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.
- Make plans to attend our Focus on Technology: Anaheim 2015 conference, to be held at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California from September 18 - 20, 2015.
New This Week
- Glu Research (and Legos!) at Friends for Life in Orlando.
- The Science Side of ADA 2015.
- Unpacking the Rising Cost of Insulin and What it Means for Patients.
- Last week's poll asked readers to describe themselves. This week's poll asks readers if they have their most recent basal rates, insulin-to-carb ratios, and correction factors written down.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Cheating Destiny by James S. Hirsch.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My 11 year old daughter sent me a text from school, "Left bludgeon kit at home." I thought, probably a good thing. I think she meant to send, "Left my blood kit at home."
- 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:
Pool Party a Week After Diagnosis?
Diabetes Care Products and Apps
- The IDF KiDS app offers diabetes management and prevention tips to teachers, parents, and children, and also features games on healthy eating and managing blood sugar.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- 11 Days: Giving the Bionic Pancreas a Workout.
- Balancing Diabetes: Siblings.
- Stop Telling Me How to Manage My Diabetes!
- Don't be Shy.
- Efficacy of dual-hormone artificial pancreas to alleviate the carbohydrate-counting burden of type 1 diabetes: A randomized crossover trial.
- Outpatient overnight glucose control with dual-hormone artificial pancreas, single-hormone artificial pancreas, or conventional insulin pump therapy in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes: an open-label, randomised controlled trial. See also Which artificial pancreas system is the best for children with type 1 diabetes?
- Artificial Pancreas (AP) Technology Take the Stage at the 75th Annual American Diabetes Association (ADA) Conference.
- Hope Ahead? Varying Approaches Progress Artificial Pancreas.
- Bionic pancreas effective therapy in preadolescent summer camp setting.
- Non-HLA gene effects on the disease process of type 1 diabetes: From HLA susceptibility to overt disease.
- Alpha-1 antitrypsin therapy is safe and well tolerated in children and adolescents with recent onset type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Common Sequence Variation in the VEGFC Gene Is Associated with Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema.
- Family history and ethnicity influencing clinical presentation of type 1 diabetes in childhood.
- Parents' experiences 12 years after newborn screening for genetic susceptibility to type 1 diabetes and their attitudes to whole-genome sequencing in newborns.
- Extreme Beta-Cell Deficiency in Pancreata of Dogs with Canine Diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Euglycemic Diabetic Ketoacidosis: A Potential Complication of Treatment With Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibition.
- Frequent use of an automated bolus advisor improves glycemic control in pediatric patients treated with insulin pump therapy: results of the Bolus Advisor Benefit Evaluation (BABE) study.
- Characterization of metabolic responders on CSII treatment amongst children and adolescents in Denmark from 2007 to 2013.
- Insulin Pump and CGM Usage in the United States and Germany: Results of a Real-World Survey With 985 Subjects.
- Academic Achievement in Primary School in Offspring Born to Mothers With Type 1 Diabetes (the EPICOM Study): A Register-Based Prospective Cohort Study.
- Improving communication and recall of information in paediatric diabetes consultations: a qualitative study of parentsâ€™ experiences and views. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Assessing Nutritional Quality and Adherence to the Gluten-free Diet in Children and Adolescents with Celiac Disease.
- Screening for Celiac Disease in Type 1 Diabetes: A Systematic Review.
- I Don't Choose to Be Gluten-Free â€” I Have to Be.
- Gluten-free is not a fad diet for us.
- Co-occurrence of type 1 diabetes mellitus and celiac disease. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- A Grandparent's Story of Celiac Disease.
- Gluten-Free Glutton: I think I've found my ideal restaurant.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Diabetes patient, 8, designs colors for Ryan Blaney's Brickyard car.
- Nick Jonas reveals how his struggle with diabetes changes how he writes music.
- Lilly: Going to Camp with a NASCAR Driver and an Olympian.
- New Tool Gives Young Diabetes Patients Freedom.
- Summer Camp Helps Kids Live With Type 1 Diabetes.
- At Carolina Trails near Winston-Salem, diabetics find friends who understand.
- For active kids with type 1 diabetes, tubeless pump is 'game changer'.
- Student branded bulimic after gorging on 5,000 calories a day and weighing just 6st discovers she's actually diabetic.
- The app revolution for diabetics.
- An old-line diabetes drug may have new uses against diseases of aging.
- Weary of the needle jab, diabetics yearn for new form of insulin.
- Why Telus decided to get behind the fight to cure Type 1 diabetes by hosting nationwide walks.
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