Of Continuing Interest
- 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 on Monday, December 1, 2014.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- How can people without diabetes understand what living with diabetes is really like? Share your experiences -- Walk With D.
New This Week
- Last week's poll asked readers how many times per day they do a fingerstick glucose check. This week's poll asks readers how they record blood sugar data.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Breakthrough: Elizabeth Hughes, the Discovery of Insulin, and the Making of a Medical Miracle by Thea Cooper and Arthur Ainsberg.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My son was chosen to be line leader for his class at school. Prior to lunch he always goes down to the nurses office to have his blood sugar checked. When it was time to line up and go to lunch, my son went to the nurses office as usual, only on this day the whole class ended up there too. They all got a good laugh over it.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you are watching a football game and report that your team is behind by 4 units and nobody thinks a thing of it. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Is there any correlation between the side effects of low dose birth control pills and "dead in bed" syndrome?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Disappointed in A1C
Support and Advocacy
- Applications for JDRF's 2015 Children's Congress are due by December 1, 2014.
Studies and Surveys
- Glu is conducting a survey about Symlin.
- If you could create a local Diabetes Helpers community, would you?
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Revisiting: Undefined.
- This I Believe . . . .
- Better Accuracy with New Dexcom G4 Algorithm (and the Path Ahead).
- Life with Diabetes in Cambodia.
- Type 1 and Going Blind in Prison.
- Diabetes Alert Dogs: What You Should Know.
- Boston University's 2014 University Lecture Presented by Edward Damiano.
Products, Services and Books
- Our friends at diaTribe want to help you get and stay fit by giving you the chance to win a free Fitness Tracker. Enter to win your choice of a Fitbit Flex or Jawbone Up fitness tracker, and increase your chances by encouraging others to join to get more bonus prizes! Plus, you’ll also receive some of the latest news in diabetes and obesity from diaTribe as well – a win-win! The giveaway starts on October 28th and runs until December 15th. You can check out their giveaway and enter at www.diatribe.org/getfit.
- Nonhuman Primate Models of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus for Islet Transplantation. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- NGAL and cystatin C: two possible early markers of diabetic nephropathy in young patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus: one year follow up.
- The gut microbiota modulates glycaemic control and serum metabolite profiles in non-obese diabetic mice. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Insulin pump use and glycemic control in adolescents with type 1 diabetes: Predictors of change in method of insulin delivery across two years.
- A pilot randomized controlled trial of a post-discharge program to support emerging adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus transition from pediatric to adult care.
- Patient Perspectives on Peer Mentoring: Type 1 Diabetes Management in Adolescents and Young Adults.
- Long-term incidence of vitrectomy and associated risk factors in young Danish patients with Type 1 diabetes: the Danish Cohort of Paediatric Diabetes 1987.
- Strategies to overcome type 1 diabetes-related social stigma in the Iranian society.
- Age, Insulin Requirements, Waist Circumference, and Triglycerides Predict Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Rationale for Using Social Media to Collect Patient-Reported Outcomes in Patients with Celiac Disease. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Seroprevalence of celiac disease among United Arab Emirates healthy adult nationals: A gender disparity. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Emeril Lagasse's daughters are out with a new gluten-free cookbook.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Runner with Type 1 diabetes completes cross-Canada trek to raise awareness. See also Sebastien Sasseville concludes cross-country trek to raise awareness for diabetes.
- Beta-O2 testing cure for type 1 diabetes.
- People with diabetes 'still denied vital prescriptions'. See also 700,000 diabetes sufferers put at risk by "appalling" NHS blood test cuts.
- Helping children live with diabetes.
- Freshman fights Type 1 Diabetes.
- Student lives life normally in spite of Type 1 diabetes.
- Diabetic cheetah gives hope to sick kids.
- FDA, EMA Grant Orphan Drug Designation To Xeris' Soluble Glucagon.
- Zealand advances its proprietary stable glucagon analogue for severe hypoglycemia in diabetes into clinical development.
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