Upcoming CWD Conferences
Friends for Life® Anaheim 2016
September 16-18, 2016, 2016
New This Week
- We report on our Friends for Life Orlando 2016 conference.
- The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is offering Family Scholarships for our Friends for Life® Anaheim 2016 conference.
- What diabetes outcomes beyond A1c matter most to YOU? The FDA wants to know!
- Last week's poll asked readers if their child's school district train teachers, coaches and other non-nurse school staff to give insulin. This week's poll asks readers how diabetes has impacted their children who don't have it.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Taking Control of Your Diabetes, 4th Edition by Steven V. Edelman, MD.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My 5 year old daughter woke one morning low, so I gave her a couple of glucose tabs to suck on while I prepared breakfast. She decided to go upstairs to wake her aunt who was visiting for the weekend. She woke her aunt and showed her the glucose tabs in her mouth. Her aunt asked her jokingly if she had candy for breakfast every morning to which my daughter replied, "Only on the mornings mummy says 'Jesus Christ.'"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you go out to dinner and your child accidentally asks for A1C sauce for his steak instead of A1 sauce. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Will an MRI with contrast affect my son's kidneys? He has had no kidney issues so far after 20 years with type 1.
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Daughter refused ear piercing?
- 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 http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ectm0hqx4bc1ccb8&llr=ccuybkkab. Thank you for your support.
Diabetes in Social Media
- Tough is a Toddler with Type 1.
- Tommy Neal Enjoys Motivating Others as a Distance Runner with Type 1.
- How Diabetes Helped to Shape Me Into The Person I Am Today.
- Living with type 1 diabetes: ÔÇťA year ago, everything changed ....ÔÇŁ
- Child Friendly Shot Charts.
- I Sort of Have Type 1 Diabetes.
- Islet transplantation provides superior glycemic control with less hypoglycemia compared to continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) or multiple daily insulin injections (MDI).
- Well, I Wouldn't be Any Worse Off, Would I, Than I am Now? A Qualitative Study of Decision-Making, Hopes, and Realities of Adults With Type 1 Diabetes Undergoing Islet Cell Transplantation.
- Duration of Action of Two Insulin Glargine Products, LY2963016 Insulin Glargine and Lantus┬« Insulin Glargine, in Subjects with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Lipid Changes During Basal Insulin Peglispro, Insulin Glargine, or NPH Treatment in 6 IMAGINE Trials.
- Is there a role for gut microbiota in type 1 diabetes pathogenesis?
- Dapagliflozin as Additional Treatment to Liraglutide and Insulin in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes. See also Combination Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes Improves Blood Glucose Control.
- Efficacy and Safety of Liraglutide Added to Insulin Treatment in Type 1 Diabetes: The ADJUNCT ONE Treat-To-Target Randomized Trial.
- Efficacy and Safety of Liraglutide Added to Capped Insulin Treatment in Subjects With Type 1 Diabetes: the ADJUNCT TWO Randomized Trial.
- Adjunctive Role of Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Receptor Agonists in the Management of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Evaluating Substance Use and Insulin Misuse in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Stress and Coping Predicts Adjustment and Glycemic Control in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Adolescent Disclosure to Parents and Daily Management of Type 1 Diabetes.
- Longitudinal Patterns of Glycemic Control and Blood Pressure in Pregnant Women with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: Phenotypes from Functional Data Analysis.
- Timeliness of referral of children with new onset type 1 diabetes.
- Severity of clinical presentation in youth with type 1 diabetes is associated with differences in brain structure.
- Prepregnancy Weight in Women with Type I Diabetes Mellitus: Effect on Pregnancy Outcomes.
- Does Reducing Basal Insulin During Ramadan Fasting by Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Decrease the Risk of Symptomatic Hypoglycemia?
- A Comparison of Patients' and Doctors' Reports on Health Related Quality of Life in Celiac Disease.
- Elderly Onset Celiac Disease: A Narrative Review. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Celiac Disease Presenting as Profound Diarrhea and Weight Loss - A Celiac Crisis.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Barbara Davis Keeps the Carousel of Hope Charity Ball Turning.
- Back to School With Diabetes.
- Pump It Up Challenge educates Queensland school children about type 1 diabetes.
- Pediatric Endocrinologist Fosters Small Changes Every Day.
- FGCU swimmer Evita Leter overcomes diabetes to reach Olympics.
- Capillary Biomedical Developing Improved Insulin Delivery Catheter with Funding Support from JDRF.
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