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July 5-10, 2016
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Friends for Life® Anaheim 2016
September 16-18, 2016, 2016
Of Continuing Interest
- Suspend Medicare's Dangerous Competitive Bidding Program for Diabetes Testing Supplies. This is very important.
- Tell the FDA Your Opinions on Using CGM For Insulin Dosing.
- Many thanks to Dexcom for including Children with Diabetes in their 10 Year Anniversary giving program.
New This Week
- #DiabetesAccessMatters: an open letter to Mr. Stephen Hemsley, Chief Executive Officer of UnitedHealth Group.
- Last week's poll asked readers readers about themselves. This week's poll asks our readers if they have their most recent diabetes care data written down.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The ABCs of Loving Yourself with Diabetes by Riva Greenberg.
- 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 you're proud when you clean the lint trap of your clothes dryer and find a bunch of test strips. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My son was spilling ketones with an elevated blood sugar last night so we gave him water and extra insulin. Overnight he was low. Ketones returned this morning. Was this just due to dehydration? At what point do I call the doctor? I'm confused by the off and on ketones.
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Insulin and Power Outages
- Insulin Timing Matters: Results from the T1D Exchange Clinic Registry.
- Be a part of The Human Trial legacy by helping to fund this amazing documentary film.
Studies, Focus Groups, and Surveys
- TrialReach offers a central source for searching for diabetes clinical trials in the United States.
- Teens with T1D: Considering the insulin pump or CGM? You're needed in a new study about shared decision making with your parents. Learn more at https://apps.nemoursresearch.org/redcap/surveys/?s=ALNAPAR7T7
- PERL (Preventing Early Renal Loss in Diabetes) is a clinical trial for people with type 1 diabetes who have early signs of kidney problems. The goal is to test a new way to reduce loss of kidney function using a safe and inexpensive medicine. We are seeking adults (age 18 or older) with type 1 diabetes to participate in our study. Please sign up if you are eligible.
Diabetes in Social Media
- The Impact of a Kidâ€™s Chronic Illness on Marriage and Family.
- When Type 1 Knocks on Preschoolâ€™s Door.
- Whatâ€™s Next?
- ADA Scientific Sessions 2016: The Science!
- Dear Machines: You Can Take This Job.
- Diabetes in India for a Young Woman.
- Inspired by Diabetes: An Interview with Caroline Carter, Miss New Hampshire 2016.
- The 5 Worst Realities for Type 1 Care in Syria.
Products, Services and Books
- Insulin in America: A Right or a Privilege?
- How a startup is educating kids with diabetes with a teddy bear.
- Systematic Population Screening, Using Biomarkers and Genetic Testing, Identifies 2.5% of the U.K. Pediatric Diabetes Population With Monogenic Diabetes.
- Systematic Review: Early Infant Feeding and the Risk of Type 1 Diabetes.
- Randomized Crossover Comparison of Personalized MPC and PID Control Algorithms for the Artificial Pancreas.
- Effects of intraperitoneal insulin versus subcutaneous insulin administration on sex hormone-binding globulin concentrations in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Efficacy of the Omnipod Insulin Management System on Glycemic Control in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Previously Treated With Multiple Daily Injections or Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion.
- Fear of hypoglycemia, anxiety, and subjective well-being in parents of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
- Head-to-head comparison between Flash and continuous glucose monitoring systems in outpatients with type 1 diabetes.
- Basal insulin delivery reduction for exercise in type 1 diabetes: finding the sweet spot.
- Pharmacokinetic Properties of Liraglutide as Adjunct to Insulin in Subjects with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Effectiveness of a structured educational intervention using psychological delivery methods in children and adolescents with poorly controlled type 1 diabetes: a cluster-randomized controlled trial of the CASCADE intervention. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Partners of patients with celiac disease report relationship burden.
- The Celiac Surge: How I Make the Most of a Life Without Gluten.
- Celiac Disease or Gluten Allergy: Who Does It Affect and How Can You Detect It?
- Scientists Have Found a Way to Make Gluten-Free Bread that Doesnâ€™t Suck.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- UnitedHealthcare-Medtronic Insulin-Pump Deal Prompts Outrage.
- Family held by security in Dubai International Airport â€“ for two hours â€“ because of an insulin pump. See also Airport security holds boy with type 1 diabetes because of insulin pump.
- Living With Type 1 Diabetes: The Best & The Worst.
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