Of Continuing Interest
- 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. The room block is nearly full -- register and book your room soon if you plan to attend.
- 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
- George S. Eisenbarth: Insulin and Type 1 Diabetes remembers one of the giants in type 1 diabetes research. Also available in PDF format.
- Changing Diabetes® in Children Ethiopia is a film about the challenge of living with type 1 diabetes in Ethiopia.
- Last week's poll asked readers if they have been tested for celiac. This week's poll asks readers about who is primarily responsible for their child's care.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Understanding Diabetes, 12th Edition by H. Peter Chase, MD, and David M. Maahs, MD, PhD.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
We were getting our puppy certified to be a therapy dog and we had to get a letter from the vet saying that she was healthy. This includes taking a stool sample to the vet. So after I "gathered" the sample and put it into a plastic baggy I noticed something black. After taking a look, it noticed what it was -- the dog had eaten a test strip!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you find parts of syringes in your son's room and he is now using them as swords and granades for his action figures, after throwing away the needle part, of course! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Last week, my daughter's microalbumin level was very elevated after about three years on lisinopril. What do I need to ask the nephrologist about at her upcoming visit?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Has anyone tried contact detach? Can you feel them when they're inserted?
- BlueLoop Webinar: The College Diabetes Network and MyCareConnect BlueLoop are hosting a Transition webinar on June 11, 2013, for parents and young adults. Topics will include gaining independence with T1D, looking at colleges, preparing to leave the nest, and living on campus. If you are interested in attending, please register and find more information here.
- The Diabetes Hope Foundation Scholarship Evening of Hope, which recognizes over 40 stellar young students are awarded scholarships from Diabetes Hope Foundation, will be held on Monday, May 27th from 5-7pm at the Isabel Bader Theatre in Toronto, Ontario.
Studies and Surveys
- Going to Clara Barton Camp or Camp Joslin this summer? You can participate in the Bionic Pancreas Summer Camp Study and help bring the closed loop artificial pancreas to life.
- TrialNet is now offering an online and in-home screening process called Pathway 2 Prevention. Families of those living with type 1 diabetes are strongly encouraged to participate.
- Researchers from Palo Alto University want to hear the voices of siblings and parents of children with T1D to learn about the impact support has on their quality of life. Siblings 6-25 years are encouraged to participates, along with parents through either completing an online questionnaire or a Skype/in-person interview. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.wix.com/diabeticstudy/2012.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Four-Legged Islet Factories: The Pigs of Auckland Island.
- What Is a Cure for Diabetes?
- Public Display of Hypoglycemia: Can I Have Some Jam, Please?
- What T1D Teaches.
- My Friend, My Inspiration.
- Trial Testing the New Asante Snap Pump.
- Does this Dexcom Sensor go with my Flip-Flops?
- Anti-CD3 clinical trials in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Human Umblical Cord Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells Can Secret Insulin In Vitro and In Vivo.
- In antibody-positive first-degree relatives of patients with type 1 diabetes, HLA-A*24 and HLA-B*18, but not HLA-B*39, are predictors of impending diabetes with distinct HLA-DQ interactions.
- Time Trends and Gender Differences in Incidence and Prevalence of Type 1 Diabetes In Sweden.
- Performance Comparison of the Medtronic Sof-Sensor and Enlite Glucose Sensors in Inpatient Studies of Individuals with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Insulin degludec improves glycaemic control with lower nocturnal hypoglycaemia risk than insulin glargine in basal-bolus treatment with mealtime insulin aspart in Type 1 diabetes (BEGIN® Basal-Bolus Type 1): 2-year results of a randomized clinical trial.
- Short Sleep Duration Measured by Wrist Actimetry Is Associated With Deteriorated Glycemic Control in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Frequency of blood glucose testing in well educated patients with diabetes mellitus type 1: How often is enough?
- Determinants of self-monitoring of blood glucose in patients with Type 1 diabetes: a multi-centre study in Brazil.
- Psychological Treatment Improves Hemoglobin A1c Outcomes in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- 'It's not a disease, it's a nuisance': Controlling diabetes and achieving goals in the context of men with Type 1 diabetes.
- Early Electrophysiological Abnormalities and Clinical Neuropathy.
- Ambulatory arterial stiffness index in type 1 diabetes mellitus: any different during pregnancy?
- Senator Parker Addresses Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance.
- Research clarifies safety of oats for people with celiac disease.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Another solid finish lands Charlie Kimball into top 10 in IndyCar standings.
- Diabetes team fights the good fight in bike race.
- Diabetes can't slow Marder.
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