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. Scholarships for families, young adults, and adults are available from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- Applications for the 2016 Diabetes Scholars Foundation College Scholarships are now online.
New This Week
- Ana is 12 and has traveled to over 20 countries.
- Last week's poll asked readers what innovation they think 2016 will bring. This week's poll asks readers how they think type 1 diabetes will be cured first.
- The Featured Book of the Week is A First Book for Understanding Diabetes (companion to the 13th Edition of "Understanding Diabetes") by H. Peter Chase, MD and David M. Maahs, MD, PhD.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My seven year old daughter was recently diagnosed with diabetes. A couple of weeks ago, my five year old son Brian told me that he wasn't feeling well because he cut his finger and saw the "hydrates coming out."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when everyone in the family says they are "low" instead of hungry! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My 12-year-old granddaughter lies about cheating with foods, including sweets. Her blood sugars are all over the place. They swing very high and very low. She is mean, does not do her school work, and does not care about anything. Where can we get help? Her mom and dad are at their wits' end.
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Conferences and Events
- Your 2016 Diabetes Conference Calendar.
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
- A Craftsman Blames His Tools: Blood Glucose Meter Accuracy & Long-Term Diabetes Control.
- TSA Airport Security Changes Won't Affect Diabetes Community...?
- The Stages of Type 1 Diabetes (It Starts Earlier Than We Thought).
- The second year of #DIYPS (and my first full year with a closed loop).
- The one that might shock you until you read it: Why I WILL NOT sign a "petition to fund more for a cure."
- Diabetes, from Clinical to Personal.
- When You Love a Woman With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Type 1: Act 2.
- How to Get Approved for Pump Therapy.
Products, Services and Books
- Ascensia Diabetes Care has taken over the blood glucose monitoring business of Bayer Diabetes Care and will continue to provide the CONTOURâ„¢ brand of meters and test strips.
- MannKind, Sanofi End Licensing Pact for Diabetes Medicine Afrezza.
- The role of the intestinal microbiota in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Variations in Brain Volume and Growth in Young Children With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Impaired Awareness of Hypoglycemia in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes Is Not Associated With Autonomic Dysfunction or Peripheral Neuropathy.
- Use of genetically-engineered pig donors in islet transplantation. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Human pancreatic beta-like cells converted from fibroblasts. See also Insulin-producing pancreatic cells created from human skin cells.
- Combination Stem-Cell Transplant May Benefit Type 1 Diabetes. Free Medscape membership required.
- Glycated hemoglobin A1c as a risk factor for severe hypoglycemia in pediatric type 1 diabetes.
- Predictors of Increased Carotid Intima Media Thickness in Youth With Type 1 Diabetes: The SEARCH CVD Study.
- Use of Commonly Available Technologies for Diabetes Information and Self-Management Among Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes and Their Parents: A Web-Based Survey Study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Maternal diabetes distress is linked to maternal depressive symptoms and adolescents' glycemic control.
- Type 1 diabetes in very young children: a model of parent and child influences on management and outcomes.
- Not as skinny as we used to think: Body mass index in children and adolescents at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Diet adherence and gluten exposure in coeliac disease and self-reported non-coeliac gluten sensitivity.
- Researcher aims at developing 'celiac-safe' wheat.
- Could Egg Yolks Cure Celiac Disease? See also 'Cracking' gluten intolerance.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Pioneering Artificial Pancreas, Developed at UVA, to Undergo Final Tests. See also UVa to lead studies on 'artificial pancreas' for type 1 diabetes.
- Surviving the war to fight diabetes as a refugee.
- Diabetic Ironman athletes say disease doesn't stop them from competing.
- WA youth research to close loop on diabetes with trial at Perthâ€™s Princess Margaret Hospital.
- The Awesome Change American Girl Is Making In 2016.
- Nuthall diabetic who has been injecting insulin for 50 years shows life goes on after diagnosis.
- TypeZero Technologies' Artificial Pancreas Solution, inControl AP, Will Be Tested in a Large Scale, NIH Funded ($12.7 Million) Clinical Study Run by the University of Virginia and 8 Other Locations in 2016.
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