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Friends for Life Anaheim 2017
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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

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  1. Last week's poll asked readers if their family experiences discrimination because of diabetes. This week's poll asks our pump users how many different basal rates they have on their main pump profile.
  2. The Featured Book of the Week is The Little Red Sports Car by Eleanor Troutt, illustrated by J. Chris Price.
  3. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My wife Brenda recently had a birthday. Laura sent an email to the parents list saying "Brenda is 48" which triggered a bunch of "Oh my you're low!" responses rather than "Happy birthday" notes. The best responses were "Hypo Birthday Brenda!" and "have lots of cake - you won't be 48 anymore."
  4. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your husband comes in and asks your child what they are up to and they respond "176" instead of "playing." See more parent humor.
  5. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  6. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Working in a pizza place, our teen son is not hungry after work and is having overnight lows. Should he find a different job?
    See the answer.
  7. From the CWD Forums

  8. From the CWD Forums:
    Talk to me about insulin needs and a girl's cycle
  9. Conferences and Events

  10. A New Weekend Conference Retreat for Adults with Type 1 Diabetes.
  11. The Diabetes Empowerment Foundation presents the 7th annual Students With Diabetes / Young Adults With Diabetes National Conference, to be held from Friday, May 26 to Sunday, May 28, 2017 at the Renaissance Orlando at Sea World in Orlando, Florida.
  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. Children in the Boston and Minneapolis Areas Diagnosed Within the Last Two Years Needed for Study.
  17. Glu is seeking input on Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes: Patient Perspectives.
  18. Parents' perspective on self-management of type 1 diabetes among their adolescent children needs your input.
  19. Diabetes Usability Study: Patients and Caregivers needed.
  20. Diabetes Care Products and Apps

  21. Medtronic-BD MiniMed Pro-Set Shipments Temporarily Halted.
  22. Products, Services and Books

  23. Fiasp – a Faster-Acting Mealtime Insulin – Approved in Europe.
  24. Diabetes in Social Media

  25. A Heartbreak Like No Other.
  26. Psychology at ATTD.
  27. “It’s always on my mind, in the background, that I’ve given my kids my disease.”
  28. The Sitter's Checklist.
  29. Research

  30. Fasting-Mimicking Diet Promotes Ngn3-Driven β-Cell Regeneration to Reverse Diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats. See also Fasting diet 'regenerates diabetic pancreas'.
  31. Autoimmunity against a defective ribosomal insulin gene product in type 1 diabetes. See also City of Hope researchers discover new potential cause of type 1 diabetes and and New Theory About the Cause of Type 1 Diabetes.
  32. An Amperometric Glucose Sensor Integrated Into an Insulin Delivery Cannula: In Vitro and In Vivo Evaluation. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  33. Pleotropic Acute and Chronic Effects of Leptin to Reverse Type 1 Diabetes.
  34. Daily Care

  35. Metabolic Effects of Glucose-Fructose Co-Ingestion Compared to Glucose Alone during Exercise in Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  36. Evaluation of a Predictive Low-Glucose Management System In-Clinic.
  37. A Large Difference in Dose Timing of Basal Insulin Introduces Risk of Hypoglycemia and Overweight: A Cross-Sectional Study.
  38. Bone health in subjects with type 1 diabetes for more than 50 years.
  39. Association between adherence to dietary recommendations and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein level in type 1 diabetes.
  40. Correlation between pre-Ramadan glycemic control and subsequent glucose fluctuation during fasting in adolescents with Type 1 diabetes.
  41. Retinal neurodegeneration in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus: the role of glycemic variability.
  42. Very High Prevalence of Frozen Shoulder in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes of More than 45 Years' Duration. The Dialong Shoulder Study.
  43. Celiac

  44. Accumulation of Heavy Metals in People on a Gluten-Free Diet.
  45. Psychological Manifestations of Celiac Disease Autoimmunity in Young Children. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats. See also Celiac Disease, Gut-Brain Axis, and Behavior: Cause, Consequence, or Merely Epiphenomenon?
  46. Lower Prevalence of Celiac Disease and Gluten-Related Disorders in Persons Living in Southern vs Northern Latitudes of the United States.
  47. Coping with celiac disease: how heavy is the burden for caregivers?
  48. Risk of Cross-Contact for Gluten-Free Pizzas in Shared-Production Restaurants in Relation to Oven Cooking Procedures.
  49. Overview on the General Approaches to Improve Gluten-Free Pasta and Bread. Free full text available in HTML reader format.
  50. Gluten-free diets: Where do we stand?
  51. Legal, Legislative, and Policy

  52. The bare essentials: ensuring affordable access to insulin.
  53. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  54. New Device Helping Diabetics Track Blood Sugar Without Fingersticks.
  55. Ryan Reed survives multiple wrecks to win Xfinity Series at Daytona.
  56. Parents Think Teen's Growth Spurt Is Him 'Leaning Out' Until Mom Hears Him Call for Help to the Couch.
  57. 'I don't live by its rules' - Kendall Simmons' Wellness blog, living with diabetes.
  58. Lancers' Rylie Rucker refuses to be sidelined by diabetes.
  59. Dealing with diabetes distress.
  60. Fans help Edmonton man in diabetic emergency at Garth Brooks concert.
  61. Mum calls on Government to license new diabetes monitors to stop kids from pricking skin with needles.
  62. Press Releases

  63. Beyond Type 1 Provides Grant to ViaCyte to Support Research and Development of Cell Replacement Therapies for T1D.

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