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Upcoming CWD Conferences
Friends for Life Anaheim 2017
Friends for Life Orlando 2017
Friends for Life® Anaheim 2017
May 5-7, 2017
Disneyland® Hotel
Anaheim, California
Family Scholarships
Friends for Life® Orlando 2017
July 4-9, 2017
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Orlando, Florida
DSF Family and Individual Scholarships

Of Continuing Interest
  1. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is now accepting applications for it's 2017 college scholarship program. DSF college scholarships are open to high school seniors with type 1 diabetes and who are US citizens or permanent residents. The deadline to apply is midnight April 15, 2017. DSF offers many scholarships. There is one application and students will be considered for those scholarships that match them. To apply, please visit

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. Last week's poll asked readers how often they check blood sugars during the night. This week's poll asks our readers if they are concerned about the future cost of or access to insulin and diabetes care products.
  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 daughter came home from kindergarten and told me that her teacher almost sent her up to the nurse that day because she felt low. "Almost?" I asked (a little concerned). "Yeah," she said, "I was trying to tell her my CRAYON was low, and hard to color with. She didn't understand!"
  4. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you grab the meter after cutting YOURSELF - that big drop of blood's just too perfect to waste. See more parent humor.
  5. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  6. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    I've had type 1 for 19 years. I have developed posterior subcapsular cataract in both eyes. How long until this affects my vision? Are the results of cataract surgery for people with diabetes generally favorable in the absence of diabetic retinopathy?
    See the answer.
  7. From the CWD Forums

  8. From the CWD Forums:
    Bolusing for oatmeal
  9. Conferences and Events

  10. A New Weekend Conference Retreat for Adults with Type 1 Diabetes.
  11. The Diabetes Empowerment Foundation presents the 7th annual Students With Diabetes / Young Adults With Diabetes National Conference, to be held from Friday, May 26 to Sunday, May 28, 2017 at the Renaissance Orlando at Sea World in Orlando, Florida.
  12. Support and Advocacy

  13. Stand Up For Affordable Insulin is an advocacy project of the American Diabetes Association.
  14. MasterLab Leadership Institute will be an intensive, exciting, weekend conference featuring expert mentorship, leadership development, and social entrepreneurship workshops to support leaders implementing positive changes for the greater diabetes community, to be held in the Bay Area, in northern California, from Friday, March 31 through Sunday, April 2nd.
  15. Studies, Focus Groups, and Surveys

  16. Children Diagnosed Within the Last Two Years Needed for Study, and Will be Compensated.
  17. Diabetes Usability Study: Patients and Caregivers needed.
  18. Diabetes in Social Media

  19. Feeding my insecurities.
  20. The NEW Jerry the Bear.
  21. Omnipod Horizon Hybrid Closed-loop System.
  22. Has A British Man Really Been Cured of Type 1 Diabetes?
  23. Research

  24. Implication of the intestinal microbiome as a potential surrogate marker of immune responsiveness to experimental therapies in autoimmune diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  25. An analysis of the survival outcomes of simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplantation compared to live donor kidney transplantation in patients with type 1 diabetes: a UK Transplant Registry study.
  26. Daily Care

  27. Long-Term Effects of Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion on Glucose Control and Microvascular Complications in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.
  28. Comparison of Insulin Pump Therapy and Multiple Daily Injections Insulin Regimen in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes During Ramadan Fasting.
  29. Differences in depression, treatment satisfaction and injection behavior in adults with type 1 diabetes and different degrees of lipohypertrophy.
  30. Schooling diabetes: Use of continuous glucose monitoring and remote monitors in the home and school settings.
  31. Liraglutide acutely suppresses glucagon, lipolysis and ketogenesis in type 1 diabetes.
  32. Blood glucose kinetics and physiological changes in a type 1 diabetic finisher of the Ultraman triathlon: a case study.
  33. Self- and parent-reported executive problems in adolescents with type 1 diabetes are associated with poor metabolic control and low physical activity.
  34. Metformin as add-on to intensive insulin therapy in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  35. Late-onset islet autoimmunity in childhood: the Diabetes Autoimmunity Study in the Young (DAISY).
  36. Social economic costs of type 1 diabetes mellitus in pediatric patients in Spain: CHRYSTAL observational study.
  37. Celiac

  38. Reduced Bone Mineral Density in Children with Screening-detected Celiac Disease.
  39. Recent advances in pediatric celiac disease.
  40. Pediatric Celiac Disease: Follow-Up in the Spotlight.
  41. Local ocular surface parameters in patients with systemic celiac disease.
  42. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  43. Colorado Springs family adapts to reality of Type 1 diabetes as, one after one, children are diagnosed.
  44. 11-year-old with diabetes excited to participate in Tour de Cure for third year.
  45. Kidnap Victim Brittany Diggs: Insulin Pump Aided Trunk Escape.
  46. Worried about losing insurance, people stockpile medications.
  47. Press Releases

  48. Helmsley Charitable Trust and Akston Biosciences Corporation Announce Partnership to Advance Novel Technology to Treat Type 1 Diabetes.
  49. New Research Identifies Novel Target for Controlling Immune Response to Implanted Materials.

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