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Of Continuing Interest

    CWD Events

  1. 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.
  2. Make plans to attend our Focus on Technology: Anaheim 2015 conference, to be held at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California from September 18 - 20, 2015.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. Last week's poll asked readers if their diabetes team provides emotional support. This week's poll asks readers when they last refilled their glucagon.
  2. The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Rising: How a Rare Disease Became a Modern Pandemic, and What to Do About It by Dan Hurley.
  3. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My seven year old daughter was recently diagnosed with diabetes. A couple of weeks ago, my five year old son Brian told me that he wasn't feeling well because he cut his finger and saw the "hydrates coming out."
  4. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your 7 year old announces at school that he has lost his "site" and his classmates think he has gone blind! See more parent humor.
  5. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  6. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    We have tried various methods, but our daughter continues to have a rash from the DexCom adhesive. What do you suggest?
    See the answer.
  7. From the CWD Forums

  8. From the CWD Forums:
    Dexcom Share and cell phones at school
  9. Diabetes Basics

  10. 15 Summer Travel Tips for Families with T1D.
  11. Events

  12. The Second Insulin Pumpers Retreat will be held at the Travelodge in Belleville, Ontario, Canada from September 18-19, 2015.
  13. Studies and Surveys

  14. The ATG-GCSF New Onset Study is recruiting patients ages 12 to 45 within three months of diagnosis. If this is you or a member of your family, please enroll.
  15. PERL (Preventing Early Renal Loss in Diabetes) is a clinical trial for people with type 1 diabetes who have early signs of kidney problems. Our goal is to test a new way to reduce loss of kidney function using a safe and inexpensive medicine. We are seeking adults with type 1 diabetes to participate in our study.
  16. The T1D Exchange Living Biobank collects blood samples needed by the scientific community for type 1 research and stores additional samples for future use. Please join.
  17. Diabetes Blogs and Social Media

  18. Be sure to check out the 2015 Diabetes Blog Week participants.
  19. Prom Swapping, Thanks to Diabetes Conference Connections.
  20. Research

  21. Effects of high-dose oral insulin on immune responses in children at high risk for type 1 diabetes: the Pre-POINT randomized clinical trial.
  22. A model for the role of gut bacteria in the development of autoimmunity for type 1 diabetes.
  23. Daily Care

  24. Smartphone apps for calculating insulin dose: a systematic assessment. Free full text available in PDF format. See also Insulin dose calculator apps may actively contribute to inaccurate dose recommendations.
  25. Longitudinal associations of nutritional factors with glycated hemoglobin in youth with type 1 diabetes: the SEARCH Nutrition Ancillary Study.
  26. Improving dietary quality in youth with type 1 diabetes: randomized clinical trial of a family-based behavioral intervention. Free full text available in PDF format.
  27. Effect of vitamin d3 supplement in glycemic control of pediatrics with type 1 diabetes mellitus and vitamin d deficiency. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  28. Carbohydrate Management in Athletes with Type 1 Diabetes in a 10‚ÄČkm Run Competition.
  29. Amphetamine-Like Analogues in Diabetes: Speeding towards Ketogenesis.
  30. Celiac

  31. Evaluation of the impact of celiac disease and its dietary manipulation on children and their caregivers.
  32. Evaluating diagnostic accuracy of anti-tissue Transglutaminase IgA antibodies as first screening for Celiac Disease in very young children.
  33. Seriously, Celiac Disease.
  34. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  35. 'Top Chef' star visits UM's Diabetes Research Institute.
  36. One step closer to an insulin vaccine for type 1 diabetes.
  37. Breaking Silence.
  38. Mother balances work, life and illnesses.
  39. Diabetes Scotland name Larkhall teen Nadine McGrory as their Outstanding Young Person.
  40. Brave six-year-old girl saves pregnant mother's life by calling 911 and saying her mom was 'frozen' after she fell into a diabetic coma the day before Mother's Day.
  41. New device could change lives of millions with Type 1 Diabetes.
  42. For local girl with diabetes Tech device is life-changing.
  43. Athletes with diabetes make bid for win.
  44. Spirit CEO Larry Lawson rides for a cause, and takes hundreds of workers with him.

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