In The News

Diabetes, Pregnancy and Your Health: September 2016 article in Diabetes Forecast Magazine.

How diabetes affects the health of mother and child—and what you can do about it.

William Sansum Diabetes Center Key in Omnipod Artificial System Trial

Study Brings Insulet Another Step Closer to Providing its Omnipod® Horizon™ Hybrid Closed Loop System to People with Diabetes

Thank you Taste of the Vine Purveyors!

Thank you Taste of the Vine Purveyors!

Art for Diabetes

Art for Diabetes

Montecito Journal: Taste of the Vine

Montecito Journal: Taste of the Vine


Employee Miguel Grijalva Honored For 30 Years At the William Sansum Diabetes Center

Employee Miguel Grijalva Honored For 30 Years At the William Sansum Diabetes Center

The Independent: William Sansum Diabetes Center holds Taste of the Vine

More than 350 supporters of the William Sansum Diabetes Center (WSDC) turned out on Saturday, August 27, for the 14th annual Taste of the Vine fundraiser held at QAD Inc. on the picturesque bluffs of Summerland.

http://www.independent.com/news/2016/sep/01/sansum-diabetes-center-holds-taste-vine-fundraiser/

David Kerr Leads Diabetes Treatment Efforts at Sansum Center

UK-trained doctor serves as director of research and innovation of Santa Barbara research institute

http://www.noozhawk.com/health/article/david_kerr_leads_diabetes_treatment_efforts_at_sansum_center

 

William Sansum Diabetes Center Honors Anne Smith Towbes with a Namesake Orchid All Her Own

Santa Barbara International Orchid Show preview party and benefit includes presentation of Anne Smith Towbes Phalaenopsis Orchid.

https://www.noozhawk.com/article/william_sansum_diabetes_center_anne_smith_towbes_orchid_20160305

 

David Kerr: A bump on the road to mHealth utopia?

A recent clinical trial’s finding that digital health technology (also known as mHealth) failed to reduce healthcare costs is raising eyebrows on this side of the Atlantic.

http://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2016/01/28/david-kerr-a-bump-on-the-road-to-mhealth-utopia/

 

Artificial pancreas system aimed at type 1 diabetes mellitus

Largest-ever long-term clinical trials will begin this year.

http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2016/01/artificial-pancreas-system-aimed-at-type-1-diabetes-mellitus/

 

Cellnovo Partners with US Company TypeZero on Artificial Pancreas Programme

Cellnovo Group (Paris:CLNV) (“Cellnovo” CLNV: EN Paris), a medical technology company marketing the first mobile, connected, all-in-one diabetes management system, announced today that it is partnering with the technology company, TypeZero, to utilise Cellnovo’s e-connected insulin patch pump alongside its inControl AP software in an artificial pancreas (AP) programme. This joint system will be in consideration for use in the International Diabetes Closed Loop Trial (IDCL), which is funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health Services.

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160204006069/en/Cellnovo-Partners-Company-TypeZero-Artificial-Pancreas-Programme

 

Local diabetes research center convenes to address life threatening disease in Africa

Before a standing room-only audience, the William Sansum Diabetes Center held a reception to honor distinguished Endocrinologist and Humanitarian, Ahmed Reja, M.D as he presented on the disproportionate burden of the disease in Africa and around the world.

http://www.independent.com/pr/2016/jan/11/local-diabetes-research-center-convenes-address-li/?templates=desktop

 

Jeanie Seashore Hiked 500 Miles Across Spain with Type 1 Diabetes: Here’s How She Did It

A 500-mile hike across Spain’s Camino de Santiago is a challenge many people would shy away from. But not Jeanie Seashore.

http://diatribe.org/jeanie-seashore-hiked-500-miles-across-spain-type-1-diabetes-heres-how-she-did-it

 

Artificial Pancreas to Undergo Long-term Clinical Tests

Clinical Trials to Support Artificial Pancreas Device for Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Patients

http://www.seas.harvard.edu/news/2016/01/artificial-pancreas-to-undergo-long-term-clinical-tests

 

Artificial Pancreas System Aimed at Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Largest-ever long-term clinical trials will begin this year

http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2016/01/artificial-pancreas-system-aimed-at-type-1-diabetes-mellitus/

 

Santa Barbara Synchronicity

Discovering Sansum After the Fact

http://www.independent.com/news/2015/oct/05/synchronicity-west/

 

Neighborhood Center Hosts Breastfeeding Celebration

Health educators join families at nutrition-awareness event at Franklin Neighborhood Center.

http://www.independent.com/news/2015/aug/07/franklin-neighborhood-center-hosts-breastfeeding-c

 

Adjustment of Open-Loop Settings to Improve Closed-Loop Results in Type 1 Diabetes: A Multicenter Randomized Trial.

