voice to diabetic kids through unique photos.
- Evie's story: young parents learn about Type 1 diabetes.
- Dodging Diabetes tournament raises funds for Type 1 diabetes research.
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