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Of Continuing Interest
- MiniMedÂ® Pro-setÂ® Infusion Set Urgent Field Safety Notification addresses "... a higher than expected number of reported complaints related to kinked cannulas and elevated blood glucose levels among those using the MiniMed Pro-set infusion set."
New This Week
- The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is now accepting applications for it's 2017 college scholarship program. DSF college scholarships are open to high school seniors with type 1 diabetes and who are US citizens or permanent residents. The deadline to apply is midnight April 15, 2017. DSF offers many scholarships. There is one application and students will be considered for those scholarships that match them. To apply, please visit http://diabetesscholars.org/college-scholarship/.
- Last week's poll asked readers how often they worry about nighttime hypoglycemia. This week's poll asks our readers when they usually bolus for a meal.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Cheating Destiny by James S. Hirsch.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
I'm 21 and a newly diagnosed. I took my uncle's cat to the vet for her weekly Feline Diabetes checkup. One of the kids in the waiting room asked what the cat was in for. I told her, "A diabetes check up." I had to check my sugar just then and she asked what I was doing. I told her I was also diabetic. Her reply was, "It runs in the Family?"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when in conversation, your husband describes his personality as Type 1 instead of Type A. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Diagnosed at 11 months, should my son have testing for the Kir6.2 mutation? What type of insulin should he be getting? Should we consider a pump or stick with injections? How can I continue to breastfeed him?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Adhesive remover for sensitive skin
- Best Practices for Injecting Insulin and Inserting Infusions.
Studies, Focus Groups, and Surveys
- A student in the Toronto School District is running a survey about Type 1 Diabetes and Antibiotics.
- Diabetes Usability Study: Patients and Caregivers needed.
Diabetes in Social Media
- Diabetes Advocacy Orgs: 2016 Milestones & 2017 GoalsPart 1 and Part 2 share accomplishments and plans for several well-known organizations.
- Who Are Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) and How Do They Influence Drug Pricing?
- Health Insurance - Pulling Back the Veil.
- SNL Pisses Off T1D Mama.
- Day-and-night glycaemic control with closed-loop insulin delivery versus conventional insulin pump therapy in free-living adults with well controlled type 1 diabetes: an open-label, randomised, crossover study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats. See also New artificial pancreas study shows blood sugar improvements in type 1 diabetes.
- Outpatient 60-hourâ€‰day-and-nightâ€‰glucose control with dual-hormoneâ€‰artificial pancreas, single-hormone artificial pancreas,â€‰or sensor-augmented pump therapy in adults withâ€‰type 1 diabetes: an open-label,â€‰randomised, crossover, controlled trial.
- Predictive Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia Minimization: In-Home Evaluation of Safety, Feasibility, and Efficacy in Overnight Glucose Control in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Continuous Glucose Monitoring Enables the Detection of Losses in Infusion Set Actuation (LISAs). Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Pro-inflammatory Effects of Hypoglycemia in Humans with or without Diabetes.
- "Let the Algorithm Do the Work": Reduction of Hypoglycemia Using Sensor-Augmented Pump Therapy with Predictive Insulin Suspension (SmartGuard) in Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes Patients.
- Poor Adherence to Ketone Testing in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Dapagliflozin in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes: A post-hoc analysis of the effect of insulin dose adjustments on 24-hour continuously monitored mean glucose and fasting beta-hydroxybutyrate levels from a Phase IIa pilot study.
- Ketosis and Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Response to SGLT2 Inhibitors: Basic Mechanisms and Therapeutic Perspectives.
- Clinical, behavioural and social indicators for poor glycaemic control around the time of transfer to adult care: a longitudinal study of 126 young people with diabetes.
- Comparison of Insulin Glargine 300 U/mL and 100 U/mL in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes: Continuous Glucose Monitoring Profiles and Variability Using Morning or Evening Injections.
- Comparing effects of insulin analogues and human insulin on nocturnal glycaemia in hypoglycaemia-prone people with Type 1 diabetes. See also Analogue insulin better for night-time hypos in type 1 diabetes, researchers say.
- Exercise management in type 1 diabetes: a consensus statement. Full text available with free registration. See also Safe exercise guidelines for type 1 diabetes by international team led by York U researcher and JDRF PEAK Experts Develop First-Ever Consensus Guidelines on Safe Exercise for People with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Translating HbA1c measurements into estimated average glucose values in pregnant women with diabetes.
- Sulfonylurea challenge test in subjects diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Value of IgA tTG in Predicting Mucosal Recovery in Children With Celiac Disease on a Gluten-Free Diet.
- Pre-symptomatic Diagnosis of Celiac Disease in Predisposed Children: the Role of Gene Expression Profile.
Legal, Legislative, and Policy
- Support for Saskatchewan children with diabetes varies from school to school.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- After Escape From Syria, Another Dangerous Foe: Diabetes.
- Study ties inflammation, gut bacteria to type 1 diabetes.
- Making delivery as sweet as possible for people with diabetes.
- These Penn Medicine researchers were just given $12 million to study diabetes.
- Children's Mercy Hospital Launches Innovative Diabetes Program.
- J&J Q4 sales up 1.7 pct, plans to divest diabetes care division.
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