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Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
- Make plans to attend Friends for Life Orlando 2016, to be held at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida, from Tuesday, July 5th, through Sunday, July 10th, 2016. Scholarships for families, young adults, and adults are available from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation.
New This Week
- Help support Children with Diabetes while you shop by using Amazon Smile.
- Applications for the 2016 Diabetes Scholars Foundation College Scholarships are now online.
- Last week's poll asked readers if they are, or would consider, using type 2 medications to help with their type 1 diabetes. This week's poll asks readers what innovation they think 2016 will bring.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Type 1 Teens: A Guide to Managing Your Life With Diabetes by Korey Hood, PhD.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
I came downstairs one afternoon and my son Max (age 10, dx 4 years ago) said, "Mom, I was 28!" I said "Oh my gosh (panic rising in my throat), did you get some juice? Do you need help?" "No," he said. "Not my blood sugar! 28 was my Wii Fit age!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you hand out glucose tabs to the neighbor kids instead of candy treats. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My three-year-old was just diagnosed. At what age should I begin to teach her gradually how to take of her diabetes?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Honeymoon period question
Studies, Focus Groups, and Surveys
- PERL (Preventing Early Renal Loss in Diabetes) is a clinical trial for people with type 1 diabetes who have early signs of kidney problems. The goal is to test a new way to reduce loss of kidney function using a safe and inexpensive medicine. We are seeking adults (age 18 or older) with type 1 diabetes to participate in our study. Please sign up if you are eligible.
- Teens with T1D: Considering the insulin pump or CGM? You're needed in a new study. Learn more at https://apps.nemoursresearch.org/redcap/surveys/?s=ALNAPAR7T7
Diabetes in Social Media
- Losing Sight.
- DiabetesMine’s D-Data Exchange Features Do-It-Yourself Diabetes Technology and Calls for Better User Experiences.
- 10 Big Deals in Type 1 Treatment in 2015.
- An American at IDF: Feeling Grateful.
- Carb Wars: Going To The Movies With Type 1 Diabetes.
- The best CGM watch face so far?
- Type 1 Diabetes: My Gluten-Free Pumpkin Spice Donut Meltdown.
- Interview: Actor from "24" on Living with Type 1 Diabetes for 50+ Years.
- Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentrations in Children Progressing to Autoimmunity and Clinical Type 1 Diabetes.
- Low vitamin D level in pediatric patients with new onset type 1 diabetes is common, especially if in ketoacidosis.
- Genetic and environmental factors affect the onset of type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Insulin knockout mice have extended survival but volatile blood glucose levels on leptin therapy.
- Evaluation of a novel continuous glucose monitoring guided system for adjustment of insulin dosing - PumpTune: a randomized controlled trial.
- Obesity and Glycemic Control in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus: Analysis of Physician Electronic Health Records in the US From 2009-2011. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Bariatric Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
- SGLT-2 Inhibitors Associated with DKA in Type 1 Patients, Warnings Now Required.
- Did you know? Steroid Medications Known to Increase Insulin Requirements.
- Health-related quality of life in people with type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: data from the Brazilian Type 1 Diabetes Study Group. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Apps and Adolescents: A Systematic Review of Adolescents' Use of Mobile Phone and Tablet Apps That Support Personal Management of Their Chronic or Long-Term Physical Conditions. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Prevalence and clinical profile of celiac disease in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in HTML format.
- Prevalence of celiac disease among first-degree relatives of Indian celiac disease patients.
- Gluten Free Holidays.
- Health Matters: Understanding the Gluten Free Diet.
Legal and Legislative
- Death from diabetes sparks change, a new law.
- Laws protect children with diabetes at school.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- New accessory for American Girl dolls: diabetic care kit.
- This Couple Is Hacking The Insulin Pump.
- Testing for antibodies early can delay or prevent onset of Type 1 diabetes.
- Insulin shortage could affect 50,000 people with diabetes in the UK.
- Harden balances sport, diabetes.
- Child takes control of diabetes diagnosis.
- Woman invents glucose testing app.
- Adorable lad stays up until 4am every night to check diabetic girlfriend is okay.
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