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Of Continuing Interest

    CWD Events

  1. Make plans to attend Friends for Life Falls Church 2016, to be held at the Fairview Park Marriott in Falls Church, Virginia, from Friday, April 8th, through Sunday, April 10th, 2016.
  2. Other Stories of Continuing Interest

  3. Sign up for the University of Florida Pediatric Endocrinology World Diabetes Day "BLUE CIRCLE" Photo Contest.
  4. Have you ever thought about interning at a leading diabetes company? Well, now's your chance! The 2016 Students With Diabetes Internship Program is accepting applications now through December 15, 2015. For more information visit

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. URGENT: Field Safety Notification - OmniPod® Insulin Management System.
  2. Join the Big Blue Test.
  3. Last week's poll asked readers what they use most often to treat hypoglycemia. This week's poll asks readers about what time of day they most worry about hypoglycemia.
  4. The Featured Book of the Week is Kids First Diabetes Second: Tips for Parents a Child with Type 1 Diabetes by Leighann Calentine.
  5. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    We were walking along with some friends. My daughter Corie, age 12, dx at age 2, was wearing her insulin pump on her hip. I was holding hands with a younger child in the group (Cole age 6) who has a little thing for Corie. He saw the pump site. I asked him if he knew what it was. He replied, "Yes, that is where you plug her in for her energy."
  6. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you ask your child what they had for lunch and they reply 45 carbs! See more parent humor.
  7. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  8. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    What does one do if insulin doses are reversed--short acting instead of long acting and vice versa?
    See the answer.
  9. From the CWD Forums

  10. From the CWD Forums:
    How do you handle AM prebolus when under 100?
  11. Diabetes Camps

  12. Enjoy Riding on Insulin's Winter Camps.
  13. Studies and Surveys

  14. Parents of very young children with type 1 diabetes are needed to help design and build a great website for other parents like you. If you are a parent (or legal caregiver) of a child with type 1 diabetes diagnosed before age 6, and your child is not yet 10 years old, just follow this link to learn more:
  15. Teens with T1D: Considering the insulin pump or CGM? You're needed in a new study. Learn more at
  16. Diabetes in Social Media

  17. Looking Back: Of Cocktails and Community.
  18. Reflections on 50 yrs with T1 Diabetes 1965 – 2015.
  19. Of Test Strips, Bidding, and Harm.
  20. Type 1 Diabetes looks like ....
  21. Dear Teachers: We Need You On Our Team.
  22. My Lost Year with Diabetes Burnout.
  23. The Answer for Overnights.
  24. A New Normal: Childhood with Diabetes.
  25. What It Means to Be a Type 1 Diabetes Dad.
  26. The T1D Cowboy.
  27. A Plea for Compassion (or Reflections on Diabetes Awareness Month).
  28. Could Formoterol be the New Glucagon?
  29. Why I Don’t Need an Insulin Pump to Live Well with Type 1 Diabetes.
  30. How Diabetes Impacts Your Mental Health.
  31. Mopping Up After a Nightcap Hypo.
  32. Research

  33. Single- and Dual-hormone Artificial Pancreas for Overnight Glucose Control in Type 1 Diabetes.
  34. Metabolic control after years of completing a clinical trial on sensor-augmented pump therapy.
  35. Efficacy and Safety of Canagliflozin, a Sodium Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitor, as Add-On to Insulin in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.
  36. Variations in brain volume and growth in young children with type 1 diabetes.
  37. Gestational Age and Birth Weight and the Risk of Childhood Type 1 Diabetes: A Population-Based Cohort and Sibling Design Study.
  38. Vitamin D fortification and seasonality of birth in type 1 diabetic cases: D-tect study.
  39. Daily Care

  40. Long-term health economic benefits of sensor-augmented pump therapy versus continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion alone in type 1 diabetes: a UK perspective.
  41. Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion in Neonates and Infants Below 1 Year: Analysis of Initial Bolus and Basal Rate Based on the Experiences from the German Working Group for Pediatric Pump Treatment.
  42. Glycemic effects of SGLT-2 inhibitor canagliflozin in type 1 diabetes using Dexcom G4 Platinum CGM.
  43. Dietary intake of non-nutritive sweeteners in Type 1 diabetes mellitus children.
  44. Comparison of the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of dapagliflozin in patients with type 1 versus type 2 diabetes mellitus.
  45. Degludec is superior to glargine in terms of daily glycemic variability in people with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  46. Celiac

  47. Features of children with positive celiac serology and type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  48. The Spectrum of Differences between Childhood and Adulthood Celiac Disease. Free full text available in HTML and PDF via link.
  49. Is there any relationship between unrecognized celiac disease and unexplained infertile couples? Free full text available in PDF format.
  50. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  51. When Diabetes Leads to an Eating Disorder.
  52. $1.5 Million NIH Grant Awarded to UCF, Nemours and University of Michigan. Nursing professor, part of interdisciplinary research team creating crowdsourced social media portal for Type 1 diabetes study.
  53. Lack of support, services for type 1 diabetes.
  54. Transplant procedure offers potential cure for type 1 diabetes.
  55. North Texas girl given wrong medicine at school.

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