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.
- 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. Dexcom will also be holding G4 CGM trials for youth with type 1.
- 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.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- Kids ages 6-11 are needed for Bionic Pancreas trials this summer. Kids in the study will need to stay at either Camp Clara Barton or Camp Joslin for two weeks. The study in the girls' camp (Clara Barton Camp) takes place July 19 - Aug 1 and the study in the boys' camp (Camp Joslin) takes place Aug 2 - Aug 15.
- ISPAD needs volunteers for their 2014 conference, to be held in Toronto from September 3-6, 2014.
New This Week
- With Friends for Life Orlando 2014 being held next week, the What's New is taking a week off and will resume on Wednesday, July 11th.
- FDA Encourages Medical Device Data System Innovation.
- Last week's poll asked our readers if they have their basal rates and other information written down. This week's poll asks our readers if they know that family members can be screened for diabetes risk through Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Type 1 Teens: A Guide to Managing Your Life With Diabetes by Korey Hood, PhD.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
We recently painted my daughter's room. We gave her the choice of color. I picked out a pretty shade of pink and she said "No way!" I asked, "Why not? You want a pink room." She said, "I don't want any color that is on a ketone strip!" Sure enough, that was the color of moderate ketones!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your child holds up a box in the grocery store and, when you ask "How much?", the nice bystander says "$2.99" and your child says, "15 carbs for one serving." See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Hours after receiving her flu vaccine, my daughter's blood sugar spiked. Can the immune response from the flu shot cause this?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Going back to MDI - any advice?
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- You're Awesome!
- Freak out.
- Why I do nighttime checks.
- âYou can catch more flies with honey....â
- Case Number Five....
- Diabetes Advocate -- Revisted.
- Depression, or Just âDiabetes Distressâ? Not So Easy to Define....
- Is Type 1 Diabetes "Going Viral"? Free full text available in PDF format.
- Microbial Exposure in Infancy and Subsequent Appearance of Type 1 Diabetes MellitusâAssociated Autoantibodies. See also Finnish study: Having a dog at home may prevent diabetes.
- Home use of closed-loop insulin delivery for overnight glucose control in adults with type 1 diabetes: a 4-week, multicentre, randomised crossover study.
- GAD autoantibody affinity in schoolchildren from the general population.
- Artificial pancreas: fuzzy logic and control of glycemia.
- Advanced Insulin Bolus Advisor based on Run-To-Run Control and Case-Based Reasoning.
- Gut microbiota, probiotics and diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Why do some patients with type 1 diabetes live so long? Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Fear of hypoglycemia in parents of children with type 1 diabetes.
- Shared Decision-Making Among Caregivers and Health Care Providers of Youth with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Fathers of Children With Type 1 Diabetes: Perceptions of a Father's Involvement From a Health Promotion Perspective.
- The effect of insurance status and parental education on glycemic control and cardiovascular disease risk profile in youth with Type 1 Diabetes.
- The social determinants of health for people with type 1 diabetes that progress to end-stage renal disease.
- Consensus statement on diabetes in children. Free full text available in PubReader format.
- Identifying Risk Factors for Severe Hypoglycemia in Hospitalized Patients with Diabetes.
- Type 1 diabetes and celiac disease: clinical overlap and new insights into disease pathogenesis.
- The HLA-DQ2 genotype selects for early intestinal microbiota composition in infants at high risk of developing coeliac disease.
- Separating the Wheat (Gluten) From the Chaff.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Apple, Google, Samsung to take on diabetes with wearables -- report.
- Mayor talks about her life with diabetes.
- Most patients with type 1 diabetes do not download, review glucose data.
- How diabetes and injury failed to stop Plymouth Commonwealth Games medalist Katherine Endacott.
- University of Alabama Catcher and Type I Diabetic, Molly Fichtner.
- Diabetes Scholars Foundation Announces 2014 Scholarship Recipients; Lilly Diabetes grants $200,000 for scholarships.
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