Of Continuing Interest
- 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 is open.
- Make plans to attend Friends for Life Canada 2015, to be held at the Marriott Gateway on the Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, from October 23-25, 2015. Our hotel block is open for reservations and conference registration is open.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- Applications for the 2015 Diabetes Scholars Foundation College Scholarships are now online.
New This Week
- The 2015 Spare A Rose, Save A Child campaign was once again a success. See also Spare a Rose: 2015 Results.
- ATTD 2015 Report: "The Premier Conference for Diabetes Technology".
- Last week's poll asked insulin pump users how often they change their infusion set. This week's poll asks readers how they dispose of their sharps at home.
- 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:
On his first appointment after being diagnosed, the nurse was discussing injection sites with our son. "Where do you get your shots?" she asked, meaning, arm, hip, etc. "It all depends," our then 5-year-old explained. "Sometimes in the kitchen, sometimes in the bathroom!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your child practices her math facts using her MultiClix lancing device as a counter! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My teen son says it is not fair to punish him for behavior that occurs when his blood sugar is quite elevated. Is there a specific blood sugar reading beyond which he cannot control his anger?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
- We've updated our list of diabetes camps to help you find a camp near you.
- Register today for JDRF's 5th Annual TypeOneNation Research Summit on Saturday, March 7th in Bethesda, Maryland. The Summit is a free, all-day educational and networking opportunity for the type 1 diabetes (T1D) community. In addition to the main program, the Summit offers a youth program and a teen track and two optional morning workshops: Taking T1D to School and Managing T1D During Sports and Exercise with Gary Scheiner. To register and for complete details, please visit www.jdrfsummit.org.
- Death Of 22 Year Old Will Hauver Prompts "Diabetes Egg Crack On The Head Challenge".
Studies and Surveys
- PERL (Preventing Early Renal Loss in Diabetes) is a clinical trial for people with type 1 diabetes who have early signs of kidney problems. Our goal is to test a new way to reduce loss of kidney function using a safe and inexpensive medicine. We are seeking adults with type 1 diabetes to participate in our study.
- The T1D Exchange Living Biobank collects blood samples needed by the scientific community for type 1 research and stores additional samples for future use. Please join.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Reacting, Belatedly, to the New York Times' "Midnight, Three, and Six".
- Where Do I Fit In? Defining Type 1 Diabetes Research.
- Bigfoot Biomedical Sets its Sights on Simplifying Type 1 Diabetes Management.
- The Diabetes Community Oscar Awards!
- FDA Hears Diabetes Community Voice on Device Data Rules.
- The Normal Life of a Child with Diabetes.
- I Will Never Be Cured: Life with diabulimia.
- Helping Someone with T1D and Eating Disorders.
- Type 1 Diabetes Memes.
- T1D Exchange Presents Data on New Form of Glucagon "Rescue" Treatment for Severe Hypoglycemia.
- Glucagon receptor antibody completely suppresses type 1 diabetes phenotype without insulin by disrupting a novel diabetogenic pathway.
- Effects of sitagliptin on counterregulatory and incretin hormones during acute hypoglycaemia in patients with type 1 diabetes: a randomized double blind placebo-controlled cross-over study.
- The Dynamics of the Human Infant Gut Microbiome in Development and in Progression toward Type 1 Diabetes.
- Microfabricated microporous membranes reduce the host immune response and prolong the functional lifetime of a closed-loop insulin delivery implant in a type 1 diabetic rat model.
- In Vivo Performance and Biocompatibility of a Subcutaneous Implant for Real-Time Glucose-Responsive Insulin Delivery.
- Long-term cultured neonatal islet cell clusters demonstrate better outcomes for reversal of diabetes: in vivo and molecular profiles.
- Insulin degludec in combination with bolus insulin aspart is safe and effective in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
- Glucose-lowering effect and glycemic variability of insulin glargine, insulin detemir, and insulin lispro protamine in people with type 1 diabetes.
- The interrelationship of HbA1c and real-time continuous glucose monitoring in children with type 1 diabetes.
- Incidence and risk factors for severe and symptomatic hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes. Results of the HYPOS-1 study.
- Impact of Parental Socioeconomic Status on Excess Mortality in a Population-Based Cohort of Subjects With Childhood-Onset Type 1 Diabetes.
- Racial-Ethnic Disparities in Management and Outcomes Among Children With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Mealtime Behavior and Diabetes-Specific Parent Functioning in Young Children With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Association Between Diabetes Treatment Adherence and Parent-Child Agreement Regarding Treatment Responsibilities.
- Insulin sensitivity and complications in type 1 diabetes: New insights.
- Two case reports of retained steel insulin pump infusion set needles.
- One center in Brussels has consistently had the lowest HbA1c values in the 4 studies (1994-2009) by the Hvidoere International Study Group on Childhood Diabetes: What are the "recipes"?
- Glycaemic load versus carbohydrate counting for insulin bolus calculation in patients with type 1 diabetes on insulin pump.
- Weight-based hypoglycaemia treatment protocol for adults with Type 1 diabetes: a randomized crossover clinical trial.
- Multisystem Morbidity and Mortality in Offspring of Women With Type 1 Diabetes (The EPICOM Study): A Register-Based Prospective Cohort Study.
- Long term trends in oral antidiabetic drug use among children and adolescents in the Netherlands.
- Small Amounts of Gluten in Subjects with Suspected Nonceliac Gluten Sensitivity: a Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Cross-Over Trial.
- Vascular risk factors in children, adolescents, and young adults with type 1 diabetes complicated by celiac disease: results from the DPV initiative.
- Cheerios Will Now Really Be 'Gluten-Free'.
- Gluten-Free Glutton: Here's a 'diet' that needs a new name.
Legal and Legislative
- Moving Toward a National Medical Device Postmarket Surveillance System.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Reed overcomes diabetes to win. See also NXS: Ryan Reed Passes Keselowski for First Career Win - Daytona 2015.
- Queen meets 'incredible' diabetes sufferers including teenage daughter of Liverpool football boss at St James's Palace reception.
- A Pancreas in a Capsule.
- Emergency insulin could have saved man's life.
- Diabetic refused access to insulin by Moncton sheriffs.
- NASCAR Driver Ryan Reed Takes First Place At Daytona International Speedway.
- American Diabetes Association Names Kevin L. Hagan Next CEO.
- JDRF and Janssen Partner to Drive Novel Type 1 Diabetes Research Concept.
- Tandem Diabetes Care Launches t:simulator Demonstration App.
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