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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. We report on CWD's Focus on Technology - Anaheim 2015 conference, held in September.
  2. We report on Friends for Life Canada 2015, held in October..
  3. Last week's poll asked readers about what time of day they most worry about hypoglycemia. This week's poll asks readers about how much time they spend on diabetes-related tasks each day.
  4. The Featured Book of the Week is Breakthrough: Elizabeth Hughes, the Discovery of Insulin, and the Making of a Medical Miracle.
  5. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    Our 4-year-old son Willy, who was diagnosed when he was two, has been judging how low or high his blood sugar is feeling. One day I asked him if he was feeling like his blood sugar was low or high. He held his hand at his shoulder level and said, "I think it's about here."
  6. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your daughter wakes you up in the middle of the night and says, "Mommy, I'm beeping." See more parent humor.
  7. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  8. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    To stop fainting episodes when menstruating, my daughter was put on an oral contraceptive, which causes high blood sugars and weight gain. Is this a common phenomenon? Is there any other way to alleviate severe menstrual symptoms? And, are there long term hazards of being on the pill too long?
    See the answer.
  9. From the CWD Forums

  10. From the CWD Forums:
    How do you handle pizza/pasta lows?
  11. Diabetes Camps

  12. Enjoy Riding on Insulin's Winter Camps.
  13. Diabetes Basics

  14. JDRF PEAK Program Pilot is a Novo Nordisk-sponsored curriculum for managing physical activity with type 1 diabetes.
  15. Studies and Surveys

  16. 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:
  17. Teens with T1D: Considering the insulin pump or CGM? You're needed in a new study. Learn more at
  18. Diabetes in Social Media

  19. Getting Excited About the iLET (formerly Bionic Pancreas).
  20. Presenting Nightscout to Families at CWD FFL UK 2015.
  21. A Veteran's Day Look at Diabetes in the Military.
  22. Six Ways To Stay Motivated To Manage Your Diabetes Well.
  23. Revisiting Burnout During Diabetes Awareness Month.
  24. What's Next for Google in Diabetes? New CEO Dr. Andy Conrad Provides a Glimpse.
  25. They Said I Wouldn't Live Past 40 with Type 1 Diabetes: Now What?.
  26. How to Detect Type 1 Years in Advance.
  27. Insulin for All: How Many Diabetics Are Without the Insulin They Need to Live?
  28. Diabetes and Donuts: Time to Stop the Stereotypes.
  29. Planning College Diabetes Week.
  30. Diabetes Videos and Podcasts

  31. Data mining diabetes.
  32. Products, Services and Books

  33. Dexcom CEO Shares Thoughts on Medicare Denials.
  34. Research

  35. Association of Early Exposure of Probiotics and Islet Autoimmunity in the TEDDY Study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF via link (free membership required for access to PDF). See also A Glimpse of Microbial Power in Preventive Medicine and Infants at Risk of Type 1 Diabetes Benefit from Early Probiotics.
  36. A novel method to detect pressure-induced sensor attenuations (PISA) in an artificial pancreas. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  37. Postprandial capillary-venous glucose gradient in Type 1 diabetes: magnitude and clinical associations in a real-world setting.
  38. Evaluation of the Average Daily Risk Range as a Measure of Glycemic Variability in Youths with Type 1 Diabetes.
  39. Design and Evaluation of a Robust PID Controller for a Fully Implantable Artificial Pancreas. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  40. Lessons From Pancreas Transplantation in Type 1 Diabetes: Recurrence of Islet Autoimmunity.
  41. Reproducibility of In Vivo Corneal Confocal Microscopy Using an Automated Analysis Program for Detection of Diabetic Sensorimotor Polyneuropathy. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  42. Daily Care

  43. Use of insulin pump therapy in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes and its impact on metabolic control: comparison of results from three large, transatlantic paediatric registries. See also Insulin pumps give kids better control of type 1 diabetes.
  44. Prospective Assessment of Hypoglycemia Symptoms in Children and Adults with Type 1 Diabetes.
  45. Numerical and clinical precision of continuous glucose monitoring in Colombian patients treated with insulin infusion pump with automated suspension in hypoglycemia.
  46. Opinions and Satisfaction Regarding Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion Therapy in Adult Patients with Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  47. Type 1 Diabetes Patients Using Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion Therapy: Feeling Burdened Correlated with Factors. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  48. Carbohydrate intake is associated with time spent in the euglycemic range in patients with type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  49. The relationship between the frequency of self-monitoring of blood glucose and glycemic control in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus on continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion or on multiple daily injections. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  50. Diurnal Glycemic Patterns during an 8-Week Open-Label Proof-of-Concept Trial of Empagliflozin in Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  51. Suicidal ideation reported by adults with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes: results from Diabetes MILES-Australia.
  52. Celiac

  53. Features and Progression of Potential Celiac Disease in Adults.
  54. Structural and Functional Changes in the Tight Junctions of Asymptomatic and Serology-negative First-degree Relatives of Patients With Celiac Disease.
  55. Gluten-free food database: the nutritional quality and cost of packaged gluten-free foods. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  56. Treating celiac disease with hookworms? Australian researcher continues study.
  57. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  58. New bionic device takes burden off patients with type 1 diabetes.
  59. Artificial pancreas developed by U.Va. offers hope, relief to Type 1 diabetes patients.
  60. 49 Years and Counting: A Type 1 Diabetes Story.
  61. YouTube makeup artist opens up about her diagnosis with type-1 diabetes. See also Draw My Life: My Diagnosis.
  62. Diabetes doesn't sink Davenport West swimmer Straetker.
  63. Silvis girl bringing awareness to diabetes.
  64. Tyler woman to attempt 100 miles to shed light onType 1 diabetes.
  65. Jeriann's Story: Coping With Type 1 Diabetes.
  66. Lehigh County mother pushing for diabetes awareness.
  67. Fundraising run for daughter with Type 1 Diabetes.
  68. Buying Insulin? No Prescription Necessary.
  69. How to Crush Your Ride Despite Diabetes.
  70. MP apologises for diabetes 'avoidable' comments. See also Derek Thomas: Tory MP apologises after claiming diabetes is avoidable 'through good diet and exercise'.
  71. Press Releases

  72. IU researchers receive $5 million grant to improve diabetes management in young children.

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