Of Continuing Interest
- If you're coming to CWD's Focus on Technology: Anaheim 2014 conference and plan to attend the Nightscout Installation Workshop, please register for the workshop so we know how many people are coming.
- Make plans to attend Friends for Life 2015, to be held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort from Monday, July 6th, through Sunday, July 12th, 2015. Our hotel block is open for reservations, and conference registration will open later this year.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- How can people without diabetes understand what living with diabetes is really like? Share your experiences -- Walk With D.
New This Week
- CWD's Focus on Technology: Anaheim 2014 conference, to be held at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California, from October 24-26, 2014, is sold out. To add your name to the waiting list, please contact Laura Billetdeaux at .
- Last week's poll asked about their plans for Halloween. This week's poll asks readers if their diabetes care team lets them choose the products they use.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Ultimate Guide to Accurate Carb Counting by Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
One evening, after dinner, our daughter who has diabetes asked me to get her some Hershey's Kisses to eat. I grabbed the bag as her siblings also asked for some. I gave two to her sister, then I gave my daughter two. She said, "Please give me another one; I bolused for three." Her non-diabetic sister quickly chimed it, "Well, I bolused for five."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your husband names his internet gaming character "Lancet." See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
I work to keep my 11-year-old in a tight range, 4 to 7 mmol/L [72 to 125 mg/dl]. Such tight control is not the norm for someone her age. Why is this? Why are expected ranges higher?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
To TrailNet or Not?
- Our List of Gluten Free Candy will help families with celiac to make an informed choice on what to enjoy on Halloween.
Support and Advocacy
- Glucose Monitoring Matters â€“ An Advocacy Report.
- NASCAR fans can vote for their favorite driver -- including Ryan Reed, NASCAR's only driver with type 1 diabetes.
Studies and Surveys
- Researchers at the University of South Florida (USF) are looking for people age 18 or over who have diabetes and who have experienced transitioning from pediatric to an adult physician for diabetes, and for health care providers who care for children or young adults with diabetes, to participate in a Diabetes Transition Experiences Study.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Highlights from the Consensus Conference on Glucose Monitoring | diaTribe.
- When Good Insulin Goes BAD.
Products, Services and Books
- How and why we are working with the FDA: background and a brief summary of the recent meeting with the FDA about the Nightscout project.
- Generation of Functional Human Pancreatic Î² Cells In Vitro. See also From stem cells to billions of human insulin-producing cells and Scientist hopes stem cells will lead to diabetes cure.
- FOXO1 inhibition yields functional insulin-producing cells in human gut organoid cultures. See also It May Take Guts to Cure Diabetes.
- Time Lag of Glucose From Intravascular to Interstitial Compartment in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Absence of Glucagon and Insulin Action Reveals a Role for the Glucagon-like Peptide-1 Receptor in Endogenous Glucose Production.
- Estimated insulin sensitivity predicts regression of albuminuria in Type 1 diabetes.
- Life expectancy of people with type 1 diabetes in the past and today.
- Hemoglobin A1c Levels and Risk of Severe Hypoglycemia in Children and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes from Germany and Austria: A Trend Analysis in a Cohort of 37,539 Patients between 1995 and 2012. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- GLP-1 analogues in treatment of type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Mental health in adolescents with Type 1 diabetes: results from a large population-based study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Quality of life in intensively treated youths with early-onset type 1 diabetes: a population-based survey.
- Amplitude of accommodation in type 1 diabetes.
- Relationship of clinical and microbiological variables in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus and periodontitis.
- Report of a 7 year case-control study of continuous intraperitoneal insulin infusion and subcutaneous insulin therapy among patients with poorly controlled type 1 diabetes mellitus: Favourable effects on hypoglycaemic episodes.
- Painful fat necrosis resulting from insulin injections. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Nutritional assessment of gluten-free diet. Is gluten-free diet deficient in some nutrient?
- Can Celiac Disease Affect the Brain?
- The Gluten Detecting Device You'll Want to Own. See also 6SensorLabs for more information.
- Parent Experiences Raising Young People with Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease.
- What If Gluten Sensitivity Isn't Just About Gluten?
- Not gluten-free, but . . . Biochemist lays groundwork for celiac-safe wheat.
Legal and Legislative
- The Influence of New European Union Driverâ€™s License Legislation on Reporting of Severe Hypoglycemia by Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Sigh of relief: Tech gives PCSD parents peace of mind.
- When diabetes is your running buddy.
- 5 Uncommon Diabetes Diagnoses.
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