New This Week
- Last week's poll asked readers how satisfied they are with their diabetes care regimen. This week's poll asks parents about where their child checks their blood glucose level while at school.
- The Featured Book of the Week is My Life as a Pancreas: Reflections on Raising a Child with Diabetes by Priscilla Call Essert.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
It was shortly before noon and my 6 year old told me that she felt low, so she grabbed her monitor and tested her blood sugar. She announced that her blood sugar was 33 so I panicked and grabbed a glucose tablet and juice box. After I juiced her up, I tested her again to see if her blood sugar had come up and the monitor now read "HI". I checked her previous reading and the monitor read "303". I guess in her little mind's eye it read 30 3. This will be a family favorite for years to come.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your husband comes in and asks your child what they are up to and they respond "176" instead of "playing." See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
I will be on steroids for at least six months due to pertussis. My A1c has always been under 7.1 and I am wondering about the effects of the steroids. Will I be more prone to DKA?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Suggestions for sensor site on my infant daughter
Studies and Surveys
- Teens with Type 1 Diabetes and their Parents are needed for a shared decision making study about the use of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring systems.
- Closing the Loop: Participate in Our Automated Insulin Delivery Survey.
Diabetes Care Products and Apps
- myabetic has a new collection of cases for diabetes care products designed for kids.
Diabetes in Social Media
- JDRF and the American Diabetes Association announce new staging for Type 1 Diabetes.
- Newsbreak: Reegan's Rule passes Senate 47-0 -- will become law.
- A Dad's Letter to Type One -- Beyond Type 1.
- SoCal Whirlwind! (pt. 1).
- Acetaminophen Can Affect Meter and CGM Readings.
- Care What the Community Thinks, Not What the Community Buys.
- Gut Reaction: The Link Between Gut Bacteria and Type 1 Diabetes and The Link Between Gut Bacteria and Type 1 Diabetes, part 2 offer an interesting look at new research.
- Lower Arm Real Estate.
- Laura Billetdeaux Interviewed by Daniele Hargenrader – Unleash Your Inner Diabetes Dominator, Ep. 24.
- Defining Pathways for Development of Disease-Modifying Therapies in Children With Type 1 Diabetes: A Consensus Report. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Staging Presymptomatic Type 1 Diabetes: A Scientific Statement of JDRF, the Endocrine Society, and the American Diabetes Association. Free full text available in PDF format.
- American Diabetes Association and JDRF Research Symposium: Diabetes and the Microbiom.
- Alternate Approaches for Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes Drug Development and Potential Regulatory Approval: A Perspective. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Soluble RAGE and atherosclerosis in youth with type 1 diabetes: a 5-year follow-up study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Relationship between glycaemic variability and hyperglycaemic clamp-derived functional variables in (impending) type 1 diabetes.
- Shared Genetic Basis for Type 1 Diabetes, Islet Autoantibodies, and Autoantibodies Associated With Other Immune-Mediated Diseases in Families With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Long-term function of alginate encapsulated islets.
- Disordered eating and insulin restriction in youths receiving intensified insulin treatment: Results from a nationwide population-based study.
- The Detection and Management of Diabetes Distress in People With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Behavioral Programs for Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Free full text available in HTML and PDF via link.
- Intuitive eating is Associated with glycaemic control in adolescents with type I Diabetes Mellitus.
- Contrasting the Genetic Background of Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease Autoimmunity.
- A nationwide population-based study on the risk of coma, ketoacidosis and hypoglycemia in patients with celiac disease and type 1 diabetes.
- Gluten-free Cheerios under FDA review.
- Celiac Disease Diagnosis Gets Simplified.
- Traveling with The Celiac - Austin TX.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- I survived the deadliest day in Everest's history, and I'm still surviving it.
- Meet the Father and Son Behind a Diabetes Device With Life-Changing Potential.
- Roy receives JDRF funding to develop implants to treat type 1 diabetes.
- Oklahoma football: Mark Andrews' toughest foe isn't an opposing defense. It's type 1 diabetes.
- Kingston Shooter owes his life to his mother's intuition after he was diagnosed with diabetes.
- Diabetes no obstacle for UVM captain Alex Jenkins.
- A Whole New Carousel Ball.
- Young girl overcoming diabetes with a smile.
- Diabetes is all in the Blaylock family.
- Type 1 diabetes patient opens up about daily struggles.
- JDRF and the American Diabetes Association, in Collaboration with Multiple Diabetes Organizations Publish New Classification and Staging Approach for Presymptomatic Type 1 Diabetes.
- American Diabetes Association and JDRF Report on Symposium that Examined Links Between Diabetes and Intestinal Microbes.
- MiniMed® Connect Now Available from Medtronic for Smartphone Access to Personal Diabetes Data.
- FDA approves two new drug treatments for diabetes mellitus. See also FDA Approval for Tresiba and Ryzodeg, Long Lasting Insulin Drugs.
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