Of Continuing Interest
- Join your CWD friends and family for a Memorial Day Weekend at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida!
- Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life Orlando 2014, to be held at the Marriott World Center Resort in Orlando, Florida, from July 1-6, 2014.
- The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is once again offering scholarships to CWD's Friends for Life Orlando 2014
- Coming to Friends for Life Orlando 2014? Please join your friends at the Diabetes Scholars Foundation's Party Polynesian Style Fundraiser.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- Applications for College Scholarships from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation are now being accepted and must be received by April 15, 2014.
New This Week
- We added new photo galleries from Friends for Life 2013, Friends for Life 2012, Friends for Life 2011, and Friends for Life 2010.
- Last week's poll asked our readers how often they do a blood glucose check during the night. This week's poll asks our readers if they are concerned about the accuracy of their glucose meter.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Needles: A Memoir of Growing Up With Diabetes by Andie Dominick.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My 3 year old daughter was diagnosed with type 1 last year. We became involved with the JDRF walk/fundraiser. After the walk, when we had to check her blood sugar and give her insulin before lunch she looked very confused and proceeded to explain to us that it was no longer necessary to do these things because we had just "walked to cure diabetes."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your daughter wakes you up in the middle of the night and says, "Mommy, I'm beeping." See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My teen son is lonely and depressed, has developed bad habits, including rage bolusing. He refuses to go to therapy. What do you recommend?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Ketones 4.6, stomach bug for 2 days, ER or no?
Studies and Surveys
- A clinical study for a new needle-free glucagon for treatment of severe hypoglycemia in children is being conducted at several centers in the US. Of particular interest is kids ages 4-7. If you are interested in learning more about this study, please visit clinicaltrials.gov.
- PediaConnect, an early stage company with headquarters in Silicon Valley, is running an online survey for parents of kids with type 1 diabetes.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- URGENT: Please Help Arizonaâ€™s Legislature Protect Poor People With Diabetes.
- My Diabetes App Wishlist.
- Medicareâ€™s Lackluster Diabetes Coverage ... Letâ€™s Make Some Noise!
Products, Services and Books
- Timesulin, a smart insulin pen cap, seeks your help in funding its entry into the United States.
- Viruses and Type 1 diabetes: a dynamic labile equilibrium. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Post-breakfast closed-loop glucose control is improved when accompanied with carbohydrate-matching bolus compared to weight-dependent bolus.
- Population-based incidence of diabetes in Australian youth aged 10-18 yr: increase in type 1 diabetes but not type 2 diabetes.
- Residual C-peptide in type 1 diabetes: what do we really know?
- Exploratory Trial of Intranasal Administration of Glucagon-like Peptide-1 in Japanese Patients With Type 2 Diabetes.
- Growth Abnormalities in Children with Type 1 Diabetes, Juvenile Chronic Arthritis, and Asthma. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Xenoantibody response to porcine islet cell transplantation using GTKO, CD55, CD59, and fucosyltransferase multiple transgenic donors.
- Caprine pancreatic islet xenotransplantation into diabetic immunosuppressed BALB/c mice.
- Influence of the type of Basal insulin and other variables on clinical outcomes in children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Depression, metabolic control, and antidepressant medication in young patients with type 1 diabetes.
- Mental Health Problems among Adolescents with Early-Onset and Long-Duration Type 1 Diabetes and Their Association with Quality of Life: A Population-Based Survey. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Diabetes management in Swedish schools: a national survey of attitudes of parents, children, and diabetes teams.
- Contextual Factors Are Associated with Diet Quality in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Effects of advanced carbohydrate counting in patients with Type 1 diabetes: a systematic review.
- Dietary advices on carbohydrate intake for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes.
- Effect of mobile phone short text messages on glycaemic control in children with type 1 diabetes.
- Antecedent hypoglycaemia does not diminish the glycaemia-increasing effect and glucoregulatory responses of a 10 s sprint in people with type 1 diabetes.
- Impact of single and multiple sets of resistance exercise in type 1 diabetes.
- Substantial reductions in the number of diabetic ketoacidosis and severe hypoglycaemia episodes requiring emergency treatment lead to reduced costs after structured education in adults with Type 1 diabetes.
- Changes Over Time in High Out-of-Pocket Health-Care Burden in U.S. Adults With Diabetes, 2001â€“2011.
- Patient Perception of Midlevel Providers in Pediatric Diabetes Care.
- Postmortem Diagnosis of Diabetic Ketoacidosis Presenting as the "Dead-in-Bed Syndrome".
- Salivary microbiota and metabolome associated with celiac disease.
- The Shutdown of Celiac Disease-Related Gliadin Epitopes in Bread Wheat by RNAi Provides Flours with Increased Stability and Better Tolerance to Over-Mixing. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Life Lessons: Gluten-free restaurants.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Run to raise diabetes awareness reaches Halifax.
- Chesterfield parent says diabetic students are 'still in danger'.
- Keeping it under control.
- Riding seven continents.
- Competitive run offers support for childrenâ€™s diabetes.
- Every carb counts in managing diabetes.
- Youngster lobbies MPs on diabetes.
- Diabetic boy from Wilcot in Parliament.
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