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Friends for Life® Falls Church 2017
October 6-8, 2017
Fairview Park Marriott
Falls Church, Virginia
New This Week
- Our report from Friends for Life® Orlando 2017 includes thousands of photos.
- Last week's poll asked our readers if they reuse diabetes care products. This week's poll asks our readers if their child's school district trains teachers, coaches and other non-nurse school staff to give insulin.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Cheating Destiny by James S. Hirsch.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My seven year old daughter was recently diagnosed with diabetes. A couple of weeks ago, my five year old son Brian told me that he wasn't feeling well because he cut his finger and saw the "hydrates coming out."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your dog's favorite toy is an empty test strip bottle! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
After my dentist put me on methylphenidate, my blood sugars were very high so I am not taking another dose. What would have caused the high? What do you recommend?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Help dealing with Diabetes Burnout
Diabetes in School
- Register for the American Diabetes Association's annual Safe at School webinar for parents/guardians on August 10, 2-3:5 p.m. EDT. Crystal Woodward, ADA's Safe at School director and T1D parent, and Joyce Boudoin, T1D parent and ADA volunteer, will provide an overview of legal protections for children with diabetes and tips on how to ensure a smooth transition back-to-school.
Diabetes Products and Apps
- MedAngel monitors temperatures to ensure that your medications aren't exposed to extremes that would damage them -- perfect for anyone who uses insulin.
Diabetes in Social Media
- Glycemic Outcomes Beyond A1c: Consensus on Measuring What Matters.
- Insulin Pumping for People with Greater Insulin Needs.
- What is it like to take insulin?
- Bigfoot Biomedical Chooses Abbottâ€™s Libre Over Dexcomâ€™s CGM.
- #AdultingWithT1D: How to Transition from a Kid to a Grown-Up with Diabetes.
- The Australian Pro Basketball Player with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Baseball Pitcher Dustin McGowan Creating Diabetes All-Stars!
- Study Aims to Prevent Scarring from Infusion Sets and CGMs. See also Colony stimulating factor-1 receptor is a central component of the foreign body response to biomaterial implants in rodents and non-human primates.
- Type 1 Diabetes Organ Donors Tragically Linked to High Drug Use and Suicide.
- Bolusing frequency and amount impacts glucose control during hybrid closed-loop.
- Fog Computing and Edge Computing Architectures for Processing Data From Diabetes Devices Connected to the Medical Internet of Things.
- Patterns of Early-Life Gut Microbial Colonization during Human Immune Development: An Ecological Perspective. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Continuous Glucose Monitoring Use in Type 1 Diabetes: Longitudinal Analysis Demonstrates Meaningful Improvements in HbA1c and Reductions in Health Care Utilization.
- Cost Effectiveness of G5 Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) device Compared with Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose (SMBG) alone for people with Type 1 diabetes from the Canadian societal Perspective.
- Optimal Use of Diabetes Devices: Clinician Perspectives on Barriers and Adherence to Device Use.
- NICH at Its Best for Diabetes at Its Worst: Texting Teens and Their Caregivers for Better Outcomes.
- White Coat Adherence Occurs in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes Receiving Intervention to Improve Insulin Pump Adherence Behaviors.
- A Mobile App for Synchronizing Glucometer Data: Impact on Adherence and Glycemic Control Among Youths With Type 1 Diabetes in Routine Care.
- Self-reported Hypoglycaemic Events in 2â€‰430 Patients with Insulin-treated Diabetes in the German Sub-population of the HAT Study.
- Insulin resistance correlates with maculopathy and severity of retinopathy in young adults with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Preclinical carotid atherosclerosis in patients with latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA), type 2 diabetes and classical type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Caesarean Section on The Risk of Celiac Disease in the Offspring: The Teddy Study.
- Transglutaminase antibodies and celiac disease in children with type 1 diabetes and in their family members.
- Comparative study of clinical features of patients with celiac disease & those with concurrent celiac disease & type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Latiglutenase Improves Symptoms in Seropositive Celiac Disease Patients While on a Gluten-Free Diet.
- Self-Reported Non-Celiac Wheat Sensitivity in High School Students: Demographic and Clinical Characteristics. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Mass Screening for Celiac Disease Among School-aged Children: Toward Exploring Celiac Iceberg in Saudi Arabia.
- The Relationship Between Child Mortality Rates and Prevalence of Celiac Disease.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Extraordinary Kids: Logan Merwin.
- Kid co-author: Providence boy with Type 1 diabetes contributes to USU study.
- Knox County camp assures kids with diabetes that theyâ€™re not alone.
- Camp Red Fox gives children with diabetes time to manage their disease.
- Man with type 1 diabetes raising awareness after criticism for injecting in public.
- ViaCyte Announces First Patients Implanted with PEC-Direct Islet Cell Replacement Therapy in International Clinical Trial.
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