Back to the Home Page What's New for 7 September 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. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is offering Family Scholarships for our Friends for Life® Anaheim 2016 conference.
  2. 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 about how satisfied they are with the care their child receives at school. This week's poll asks our readers if they use a continuous glucose monitoring system.
  2. The Featured Book of the Week is Understanding Diabetes, 13th Edition by H. Peter Chase, MD, and David M. Maahs, MD, PhD.
  3. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My eight-year-old son recently spoke to his class about an upcoming walk to cure diabetes and invited them to come and walk on behalf of his ten-year-old diabetic sister. He told me that he explained diabetes to his class and told them the following: "The white blood cells in my sister's body attacked her pancreas and now she doesn't have any more eyelids."
  4. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when our daughter asks, "Can I get some ketchup to go with my test strips?" instead of her chicken strips. See more parent humor.
  5. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  6. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    After 54 years with diabetes, I am in good control. Lately, I have "pins and needles" in my hands and feet. Are these sensations related to diabetes?
    See the answer.
  7. From the CWD Forums

  8. From the CWD Forums:
    Insulin and Power Outages
  9. Diabetes Basics

  10. New Insulin Delivery Recommendations (PDF) are a must-read for everyone using multiple daily injections. See also Forum for Injection Technique & Therapy Expert Recommendations (FITTER).
  11. Conferences and Events

  12. 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
  13. 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.
  14. Diabetes in Social Media

  15. FDA Workshop: 'A Lovefest of Unanimous Agreement' in Moving Beyond A1C.
  16. Let Your Child With Diabetes be Sad.
  17. Now My Husband And I Both Have Diabetes.
  18. UK Told to Relax Ban on Some Drivers with Type 1 Diabetes.
  19. 7 Real-life tips to get through ‘Diabetes Burnout’.
  20. An Open Letter to Teachers of Students with Type 1 Diabetes.
  21. How to Integrate New Diabetes Technology into Schools.
  22. BD Thought Leaders Event – 2016 Highlights.
  23. Products, Services and Books

  24. Recall on some batches of GlucaGen HypoKits.
  25. Research

  26. Skin autofluorescence predicts cardio-renal outcome in type 1 diabetes: a longitudinal study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  27. Daily Care

  28. Reliability of Trained Dogs to Alert to Hypoglycemia in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.
  29. Using Uncertain Data from Body-Worn Sensors to Gain Insight into Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF via link.
  30. Statin treatment is associated with insulin sensitivity decrease in type 1 diabetes mellitus: A prospective, observational 56-month follow-up study.
  31. Association between adjunctive metformin therapy in young type 1 diabetes patients with excess body fat and reduction of carotid intima-media thickness.
  32. Type 1 diabetes mellitus at very high altitude (PDF).
  33. Perspectives on care for young adults with type 1 diabetes transitioning from pediatric to adult health systems: A national survey of pediatric endocrinologists.
  34. Self-Management Behaviors in Adults on Insulin Pump Therapy: What Are Patients Really Doing?
  35. Short- and medium-term effects of light to moderate alcohol intake on glycaemic control in diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials.
  36. Euglycemic Diabetic Ketoacidosis in a Patient with Cocaine Intoxication. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  37. High direct costs of medical care in patients with Type 1 diabetes attending a referral clinic in a government-funded hospital in Northern India.
  38. Celiac

  39. Diagnosis of Celiac Disease: Current State of the Evidence. Free full text available in PDF format.
  40. Celiac Disease and Diabetes: when to test and Treat.
  41. The Craft Brewmasters Who Are Getting Gluten-Free Beer Right.
  42. Cafe owner sparks social media firestorm after demanding gluten-free diners provide doctor's note.
  43. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  44. Soaring insulin prices have diabetics feeling the pain. See also It's not just EpiPens: Drug prices rising across the board.
  45. Artificial pancreas trial in young children with diabetes receives €4.6millon grant from European Commission.
  46. Diabetes hasn't kept Reed from trading paint.
  47. My friend's diabetes diagnosis when she was 9, changed my perception of the disease.
  48. Colin ‘Twinkle’ Rowland: a year of incredible fundraising to mark 50 years with type 1 diabetes.
  49. Diabetes doesn't keep Brentwood's Rowan Phillips down.
  50. Joe Pasquale is jumping out a plane for Diabetes UK.
  51. Exeter professor awarded prestigious diabetes prize.
  52. Working Like a Dog (to Sniff Out Blood Sugars!).
  53. Press Releases

  54. International Diabetes Federation Launches Life for a Child (USA) Inc.

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