Of Continuing Interest
- Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life Canada 2013 conference, to be held at the Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre, Toronto, Canada, from March 8-10, 2013.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life: UK 2013 conference, to be held at the Glasgow Marriott Hotel in Glasgow, Scotland from 5-7 April, 2013. Family scholarships are available from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2013 conference, to be held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort from July 9-14, 2013. Note that sessions begin on Wednesday, July 10. Scholarships for families who have children with type 1, adults with type 1 or LADA and their families, and young adults with type 1, are available from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- Applications for the 2013 Diabetes Scholars Foundation College Scholarships are now online. Applications must be received by May 15, 2013.
- Coming to Friends for Life: Orlando 2013? You can help the Diabetes Scholars Foundation by attending their fundraiser, Making Magic For Many, on the evening of Saturday, July 13th.
New This Week
- We report on CWD's Focus on Technology: DC 2013 conference.
- Drinking with Diabetes is a resource for young adults with type 1 (and their parents).
- Last week's poll asked readers if diabetes has impacted their sleep. This week's poll asks readers about the insulin pump they use.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Breakthrough: Elizabeth Hughes, the Discovery of Insulin, and the Making of a Medical Miracle by Thea Cooper and Arthur Ainsberg.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My non-D daughter was writing with a mechanical pencil and constantly having trouble with the lead (the kind you insert at the writing point of the pencil). She said, "Mom, this pencil needs a new lancet!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you no longer say it's time for dinner -- instead you yell to everyone that it's time to check blood sugars. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Although my four-year-old daughter's blood sugars fluctuate greatly, our diabetes team is pleased with her A1c. They want me to correct her to 100 mg/dl [5.6 mmol/L] at night, but I am not comfortable with this. Am I being unreasonable?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
3 year old developed a fear of inserting cannula!
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Long hiatus, ended well.
- "So... What do you even do at a diabetes conference?" CWD goes D.C.
- Pants Off.
- There but for the Grace of God....
- The power of taking “No” and making it work (advice during the week of the Children’s Congress letters).
- Adolescents and Diabetes.
- The “Ethical Imperative” of Diabetes Interoperability.
- Insulet & Dexcom Break Up Over Plans for Next-Gen Integration.
- Glooko’s D-Device Connectivity Workaround.
- InBar: The Next ‘In’ Thing for Diabetes Snacks?
- Glucose-responsive insulin and glucagon delivery (dual-hormone artificial pancreas) in adults with type 1 diabetes: a randomized crossover controlled trial. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Preclinical Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels and Risk of Type 1 Diabetes in a Cohort of US Military Personnel. See also ‘Sunshine vitamin’ looks a little brighter.
- HLA Class I and II Alleles are Associated with Microvascular Complications of Type 1 Diabetes.
- PDX1-engineered embryonic stem cell-derived insulin producing cells regulate hyperglycemia in diabetic mice. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Evidence of a Strong Association Between Frequency of Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose and Hemoglobin A1C Levels in T1D Exchange Clinic Registry Participants.
- Does insulin pump therapy improve quality of life and satisfaction in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes?
- Online Communities Are Valued by People With Type 1 Diabetes for Peer Support: How Well Do Health Professionals Understand This?
- 1,5-Anhydroglucitol as a marker of maternal glycaemic control and predictor of neonatal birthweight in pregnancies complicated by type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Parental self-efficacy and online support among parents of children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Social Determinants of Health on Glycemic Control in Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes.
- Comparison of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Patients With Type-1 and Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus.
- The Effect of Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Receptor Agonist Therapy on Body Mass Index in Adolescents With Severe Obesity. See also GLP-1 receptor agonists associated with reduced BMI in adolescents with severe obesity.
- Gastrointestinal and Non-gastrointestinal Presentation in Patients with Celiac Disease. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Gluten-Free, Whether You Need It or Not.
- Gluten free: Medical condition or lifestyle choice?
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Diabetes researcher’s goal: Make insulin-producing cells in lab.
- Parents upset over 'diabetes discrimination'.
- Attorney shares her struggle with diabetes in new book.
- Kids learn to deal with diabetes at summer camp.
- New clinical study with Diamyd’s diabetes vaccine.
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