Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
- Make plans to attend Friends for Life 2015, to be held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort from Monday, July 6th, through Sunday, July 12th, 2015. Our hotel block is open for reservations, and conference registration will open later this year.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- On August 29, 2014, Children with Diabetes was granted 501c3 status as a public charity in the United States.
- Attention Maryland Parents of Children with Diabetes! The American Diabetes Association is presenting Safe at School parent workshops throughout the state in September. The workshops will educate parents about their child's rights at school, appropriate services and modifications for inclusion with written plans, strategies for the resolution of school diabetes care challenges, and resources available to help advocate for your child. Information and registration can be found at www.diabetes.org/advocacy/news-events/md-sas.html
- Fourth Issue of ADA's Diabetes Docket, Legal Advocacy eNews. September is back-to-school time, and this issue contains valuable school-related information and updates for families of children who have diabetes. Also read about some American Diabetes Association Advocates, a new Coach USA policy for drivers with type 2 diabetes and how to get help for diabetes discrimination issues. Read this issue to learn more--and please share it with others!
New This Week
- How can people without diabetes understand what living with diabetes is really like? Share your experiences -- Walk With D.
- Last week's poll asked our readers if they use a continuous glucose monitor. This week's poll asks our readers about the insulin regimen they use most often.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The ABCs of Loving Yourself with Diabetes by Riva Greenberg.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
When my 5-year-old daughter, Danielle, was diagnosed with diabetes we explained it to her and her 3-year-old brother, Ben, that her blood sugar could be high, low or in the middle and we were trying to keep her in the middle by giving her insulin shots. A few weeks later we took both of them to get their flu shots and Ben started screaming as loud as he could to anyone who would listen, "I am in the middle! I am in the middle!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when everyone in the family says they are "low" instead of hungry! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Diagnosed at 11 months, should my son have testing for the Kir6.2 mutation? What type of insulin should he be getting? Should we consider a pump or stick with injections? How can I continue to breastfeed him?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Diabetes camp. The good the bad and the ugly.
Support and Advocacy
- Project Blue November provides a curated collection of ideas and inspiration for people who want to raise awareness of Type 1 Diabetes.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- NIH Commits $20 Million for Pivotal Artificial Pancreas Studies.
- Let's Stop Lying About Diabetes.
- Does Hand Sanitizer Impact Blood Glucose Readings?
- Miss Idaho and Pump Life Pride.
- Unlocking Type 1 Diabetes Data.
- "Daddy, What's a Pump?"
- Insulet and Tidepool.
- New Livongo Plugs Glucose Testing into Real-Time Care, Research.
Products, Services and Books
- A Mile In My Shoes is a wonderful educational iBook by renowned diabetes nurse educator and family therapist Joe Solowiejczyk. Available in the Apple store.
- New Kit! - Freestyle Libre Review: Part 1.
- Reversal of diabetes with insulin-producing cells derived in vitro from human pluripotent stem cells.
- A Remote Monitoring System for Artificial Pancreas Support Is Safe, Reliable, and User Friendly.
- Poor Glycemic Control is Associated with Reduced Prostate-Specific Antigen Concentrations in Men with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Nine-year longitudinal study of cardiovascular risk factors in Spanish children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
- Polymorphism of the FTO Gene Influences Body Weight in Children with Type 1 Diabetes without Severe Obesity. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- New Insulin Glargine 300 units·mL−1 Provides a More Even Activity Profile and Prolonged Glycemic Control at Steady State Compared With Insulin Glargine 100 units·mL−1.
- Morphological alterations in the dentition of type I diabetes mellitus patients. Free full text available in HTML format.
- Adherence to insulin treatment in diabetes: can it be improved?
- Effectiveness of multiple daily injections or continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion for children with type 1 diabetes mellitus in clinical practice. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Glycaemic variability and oxidative stress in children, with type 1 diabetes attending a summer camp.
- Fertility is reduced in women and in men with type 1 diabetes: results from the Type 1 Diabetes Genetics Consortium (T1DGC).
- Co-localization of gluten consumption and HLA-DQ2 and -DQ8 genotypes, a clue to the history of celiac disease.
- Serum cytokine pattern in young children with screening detected celiac disease.
- Injection of celiac disease patient sera or immunoglobulins to mice reproduces a condition mimicking early developing celiac disease.
- The truth about "gluten snobs".
Legal and Legislative
- Don't take away my access to life-saving diabetes technologies.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Bionic Pancreas: A Father's Mission To Fight Type 1 Diabetes.
- Kids with Type 1 diabetes get a taste of normal life with 'bionic pancreas'.
- Amesbury brothers try out bionic pancrea.
- Researchers test "bionic pancreas" at camp for diabetic kids.
- Artificial pancreas: the future is now.
- If You Meet Someone With Type 1 Diabetes, This Is What You Should Know.
- Diabetes doesn't slow down UCLA student.
- Diabetes researchers find faster way to create insulin-producing cells.
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