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July 4-9, 2017
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Of Continuing Interest
  1. 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.
  2. 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

    Top Stories

  1. Before It's Too Late is a powerful reminder of the importance of knowing the signs of type 1 diabetes and educating others.
  2. 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.
  3. The Featured Book of the Week is The Fight to Survive: A Young Girl, Diabetes, and the Discovery of Insulin by Caroline Cox.
  4. 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."
  5. 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.
  6. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  7. 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.
  8. From the CWD Forums

  9. From the CWD Forums:
    Sneaking Food
  10. Support and Advocacy

  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Send Airplanes and Insulin and Save Thousands of Lives.
  14. Fundraising and Awareness

  15. Support Friends for Life Orlando by shopping for your holiday gifts at Schwans.
  16. Diabetes in Social Media

  17. Dr Frederick Banting, Thank You For Saving My Life.
  18. NEWSFLASH: Google Creates Doodle for World Diabetes Day!
  19. A Dozen Type 1 Diabetes Influencers to Know.
  20. Our DKA Campaign.
  21. I knew she was my daughter.
  22. Diagnosis or Death: The Missed Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes.
  23. Leaving My Diabetes Care in Someone Else’s Hands.
  24. Helping Doctors Utilize Nightscout -- from Romania.
  25. Morgan Angerbauer Needlessly Died from DKA in Jail.
  26. The Seven-Day 'Fakebetes' Diabetes Experience.
  27. Research

  28. 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.
  29. Sensor Life and Overnight Closed Loop: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
  30. Associations between long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and cardiovascular lipid risk factors in youth with type 1 diabetes: SEARCH Nutrition Ancillary Study.
  31. Islet cell transplantation improves nerve conduction velocity in type 1 diabetes compared with intensive medical therapy over six years.
  32. Optimizing Porcine Islet Isolation to Markedly Reduce Enzyme Consumption Without Sacrificing Islet Yield or Function. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  33. Daily Care

  34. 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.
  35. 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).
  36. Dental Health Status and Hygiene in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
  37. Depression: a common and burdensome complication of diabetes that warrants the continued attention of clinicians, researchers and healthcare policy makers.
  38. Celiac

  39. Factors that Increase Risk of Celiac Disease Autoimmunity Following a Gastrointestinal Infection in Early Life.
  40. Novel genetic risk variants for pediatric celiac disease. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  41. Prevalence and Characterization of Self-Reported Gluten Sensitivity in The Netherlands. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  42. Legal and Legislative

  43. Protest against Prince William Co. Schools handling of students with diabetes.
  44. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  45. Why does Insulin keep getting more expensive?
  46. Who was Sir Frederick Banting and how did he discover that insulin could treat diabetes?
  47. When social stigma is nearly as damaging as diabetes.
  48. "You can still live your dream": IndyCar driver Charlie Kimball discusses his life with diabetes.
  49. Siblings both diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.
  50. Why living with diabetes has meant ‘everything’ to Matthew Jordan.
  51. Combating misconceptions and raising awareness about living with Type 1 diabetes.
  52. Camp Helps, Bonds Families Dealing with Type 1 Diabetes.
  53. Managing type 1 diabetes is 'essentially my day job'.
  54. Living With Type 1 Diabetes Is A Luxury - And It Shouldn’t Be.
  55. Health Buzz: Derek Theler Talks Type 1 Diabetes.
  56. Teen in trouble over diabetes awareness shirt.
  57. Diabetes is no longer a rich-world disease.
  58. UF Diabetes: The next generation.
  59. Press Releases

  60. 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.
  61. NIH-funded International Diabetes Closed Loop (IDCL) Trial to Combine Technologies from Tandem Diabetes Care, Dexcom and TypeZero.
  62. BD Collaborates with JDRF to Focus on Extended Wear Innovations for Insulin Infusion Delivery.

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