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Upcoming CWD Conferences
Friends for Life Orlando 2018
Friends for Life Orlando 2018
Friends for Life Anaheim 2018
May 4-6, 2018
Disneyland Hotel
Anaheim, California
Friends for Life® Orlando 2018
July 10-15, 2018
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Orlando, Florida

Of Continuing Interest
  1. Diabetes Patients’ New Challenge: Non-Medical Switching.
  2. No child should die for lack of insulin. Just $1 a day will ensure a child has access to the life-saving insulin they need to survive. 1,000 donors will help 1,000 young people in need.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. Applications for the Diabetes Scholars Foundation’s 2018 college scholarship program is now available.
  2. Has your insurance company forced you to change your insulin or other diabetes care medicine or product? That's "Forced Non-Medical Switching." Share your story of forced non-medical switching at MyMedsMyChoice, a project of CWD.
  3. Last week's poll asked readers about what innovation they think is most likely in 2018. This week's poll asks readers how they think type 1 will be cured first.
  4. The Featured Book of the Week is Type 1 Teens: A Guide to Managing Your Life With Diabetes by Korey Hood, PhD.
  5. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    One evening, after dinner, our daughter who has diabetes asked me to get her some Hershey's Kisses to eat. I grabbed the bag as her siblings also asked for some. I gave two to her sister, then I gave my daughter two. She said, "Please give me another one; I bolused for three." Her non-diabetic sister quickly chimed it, "Well, I bolused for five."
  6. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you find used infusion sets tied to the furniture as toys for the new kitten. See more parent humor.
  7. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  8. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    During an endoscopy, the doctor determined that I might have gastroparesis. What can you tell me about this condition and its therapy?
    See the answer.
  9. From the CWD Forums

  10. From the CWD Forums:
    Overnight waking feeling ill
  11. Support, Advocacy, and Education

  12. In 2017, have you tried to access a childcare/youth program provided by the US Army? If so, the Association is interested in hearing about your experience. Please contact Crystal Woodward, Director Safe at School, at the American Diabetes Association at cjackson@diabetes.org.
  13. Fundraising and Awareness

  14. Do you love Friends for Life Orlando? Now you can raise money for FFL Orlando, individually or as part of a team.
  15. Studies, Focus Groups, and Surveys

  16. Youth ages 11 to 16 are invited to participate in an online study of a a new model of care called Transdisciplinary Care. Participants will be paid for each submitted response to questions and polls that will be distributed to them. Learn more at bit.ly/TCT1D.
  17. Adults diagnosed with type 1 diabetes are encouraged to take a brief online survey about the Barriers to Adoption of Technology. The goal of the study is to understand barriers to the prescription and adoption of devices, such as insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring. The findings will be used to inform the design of strategies and programs aimed at improving device prescribing and adoption.
  18. Diabetes in Social Media

  19. The 10 Most Popular Diabetes Stories from 2017.
  20. Diaversary #7 – A New Chapter – Amy’s boyfriend’s honest thoughts.
  21. Are Microbiome Changes a Cause or Symptom of Type 1 Diabetes?
  22. Ultra Endurance: Fueling, Insulin Sensitivity and Stress with Type 1 Diabetes.
  23. Research

  24. Distinct fecal and oral microbiota composition in human type 1 diabetes, an observational study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  25. Effect of a Glucagon Receptor Antibody (REMD-477) in Type 1 Diabetes: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
  26. Transplantation of Macro-encapsulated Human Islets within the Bioartificial Pancreas β Air to Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
  27. Designing a retrievable and scalable cell encapsulation device for potential treatment of type 1 diabetes. See also Spider web inspired implantable "string" could control diabetes.
  28. Incidence and prevalence trends of youth-onset type 2 diabetes in a cohort of Canadian youth: 2002-2013.
  29. Daily Care

  30. Weight-based carbohydrate treatment of hypoglycaemia in people with Type 1 diabetes using insulin pump therapy: a randomized crossover clinical trial.
  31. A national survey on the efficacy and safety of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion in patients with type 1 diabetes in Spain.
  32. Celiac

  33. Making All Medications Gluten-free.
  34. Adherence to the gluten free diet and health related quality of life in an ethnically diverse pediatric population with Celiac Disease.
  35. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  36. Freed From the iPhone, the Apple Watch Finds a Medical Purpose.
  37. Diagnosis doesn’t keep Mercer soccer player off the field.
  38. Diabetes inspires Calgary rapper to release new song, raise awareness.

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