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.
- Coming to Friends for Life Orlando 2014? Please join your friends at the Diabetes Scholars Foundation's Party Polynesian Style Fundraiser.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Anaheim 2014 conference, to be held at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California, from October 24-26, 2014.
New This Week
- Last week's poll asked our readers how they chose the glucose meter that they use most often. This week's poll asks our readers how often they get a retinal photograph.
- 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:
On top of the cookies in the cookie jar is a paper with 6c. (6 Carbohydrates) each written on it. Upon returning from getting a cookie, my non-diabetic nephew says, "I don't have 6 cents to pay for each one of these cookies." My 5 year old diabetic son said, "It's carbs, not cents!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your son opens the car door at church and laughs because there's a test strip on the parking lot - and of course it's the type you use! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
The endocrinologist has recommended we put our daughter on a pump before she starts kindergarten in the fall. Our daughter is not interested. What are its advantages compared to pens?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Overnight Field Trip
- Get your own Peace, Love & Insulin Tee and help support the Diabetes Scholars Foundation.
Studies and Surveys
- Ruth Gomez, a graduate student at Chapman University, is conducting a research study about conversations between parents and their children with type 1 diabetes. She is especially interested in learning more about parent perceptions, concerns, and awareness about mental health complications resulting from type 1 diabetes. Ruth is looking for parents and/or legal guardians residing in Orange County, California with children who have been living with type 1 diabetes for over a year. Participants will be asked to sit for one interview session lasting approximately 90 minutes. The interviews will be audio taped and will take place in the comfort and convenience of the participant's home. If you would like to participate and don't live in Orange County, please contact Ruth via email at .
- The Celiac Disease Genomic Environmental Microbiome and Metabolomic Study enrolls infants who have a first-degree relative with celiac disease.
- Michele Palk, Master of Psychology student in Toronto, Ontario, seeks kids age 10 or over to participate in a survey on their Memories of Being Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. This survey is designed to help improve how health care professionals talk with young kids about type 1 diabetes at diagnosis.
- Qessential Medical is conducting a confidential online study among adults who have been diagnosed with Diabetes and those caring for children who have been diagnosed with Diabetes. If you qualify and complete the online survey, you will receive a monetary incentive for your time and participation. Contact Rebekah@QMMR.net or visit www.QMMR.net for more information.
- 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
- T2 Diabetes āPee Drugā Useful for Type 1 Too?
- Dear Tameka.
- Suiting Up.
- Dear Newbies.
- Dear Usher and The Diabetes Community....
- When Should Parents be the Diabetes Police?
- A T1 Tale of Two Nations.
- Diabetes, Complications, and Hope ā Letās Talk About It.
- Getting Insulin from Gut Cells: Diabetes Cure Research.
- Living With Type 1 Diabetes, Traveling With Medication.
- My Diabetes Confession.
- Diabetes Advocate David Edelman On His New Industry Role.
- Check Me Maybe (Diabetes Version).
- Changes in Diabetes-Related Complications in the United States, 1990-2010.
- Disease progression among 446 children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes located in Scandinavia, Europe, and North America during the last 27 yr.
- Assessment of a New Insulin Preparation for Implanted Pumps Used in the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes.
- Antibodies to lactobacilli and bifidobacteria in young children with different propensity to develop islet autoimmunity. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Distribution of C-Peptide and Its Determinants in North American Children at Risk for Type 1 Diabetes.
- Glycemic Control after 6 Days of Insulin Pump Reservoir Use in Type 1 Diabetes: Results of Double-Blind and Open-Label Cross-Over Trials of Insulin Lispro and Insulin Aspart.
- A1c, glucose variability and hypoglycemia risk in patients with type 1 diabetes.
- Risk factors for discontinuation of insulin pump therapy in pediatric and young adult patients.
- Effects of Insulin Detemir and NPH Insulin on Body Weight and Appetite-Regulating Brain Regions in Human Type 1 Diabetes: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Type 1 diabetes - impact on children and parents at diagnosis and 1 year subsequent to the child's diagnosis.
- The Impact of Parents' Sleep Quality and Hypoglycemia Worry on Diabetes Self-Efficacy.
- Suicide risk in type 1 diabetes mellitus: A systematic review.
- Empagliflozin, a sodium glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitor, in the treatment of type 1 diabetes.
- Lack of serologic evidence to link IgA nephropathy with celiac disease or immune reactivity to gluten. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Characterization of Adults With a Self-Diagnosis of Nonceliac Gluten Sensitivity.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Usherās son battling diabetes.
- Inspired by his little brother, BYU outfielder Kelton Caldwell doesn't let diabetes slow him down.
- Vaughn fights off diabetes while chasing his dream.
- Family learns how to deal with diabetes.
- Maria Menounos Gets Emotional Over Dad's Disease.
- Rocheās diabetes biz bounces backāfor now.
- Overnight home use of artificial pancreas āfeasible and beneficialā. See also Breakthrough JDRF-funded artificial pancreas study welcomed as new data reveals people with type 1 diabetes average ten hypos a week.
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