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.
- Applications for the American Diabetes Association 2014 National Youth Advocate are due by September 20, 2013.
New This Week
- Last week's poll asked readers how often they think about diabetes during the day. This week's poll asks our readers about their insulin regimen.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Through the Looking Glass: Seeing diabetes from your child's perspective by Dr Rachel Besser.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
The day after my daughter started pumping, she experienced a low, so I decided to pick her up from school. Imagine my surprise when the nurse told me "She's suspended." As she realized my eyes had widened, she corrected herself, saying, "Oh, I meant her pump."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you wake up in the night, see the projection clock that says "5:30" and you think your child's blood sugar is 530! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Do you have type 1 if you test positive for all three antibodies? Can you test positive for antibodies later because you have been on exogenous insulin?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Temp Basals - when do you use them?
- UK families are invited to a Flying with Diabetes Day, to be held on Saturday, 12 October, from 11am until 3.30pm at Duxford Airfield’s Imperial War Museum, the UK's premier aviation museum.
Studies and Surveys
- Leslie Liu, a PhD candidate in Biomedical and Health Informatics at the University of Washington, is conducting a survey on Staying in Touch with Friends: Technology Use by Children with Chronic Health Conditions. CWD families are encouraged to participate.
- 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!
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Enter diaTribe's Test Strip Giveaway to win a year of glucose test strips.
- Freestylin’ in Israel with the Navigator II CGM.
- Type 1 Lifer Shares How to Be a Savvy Diabetic.
- Ways to Avoid Diabetes Complications: Talking to Joslin’s Dr. George L. King.
- Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus in U.S. Youth in 2009: The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study.
- Factors Associated with Maternal Reported Actions to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes in the First Year of the TEDDY Study.
- Children followed in the TEDDY study are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at an early stage of disease.
- Age at first introduction to complementary foods is associated with sociodemographic factors in children with increased genetic risk of developing type 1 diabetes.
- The timing of introduction of complementary foods and later health.
- Early postnatal growth in children with HLA-conferred susceptibility to type 1 diabetes.
- Vitamin d intake and risk of type 1 diabetes: a meta-analysis of observational studies.
- Human C-reactive protein induces endothelial dysfunction in biobreeding diabetic rats. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Longitudinal evaluation of Endothelial Function in children and adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: a long term follow up study.
- Site of initial diabetes education does not affect metabolic outcomes in children with T1DM.
- Basal insulin analogues in the management of diabetes mellitus: What progress have we made?
- Sodium–Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors for Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
- Survey on quality of life in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes in China.
- Use of proton pump inhibitors and subsequent risk of celiac disease.
- Celiac Disease - Prevention Strategies through Early Infant Nutrition.
- Cardiovascular disease risk factor profiles in children with celiac disease on gluten-free diets.
- 10 Healthy Gluten-Free Recipes (Photos).
- Dear Gluten Dude: My Family Members Call Celiac a Fad Disease. Oh ... and They’re Doctors.
- Is Gluten Content to Blame for the Rise of Celiac Disease?
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Diabetic Children Test Bionic Pancreas At Mass. Camp.
- Seattle Children's helping families manage Type 1 diabetes.
- School's nurse staffing keeps diabetic student out of class.
- Madison Clinic Helps Young Diabetes Patients Manage Their Own Care.
- Type 1 Diabetes: Challenge for Kids and Adults Awaiting a Cure.
- Sailing with Diabetes.
- Fifth-grader with Type 1 diabetes has support system.
- 'I won't let diabetes stop my music career'.
- Diabetes expert Dr. Louis Philipson stresses importance of accurate diagnosis.
- Madyson Siragusa, 11-Year-Old With Diabetes, Denied Permission To Have Service Dog In School.
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