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Upcoming CWD Conferences
Friends for Life Oralndo 2017
Friends for Life® Orlando 2017
July 4-9, 2017
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Orlando, Florida
Of Continuing Interest
  1. 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.
  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.
  3. 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.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. We report on our Friends for Life Anaheim 2016 conference, recently held at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California.
  2. You can read the 2016 Presidential Address: Diabetes at 212° - Confronting the Invisible Disease, given by Desmond Schatz, MD, President, Medicine & Science, of the American Diabetes Association (ADA), at the Association’s 76th Scientific Sessions in New Orleans, LA, on 12 June 2016.
  3. Our list of Gluten Free Halloween Candy can help you decide what to hand out for Trick-Or-Treat.
  4. Last week's poll asked readers if they use a continuous glucose monitoring system. This week's poll asks our readers if their diabetes care team lets them choose their own diabetes care products.
  5. The Featured Book of the Week is Why Me? Why Did I Have To Get Diabetes? by Robert Messinger and Laura Messinger.
  6. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    Living in Wisconsin, one really needs to make sure you have insulation in your house. I had some contractors come to give me an estimate of how much insulation I would need to have blown in. I asked the contractor, "So, how many bags of insulin will I need to make sure I have the proper amount of insulin in my house?" The contractor looked at me and said, "I think you mean insulation, not INSULIN."
  7. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when everyone in the family says they are "low" instead of hungry! See more parent humor.
  8. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  9. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    My daughter has intermittent high blood sugars, with symptoms, yet had no antibodies, and an acceptable A1c. Can type 1 develop slowly? The doctor has not yet diagnosed type 1, is unsure what is going on. Should we get a second opinion from a different endocrinologist?
    See the answer.
  10. From the CWD Forums

  11. From the CWD Forums:
    Dealing with mistakes?
  12. Conferences and Events

  13. 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
  14. The Peer Diabetes Mentoring Summit is a free, seven-day online summit for people with type 1 diabetes and their caregivers that begins on November 1, 2016.
  15. Fundraising

  16. Join Logan's Elbow Bump Challenge to raise money to support our Friends for Life Orlando 2017 conference. (See also the instructions.) One suggestion is to hold a Hat Day at School on November 14th.Learn more -- including the origin of the elbow bump -- at the Elbow Bump Challenge blog.
  17. Products, Services and Books

  18. Multiple Vulnerabilities in Animas OneTouch Ping Insulin Pump. See also Important Information about the cybersecurity of your OneTouch® Ping® Insulin Infusion Pump and Animas OneTouch Ping Insulin Pump System’s Security Warning.
  19. Tandem Diabetes Care Now Taking Orders for Next-Generation t:slim X2 Insulin Pump.
  20. Diabetes in Social Media

  21. DiabetesMeetup #1 at #EASD2016.
  22. T1D Exchange Making Waves in Diabetes Innovation.
  23. The Artificial Pancreas, Realizing a Dream in Increments.
  24. The Stress of Handing Over More Diabetes Responsibility.
  25. Type 1 Training Tips from a National Champion Cyclist.
  26. Living With Type 1 Diabetes: Rising Country Star Inspires Kids.
  27. A Field Guide to People With Diabetes: 7 Things to Look For.
  28. A win on the roads (or: my unsexy job).
  29. Why I Count More Than Just Carbs in My Meals.
  30. The DX Diabetes Dish: Brec Bassinger.
  31. Research

  32. Evaluating the Experience of Children With Type 1 Diabetes and Their Parents Taking Part in an Artificial Pancreas Clinical Trial Over Multiple Days in a Diabetes Camp Setting.
  33. Psychological outcomes of evening and night closed-loop insulin delivery under free living conditions in people with Type 1 diabetes: a 2-month randomized crossover trial.
  34. Association of environmental markers with childhood type 1 diabetes mellitus revealed by a long questionnaire on early life exposures and lifestyle in a case–control study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  35. Compensatory Hyper-Connectivity in Developing Brains of Young Children with Type 1 Diabetes.
  36. Persons with latent autoimmune diabetes in adults express higher dipeptidyl peptidase-4 activity compared to persons with type 2 and type 1 diabetes.
  37. MicroRNA-126 and micro-/macrovascular complications of type 1 diabetes in the EURODIAB Prospective Complications Study.
  38. Neurocognitive consequences of diabetes.
  39. Daily Care

  40. Autoimmune Diseases in Children and Adults with Type 1 Diabetes from the T1D Exchange Clinic Registry.
  41. Impact of the Omnipod Insulin Management System on Quality of Life: A Survey of Current Users.
  42. Sleep characteristics in type 1 diabetes and associations with glycemic control: systematic review and meta-analysis. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  43. Care of the Athlete With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: A Clinical Review. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  44. Biochemical, Physiological and Psychological Changes During Endurance Exercise in People With Type 1 Diabetes.
  45. Influence of the informal primary caretaker on glycemic control among prepubertal pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  46. No Summer Vacation From Diabetes: Glycemic Control in Pediatric Participants in the T1D Exchange Registry Based on Time of Year.
  47. Gender-Disparities in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes: More Than a Quality of Care Issue. A Cross-Sectional Observational Study from the AMD Annals Initiative. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  48. Race and Religious Beliefs Are Associated With Communication Regarding Reproductive Health and Preconception Counseling in Young Women With Diabetes.
  49. Celiac

  50. Serendipity in Refractory Celiac Disease: Full Recovery of Duodenal Villi and Clinical Symptoms after Fecal Microbiota Transfer. Free full text available in PDF format.
  51. Long-term response to gluten-free diet as evidence for non-celiac wheat sensitivity in one third of patients with diarrhea-dominant and mixed-type irritable bowel syndrome.
  52. Legal and Legislative

  53. Feds probe schools' handling of diabetic kid.
  54. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  55. Eric Paslay on His Struggle with Diabetes: ‘I’ve Definitely Had Scary Moments on Stage’.
  56. Lehi Girl Thriving with Type 1 Diabetes.
  57. Playing Ball With Low Blood Sugar.
  58. You're Going To Do What?
  59. From a parent of a child with type 1 diabetes – it’s okay, they can cope.
  60. Diabetes adds to struggles of high school.
  61. Press Releases

  62. T1D Exchange Initiates Multimillion Dollar Investment in Automated Insulin Delivery Technologies.

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