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.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- Accuracy of test strips in the US matters. Please do your part by writing your elected officials.
New This Week
- On September 1, 2013, Marissa Town, the inspiration for CWD, delivered a healthy baby boy.
- The IDF has published a special issue of Diabetes Voice that focuses on diabetes in children.
- TuDiabetes Live Interview with Bennet Dunlap about Strip Safely.
- Applications for the American Diabetes Association 2014 National Youth Advocate are due by September 20, 2013.
- Last week's poll asked readers about who cares for their child with diabetes while their child is at school. This week's poll asks our readers about where their child checks their glucose while at school.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Why Me? Why Did I Have To Get Diabetes? by Robert Messinger and Laura Messinger.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Our 4 year old daughter Rachel, pumping with a blue Minimed pump named Blossom, has been learning about Heaven in her Sunday School class. One afternoon while discussing Heaven I informed her that there is no diabetes in Heaven and she got excited and asked, "So when I go to Heaven I can leave Blossom at home?" Well yesterday, out of the blue she decided that she no longer wanted to go to Heaven. When I asked her why? Her response was, "Because I love my diabetes and would miss Blossom!" Out of the mouths of Babes....
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your six-year-old child announces that she didn't get high at that party and you know exactly what she meant, but the person next to you just looks at the two of you with a concerned face. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My son was spilling ketones with an elevated blood sugar last night so we gave him water and extra insulin. Overnight he was low. Ketones returned this morning. Was this just due to dehydration? At what point do I call the doctor? I'm confused by the off and on ketones.
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
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Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Artificial Pancreas ‘Security System’ Could Be a Life-Saver.
- Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: August 2013 Edition.
- Good News, Bad News: TrialNet’s Bittersweet World.
- The Thicker Envelope.
- C-peptide preserves the renal microvascular architecture in the streptozotocin-induced diabetic rat.
- Association between Vitamin D Metabolism Gene Polymorphisms and Risk of Islet Autoimmunity and Progression to Type 1 Diabetes: The Diabetes Autoimmunity Study in the Young (DAISY).
- Frontal gray matter atrophy in middle aged adults with type 1 diabetes is independent of cardiovascular risk factors and diabetes complications.
- The Systemic Immune Network in Recent Onset Type 1 Diabetes: Central Role of Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist (DIATOR Trial). Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Pharmacokinetics Modeling of Exogenous Glucagon in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Patients.
- Transition experiences and health care utilization among young adults with type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Using the Internet-based upload blood glucose monitoring and therapy management system in patients with type 1 diabetes.
- Disordered Eating Common in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required.)
- Exploring diabetes type 1-related stigma. Free full text available in HTML format.
- Use of insulin degludec, a new basal insulin with an ultra-long duration of action, in basal-bolus therapy in type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
- Changes in basal rates and bolus calculator settings in insulin pumps during pregnancy in women with type 1 diabetes.
- Does the presence of thyroid antibodies affect the course and outcome of pregnancy in type 1 diabetic women?
- Impact of changes in metabolic control on progression to photocoagulation for clinically significant macular oedema: a 20 year study of type 1 diabetes.
- Obesity and metabolic surgery in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Blunted glucagon but not epinephrine responses to hypoglycemia occurs in youth with less than 1 yr duration of type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Insulin requirements in patients with diabetes and declining kidney function: differences between insulin analogues and human insulin? Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Celiac disease and autoimmune-associated conditions. 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 HTML and PDF formats.
- Life Events and the Onset of Celiac Disease from a Patient’s Perspective. Free full text PDF available via link.
- Narrow band imaging with magnification endoscopy for celiac disease: results from a prospective, single-center study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Antibodies against Food Antigens in Patients with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Beverly Hills boy braves Type 1 diabetes.
- The Long Run: Type-1 diabetic aims to complete first full marathon.
- Facebook is Not Evil Proves People with Diabetes .
- Dogs train to sniff out trouble for diabetics.
- More diabetics buying dogs that sniff out low blood sugar.
- Oregon Faith-Healing Parents Charged With Manslaughter In Daughter's Death From Diabetes.
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