Upcoming CWD Events
Friends for Life® Falls Church 2017
October 6-8, 2017
Fairview Park Marriott
Falls Church, Virginia
Friends for Life® UK 2017
October 27-29, 2017
Windsor, United Kingdom
New This Week
- The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is offering scholarships for CWD's Friends for Life Falls Church conference.
- Last week's poll asked our readers how often they think about diabetes each dayr. This week's poll asks our readers about their insulin regimen.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Raising Teens with Diabetes: A Survival Guide for Parents by Moira McCarthy.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My 5 year old diabetic daughter was mad at me the other day. She came walking into the kitchen with her backpack full with all her stuff. She really knows what buttons to push, telling me: "I'm running away, I'm taking a lot of candy, and I'm not taking any insulin!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your child refers to sequel movies as "Type 2." See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Recently diagnosed, my teen son has experienced elevated blood sugars at the start of cross country races. Should he do a corrective dose?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
New here, just a quick question (about college)
- Switching between Insulin Products in an Emergency offers guidance on caring for type 1 diabetes during an emergency situation. Courtesy of Dr. Stephen Ponder.
Conferences and Events
- The Diabetes Training Camp Foundation is hosting a Teen Boot Camp from December 1-3, 2017 in Lancaster, PA.
Support, Advocacy, and Education
- #insulin4all Day of Action on U.S. Insulin Pricing. See also At Eli Lilly Headquarters, Diabetes Advocates Will Demonstrate For Affordable Insulin.
- Join JDRF's #Coverage2Control petition to tell insurance companies to provide coverage that works for people with type 1 diabetes.
Studies, Focus Groups, and Surveys
- 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 type1teamwork.com/register or contact Roberta Delvy at (203) 737-7209 or via email at .
Diabetes Products and Apps
- Opening pathways for discovery, research, and innovation in health and healthcare.
Diabetes in Social Media
- A Letter to Myself the Day Before My Daughter’s Diagnosis.
- Guest Post: #Insulin4All Protest at Lilly.
- When Hurricane Harvey Arrived, They Kept the Diabetes Community Afloat.
- Grandma with Type 1 Diabetes Makes JDRF Rides Delicious.
- Relationship between Optimum Mini-doses of Glucagon and Insulin Levels when Treating Mild Hypoglycaemia in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes - A Simulation Study.
- Vitamin D and probiotics supplement use in young children with genetic risk for type 1 diabetes.
- Efficacy and safety of alirocumab in insulin-treated individuals with type 1 or type 2 diabetes and high cardiovascular risk: The ODYSSEY DM-INSULIN randomized trial.
- Pandemic influenza diagnosis and subsequent risk of type 1 diabetes. See also Pandemic Flu May Increase Risk of Type 1 Diabetes In Genetically Predisposed Patients.
- Effects of Sotagliflozin Added to Insulin in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Eating Frequency and Carbohydrate Intake in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Differ from Those in Their Peers and are Associated with Glycemic Control.
- Timing of Meal Insulin and Its Relation to Adherence to Therapy in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Investigation of Pump Compatibility of Fast-Acting Insulin Aspart in Subjects With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Efficacy and safety of dapagliflozin in patients with inadequately controlled type 1 diabetes (DEPICT-1): 24 week results from a multicentre, double-blind, phase 3, randomised controlled trial.
- Minidose Glucagon for Exercise-Induced Hypoglycemia in T1D.
- A Study Examining the Effect of a Short Bout of Postprandial Walking on the Glycemic Effect of a Meal: Type 1 Diabetes.
- Improved Glycemic Control in a Patient Group Performing 7-Point Profile Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose and Intensive Data Documentation: An Open-Label, Multicenter, Observational Study.
- Relation of parent knowledge to glycemic control among emerging adults with type 1 diabetes: a mediational model.
- Healthcare Resource Utilization and Costs Associated with Ketosis Events in Pediatric and Adult Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in the UK.
- New Insights into the Pathogenesis of Celiac Disease. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- The Nima gluten sensor makes being celiac a whole lot easier.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Growing Up With a Parent Who Has Type 1 Diabetes.
- Woodlands woman uses home to distribute diabetes supplies during Harvey.
- The designer who weaves clothes with her blood.
- Rising cost of insulin leads LI diabetics to take dangerous risks.
- Diabetes spikes among Mississippi children and no one knows why.
- The diabetic women risking blindness and even death by deliberately NOT taking their insulin to prevent weight gain as they are gripped by a terrifying eating disorder known as diabulimia.
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