New This Week
- The Teal Pumpkin Project helps make sure all children will come home on Halloween night with something they can enjoy, including kids with food allergies. This is a great alternative to candy for kids with type 1 diabetes or celiac.
- Last week's poll asked readers about how often they think about diabetes during the day. This week's poll asks our readers about the insulin regimen they use most often.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Smart Woman's Guide to Diabetes by Amy Stockwell Mercer.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
This is yucky, but you know kids. My son was getting ready for school and was blowing his nose and said to me, "Hey mom, you know how little kids pick their noses and eat it? Well, I wonder how many carbs are in boogers?" Oh how gross! I laughed and laughed! There's a boy for you!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when, for Halloween, your child dresses up as a sharps box. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
What is the current research on storing a sibling's cord blood for a potential cure? I am pregnant; are there any preventative measures to reduce this baby's risk of developing type 1?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
- The Role of the Liver in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Metformin in Type 1 Patients Slows Development of Heart Disease.
Conferences and Events
- 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
- 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.
Diabetes Care Products and Apps
- Insulin Assistance Programs.
- A New Age of Mobile Diabetes Education and Coaching.
Diabetes in Social Media
- #REVLONANDBEYOND Million Dollar Challenge - Beyond Type 1.
- Life by the Drop.
- Magic always comes with a price. See also Rise Up.
- I Donâ€™t Want to Feel Invisible with Type 1 Diabetes Anymore.
- Glooko & Diasend Merge to Create Largest Diabetes Data Platform.
- Type 2 Diabetes Drugs for Patients with Type 1 Diabetes?
Products, Services and Books
- The College Diabetes Network has prepared an Off to College Booklet for Parent, which can be ordered online.
- Safety of a Hybrid Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery System in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes. PDF available with free JAMA account login.
- Early Detection of Infusion Set Failure During Insulin Pump Therapy in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Modelling Day-to-Day Variability of Glucose-Insulin Regulation over 12-Week Home Use of Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 activity is associated with urine albumin excretion in type 1 diabetes.
- Type 1 diabetes in Sardinia: facts and hypotheses in the context of worldwide epidemiological data.
- Thinking outside the insulin box: McMaster researchers link improved muscle health to better outcomes for people with diabetes. See also Myostatin inhibition therapy for insulin-deficient type 1 diabetes and Decreased Satellite Cell Number and Function in Humans and Mice With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus is the Result of Altered Notch Signaling.
- Novel glucose-sensing technology and hypoglycaemia in type 1 diabetes: a multicentre, non-masked, randomised controlled trial.
- Continuous glucose monitoring for patients with type 1 diabetes and impaired awareness of hypoglycaemia (IN CONTROL): a randomised, open-label, crossover trial.
- Glycemic control and maternal and fetal outcomes in pregnant women with type 1 diabetes according to the type of basal insulin.
- Efficacy of the READY-Girls Program on General Risk-Taking Behaviors, Condom Use, and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Young Adolescent Females With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Qualitative assessment of user experiences of a novel smart phone application designed to support flexible intensive insulin therapy in type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF via link.
- The Health Economic Value of Changes in Glycaemic Control, Weight and Rates of Hypoglycaemia in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- The Association of Mindful Parenting with Glycemic Control and Quality of Life in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes: Results from Diabetes MILES-The Netherlands.
- Pathways of emotional autonomy, self-care behaviors, and depressive symptoms on health adaptation in adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
- Bifidobacterium infantis NLS Super Strain Reduces the Expression of Î±-Defensin-5, a Marker of Innate Immunity, in the Mucosa of Active Celiac Disease Patients.
- The industrial food additive, microbial transglutaminase, mimics tissue transglutaminase and is immunogenic in celiac disease patients.
- Celiac disease and the risk of kidney diseases: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
- Celiac Disease is Misdiagnosed Based on Serology Only in a Substantial Proportion of Patients.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Insulin can cost more than a mortgage payment â€” and the reason why shows everything that's wrong with American healthcare.
- Diabetics can spend $1,000 a month taking care of themselves â€” and it's not just because of insulin.
- High insulin costs hit Mississippians.
- Half of All Type 1 Diabetes Develops After 30 Years of Age. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Misdiagnosing Children with Diabetes Serious Concern.
- Fifth Quarter: Diabetes no limit to WarEagles' foursome.
- Helsby school wins award for providing good diabetes care for pupils.
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