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Of Continuing Interest

    CWD Events

  1. Join your CWD friends and family for a Memorial Day Weekend at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida!
  2. Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life Orlando 2014, to be held at the Marriott World Center Resort in Orlando, Florida, from July 1-6, 2014.
  3. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is once again offering scholarships to CWD's Friends for Life Orlando 2014
  4. Coming to Friends for Life Orlando 2014? Please join your friends at the Diabetes Scholars Foundation's Party Polynesian Style Fundraiser.
  5. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Anaheim 2014 conference, to be held at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California, from October 24-26, 2014. Note that attendance is limited at this event.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. Last week's poll asked our readers what they think is the hardest part of living with diabetes. This week's poll asks our readers how they chose the glucose meter that they use most often.
  2. The Featured Book of the Week is Understanding Diabetes, 12th Edition by H. Peter Chase, MD, and David M. Maahs, MD, PhD.
  3. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My daughter came home from kindergarten and told me that her teacher almost sent her up to the nurse that day because she felt low. "Almost?" I asked (a little concerned). "Yeah," she said, "I was trying to tell her my CRAYON was low, and hard to color with. She didn't understand!"
  4. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your non-D child refers to all numbers as carbs - "I'm 3 carbs old!" See more parent humor.
  5. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  6. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    How does one discipline a child with type 1 who also has ADHD?
    See the answer.
  7. From the CWD Forums

  8. From the CWD Forums:
    Dexcom G4 - what do I need to know? And lots of other questions....
  9. Fundraising

  10. Get your own Peace, Love & Insulin Tee and help support the Diabetes Scholars Foundation.
  11. Studies and Surveys

  12. The Celiac Disease Genomic Environmental Microbiome and Metabolomic Study enrolls infants who have a first-degree relative with celiac disease.
  13. Michele Palk, Master of Psychology student in Toronto, Ontario, seeks kids age 10 or over to participate in a survey on their Memories of Being Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. This survey is designed to help improve how health care professionals talk with young kids about type 1 diabetes at diagnosis.
  14. Qessential Medical is conducting a confidential online study among adults who have been diagnosed with Diabetes and those caring for children who have been diagnosed with Diabetes. If you qualify and complete the online survey, you will receive a monetary incentive for your time and participation. Contact or visit for more information.
  15. A clinical study for a new needle-free glucagon for treatment of severe hypoglycemia in children is being conducted at several centers in the US. Of particular interest is kids ages 4-7. If you are interested in learning more about this study, please visit
  16. PediaConnect, an early stage company with headquarters in Silicon Valley, is running an online survey for parents of kids with type 1 diabetes.
  17. Diabetes Blogs and Social Media

  18. Top 10 Things I Wish My Parents Knew When I Was Diagnosed With Type 1 Diabetes.
  19. You can’t overtreat a low blood sugar.
  20. Pump Fashion: Dressing with Your Device.
  21. Diabetes, Parenting and the Art of Trudging.
  22. Is US advocacy for diabetes dead?
  23. Research

  24. Continuous intraperitoneal insulin infusion in type 1 diabetes: a 6-year post-trial follow-up. Free full text available in PDF format.
  25. The incidence of diabetes among 0-34 year olds in Sweden: new data and better methods.
  26. Evolution of Abnormal Plasma Glucagon Responses to Mixed Meal Feedings in Youth With Type 1 Diabetes During the First Two Years After Diagnosis.
  27. The artificial pancreas: current status and future prospects in the management of diabetes.
  28. Prevention or Early Cure of Type 1 Diabetes by Intranasal Administration of Gliadin in NOD Mice. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  29. Daily Care

  30. Shared decision-making: the perspectives of young adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  31. Anorexia nervosa complicated by diabetes mellitus: The case for permissive hyperglycemia.
  32. Analytical and clinical challenges in a patient with concurrent type 1 diabetes, subcutaneous insulin resistance and insulin autoimmune syndrome. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  33. Can GLP-1 preparations be used in children and adolescents with diabetes mellitus?
  34. Musculoskeletal Complications in Type 1 Diabetes.
  35. Changes Over Time in High Out-of-Pocket Health-Care Burden in U.S. Adults With Diabetes, 2001–2011.
  36. Celiac

  37. Exploring T cell reactivity to gliadin in young children with newly diagnosed celiac disease. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  38. Serological Assessment for Celiac Disease in IgA Deficient Adults. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  39. No association between biopsy-verified celiac disease and subsequent amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - a population-based cohort study.
  40. One of Chicago's top restaurateurs is leading gluten-free efforts.
  41. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  42. An Uproar Over a Diabetes Article, With a Back Story.
  43. Does Your Toddler Have Type 1 Diabetes?
  44. Grand Prix: Charlie Kimball makes new fans at Miller Children’s Hospital.
  45. Grand Prix driver tames diabetes along with road courses.
  46. Lakewood Ranch Cinemas apologizes after taking supplies from diabetic. See also Manatee theater apologizes for taking supplies from diabetic teen.
  47. Toddler's Brave Battle With Diabetes.
  48. "First Family of Bowling" aims to strike out diabetes.
  49. Parent Traps: Helping your teen adjust to life with Type 1 diabetes.

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