Back to the Home Page What's New for 31 August 2016
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

Of Continuing Interest
  1. We report on our Friends for Life Orlando 2016 conference.
  2. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is offering Family Scholarships for our Friends for Life® Anaheim 2016 conference.
  3. 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.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. Last week's poll asked readers if their child has a 504 plan at school. This week's poll asks our readers about how satisfied they are with the care their child receives at school.
  2. The Featured Book of the Week is My Sister Has Diabetes and How That Makes Me Feel by Grace Rooney, Illustrated by Michele Pensa.
  3. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My 6-year-old diabetic granddaughter (Ashley) was explaining to her 4-year old sister what it was like learning to read. What she meant to say was "First you start with basic reading." What she actually said was, "First you start with basal reading."
  4. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your three-year-old asks if he takes his medical identification bracelet off, will his diabetes go away. See more parent humor.
  5. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  6. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    I will be on steroids for at least six months due to pertussis. My A1c has always been under 7.1 and I am wondering about the effects of the steroids. Will I be more prone to DKA?
    See the answer.
  7. From the CWD Forums

  8. From the CWD Forums:
    Dexcom Receiver and Standardized Tests
  9. Conferences and Events

  10. Connected in Motion is holding a Southern California Slipstream from October 28 to 30 at Camp Emerald Bay on Catalina Island. A Slipstream Weekend is an active, social, and educational weekend for adults (21+) living with Type 1 diabetes
  11. The Diabetes Empowerment Foundation presents the 7th annual Students With Diabetes / Young Adults With Diabetes National Conference and Leadership Academy, to be held from Friday, May 26 through Sunday, May 28, 2017 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida.
  12. Diabetes in Social Media

  13. Going Beyond A1c – One Outcome Can’t Do It All.
  14. If I started differently . . ..
  15. Living with a Dual Diagnosis of Celiac and Type 1.
  16. Our Pharmacists Didn’t Store Insulin Properly.
  17. When A Sibling Pretends to Have Type 1 Diabetes.
  18. For The Tribe Itself.
  19. Guilt.
  20. Driving A Car on Dangerous, Worn Tires.
  21. Medtrum, the Tubeless Artificial Pancreas You've Never Heard Of.
  22. Research

  23. Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic Treatment and Subsequent Childhood Type 1 Diabetes: A Nationwide Danish Cohort Study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  24. Immune Intervention and Preservation of Pancreatic Beta Cell Function in Type 1 Diabetes.
  25. Long-term improvement in glucose control and counterregulation by islet transplantation for type 1 diabetes.
  26. Daily Care

  27. Metformin improves circulating endothelial cells and endothelial progenitor cells in type 1 diabetes: MERIT study. Free full text available in PDF format.
  28. Evaluation of the Accuracy of Capillary Hydroxybutyrate Measurement Compared with Other Measurements in the Diagnosis of Diabetic Ketoacidosis: A Systematic Review. Free full text available in HTML and PDF (via link) formats.
  29. Patients' empowerment, physicians' perceptions, and achievement of therapeutic goals in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus in Mexico. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  30. Comparison of glycemic variability in Japanese patients with type 1 diabetes receiving insulin degludec versus insulin glargine using continuous glucose monitoring: A randomized, cross-over, pilot study.
  31. Changes in preconception treatment and glycemic control in women with type 1 diabetes mellitus – a 15 year long single centre observation. Free full text available in PDF format.
  32. Well-Being and Diabetes Management in Early Pregnant Women with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  33. Improved A1C Levels in Type 1 Diabetes with Smartphone App Use.
  34. I Should but I Can't: Controlled Motivation and Self-Efficacy Are Related to Disordered Eating Behaviors in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.
  35. Patterns of Family Functioning and Diabetes-Specific Conflict in Relation to Glycemic Control and Health-Related Quality of Life Among Youth With Type 1 Diabetes.
  36. Celiac

  37. Alterations in Diets of Patients with Non-celiac Gluten Sensitivity Compared to Healthy Individuals.
  38. Ancient pathogen-driven adaptation triggers increased susceptibility to non-celiac wheat sensitivity in present-day European populations. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  39. Canadian Celiac Association warns against gluten-free Cheerios.
  40. Legal and Legislative

  41. New law allows non-nurses to administer insulin to diabetic students.
  42. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  43. Families feel the pinch as insulin prices rise.
  44. Good Lord. Even the Price of Insulin Is Skyrocketing.
  45. Why a lifesaving drug that's been around since 1923 is still unaffordable.
  46. Express Scripts promises clients caps on diabetes spending.
  47. Adam Duvall's goal: Overcome Type 1 diabetes, one day at a time.
  48. With diabetes, a family's world changes.
  49. Nick Jonas, Type 1 diabetic, meets with Vancouver kids as part of advocacy campaign.
  50. Press Releases

  51. Express Scripts Launches Diabetes Care Value Programâ„ , Guaranteeing More Affordable, Higher-Quality Diabetes Care

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