Of Continuing Interest
- 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
- Photos from Friends for Life Orlando 2015 are now online.
- Parenting Your Teen with Type 1 Diabetes | diaTribe.
- Last week's poll asked readers if their child's school district train teachers, coaches and other non-nurse school staff to give insulin. This week's poll asks readers how diabetes has impacted their children who do not have it.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Breakthrough: Elizabeth Hughes, the Discovery of Insulin, and the Making of a Medical Miracle by Thea Cooper and Arthur Ainsberg.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My son Jacob was diagnosed at 20 months and is now just about 4 years old. Today our family went to our local JDRF chapter "Walk for a Cure." Jacob asked where we were going and I told him we were walking to find a cure for his diabetes. He thought for a few seconds and then asked me: "What's it look like?" I said, "excuse me?" This time, he didn't miss a beat and said: "If we are walking to find the cure, we need to know what it looks like so we will know if we find it." Out of the mouths of babes....
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you no longer say it's time for dinner -- instead you yell to everyone that it's time to check blood sugars. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My teenaged daughter's A1c is its highest. She often forgets to bolus and grazes a lot. Do all teens rebel against diabetes? How can I help her understand the importance of bolusing and a proper diet?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Fastclix vs Softclix?
- DKA - What You Need to Know.
- Diabetes Formation Flight USA 2015 is a formation flight of general aviation airplanes flown by pilots with type 1 diabetes which will fly in formation over a circuit course starting at Council Bluffs, Iowa on Friday September 18th, with stops at Rapid City, South Dakota, Boulder, Colorado, and Grand Island, Nebraska before returning to Council Bluffs on Sunday September 20th.
- Registration for the 2016 Diabetes UnConference is now open.
- Registration for the 2016 Caring and Sharing Weekend - Pump Pouches for Kids is now open.
Support and Advocacy
- AYUDA (American Youth Understanding Diabetes Abroad) is now accepting applications for its 2016 programs.
Studies and Surveys
- Closing the Loop: Participate in Our Automated Insulin Delivery Survey.
- Researchers at the University of South Florida (USF) are conducting a research study called "Distress in Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes: Links to Perceptions of Social Stigma and Peer-Support". The purpose of this research study is to examine the associations between the psychosocial issues of distress, social stigma and peer-support in young adults, ages 18-30 with type 1 diabetes (T1D).
- The ATG-GCSF New Onset Study is recruiting patients ages 12 to 45 within three months of diagnosis. If this is you or a member of your family, please enroll.
- 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 in School
- Our 504 plans can help you prepare for your child with type 1 to return to school.
- Managing Diabetes In School: From Pre-School To College.
- Back to School With T1D.
Diabetes Care Products and Apps
- For T1D Parents "Worry" is an Understatement.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Type 1 Diabetes and the Media - It's Getting Dangerous.
- Victory Over Diabetes with Tae Kwan Do.
- The Left Arm.
- The Hidden Cost of Diabetes Devices to Patients.
Products, Services and Books
- Maddie's Me Bag is a book that helps explain type 1 diabetes to grade school kids.
- Feasibility of screening for T1D and celiac disease in a pediatric clinic setting.
- Safety, efficacy and glucose turnover of reduced prandial boluses during closed-loop therapy in adolescents with type 1 diabetes: a randomized clinical trial.
- Influenza A virus antibodies show no association with pancreatic islet autoantibodies in children genetically predisposed to type 1 diabetes.
- Genome-wide analysis of DNA methylation in subjects with type 1 diabetes identifies epigenetic modifications associated with proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Kidney Dysfunction in Adult Offspring Exposed In Utero to Type 1 Diabetes Is Associated with Alterations in Genome-Wide DNA Methylation. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Urinary MicroRNA Profiling Predicts the Development of Microalbuminuria in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in HTML Reader format.
- Accuracy of Continuous Glucose Monitoring During Three Closed-Loop Home Studies Under Free-Living Conditions.
- Impact of new technologies on diabetes care. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- The relation between awareness of personal resources and metabolic control in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
- Hypoglycaemia in adults with insulin-treated diabetes in the UK: self-reported frequency and effects.
- The Role of Mobile Applications in Improving Alcohol Health Literacy in Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes: Help or Hindrance?
- Effectiveness of the Kids in Control of Food (KICk-OFF) structured education course for 11-16 year olds with Type 1 diabetes.
- Any Visit to the Eye Doctor in the Past 12 Months Among Adults Diagnosed With Diabetes, by Years Since Diabetes Diagnosis and by Age: United States, 2012-2013.
- Utilization of sorghum, rice, corn flours with potato starch for the preparation of gluten-free pasta.
- An Inside Look at Celiac Disease in Children.
- Stress and the Celiac: How to Fuel Research and Solve Challenges.
- Pill allows celiac sufferers to ingest gluten.
- Proactive Approach Needed to Manage Celiac Disease in Type 1 Diabetes.
Legal and Legislative
- Paramedic fired for her diabetes wins disability discrimination suit.
- New Hawaii law expands school care options for students with diabetes.
- Prepping for Back to School When You Have Diabetes.
- Opinion: It shouldn't matter where you go to school, but for kids with diabetes, it does.
- Young students with diabetes should get equal treatment.
- Diabetic alert dog can go to school with student.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Two dads tackle their own kids' diabetes.
- Bionic Pancreas Will 'Dramatically Change' Type 1 Diabetes Care.
- Mini payments may help teens manage type 1 diabetes.
- Cornwall family nearly loses a daughter this week to diabetic 'attack'.
- Petition launched to include type 1 symptoms in NHS Red Book.
- What It's Really Like To Raise A Child With Diabetes.
- St. Joseph star fighting Type 1 diabetes, celiac disease.
- DexCom to Collaborate with the Life Sciences Team at Google on the Development of Breakthrough Technologies to Change the Future of Diabetes Management.
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