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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 their diabetes care team lets them choose their own diabetes care products. This week's poll asks our readers about where their child checks their blood glucose while at school.
  5. The Featured Book of the Week is Kids First Diabetes Second: Tips for Parents a Child with Type 1 Diabetes by Leighann Calentine.
  6. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    After recently buying "Mary Poppins" on DVD, our 6 kids went around singing all the songs. Well, John, our pumping 5 year old son had to put his own twist on "A Spoonful of Sugar." His version goes:
    Just a bolus full of insulin makes my sugars come down,
    sugars come down,
    sugars come down.
    In the most painless way!
    I think he may have had some help from his 3 older sisters but now I can't hear the song without singing his rendition.
  7. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your 10-year-old daughter looks at a beautiful, pinkish-purple sunset and declares, "That is so pretty! It looks like an infected site!" See more parent humor.
  8. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  9. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    During an endoscopy, the doctor determined that I might have gastroparesis. What can you tell me about this condition and its therapy?
    See the answer.
  10. From the CWD Forums

  11. From the CWD Forums:
    First time glucagon
  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. Join the Big Blue Test and help raise funds for two wonderful non-profits.
  18. Diabetes in Social Media

  19. Forgotten lows.
  20. Remembering the Importance of Connecting With My Tribe.
  21. Things I Learned About Diabetes During My Pregnancy.
  22. The 10 Most Expensive Liquids in the World.
  23. Bringing Beta Cells to Market.
  24. Managing Expectations of the First Artificial Pancreas.
  25. What Defines Success for an All-Diabetes Professional Cycling Team?
  26. Bill Carlson Returns to the Ironman World Championship in Kona.
  27. Type 1 Diabetes: The Stress of Type 1 Often Leads to Diabulimia.
  28. Loving Someone With One Of The World’s Oldest, Deadliest And Most Pervasive Diseases.
  29. Better Diabetes Care Access Requires More People, More Ideas.
  30. Research

  31. Efficacy of single-hormone and dual-hormone artificial pancreas during continuous and interval exercise in adult patients with type 1 diabetes: randomised controlled crossover trial.
  32. Basal insulin peglispro: Overview of a novel long-acting insulin with reduced peripheral effect resulting in a hepato-preferential action.
  33. Pharmacological properties of faster-acting insulin aspart versus insulin aspart in patients with type 1 diabetes using continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion: a randomised, double-blind, crossover trial.
  34. Reduced peripheral activity leading to hepato-preferential action of basal insulin peglispro compared with insulin glargine in patients with type 1 diabetes.
  35. Different effects of basal insulin peglispro and insulin glargine on liver enzymes and liver fat content in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
  36. GAD vaccine reduces insulin loss in recently diagnosed type 1 diabetes: findings from a Bayesian meta-analysis.
  37. Regulatory T Cell Responses in Participants with Type 1 Diabetes after a Single Dose of Interleukin-2: A Non-Randomised, Open Label, Adaptive Dose-Finding Trial. See also New approach to treating type 1 diabetes aims to limit damage caused by our own immune system.
  38. A roadmap of the generation of neoantigens as targets of the immune system in type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  39. Daily Care

  40. Inconsistent blood glucose checking before driving among drivers with type 1 diabetes: Results from the Australian YourSAY: Glucose Monitoring study.
  41. A day in the life of a diabetic diver: the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society/Divers Alert Network protocol for diving with diabetes in action.
  42. Patients' attitudes to the use of modern technologies in the treatment of diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  43. Long-Term Outcomes in Patients with Morbid Obesity and Type 1 Diabetes Undergoing Bariatric Surgery.
  44. Celiac

  45. Quality of Life in Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease: Role of the Gluten-Free Diet.
  46. Can Mothers Alter Their Children's Risk for Developing Celiac Disease?
  47. Student overcomes celiac disease obstacles.
  48. Gluten-free gaining popularity, acceptance with increased diagnoses of celiac disease.
  49. Legal and Legislative

  50. Are Utah schools violating diabetic students' rights?
  51. Diabetes policy needed in P.E.I. schools, association says.
  52. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  53. FDA Approves First Artificial Pancreas Faster Than Anyone Expected.
  54. Hacking Diabetes at Home.
  55. College students with Type 1 diabetes face special challenges.
  56. How Barbara Davis' Carousel of Hope Ball Became a Biannual $2 Billion Fundraiser.
  57. Oklahoma's Mark Andrews thrives despite challenge of diabetes.
  58. Lohmann: Local couple going national with diabetes support group.
  59. Families with type 1 diabetes urge Scottish MPs to invest in fighting the condition.
  60. St. Thomas freshman’s company takes on childhood diabetes.
  61. How DexCom Can Fight Back Against Medtronic's Artificial Pancreas.
  62. Comic launched to inspire people with type 1 diabetes.
  63. Press Releases

  64. Diabetes innovator announces technical breakthrough to launch intelligent insulin delivery for everyone.
  65. Michael Sefton receives $1.1M from JDRF for type 1 diabetes research.

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