New This Week
- We have a preliminary report from Friends for Life 2013. The full report with many more photos will be posted in the coming days.
- Additional reports from Friends for Life 2013 can be found here:
- CWD Friends for Life 2013: My own personal take-aways (the one with fast-talking, handstands and emeralds).
- Friends For Life ... my thoughts.
- Friends for Life Frenzy.
- Children With Diabetes Friends For Life Scribblings.
- Being "The Rule" . . . . .
- FFL: Second verse, different than the first.
- Social Media & The Monster Under the Bed: the Latest Thinking on Fearing vs. Embracing Social Media.
- Rockstars Don’t Always Wear Leather.
- Competitive Bidding Puts Diabetes Patients at Risk | Commentary.
- Submit your entry to the 2013 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest.
- Last week's poll asked readers how they usually check for ketones. This week's poll asks readers how much of a financial burden paying for diabetes supplies place on their family.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Burnout: What To Do When You Can't Take It Anymore by William Polonsky, PhD.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Our son, Bryce is 2 1/2 and was diagnosed at 9 months. Bryce has three friends in the neighborhood that all get together and play throughout the week. When Bryce needs a check, I go to him with the kit and he stops for a minute while we do our business. One day while waiting for the meter reading, I glanced up and his three friend were all standing their with their fingers out to be checked too! Talk about moral support!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you are talking about a friend's car problem as "He needs to fix his carbohydrates" instead of carburetor. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Diagnosed with type 1, my daughter has tested negative for all antibodies so the doctor has classified her as type 1b. Can you tell me more about this type of diabetes? Could she have some other condition requiring her to take insulin?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
5 year old with Dexcom G4
Studies and Surveys
- The University of Pennsylvania is inviting parents of children with diabetes to participate in a survey on perceptions and behaviors relating to severe hypoglycemia. By participating in this 10 minute survey, you will be contributing valuable information to a research project about a subject that is very important to the physical and psychological safety of children with diabetes. We are looking forward to learn about your experiences!
- Researchers from the University of Connecticut Health Center want to learn about dogs that help people with diabetes. You are invited to take part in this study if you have diabetes and have had a dog that can detect sugar levels.
- 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
- The Bionic Pancreas: Coming Soon.
- New Disney Diabetes Books Released (with Giveaway!).
- When D-Parenting Turns to Neglect ... Or So We May Think.
- Correction of Diabetic Hyperglycemia and Amelioration of Metabolic Anomalies by Minicircle DNA Mediated Glucose-Dependent Hepatic Insulin Production. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Severe Hypoglycemia–Induced Lethal Cardiac Arrhythmias Are Mediated by Sympathoadrenal Activation.
- Teplizumab (anti-CD3 mAb) treatment preserves C-peptide responses in patients with new-onset type 1 diabetes in a randomized controlled trial: Metabolic and immunologic features at baseline identify a subgroup of responders.
- Glucose-Responsive Microgels Integrated with Enzyme Nanocapsules for Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery.
- A Glucose Model Based on Support Vector Regression for the Prediction of Hypoglycemic Events Under Free-Living Conditions.
- Inflammatory biomarkers and progression of diabetic retinopathy in African Americans with type 1 diabetes.
- More than twenty years of registration of type 1 diabetes in Sardinian children: temporal variations of incidence with age, period of diagnosis and year of birth.
- The Acceleration of the Loss of the First-Phase Insulin Response during the Progression to Type 1 Diabetes in Diabetes Prevention Trial-Type 1 Participants.
- Long-Term Complications and Mortality in Young-Onset Diabetes; Type 2 diabetes is more hazardous and lethal than type 1 diabetes.
- Social Media Made Easy: Guiding Patients to Credible Online Health Information and Engagement Resources.
- Perceptions of diabetes obtained through drawing in childhood and adolescence. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Detection and treatment efficacy of hypoglycemic events in the everyday life of children younger than 7 yr.
- Hypoglycaemia, fear of hypoglycaemia and quality of life in children with Type 1 diabetes and their parents.
- Impact of continuous glucose monitoring on diabetes management and marital relationships of adults with Type 1 diabetes and their spouses: a qualitative study.
- Infant Exposures and Development of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: The Diabetes Autoimmunity Study in the Young (DAISY).
- The incidence of severe hypoglycaemia in pregnant women with type 1 diabetes mellitus can be reduced with unchanged HbA1c levels and pregnancy outcomes in a routine care setting.
- Pharmacodynamics of the long-acting insulin analogues detemir and glargine following single doses and under steady-state conditions in patients with type 1 diabetes.
- A population-based study of risk factors for severe hypoglycaemia in a contemporary cohort of childhood-onset type 1 diabetes.
- Associations and interactions between lipid profiles, retinopathy and nephropathy in patients with type 1 diabetes: the FinnDiane Study.
- Glycemic Control and Blood Glucose Monitoring Over Time in a Sample of Young Australians With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Type A Behavior and Risk of All-Cause Mortality, CAD, and CAD-Related Mortality in a Type 1 Diabetic Population.
- The Long-Term Effects of Type 1 Diabetes Treatment and Complications on Health-Related Quality of Life.
- Insulin oedema and treatment-induced neuropathy occurring in a 20-year-old patient with Type 1 diabetes commenced on an insulin pump.
- Prevalence of gluten-free diet adherence among individuals without celiac disease in the USA: results from the Continuous National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2009-2010.
- Pathogen-Specific Risk of Celiac Disease Following Bacterial Causes of Foodborne Illness: A Retrospective Cohort Study.
- Duodenal-mucosal bacteria associated with celiac disease in children.
- Gluten-Free Takeout: Which Cities Have The Most G-Free Friendly Restaurants?
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Timing of first solid food influences diabetes risk.
- Kids learn about diabetes at camp while having fun.
- Twins and sister to be face of national campaign by Diabetes Australia.
- INDYCAR: Kimball not letting diabetes slow him down.
- Oxford teen joins Juvenile Diabetes delegation, Idol winner in D.C.
- Ketoacidosis rates remain troubling in juvenile type 1 diabetes.
- Diabetics outraged over quality of testing meters.
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Last Updated: Thursday January 22, 2015 14:27:47
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