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Upcoming CWD Conferences
Friends for Life Seattle 2019
Friends for Life Orlando 2019
Friends for Life Seattle 2019
March 29-31, 2019
Renaissance Seattle Hotel
Seattle, Washington
Friends for Life Orlando 2019
July 16-21, 2019
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Of Continuing Interest
  1. Assistance with Access to Insulin.
  2. Diabetes Patients' New Challenge, filmed at Friends for Life Orlando 2018, describes non-medical switching, where an insurer has pushed them to change insulin, pumps, meters or other medical necessities.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. CWD will be taking over responsibility for scholarships to its Friends for Life conferences.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. Help us break a world record for online signatures by adding your name to Banting's Birthday Card on this World Diabetes Day.
  2. Friends for Life Canada 2018 Recap.
  3. Last week's poll asked readers what they usually use to treat hypoglycemia. This week's poll asks readers about which CGM or FGM they use.
  4. The Featured Book of the Week is Balancing Diabetes: Conversations about finding happiness and living well by Kerri Sparling.
  5. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My non-D daughter was writing with a mechanical pencil and constantly having trouble with the lead (the kind you insert at the writing point of the pencil). She said, "Mom, this pencil needs a new lancet!"
  6. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your child's sheets have "polka dots" from nighttime blood sugar checks. See more parent humor.
  7. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  8. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Just diagnosed, my adult son takes insulin for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but what should he do for evening/dinner insulin if he has a late breakfast and lunch, skips dinner?
    See the answer.
  9. Support, Advocacy, and Education

  10. Apply for JDRF 2019 Children’s Congress.
  11. If you've ever used or tried to use a #PatientAssistanceProgram, we want to hear from you! Take our anonymous survey to help us make #diabetes medications accessible to all.
  12. Fundraising and Awareness

  13. Help fund scholarships for families to attend Friends for Life Orlando 2019.
  14. Diabetes Products and Apps

  15. Interview With a New User of the Eversense Implantable Continuous Glucose Monitor.
  16. One Drop Blood Glucose Meter Now Sends Data Directly to Apple Watch.
  17. Meet KLUE: Using Wrist Movements to Track Diabetes Eating.
  18. How to Safely Dispose of Used Sharps (Safe Needle Disposal).
  19. Diabetes in Social Media

  20. What I hope for WDD 2018.
  21. The Gray Area.
  22. A Veteran Shares How Diabetes Derailed His Military Career.
  23. It takes a Tribe: A new model of type 1 diabetes care in Australia.
  24. NHS England director slams CCG excuses for lack of FreeStyle Libre access.
  25. Research

  26. Global and regional estimates of the morbidity due to type I diabetes among children aged 0-4 years: a systematic review and analysis. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  27. Maternal Dietary Supplement Use and Development of Islet Autoimmunity in the offspring: the TEDDY Study.
  28. Comparison of proinsulin and C-peptide secretion in healthy versus long-standing type 1 diabetes mellitus cohorts: A pilot study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  29. Clinical Pharmacology of Fast-Acting Insulin Aspart Versus Insulin Aspart Measured as Free or Total Insulin Aspart and the Relation to Anti-Insulin Aspart Antibody Levels in Subjects with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
  30. Resistance to Data Loss of Glycemic Variability Measurements in Long-Term Continuous Glucose Monitoring.
  31. Daily Care

  32. Co-occurrence of early diabetes-related complications in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes: an observational cohort study.
  33. Exercise modes and their association with hypoglycemia episodes in adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  34. Effect of Aerobic and Resistance Exercise on Glycemic Control in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes.
  35. Transition Education for Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes: Pilot Feasibility Study for a Group Telehealth Intervention. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  36. An Intervention by a Patient-Designed Do-It-Yourself Mobile Device App Reduces HbA1c in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes: A Randomized Double-Crossover Study.
  37. Cost-effectiveness of Initiating an Insulin Pump in T1D Adults Using Continuous Glucose Monitoring Compared with Multiple Daily Insulin Injections: The DIAMOND Randomized Trial.
  38. Identifying and addressing gaps in reproductive health education for adolescent girls with type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  39. A Web-Delivered Multicomponent Intervention for Adolescents with Poorly Controlled Type 1 Diabetes: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial.
  40. To fast or not to fast during the month of Ramadan? A comprehensive survey on religious beliefs and practices among Moroccan diabetic patients. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  41. Higher rate of hyperglycemia than hypoglycemia during Ramadan fasting in patients with uncontrolled type 1 diabetes: Insight from continuous glucose monitoring system.
  42. Development and Implementation of a Diabetic Ketoacidosis Protocol for Adults With Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes at a Tertiary Care Multicampus Hospital.
  43. Insulin Pump in Difficult to Control Type 2 Diabetes: A Single Center, Five Years' Experience. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  44. Celiac

  45. Prevalence of Celiac Disease in a Long-Term Study of a Spanish At-Genetic-Risk Cohort from the General Population.
  46. Motility Disorders in Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity: The Impact of a Gluten-Free Diet. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  47. The Handbook of Minerals on a Gluten-Free Diet. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  48. Canadian packaged gluten-free foods are less nutritious than their regular gluten-containing counterparts.
  49. First Insights into the Gut Microbiota of Mexican Patients with Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  50. Contribution of HLA-DQ2/DQ8 haplotypes in type one diabetes patients with/without celiac disease.
  51. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  52. This pediatrician will be the only female doctor serving in Congress (she has type 1 diabetes).
  53. The Good News About Diabetes.
  54. Diabetes advocate shares personal journey to inspire hope.
  55. How medical devices like pacemakers and insulin pumps can be hacked.
  56. People with type 1 diabetes 'missing out on life-changing glucose monitors'.
  57. Dakabin teen goes in to bat for diabetics over glucose monitors.
  58. Unexpected gift from ESPN star boosts fundraiser for 10-year-old with type 1 diabetes.
  59. Ron Powlus III embracing life and football with Type 1 Diabetes.
  60. Mum's horror as daughter almost ends up in life-threatening coma after doctors told her it was 'just a virus'.
  61. The Cost of Living: The skyrocketing price of a lifesaving medication.
  62. Protesters take anger over insulin prices to drug makers, some bearing children’s ashes.
  63. Press Releases

  64. Xeris Pharmaceuticals Releases Additional Phase 3 Clinical Trial Data on Its Ready-to-Use Liquid Glucagon Pen.

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