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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
- Help support Children with Diabetes while you shop by using Amazon Smile.
- Learn more about Retinal Screening at Friends for Life Orlando 2015.
- Last week's poll asked readers if their diabetes team charges to fill out forms for school or licenses. This week's poll asks readers if they are, or would consider, using type 2 medications to help with their type 1 diabetes.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Little Red Sports Car by Eleanor Troutt.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
I was looking for the bank statement the other day. I asked my wife, "Have you seen the HBA1c statement?" She laughed and said, "Do you mean the HSBC bank statement?"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when in a last ditch effort to get the carbs in, you consider a cupcake to be a food group. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My teen daughter's A1c was 9%, the highest it's ever been. She has school related stress, mood swings, fatigue. Also, her face is a bit puffy and she doesn't feel "right." What do you recommend we do?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Insane basal rate changes!
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.
- 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
- 2015 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit: The Usability Revolution!
- The Diabetes Year in Review - 2015.
- Proving That People With Diabetes Can Do It Al.
- The 2015 Type 1 Naughty and Nice List.
Diabetes Videos and Podcasts
- How To Eat Dinner With a Diabetic.
- Intranasal Glucagon for Treatment of Insulin-Induced Hypoglycemia in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes: A Randomized Crossover Noninferiority Study.
- The artificial pancreas: challenges and opportunities. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Toward Automation of Insulin Delivery - Management Solutions for Type 1 Diabetes.
- Islet Transplantation in Pediatric Patients: Current Indications and Future Perspectives.
- The Haptoglobin genotype predicts cardio-renal mortality in type 1 diabetes.
- The implications of autoantibodies to a single islet antigen in relatives with normal glucose tolerance: development of other autoantibodies and progression to type 1 diabetes.
- Early Neurodegeneration of the Inner Retinal Layers in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Phase 2 Study of the Glucagon Receptor Antagonist LY2409021 in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes.
- Prevalence of Diabetes and Diabetic Nephropathy in a Large U.S. Commercially Insured Pediatric Population, 2002â€“2013.
- Health Care Transition in Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes: Perspectives of Adult Endocrinologists in the United States.
- Risk Factors Associated With Severe Hypoglycemia in Older Adults With Type 1 Diabetes .
- Low Self-Confidence and Diabetes Mismanagement in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes Mediate the Relationship between Behavioral Problems and Elevated HbA1c. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Metabolic Control and Illness Perceptions in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Prevalence of depressive symptoms in school aged children with type 1 diabetes - a questionnaire study. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Eating Disorders in children and adolescents with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: prevalence, risk factors, warning signs. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Parental Resolution and the Adolescent's Health and Adjustment: The Case of Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Structured type 1 diabetes education delivered in routine care in Australia reduces diabetes-related emergencies and severe diabetes-related distress: The OzDAFNE program.
- Knowledge of carbohydrate counting and insulin dose calculations in paediatric patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Clinical recommendations in the management of the patient with type 1 diabetes on insulin pump therapy in the perioperative period: a primer for the anaesthetist. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Smoking and progression of diabetic nephropathy in patients with type 1 diabetes.
- A Digital Ecosystem of Diabetes Data and Technology: Services, Systems, and Tools Enabled by Wearables, Sensors, and Apps.
- Celiac Disease Increases Risk of Thyroid Disease in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes: A Nationwide Cohort Study.
- From an imbalance to a new imbalance: Italian-style gluten-free diet alters the salivary microbiota and metabolome of African celiac children.
- Five myths about gluten.
- A simple celiac test proved teenager Alana Broe who complained of constant stomach ache wasn't a hypochondriac.
Legal and Legislative
- Fired paramedic with diabetes settles discrimination case.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Crowdfunding Website Aims To Give Young Diabetes Researchers A Leg Up.
- More U.S. Kids Have Type 1 Diabetes, But Researchers Don't Know Why.
- Intranasal Glucagon Effective for Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Every day you're left thinking, "Did I damage him today?"
- I Have 5 Children. All But the Eldest Are Battling the Same Incurable Disease.
- Ex-Navy SEALs put the world's first all-diabetes pro cycling team through 36 hours of hell to toughen them up as they vie for their first Tour de France invite.
- Spanish bike camp to boost diabetes education.
- University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers are studying a rare form of diabetes.
- FDA approves Basaglar, the first "follow-on" insulin glargine product to treat diabetes.
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