Of Continuing Interest
- Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Cincinnati 2013, to be held at the Cincinnati Marriott North at Union Centre in West Chester, Ohio from December 6-8, 2013.
New This Week
- Accuracy of test strips in the US matters. Please do your part by writing your elected officials.
- NewsFlash: FDA Responds to StripSafely Campaign.
- Last week's poll asked parents if they have a 504 plan for their child at school. This week's poll asks our readers about who cares for their child with diabetes while their child is at school.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Smart Woman's Guide to Diabetes by Amy Stockwell Mercer.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Our 4-year-old son Willy, who was diagnosed when he was two, has been judging how low or high his blood sugar is feeling. One day I asked him if he was feeling like his blood sugar was low or high. He held his hand at his shoulder level and said, "I think it's about here."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your child practices her math facts using her MultiClix lancing device as a counter! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
I have had diabetes about 30 years and am worried my children will get it. So, I checked my son's blood sugar when he was acting "off." It was actually low. How concerned should I be?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Dealing with D trash everywhere
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- The Friend for Life Award.
- Just Alone – Friends for Life.
- The Coolest Awards Show in Diabetes.
- Diabetes Art Day Special Edition: STRIP SAFELY.
- ‘The Human Trial’: Filming Diabetes Cure Research in Action.
- Meet College Diabetes Network: You’re Not Alone on Campus Anymore.
- Going Solo.
- The Artificial Pancreas Project: KC Takes a Place in History.
- Coxsackievirus B1 Is Associated With Induction of beta-Cell Autoimmunity That Portends Type 1 Diabetes.
- Determination of C-peptide in children: when is it useful?
- Effect of abatacept on immunogenicity of vaccines in individuals with type 1 diabetes.
- Key Protein Accelerates Diabetes in Two Ways.
- Heligmosomoides polygyrus infection reduces severity of type 1 diabetes induced by multiple low-dose streptozotocin in mice via STAT6- and IL-10-independent mechanisms.
- Diabetic Ketoacidosis at Diagnosis in Austrian Children: A Population-Based Analysis, 1989-2011.
- Time trends in mortality rates in type 1 diabetes from 2002 to 2011.
- Long-term outcome of insulin pump therapy in children with type 1 diabetes assessed in a large population-based case-control study.
- A contrast between children and adolescents with excellent and poor control: the T1D exchange clinic registry experience.
- Medical and psychological outcomes for young adults with Type 1 diabetes: no improvement despite recent advances in diabetes care.
- The Relationship Between Hemoglobin A1C in Youth With Type 1 Diabetes and Chaos in the Family Household.
- Effectiveness of Groups for Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Their Parents.
- Direct diabetes-related costs in young patients with early-onset, long-lasting type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Depression and adherence to treatment in diabetic children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.
- Use of a web 2.0 portal to improve education and communication in young patients with families: randomized controlled trial. Free full text available in HTML format.
- Patients with Type 1 diabetes consuming alcoholic spirits have an increased risk of microvascular complications.
- Rationale Use of GLP-1 Receptor Agonists in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Renal glucose handling in diabetes and sodium glucose cotransporter 2 inhibition. Free full text available in HTML format.
- Type 1 diabetes and celiac disease: The effects of gluten free diet on metabolic control. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Burden of illness and use of health care services before and after celiac disease diagnosis in children.
- Potential New Mechanisms of Placental Damage in Celiac Disease: Anti-Transglutaminase Antibodies Impair Human Endometrial Angiogenesis. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Diagnostic accuracy of a new point-of-care screening assay for celiac disease. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- A novel serogenetic approach determines the community prevalence of celiac disease and informs improved diagnostic pathways. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Gluten Intolerant Chef Launches Weezie's Gluten-Free Bakery in Fort Lauderdale.
- New Approach to Celiac Testing Identifies More at Risk.
- Recent diet fad requires more than avoiding gluten.
Legal and Legislative
- Doctor Must Answer for Diabetic's Death in Jail .
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- New Reverse Vaccine Brings Hope as a Possible Type 1 Diabetes Treatment.
- Parents: Store policy discriminates against diabetics.
- Brantford native climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro.
- Center stage in diabetes battle.
- Diabetes awareness mission takes flight.
- Roughrider and Type 1 diabetic John Chick lives his football dream.
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