Upcoming CWD Conferences
Friends for Life® Anaheim 2017
May 5-7, 2017
Friends for Life® Orlando 2017
July 4-9, 2017
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Of Continuing Interest
- Prevent T1D is a place for families who are working to prevent Type 1 Diabetes. Many of us are parents who already have a child with T1D, and are looking for ways to delay or stop a second child’s diagnosis.
- Riding on Insulin offers wonderful one-day ski and snowboard camps for kids ages 7-17 living with type 1 diabetes and their siblings.
New This Week
- Before It's Too Late is a powerful reminder of the importance of knowing the signs of type 1 diabetes and educating others.
- Last week's poll asked readers about who administers insulin to their child in child care setting. This week's poll asks our readers about what happens if their child needs a new infusion set while at school.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Fight to Survive: A Young Girl, Diabetes, and the Discovery of Insulin by Caroline Cox.
- 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."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when the stray dog who has parked himself on your deck has only been there 10 minutes and already has a test strip attached to his fur! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My toddler, whose father has diabetes, has intermittent high blood sugars, but blood work for diabetes was negative. Should I continue to monitor him?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Support and Advocacy
- Applications for JDRF 2017 Children’s Congress are now online. This is a great way to get involved with national advocacy efforts. Apply by December 1, 2016.
- Taking Control Of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) CGM Medicare Appeals Assistance Program assists in the appeals process of low-income Medicare beneficiaries who have been denied coverage for a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system by Medicare.
- Send Airplanes and Insulin and Save Thousands of Lives.
Fundraising and Awareness
- Support Friends for Life Orlando by shopping for your holiday gifts at Schwans.
Diabetes in Social Media
- Dr Frederick Banting, Thank You For Saving My Life.
- NEWSFLASH: Google Creates Doodle for World Diabetes Day!
- A Dozen Type 1 Diabetes Influencers to Know.
- Our DKA Campaign.
- I knew she was my daughter.
- Diagnosis or Death: The Missed Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes.
- Leaving My Diabetes Care in Someone Else’s Hands.
- Helping Doctors Utilize Nightscout -- from Romania.
- Morgan Angerbauer Needlessly Died from DKA in Jail.
- The Seven-Day 'Fakebetes' Diabetes Experience.
- A Novel Insulin/Glucose Model after a Mixed-Meal Test in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes on Insulin Pump Therapy. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Sensor Life and Overnight Closed Loop: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
- Associations between long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and cardiovascular lipid risk factors in youth with type 1 diabetes: SEARCH Nutrition Ancillary Study.
- Islet cell transplantation improves nerve conduction velocity in type 1 diabetes compared with intensive medical therapy over six years.
- Optimizing Porcine Islet Isolation to Markedly Reduce Enzyme Consumption Without Sacrificing Islet Yield or Function. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Glycemia, Treatment Satisfaction, Cognition, and Sleep Quality in Adults and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes When Using a Closed-Loop System Overnight Versus Sensor-Augmented Pump with Low-Glucose Suspend Function: A Randomized Crossover Study.
- Sustained glycaemic control and less nocturnal hypoglycaemia with insulin glargine 300U/mL compared with glargine 100U/mL in Japanese adults with type 1 diabetes (EDITION JP 1 randomised 12-month trial including 6-month extension).
- Dental Health Status and Hygiene in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Depression: a common and burdensome complication of diabetes that warrants the continued attention of clinicians, researchers and healthcare policy makers.
- Factors that Increase Risk of Celiac Disease Autoimmunity Following a Gastrointestinal Infection in Early Life.
- Novel genetic risk variants for pediatric celiac disease. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Prevalence and Characterization of Self-Reported Gluten Sensitivity in The Netherlands. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
Legal and Legislative
- Protest against Prince William Co. Schools handling of students with diabetes.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Why does Insulin keep getting more expensive?
- Who was Sir Frederick Banting and how did he discover that insulin could treat diabetes?
- When social stigma is nearly as damaging as diabetes.
- "You can still live your dream": IndyCar driver Charlie Kimball discusses his life with diabetes.
- Siblings both diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Why living with diabetes has meant ‘everything’ to Matthew Jordan.
- Combating misconceptions and raising awareness about living with Type 1 diabetes.
- Camp Helps, Bonds Families Dealing with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Managing type 1 diabetes is 'essentially my day job'.
- Living With Type 1 Diabetes Is A Luxury - And It Shouldn’t Be.
- Health Buzz: Derek Theler Talks Type 1 Diabetes.
- Teen in trouble over diabetes awareness shirt.
- Diabetes is no longer a rich-world disease.
- UF Diabetes: The next generation.
- With Health Canada approval, Dexcom G5® Mobile CGM System is the First and Only Medical Device in North America for Making Daily Diabetes Decisions Without Painful Fingersticks.
- NIH-funded International Diabetes Closed Loop (IDCL) Trial to Combine Technologies from Tandem Diabetes Care, Dexcom and TypeZero.
- BD Collaborates with JDRF to Focus on Extended Wear Innovations for Insulin Infusion Delivery.
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