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
- Last week's poll asked readers about the insulins they use. This week's poll asks readers how often they worry about nighttime hypoglycemia.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Raising Teens with Diabetes: A Survival Guide for Parents by Moira McCarthy.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
We just put an in-ground pool in our backyard this summer. One day, I was testing the pool for chlorine and ph balance. My 9 year old daughter saw me put the testing strip in and compare it to the colours on the bottle. She then asked, "Does the pool have ketones?"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you realize people are staring at you in the cleaning aisle after you pick up a new product and exclaim to your family, "Hey, I bet this would get the blood off the bedroom wall!" See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My teen had highs and moderate ketones from two pump failures. Would it have been okay to give her a snack when she asked for one?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
CGM false highs in bath, water
- Infusion Set Rotation is a Really Good Idea.
Conferences and Events
- The Kids 'n' Us: Families Facing Diabetes Conference will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the Chateau Louis Conference Center in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
- Your 2016 Diabetes Conference Calendar.
- The 2016 ConnecT1D Retreat is scheduled for June 25-26, 2016, at the Bell Harbor Conference in Seattle, Washington.
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
- The Race Toward an Artificial Pancreas: Where Are We Today?
- Bottling New Sauvignon Blanc for Type 1 Diabetes.
- Victor Garber Has Type 1 Diabetes And A New Show On The CW.
- Training for the Boston Marathon with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Trying to Improve Your A1C: Why You've Gotta Look Beyond The Big Number.
- Family Therapy Helps Depressed Teens with Type 1.
- Oral Probiotic VSL#3 Prevents Autoimmune Diabetes by Modulating Microbiota and Promoting Indoleamine 2,3-Dioxygenase-Enriched Tolerogenic Intestinal Environment.
- Insulin Pumps for Adults with Type 1 Diabetes: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-effectiveness and Guidelines.
- Optimum bolus wizard settings in insulin pumps in children with Type 1 diabetes.
- Association of aerobic fitness level with exercise-induced hypoglycaemia in Type 1 diabetes.
- Effect of exercise intensity on glucose requirements to maintain euglycaemia during exercise in type 1 diabetes.
- Health-Related Quality of Life is Associated with Metabolic Control in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Psychiatric Disorders and Health-Related Quality of Life in Children With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Resilience, emotion processing and emotion expression among youth with type 1 diabetes.
- Teenagers with poor metabolic control already have a higher risk of microvascular complications as young adults.
- Elevated glycated hemoglobin levels impair blood pressure in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Influence of dietary protein on postprandial blood glucose levels in individuals with Type 1 diabetes mellitus using intensive insulin therapy See also Isolated protein consumption increases postprandial glucose in type 1 diabetes.
- Estimating the impact of better management of glycaemic control in adults with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes on the number of clinical complications, and the associated financial benefit.
- The potential utility of tight junction regulation in celiac disease: focus on larazotide acetate. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- The importance of anti-transglutaminase IgA antibody detection in the diagnosis of celiac disease - case report of an inappropriate diagnostic approach.
- Gluten Introduction and The Risk of Coeliac Disease. A Position Paper By The European Society For Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Navigating School With Diabetes.
- The athletes who have triumphed over type 1 diabetes.
- Badgers men's hockey: Diabetes doesn't keep freshman forward Luke Kunin from making a quick impact.
- Homewood-Flossmoor's Eva Rubin refuses to dial down due to diabetes.
- Going Collegiate With A Chronic Illness.
- Dunking for Success.
- She conquers diabetes by running marathons.
- Age group inspiration: Josie Pilon.
- Type 1 diabetes does not stop Tampa Catholic's Ragusa from playing 2 sports.
- Diabetes? That's just another hurdle I had to overcome in my sporting life.
- Why NBA star Julius Randle wore a Manlius boy's bracelet in last week's game.
- Diabetes doesn't slow down Blaine's Riley Tufte.
- Utica student aims to help children cope with diabetes.
- Kennewick teen diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes but still excels in school and sports.
- Advances in continuous glucose monitoring technology will pave the way to an artificial pancreas.
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