Of Continuing Interest
- CWD's Friends for Life Orlando 2014 will 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
- If you are coming to Friends for Life Orlando 2014 and are interested in diabetes advocacy, consider signing up for the MasterLab Diabetes Advocates all-day diabetes advocacy summit. Registered participants in FFL can register for the MasterLab for FREE using the discount code FFL2014.
- Pump trials, TrialNet screening, celiac screening, and retinal screening are available at Friends for Life 2014.
- Last week's poll asked our readers if their diabetes team provides emotional support. This week's poll asks our readers when they last refilled their glucagon prescription.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Raising Teens with Diabetes: A Survival Guide for Parents by Moira McCarthy.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
I came downstairs one afternoon and my son Max (age 10, dx 4 years ago) said, "Mom, I was 28!" I said "Oh my gosh (panic rising in my throat), did you get some juice? Do you need help?" "No," he said. "Not my blood sugar! 28 was my Wii Fit age!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your husband describes his personality as Type 1 instead of Type A. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
After my dentist put me on methylphenidate, my blood sugars were very high so I am not taking another dose. What would have caused the high? What do you recommend?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Does CGM reduce the number of finger pricks?
- The Diabetes UnConference, a peer-to-peer support conference for adults with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, will be held from March 13 - 15, 2015 at the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.
Studies and Surveys
- CWD readers are invited to participate in a survey on new insulin pump concepts being conducted by a diabetes-focused research company. Participants must be either using an insulin pump or on multiple daily injections of insulin. As a token of their appreciation, the research company will be making a donation to the online diabetes community of your choice. Please see the survey for more information.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- What Diabetes Couldn't Take.
- D-Blog Week: What Brings Me Down â€¦ and Then Back Up.
- 25 years.
- Teens Try Artificial Pancreases at Home.
- On Mother's Day: Lessons from a Certified T1D MOM.
- Diabetes Blog Week: Change the World, Change the Neighborhood.
- Diabetes: An Emotional Rollercoaster.
- Having a Healthy Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes: Advice from New Moms.
Products, Services and Books
- Need Help With U.S. Diabetes Supplies and Medications?
- A Randomized Trial of a Home System to Reduce Nocturnal Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes. See also New research shows how to keep diabetics safer during sleep and CU researcher helps Type 1 diabetics sleep better.
- Once-Weekly Exenatide as Adjunct Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Patients Receiving Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion Therapy.
- Feasibility Study of a Bio-inspired Artificial Pancreas in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Gluten-free diet reduces risk of type 1 diabetes in mice. See also Could a maternal gluten-free diet protect offspring against type 1 diabetes?
- A Comparative Effectiveness Analysis of Three Continuous Glucose Monitors: The Navigator, G4 Platinum, and Enlite. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Insulin Pump-Associated Adverse Events in Children and Adolescents-A Prospective Study.
- Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion in Preschool Children: Butt or Tummy, Which Is the Best Infusion Set Site?
- Variations in the quality and sustainability of long-term glycaemic control with continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion.
- Factors associated with glycemic control in adult type 1 diabetes patients treated with insulin pump therapy.
- Challenges contributing to disrupted transition from paediatric to adult diabetes care in young adults with Type 1 diabetes.
- Importance of Exercise in the Control of Metabolic and Inflammatory Parameters at the Moment of Onset in Type 1 Diabetic Subjects.
- Psychological Support for Children with Diabetes: Are the Guidelines Being Met?
- Predictors of increasing BMI during the course of diabetes in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes: data from the German/Austrian DPV multicentre survey.
- Metabolic control and its variability are major risk factors for microalbuminuria in children with type 1 diabetes.
- Effect of Excess Gestational Weight Gain on Pregnancy Outcomes in Women With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Discrepancy in term calculation from second trimester ultrasound scan versus last menstrual period in women with type 1 diabetes.
- Patient safety and minimizing risk with insulin administration - role of insulin degludec. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Coeliac disease presenting as severe hypoglycaemia in youth with Type 1 diabetes.
- Celiac disease in adult patients: specific autoantibodies in the diagnosis, monitoring, and screening. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Inflammatory bowel disease and celiac disease: Overlaps and differences. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Current status of drugs in development for celiac disease.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Many Type 1 diabetics living with disease 50-plus years, study seeks to know why.
- Kris Freeman: Four-Time Olympic Athlete and Type I Diabetic.
- Dalby ironwoman Jane achieves Australian first.
- Diabetes can't stop Harriton defender.
- Hospital's Insulin Pen Misuse Leads to Testing of 4,200 Patients.
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