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  1. Last week's poll asked our readers who drive how often they check their blood sugar before they drive. This week's poll asks our readers if their child with type 1 has a 504 plan at school.
  2. The Featured Book of the Week is The Little Red Sports Car by Eleanor Troutt, illustrated by J. Chris Price.
  3. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    We were walking along with some friends. My daughter Corie, age 12, dx at age 2, was wearing her insulin pump on her hip. I was holding hands with a younger child in the group (Cole age 6) who has a little thing for Corie. He saw the pump site. I asked him if he knew what it was. He replied, "Yes, that is where you plug her in for her energy."
  4. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you travel with as much food as you do baggage! See more parent humor.
  5. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  6. 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.
  7. From the CWD Forums

  8. From the CWD Forums:
    My 7 year old: Diagnosed Today
  9. Support, Advocacy, and Education

  10. #insulin4all Day of Action on U.S. Insulin Pricing. See also Guest Post: People with Diabetes are Demonstrating for #insulin4all.
  11. Studies, Focus Groups, and Surveys

  12. Researchers at Yale University are seeking parents of kids ages 11-16 with type 1 diabetes to evaluate a new web site called "Type 1 Teamwork." You can earn up to $50 for participating. To learn more or see if you are eligible to participate, visit or contact Roberta Delvy at (203) 737-7209 or via email at .
  13. Diabetes in School

  14. What Your Child’s Teacher Doesn’t Know About Type 1.
  15. Diabetes in Social Media

  16. “I think she’s drunk.” I wasn’t, I was in severe hypoglycemia.
  17. Are Blood Glucose Meters Accurate? New Data on 18 Meters.
  18. Medicare’s Smartphone Restriction of Dexcom G5 Hurts Patients.
  19. Low Blood Sugar at Three in the Morning.
  20. Out of Sight Out of Mind? Sending Your Child With Diabetes to College.
  21. On Diabetes in Diapers and Finding CGM in the Cloud (Part 1) and Connecting with Diabetes Educators on Patient-Led Innovation (Part 2) tell the story of Weston Nordgren and his family.
  22. Research

  23. Reprogramming human gallbladder cells into insulin-producing β-like cells. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  24. Efficacy and safety of Biosimilar (SAR342434 insulin lispro) in adults with type 1 diabetes also using insulin glargine-SORELLA 1 study. Free full text available in PDF format. See also Biosimilar of Humalog Shows Non-Inferiority in Type 1 Diabetes.
  25. Attenuated Suppression of Lipolysis Explains Increases in Triglyceride Secretion and Concentration with Basal Insulin Peglispro (BIL) Relative to Insulin Glargine Treatment in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes.
  26. Single Dose Euglycemic Clamp Studies Demonstrating Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Similarity Between MK-1293 Insulin Glargine and Originator Insulin Glargine (Lantus) in Type 1 Diabetes and Healthy Subjects.
  27. Detection of Islet Cell Immune Reactivity with Low Glycemic Index Foods: Is This a Concern for Type 1 Diabetes? Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  28. Daily Care

  29. Budget impact of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy in patients with type 1 diabetes who experience severe recurrent hypoglycemic episodes in Spain.
  30. Caregiving for children with type 1 diabetes and clinical outcomes in central India: The IDREAM study.
  31. Hyperglycemia in Young Adults Seen in the Emergency Department: A Health Records Review.
  32. Design and development of a stepped-care behavioral intervention to support parents of young children newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.
  33. Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating Symptoms in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes.
  34. Improving the transition from pediatric to adult diabetes care: the pediatric care provider's perspective in Quebec, Canada. Free full text available in PDF format. See also Study stresses importance of diabetes transition from adolescent to adult care.
  35. Temporal changes in frequency of severe hypoglycemia treated by emergency medical services in types 1 and 2 diabetes: a population-based data-linkage cohort study.
  36. Comparison of adjunctive therapy with metformin and acarbose in patients with Type-1 diabetes mellitus.
  37. Celiac

  38. Celiac Disease and Nonceliac Gluten Sensitivity: A Review.
  39. Screening for Celiac Disease: A Systematic Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force . Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  40. Progress towards non-invasive diagnosis and follow-up of celiac disease in children; a prospective multicentre study to the usefulness of plasma I-FABP.
  41. Gluten-Intolerant Student Set to Make History with Lawsuit Over Meal Exclusion.
  42. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  43. Kettering apologizes for not allowing girl on water slide because of insulin pump.
  44. Diabetic sailor Adam Pereira heading home after trip across Atlantic.
  45. Gladstone man awarded for surviving 60 years of diabetes.
  46. Nick Haynes winning fight with diabetes.
  47. IBM aims machine learning at type 1 diabetes with JDRF partnership. See also JDRF and IBM piece together the puzzle of type 1 diabetes.
  48. In diabetes device era, parents still report substantial type 1 burden.
  49. Press Releases

  50. American Diabetes Association Deeply Concerned with Recent Prescription Drug Formulary Trends.
  51. JDRF Taps Former Miss America and Renowned Diabetes Advocate Dr. Nicole Johnson as National Director of Mission.
  52. Tandem Diabetes Care Announces Launch of t:lock Connector for its Insulin Pump Cartridges and Infusion Sets. See also NEW t:lock™ Connector.

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