Upcoming CWD Conferences
Friends for Life® Orlando 2018
July 10-15, 2018
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Of Continuing Interest
- Animas Corporation intends to exit the insulin pump business and discontinue the manufacturing and sale of AnimasÂ® VibeÂ® and OneTouch PingÂ® insulin pumps and direct its customers to Medtronic. In response, Insulet and Tandem have set up programs to help Animas pump users. See also NEWSFLASH: Animas Exiting Insulin Pump Market and Animas Shuts Down its Pump Line.
New This Week
- This Diabetes Awareness Month, we are celebrating diabetes Warriors everywhere. For every Warrior Call that is shared or posted Dexcom will donate $1 to Children with Diabetes and other charities supporting T1D. Just upload your best Warrior Call to Facebook or Instagram. It can be a photo, a look, a shout or a song. Tag @Dexcom, use #WarriorUp and raise awareness during the month of November. Learn more at Dexcom's Call of the Warrior Challenge and see our Warrior Call from Friends for Life Falls Church 2017.
- Last week's poll asked readers when they are most worried about hypoglycemia. This week's poll asks our readers how much time they spend each day on diabetes-related tasks.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Gluten Freedom by Alessio Fasano, MD.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
While driving home from the grocery store the other day, my son asked if he could have one of those pre-packaged crackers with the cheese spread. I told him yes he could, He then said, "Mom, there is no red stick to spread the cheese." I told him to just dip his cracker in the cheese and it would be fine. All was quite in the backseat. When I got to our next stop, I parked the car, turned to the back seat to see my darling son sitting there with a container of test strips using the new strips as a knife to spread his cheese!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your auto ashtray is full ... 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 daughter has intermittent high blood sugars, with symptoms, yet had no antibodies, and an acceptable A1c. Can type 1 develop slowly? The doctor has not yet diagnosed type 1, is unsure what is going on. Should we get a second opinion from a different endocrinologist?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Social Security (SSI) for Children with Diabetes?
- What's a "Normal" A1c? When is it Misleading?
Support, Advocacy, and Education
- Diabetes Patientsâ€™ New Challenge: Non-Medical Switching.
- The Affordable Insulin Project seeks to make access to insulin more affordable for all.
- Get involved with JDRF's #Coverage2Control campaign and tell your insurance company to provide coverage that works for people with type 1 diabetes.
Diabetes in Social Media
- JDRF Aims to Make Closed Loop More Customizable & Interoperable.
- 26 Years With Diabetes: What We Learned Along the Diabetes Roller Coaster Roadway.
- My Seatmate Thought Type 1 Diabetes Was Contagious.
- Insulin Kit for Children with Diabetes Wins Dyson Design Award.
- Synthetic beta cells for fusion-mediated dynamic insulin secretion. See also Smart artificial beta cells could lead to new diabetes treatment.
- On the etiology of type 1 diabetes: Physiological growth in children impacts disease progression.
- Time trends, regional variability and seasonality regarding the incidence of type 1 diabetes mellitus in Romanian children aged 0-14 years, between 1996 and 2015.
- Incidence, prevalence, and seasonal onset variation of Addison's disease among persons with type 1 diabetes mellitus: nationwide, matched, cohort studies.
- Improving the Clinical Value and Utility of CGM Systems: Issues and Recommendations. Free full text available in PDF format.
- A Novel Approach to Identifying Barriers and Facilitators in Raising a Child With Type 1 Diabetes: Qualitative Analysis of Caregiver Blogs.
- Problems With Self-Regulation, Family Conflict, and Glycemic Control in Adolescents Experiencing Challenges With Managing Type 1 Diabetes.
- Altered Patterns of Early Metabolic Decompensation in Type 1 Diabetes During Treatment with a SGLT2 Inhibitor: An Insulin Pump Suspension Study.
- Self-reported Hypoglycaemia in Patients treated with Insulin: A Large Slovenian Retrospectively-prospective Study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Comparative risks of diabetes-related complications of basal insulins: a longitudinal population-based cohort of type 1 diabetes 1999-2013 in Taiwan.
- Improvements in peripheral vascular function with vitamin D treatment in deficient adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
- Perspectives on Long-Distance Air Travel with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Achieving ADA/ISPAD clinical guideline goals is associated with higher insulin sensitivity and cardiopulmonary fitness in adolescents with type 1 diabetes: Results from RESistance to InSulin in Type 1 ANd Type 2 diabetes (RESISTANT) and Effects of MEtformin on CardiovasculaR Function in AdoLescents with Type 1 Diabetes (EMERALD) Studies.
- Importance of dental care to maintain oral health of children and youth with type 1 diabetes.
- Why Oats Are Safe and Healthy for Celiac Disease Patients. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Evaluation of Multiple Diagnostic Indicators in Comparison to the Intestinal Biopsy as the Golden Standard in Diagnosing Celiac Disease in Children. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Prevalence, incidence, and autoimmune comorbidities of celiac disease: a nation-wide, population-based study in Denmark from 1977 to 2016.
- Influenza and risk of later celiac disease: a cohort study of 2.6 million people.
- The Occurrence of Antibodies Against Gluten in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Does Not Correlate with Serological Markers of Impaired Intestinal Permeability.
- Gluten-free claim to leave Cheerios boxes in Canada â€“ for now.
Legal, Legislative, and Policy
- Flurry Of Federal And State Probes Target Insulin Drugmakers And Pharma Middlemen.
- Several Probes Target Insulin Drug Pricing.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Kids and diabetes: holiday travel tips for your child with diabetes.
- Brave youngster with type 1 diabetes who is allergic to insulin is first child in UK to be fitted with â€śDiaPortâ€ť.
- Diabetes Apps Increase User Engagement But Should Be Doing Just The Opposite.
- York High quarterback doesn't let diabetes keep him off the field.
- Quarterback keeps an eye on defenders and his blood-sugar level each Friday night.
- 15-year-old Canadian student develops EpiPen-like gadget for diabetes patients.
- Diabulimia: One of the most common eating disorders youâ€™ve never heard of.
- Tandem Diabetes Care to Provide All t:slim X2 Insulin Pump Features Approved in 2018 to Users at No Cost and Expands Existing Dexcom Welcome Offer for Animas Customers.
- One Drop Partners with Fitbit to Bring Diabetes Management Data Insights to Users Worldwide.
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