Of Continuing Interest
- 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
- Last week's poll asked our readers how they usually check for ketones. This week's poll asks our readers how much of a financial burden paying for diabetes care and supplies places on their family.
- The Featured Book of the Week is My Life as a Pancreas: Reflections on Raising a Child with Diabetes by Priscilla Call Essert.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My seven year old daughter was recently diagnosed with diabetes. A couple of weeks ago, my five year old son Brian told me that he wasn't feeling well because he cut his finger and saw the "hydrates coming out."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you wake in the middle of the night unable to sleep, roll over and gaze at your hunky husband just as the inevitable thought crosses your mind--better go take a quick blood sugar check. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
To stop fainting episodes when menstruating, my daughter was put on an oral contraceptive, which causes high blood sugars and weight gain. Is this a common phenomenon? Is there any other way to alleviate severe menstrual symptoms? And, are there long term hazards of being on the pill too long?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
I am up and running with the CGM in the cloud!
Studies and Surveys
- Dr. Lois Jovanovic - in partnership with Sansum Diabetes Research Institute, Dr. Denice Feig of Mount Sinai Hospital, and JDRF - seeks women with type 1 diabetes who are planning pregnancy or are in their first trimester of pregnancy to participate in the CONCEPTt trial.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Dispatches from Friends for Life.
- Now, We Wait.
- The KISS of Diabetes Advocacy.
- "Is The Patient Unconscious?"
- 10 More Things Not to Say to a Person With Diabetes.
- Diabulimia: It's Real and It's Dangerous.
- The bionic pancreas data in the NEJM.
- Multicenter Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery Study Points to Challenges for Keeping Blood Glucose in a Safe Range by a Control Algorithm in Adults and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes from Various Sites.
- Low-Dose Otelixizumab Anti-CD3 Monoclonal Antibody DEFEND-1 Study: Results of the Randomized Phase III Study in Recent-Onset Human Type 1 Diabetes.
- Short-term effects of NPH insulin, insulin detemir and insulin glargine on the GH - IGF-I - IGFBP axis in patients with type 1 diabetes.
- Changes in Glucose and Fat Metabolism in Response to the Administration of a Hepato-Preferential Insulin Analog.
- The effect of autoimmunity on the development time of microvascular complications in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Estimating insulin demand for protein-containing foods using the food insulin index.
- The management of type 1 diabetes in Australian primary schools.
- Accessibility of the reference center as a protective factor against ketoacidosis at the onset of diabetes in children.
- Factors affecting health adaptation of Chinese adolescents with type 1 diabetes: A path model testing.
- Lower bifidobacteria counts in adult patients with celiac disease on a gluten-free diet. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Impaired epithelial integrity in the duodenal mucosa in early stages of celiac disease.
- Risk of Infertility in Patients with Celiac Disease: a meta-analysis of observational studies. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Celiac disease in children from Madeira island and its prevalence in first degree relative. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Diabetes hasn't slowed Ryan Reed's drive for NASCAR excellence.
- Shelburne golfer aims to send diabetic youth to camp.
- CMN hero with diabetes wants to be a doc to help other.
- Researchers invent nanotech microchip to diagnose type-1 diabetes.
- This crowd-funding campaign would give every diabetic child a high-tech teddy bear.
- Novartis to license Google "smart lens" technology.
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