Upcoming CWD Conferences
Friends for Life Anaheim 2018
May 4-6, 2018
Family and Individual Scholarships
Friends for Life® Orlando 2018
July 10-15, 2018
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Family and Individual Scholarships
Of Continuing Interest
- Diabetes Patientsâ€™ New Challenge: Non-Medical Switching.
- No child should die for lack of insulin. Just $1 a day will ensure a child has access to the life-saving insulin they need to survive. 1,000 donors will help 1,000 young people in need.
New This Week
- Applications for the Diabetes Scholars Foundationâ€™s 2018 college scholarship program is now available.
- Has your insurance company forced you to change your insulin or other diabetes care medicine or product? That's "Forced Non-Medical Switching." Share your story of forced non-medical switching at MyMedsMyChoice, a project of CWD.
- Last week's poll asked readers about the insulins they use. This week's poll asks readers how often they worry about nighttime hypoglycemia.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Understanding Insulin Pumps, Continuous Glucose Monitors and the Artificial Pancreas, 3rd Edition by H. Peter Chase, MD, and Laurel Messer, RN, MPH, CDE.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
This is yucky, but you know kids. My son was getting ready for school and was blowing his nose and said to me, "Hey mom, you know how little kids pick their noses and eat it? Well, I wonder how many carbs are in boogers?" Oh how gross! I laughed and laughed! There's a boy for you!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes you when wake in the middle of the night unable to sleep, roll over and gaze at your hunky husband just as the inevitable thought crosses your mind--better go take a quick blood sugar check. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Following an illness, my daughter's blood sugar has been variable at home. She tested negative for antibodies. What could be causing her erratic blood sugars?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
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Support, Advocacy, and Education
- In 2017, have you tried to access a childcare/youth program provided by the US Army? If so, the Association is interested in hearing about your experience. Please contact Crystal Woodward, Director Safe at School, at the American Diabetes Association at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fundraising and Awareness
- Do you love Friends for Life Orlando? Now you can raise money for FFL Orlando, individually or as part of a team.
Studies, Focus Groups, and Surveys
- Youth ages 11 to 16 are invited to participate in an online study of a a new model of care called Transdisciplinary Care. The goal is to make a difference for teens with type 1, and you can help. Participants will be paid for each submitted response to questions and polls that will be distributed to them. Learn more at bit.ly/TCT1D.
- Adults diagnosed with type 1 diabetes are encouraged to take a brief online survey about the Barriers to Adoption of Technology. The goal of the study is to understand barriers to the prescription and adoption of devices, such as insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring. The findings will be used to inform the design of strategies and programs aimed at improving device prescribing and adoption.
Diabetes in Social Media
- What's Next in Diabetes Tech for 2018?
- Looking Back: The Droid Youâ€™re Looking For.
- Diabetes, A Disease of Regret and Guilt.
- Early Infant Diet and Islet Autoimmunity in the TEDDY Study.
- Incidence of type 1 diabetes in China, 2010-13: population based study. See also Type 1 Diabetes on the Rise in China, Most New Cases in Adults.
- Incidence of childhood onset type 1 diabetes in Western Australia from 1985 to 2016: Evidence for a plateau.
- Basal Insulin Peglispro Increases Lipid Oxidation, Metabolic Flexibility, Thermogenesis And Ketone Bodies Compared To Insulin Glargine In Subjects With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Efficacy and safety of fast-acting insulin aspart in comparison with insulin aspart in type 1 diabetes (onsetâ€‰1): a 52-week, randomized, treat-to-target, phaseâ€‰3 trial.
- Risk of Infection in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Compared With the General Population: A Matched Cohort Study.
- Concealment of type 1 diabetes at work in Finland: a mixed-method study. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Motivations for Participation in an Online Social Media Community for Diabetes.
- Unexpected Management Behaviors in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes Using Sensor-Augmented Pump Therapy.
- Improving the Care of Youth With Type 1 Diabetes With a Novel Medical-Legal Community Intervention: The Diabetes Community Care Ambassador Program.
- Effects of the dietary approaches to stop hypertension (DASH) diet on glucose variability in youth with Type 1 diabetes.
- Efficacy of automatic bolus calculator with automatic speech recognition in patients with type 1 diabetes: a randomized crossover trial.
- Safety and Efficacy of Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) Inhibitors in Type 1 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
- Ovarian markers and irregular menses among women with type 1 diabetes in the Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications study.
Legal, Legislative, and Policy
- Colorado state representative introduces new legislation aimed at making insulin pricing more transparent.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Eric Paslay brings encouragement, guitar tips to Vanderbilt children's hospital.
- Diabetic middle schoolers welcome newcomer to their 'band of brothers'.
- Diabetes doesnâ€™t deter this young Chesterfield dancer.
- Hawaii athlete with Type 1 diabetes helps raise $100,000 to find a cure.
- Baking relative supports three generations of Calgary family diagnosed with extremely rare form of diabetes.
- Stem cell implant trial aims to reverse Type 1 diabetes.
- Diabetics living longer but medical costs growing rapidly.
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