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Upcoming CWD Conferences
Friends for Life Falls Church 2016
Friends for Life® Anaheim 2016
September 16-18, 2016, 2016
Disneyland Hotel
Anaheim, California
Family Scholarships

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  1. See our collection of over 3,000 photos from Friends for Life Orlando 2016.
  2. While we work on our report from Friends for Life Orlando 2016, you can read about what others have written:

    1. A First-Timer's View of the Friends For Life Diabetes Fest.
    2. It’s about the people.
    3. Where Diabetes Kids are the Cool Kids.
    4. The Happiest Place on Earth.
    5. I Wore a GREEN Wristband at the Friends for Life Conference 2016.
    6. Friends for Life 2016: Suddenly, I Was Not Alone.
    7. Friends for Life 2016.
    8. After Six Days At The Children With Diabetes, Friends For Life Conference - It's Too Quiet.
    9. Conferences: They’re Not About Diabetes, They’re All About the People.
  3. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is offering Family Scholarships for our Friends for Life® Anaheim 2016 conference.
  4. Last week's poll asked readers if they reuse their diabetes care products. This week's poll asks readers if their child's school district train teachers, coaches and other non-nurse school staff to give insulin.
  5. The Featured Book of the Week is Think Like a Pancreas by Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE.
  6. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My daughter came home from kindergarten and told me that her teacher almost sent her up to the nurse that day because she felt low. "Almost?" I asked (a little concerned). "Yeah," she said, "I was trying to tell her my CRAYON was low, and hard to color with. She didn't understand!"
  7. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you no longer say it's time for dinner -- instead you yell to everyone that it's time to check blood sugars. See more parent humor.
  8. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  9. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    The endocrinologist has recommended we put our daughter on a pump before she starts kindergarten in the fall. Our daughter is not interested. What are its advantages compared to pens?
    See the answer.
  10. From the CWD Forums

  11. From the CWD Forums:
    Dexcom G4 vs G5 Feedback
  12. Diabetes Basics

  13. Taming the Post-Meal Blood Sugar Spike.
  14. Fundraising

  15. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is hosting a virtual 5K walk/run. Our virtual walk/run is simple, stress free and fun. Sign up for our 5K and pledge to walk/run a 5K by Sweetest Day, October 15th. We will award you a tech t-shirt and a medal. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation relies on support from corporations and individual. Here's your chance to take some strides that will help students with diabetes make strides - through scholarships, conference attendance and more! Supporting our virtual run will help us continue to carry out our mission and you will be changing the life of someone living with type 1 diabetes. Thank you for your generous support. To register, go to our website at Thank you for your support.
  16. Diabetes in School

  17. Freshman Year-Be Prepared!
  18. Diabetes Care Products and Apps

  19. The Taking Control Of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) CGM Medicare Appeals Assistance Program will assist in the appeals process of low-income Medicare beneficiaries who have been denied coverage for a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system by Medicare.
  20. Diabetes in Social Media

  21. The Guy Bringing a New Type 1 Diabetes Focus to ADA (!).
  22. First T1D to Summit Mount Everest.
  23. Champion Gary Hall, Jr.’s Next Big Event.
  24. The Diabetes Emotional Rollercoaster.
  25. {Thoughts on Thursday} July 2016.
  26. Don’t Judge Me: How to Get the Right Support from Your Diabetes Educator.
  27. How Diabetes Has Shaped Me Into The Person I Am.
  28. HbA1c Importance. Or lack of?
  29. Dear Newly Diagnosed.
  30. Countdown to Medicare with Type 1 Diabetes: 8 Months / Drugs and Donuts.
  31. Research

  32. New Devices Will 'Revolutionize' T1 Diabetes Care.
  33. Hypoglycemia Detection and Carbohydrate Suggestion in an Artificial Pancreas.
  34. Combination high-dose omega-3 fatty acids and high-dose cholecalciferol in new onset type 1 diabetes: a potential role in preservation of beta-cell mass. Free full text available in PDF format.
  35. Antigen-based immunotherapies do not prevent progression of recent-onset autoimmune diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
  36. Cardiac Assessment of Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Median 10 Years After Successful Simultaneous Pancreas and Kidney Transplantation Compared With Living Donor Kidney Transplantation.
  37. Daily Care

  38. Bolus Calculator Settings in Well-Controlled Prepubertal Children Using Insulin Pumps Are Characterized by Low Insulin to Carbohydrate Ratios and Short Duration of Insulin Action Time.
  39. Prospective analysis of principles and frequency of self-adjustment of insulin dose in people with diabetes type 1 before and after participation in a diabetes treatment and teaching programme.
  40. A Review of Insulin-Dosing Formulas for Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion (CSII) for Adults with Type 1 Diabetes.
  41. Posttraumatic Stress Related to Hyperglycemia: Prevalence in Adults with Type I Diabetes.
  42. Patient perspectives on peer support for adults with type 1 diabetes: a need for diabetes-specific social capital.
  43. Prevalence and comorbidities of double diabetes.
  44. Association between glycemic variability and peripheral nerve dysfunction in type 1 diabetes.
  45. Effect of prebiotic intake on gut microbiota, intestinal permeability and glycemic control in children with type 1 diabetes: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  46. Continuous real-time monitoring and recording of glycemia during scuba diving: pilot study.
  47. Earlier detection of diabetic retinopathy possible in children.
  48. New protein tests may allow early detection of diabetic nephropathy in children.
  49. Celiac

  50. Type 1 and type 2 diabetes in celiac disease: prevalence and effect on clinical and histological presentation. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  51. Salivary and fecal microbiota and metabolome of celiac children under gluten-free diet.
  52. Symptoms and biomarkers associated with celiac disease: evaluation of a population-based screening program in adults.
  53. Identification of Food-grade Subtilisins as Gluten-degrading Enzymes to Treat Celiac Disease.
  54. New insights into wheat toxicity: Breeding did not seem to contribute to a prevalence of potential celiac disease's immunostimulatory epitopes.
  55. Enzymes from carnivorous plant could help people digest gluten.
  56. Intestinal cell damage and systemic immune activation in individuals reporting sensitivity to wheat in the absence of coeliac disease. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats. See also Columbia Researchers Find Biological Explanation for Wheat Sensitivity and No, You Don’t Have To Have Celiac Disease To Have A Wheat Sensitivity.
  57. Legal and Legislative

  58. Changes stem from lawsuit involving YMCA inclusion of Raleigh boy with diabetes.
  59. Success for family campaigning after insulin pump airport ordeal.
  60. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  61. Artificial Pancreas Is First To Raise $1 Million Under New Crowdfunding Rules.
  62. Breakthrough: The Case of Murder in the Pancreas.
  63. Former NFL star Simmons shares personal journey with diabetes.
  64. Hilton family adjusting to 7-year-old’s Type 1 Diabetes.
  65. Girl Scout Gold project helps tackle Type 1 diabetes.
  66. Can Diabetes Alert Dogs Help Sniff Out Low Blood Sugar?
  67. This is what diabetes really looks like: Teen reveals truth about condition - without a cake in sight.
  68. Novo's Victoza diabetes medicine rebuffed by Express Scripts.
  69. Pharmacy benefit managers are restricting access to lots of drugs next year.
  70. Thomas J. Beatson, Jr. (1932-2016).
  71. Press Releases

  72. Companion Medical Receives FDA Clearance for Smart Insulin Delivery System.

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