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 7-8, 2013. Faculty include Henry Anhalt, DO, Ed Damiano, PhD, Korey Hood, PhD, Jeremy Pettus, MD, Jill Weissberg-Benchell, PhD, CDE, Marissa Town, BSN, RN, Natalie Bellini, BSN, RN, CDE, and Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE, who was named AADE's 2013 Diabetes Educator of the Year.
New This Week
- Be sure to participate in the Big Blue Test.
- Add your voice to the You Can Do This “Diabetes Won’t Stop Me” Campaign.
- Last week's poll asked readers about the time of day they are most worried about hypoglycemia. This week's poll asks our readers how much time they spend each day on diabetes care tasks.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Type 1 Diabetes and Babysitting by Stacey Smith-Bradfield and Dayna Frei.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
After recently buying "Mary Poppins" on DVD, our 6 kids went around singing all the songs. Well, John, our pumping 5 year old son had to put his own twist on "A Spoonful of Sugar." His version goes:Just a bolus full of insulin makes my sugars come down,
sugars come down,
sugars come down.
In the most painless way!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you go to tell the person in front of you that their pump tubing is hanging out, only to realize that it's the headphone wire connected to their iPod. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My son wears a CGM, wakes up at night if I do a fingerstick. Is it safe to do a correction without a fingerstick check? I assume the CGM may be off by about 20%?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Puberty Experts: A Question
Support and Advocacy
- JDRF is encouraging everyone to take the T1D for a Day Text Challenge.
- The University of Florida Pediatric Endocrinology presents the 6th Annual World Diabetes Day Photo Contest. This is your chance to be creative and promote diabetes awareness. Blue circles are the global symbol associated with diabetes. So, take a picture that includes one or more blue circles and send it to us. Single person or group shots are welcome. The contest entry deadline is Thursday, November 14. Winners will be announced on November 22, 2013. For complete details, download the entry form.
- People with Diabetes Can Raise Their Pants as High as Anyone Else.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Guest Post: Preparing for the Unimaginable.
- Raising the Roof on Diabetes Research & Innovation.
- What A High Blood Sugar Feels Like.
- Teens with Diabetes: Freedom is Their Secret Drug.
- Karmel's Story: I No Longer Fear My 'Pre-Existing Condition'.
- In Praise of Diabetes Unawareness.
- How I Conquered Feeling Powerless After My Son Was Diagnosed With Diabetes.
- A Life in Pursuit of Diabetes Education: T1 Prof. Keith Campbell.
- Type 1 Diabetes: One Year Later.
- Diabetes Diagnosis.
Products, Services and Books
- JDRF has a new Teen Toolkit.
- The Magi Kickstarts Fantasy Epic To Teach Kids About Diabetes.
- Transplantation of human islets without immunosuppression.
- The trends and the risk of type 1 diabetes over the past 40 years: an analysis by birth cohorts and by parental migration background in Sweden. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Genetic and Epigenetic Factors in Etiology of Diabetes Mellitus Type 1.
- Exenatide Treatment for 6 Months Improves Insulin Sensitivity in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Early Adolescent Relationship Predictors of Emerging Adult Outcomes: Youth With and Without Type 1 Diabetes.
- Examining mealtime behaviors in families of young children with type 1 diabetes on intensive insulin therapy.
- Remote Glucose Monitoring in Camp Setting Reduces the Risk of Prolonged Nocturnal Hypoglycemia.
- Psychopathology and continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion in type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Severe diabetic nephropathy in type 1 diabetes and pregnancy - a case series.
- Type 1 diabetes, diabetic nephropathy, and pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-study.
- Early Feeding and Risk of Celiac Disease in a Prospective Birth Cohort.
- The anti-transglutaminase auto-antibodies in children's saliva with a suspect coeliac disease: clinical study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- High prevalence of celiac disease in Swedish children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes and the relation to the Swedish epidemic of celiac disease: a cohort study.
- What is Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity?
- Celiac? Gluten-free Is The Bread To Your Butter.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Possible cause of juvenile diabetes found in Italy.
- Va. girl among first teens to test artificial pancreas.
- Diabetes Cold Nighttime Sweat Seen Ended With Artificial Pancreas.
- Cells offer hope for Type 1 diabetes.
- Kathleen's 60 years of living with diabetes.
- Dear Parents of a Newly Diagnosed Type 1 Diabetic.
- Deerfield family seeks type 1 diabetes cure.
- Lititz Man starts organization to help those with diabetes.
- Mystrom memoir shares story of living with diabetes.
- Mackenzie Douthit: I’m Risking My Life For My Second Baby.
- JDRF Presents New Guide for Parents of Teenagers with Type 1 Diabetes.
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