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Fourth of July Fireworks Fundraiser
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September 16-18, 2016, 2016
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Of Continuing Interest
  1. Suspend Medicare's Dangerous Competitive Bidding Program for Diabetes Testing Supplies. This is very important.
  2. Many thanks to Dexcom for including Children with Diabetes in their 10 Year Anniversary giving program.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. Last week's poll asked readers if they have their most recent diabetes care data written down. This week's poll asks our readers if they have sought counseling to help cope with their diabetes care.
  2. The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Through the Looking Glass: Seeing diabetes from your child's perspective by Dr Rachel Besser.
  3. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My non-D daughter was writing with a mechanical pencil and constantly having trouble with the lead (the kind you insert at the writing point of the pencil). She said, "Mom, this pencil needs a new lancet!"
  4. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when instead of whispering "sweet nothings" to each other in the middle of the night, you and your spouse are talking about blood sugar numbers. See more parent humor.
  5. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  6. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    In 2009, my daughter, who has two siblings with type 1, tested negative for antibodies, but recently had a random high blood sugar and has tested positive for GAD-65. Will she definitely develop diabetes?
    See the answer.
  7. From the CWD Forums

  8. From the CWD Forums:
    Assisted self management for an (almost) 9-year-old?
  9. Fundraising

  10. Be a part of The Human Trial legacy by helping to fund this amazing documentary film.
  11. Studies, Focus Groups, and Surveys

  12. TrialReach offers a central source for searching for diabetes clinical trials in the United States.
  13. Teens with T1D: Considering the insulin pump or CGM? You're needed in a new study about shared decision making with your parents. Learn more at
  14. 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.
  15. Diabetes in Social Media

  16. Growing up with a Type 1 Dad.
  17. The Promising State of Diabetes Technology in 2016.
  18. 2016 ADA Scientific Sessions: Diabetes Product and Biz News.
  19. Kowalski Brothers Talk Life with T1D.
  20. Teens with Type 1 Diabetes May Be Deficient in Vitamin D.
  21. Afrezza Update: Giving Inhaled Insulin a Second Try, As MannKind Re-Launches.
  22. Postpartum and Diabetes: Finding My Way Back to Normalcy.
  23. Three Days Post Transplant 2 – No More Insulin.
  24. Your Android Diabetes App is Probably Selling Your Health Info.
  25. Research

  26. Automated glucagon delivery reduces hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes.
  27. Autonomic nervous system function assessed by conventional and spectral analysis might be useful in terms of predicting retinal deterioration in persons with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  28. Daily Care

  29. Accumulation of severe hypoglycemia at weekends and in warm seasons in patients with type 1 diabetes but not with type 2 diabetes.
  30. Nocturnal blood pressure is associated with the progression of microvascular complications and hypertension in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  31. Clinical, Psychosocial, and Demographic Factors Are Associated With Overweight and Obesity in Early Adolescent Girls With Type 1 Diabetes.
  32. Glycemic Control, Renal Complications, and Current Smoking in Relation to Excess Risk of Mortality in Persons With Type 1 Diabetes.
  33. Can SGLT2 Inhibitors Halt “Glycemic Roller Coaster” in Type 1 Diabetes?
  34. Insulin Timing Matters: Results from the T1D Exchange Clinic Registry.
  35. Quantitative assessment of dietary intake in adults with Type 1 diabetes following flexible insulin therapy education with an active promotion of dietary freedom.
  36. HbA1c variability predicts retinopathy, nephropathy in teens with type 1 diabetes.
  37. Saturated fatty acid intake decreases serum adiponectin levels in subjects with type 1 diabetes.
  38. As Childhood Diabetes Rates Rise, So Do Costs — And Families Feel The Pinch: Study.
  39. Celiac

  40. Symptoms and Mucosal Changes Stable During Rapid Increase of Pediatric Celiac Disease in Norway.
  41. Celiac Disease and Wheat Intolerance Syndrome: a Critical Update and Reappraisal.
  42. Current and Novel Therapeutic Strategies in Celiac Disease.
  43. Some Celiac Disease May Be Due To Viruses.
  44. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  45. What it’s like ... to have your child diagnosed with diabetes.
  46. Kids with diabetes share common experience.
  47. Marlins pitcher McGowan shares story of triumph over diabetes.
  48. Not-So-Friendly Skies for T1D Travelers.
  49. Metro girl says she was kicked off softball team because she’s diabetic.
  50. Dog's nose brings relief for diabetic girl's family.

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