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Upcoming CWD Conferences
Friends for Life Anaheim 2017
Friends for Life Orlando 2017
Friends for Life® Anaheim 2017
May 5-7, 2017
Disneyland® Hotel
Anaheim, California
Family Scholarships
Friends for Life® Orlando 2017
July 4-9, 2017
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Orlando, Florida
DSF Family and Individual Scholarships

Of Continuing Interest
  1. 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

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. We're rolling out a new, updated logo and artwork for our conferences.
  2. Last week's poll asked readers how they dispose of sharps at home. This week's poll asks our readers if their family experiences discrimination because of diabetes.
  3. The Featured Book of the Week is Taking Control of Your Diabetes, 4th Edition by Steven V. Edelman, MD.
  4. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    Our youngest group of campers at Camp Koral Kids in Coral Springs, Florida are 5 and 6 years old, but have the wit and wisdom of adults. Diabetes education is an important component of camp and we try to incorporate it in all we do. When quizzing the little ones on diabetes concepts we get all kinds of great responses, but the best one by far was their response to the question of what we check for when our blood sugar is above 240. Their group response was "PEE-tones"! Kind of sums it all up, huh?
  5. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when, while driving in the car with your child, a radio show asks listeners to call in with the answer to the question, "What do parents most often say at their kids?" and your daughter answers, "Did you bolus?" See more parent humor.
  6. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  7. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    The endocrinologist recommended my son use mini-glucagon to help maintain his blood sugars during a 3 mile run. Is this the best way to prevent a low? He usually reduces his basal insulin and consumes extra carbohydrates, but still goes low.
    See the answer.
  8. From the CWD Forums

  9. From the CWD Forums:
    Honeymoon has definitely ended :(
  10. Conferences and Events

  11. A New Weekend Conference Retreat for Adults with Type 1 Diabetes.
  12. Support and Advocacy

  13. Stand Up For Affordable Insulin is an advocacy project of the American Diabetes Association.
  14. MasterLab Leadership Institute will be an intensive, exciting, weekend conference featuring expert mentorship, leadership development, and social entrepreneurship workshops to support leaders implementing positive changes for the greater diabetes community, to be held in the Bay Area, in northern California, from Friday, March 31 through Sunday, April 2nd.
  15. Studies, Focus Groups, and Surveys

  16. Glu is seeking input on Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes: Patient Perspectives.
  17. Parents' perspective on self-management of type 1 diabetes among their adolescent children needs your input.
  18. Diabetes Usability Study: Patients and Caregivers needed.
  19. Diabetes Care Products and Apps

  20. Real-world data shows Abbott Freestyle users scan often, and that correlates with lower HbA1Cs.
  21. Products, Services and Books

  22. Medtronic Warns of 640G Pump Software Problem.
  23. Diabetes in Social Media

  24. Paving the Road to Automated Insulin Delivery: The Important Role of Nonprofits.
  25. Homegrown Closed Loop Technology: Mom Connects to RileyLink.
  26. How I Got My FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitor.
  27. Type 1 Diabetes Risk May Come Down to Gut Bacteria Counts.
  28. DiabetesSisters Recruiting Voices to Help Improve Research.
  29. Why Do Some Beta Cells Survive Type 1 Diabetes?
  30. Research

  31. Compensatory Hyperconnectivity in Developing Brains of Young Children With Type 1 Diabetes.
  32. Intralymphatic Injection of Autoantigen in Type 1 Diabetes. See also Injection Into Lymph Nodes May Slow Progression of Type 1 Diabetes.
  33. Type 1 Diabetes Candidate Genes Linked to Pancreatic Islet Cell Inflammation and Beta-Cell Apoptosis. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  34. Early microvascular retinal changes in optical coherence tomography angiography in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  35. Efficacy and Safety of Metreleptin Therapy in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes: A Pilot Study.
  36. Daily Care

  37. REPLACE-BG: A Randomized Trial Comparing Continuous Glucose Monitoring With and Without Routine Blood Glucose Monitoring in Well-Controlled Adults With Type 1 Diabetes. See also Clinical Study Confirms Continuous Glucose Monitoring is as Safe and Effective as Blood Glucose Monitoring.
  38. Evaluation of Subcutaneous Glucose Monitoring Systems under Routine Environmental Conditions in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes.
  39. A Pooled Analysis of Clinical Pharmacology Trials Investigating the Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Characteristics of Fast-Acting Insulin Aspart in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes.
  40. Blood versus urine ketone monitoring in a pediatric cohort of patients with type 1 diabetes: a crossover study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  41. Evaluating the effectiveness of peer-based intervention in managing type I diabetes mellitus among children and adolescents: A systematic review. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  42. The Australasian Diabetes Data Network: first national audit of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  43. Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy at first presentation to the retinal screening service in the greater Wellington region of New Zealand 2006-2015, and implications for models of retinal screening.
  44. Correlates of overweight and obesity in 5529 adolescents with type 1 diabetes: The T1D Exchange Clinic Registry.
  45. Excess BMI in Childhood: A Modifiable Risk Factor for Type 1 Diabetes Development.
  46. Diurnal Differences in Risk of Cardiac Arrhythmias During Spontaneous Hypoglycemia in Young People With Type 1 Diabetes.
  47. Screening for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus: a cross-sectional analysis.
  48. Building Therapeutic Relationships: Choosing Words That Put People First.
  49. Celiac

  50. Mode of Delivery and Risk of Celiac Disease: Risk of Celiac Disease and Age at Gluten Introduction Cohort Study.
  51. Characterization of celiac disease related oat proteins: bases for the development of high quality oat varieties suitable for celiac patients. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  52. Impact of gluten-free diet on quality of life in celiac patients.
  53. Your toddler’s behavior may hint at celiac disease: study.
  54. Legal, Legislative, and Policy

  55. Lawsuit accuses drug makers of conspiring to hike insulin prices.
  56. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  57. Despite Challenges, RaeLynn, Eric Paslay and Other Stars Don't Let Type 1 Diabetes Limit Their Dreams.
  58. The Other Diabetes.
  59. The smile that never fades.
  60. Type 1 diabetic Rebecca Johnson’s solo Rottnest Swim part of ‘life without limit’.
  61. Central Montcalm’s Libby Ledford doesn’t let type 1 diabetes control her life.
  62. Son’s Diagnosis Fuels Multifaceted Approach to Treating Diabetes.
  63. Press Releases

  64. Insulet Presents Strong Omnipod® Horizon™ Hybrid Closed-Loop Study Results at ATTD in Paris.

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