Closed-loop control (CLC) relies on an individual’s open-loop insulin pump settings to initialize the system. Optimizing open-loop settings prior to use of CLC usually requires significant time and effort.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26204135

 

Five Questions on Diabetes in the Military with Dr. Jordan Pinsker

Dr. Jordan Pinsker is a research physician at the Williams Sansum Diabetes Center in Santa Barbara, CA. He is the clinical lead for their artificial pancreas trials.

http://www.healthline.com/diabetesmine/five-questions-diabetes-military-dr-j-pinsker

 

Ellen Goodstein Appointed Executive Director of William Sansum Diabetes Center

The William Sansum Diabetes Center announced the appointment of their new executive director, Ellen Goodstein. She is a longtime board member and former board president of the Center who also has a wealth of experience with nonprofit management and fundraising.

http://sbseasons.com/2015/05/ellen-goodstein-appointed-executive-director-of-william-sansum-diabetes-center/

 

Photos from Amgen Tour of California

Photographer Fritz Olenberger captured some great action and some famous cyclists at Stage 5 of the Amgen Tour of California today in Santa Barbara.

http://www.edhat.com/site/tidbit.cfm?nid=152927

 

Racing off

134 cyclists depart Santa Barbara in Amgen Tour of California.

http://www.newspress.com/Top/Article/article.jsp?Section=LOCAL&ID=567268522368040988

 

Association of Parental History of Diabetes with Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Children with Type 2 Diabetes

Aims: Determine if parental diabetes (DM) is associated with unhealthier cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk profiles in youth with type 2 diabetes (T2D), and whether associations differed by race/ethnicity.

Read the full study in the Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications.

 

William Sansum Diabetes Center Appoints Ellen Goodstein as Executive Director

The William Sansum Diabetes Center is pleased to announce the appointment of longtime board member and former board president Ellen Goodstein to the position of executive director of the 71-year-old, internationally recognized organization.

http://www.noozhawk.com/article/william_sansum_diabetes_center_appoints_executive_director

 

Announcing the NPHW “We Can Do Better” contest winners!

Our three winners were selected from three categories of submissions — individuals; students; or groups or organizations.

http://www.publichealthnewswire.org/?p=12777

 

The Most Diabetes Friendly Destination in the World?

William Sansum Diabetes Center partners with local restaurants and pharmacies to offer unparalleled diabetes resources for visitors and residents alike.

http://www.tudiabetes.org/forum/topics/the-most-diabetes-friendly-destination-in-the-world

 

Santa Barbara, the Diabetes-Friendly Destination

With the help of a grant from the Mosher Foundation, William Sansum Diabetes Center announces the launch of “GuiltFreeSB,” with the goal to make Santa Barbara the most diabetes-friendly destination in the world.

http://www.edhat.com/site/tidbit.cfm?nid=149707

 

Changing Menus to Help Those With Diabetes Sansum Launches GuiltFreeSB

Restaurants with south-of-the-border leanings may be the last place you think of for food that’s diabetic-friendly.

http://www.newspress.com/Top/Article/article.jsp?Section=LOCAL&ID=567234420327710744

 

In Battle Against Diabetes, Local Restaurants Sign Up for #GuiltFreeSB Initiative

William Sansum Diabetes Center program aims to make Santa Barbara ‘diabetes friendly’ through joint campaign with restaurants, breweries and wineries.

http://www.noozhawk.com/article/restaurants_sign_up_for_guiltfreesb_diabetes_initiative_20150314

 

Latino Leaders Convene for Summit to Address Diabetes Crisis

Santa Barbara County Supervisor Salud Carbajal and representatives from the William Sansum Diabetes Center hosted the first summit Thursday addressing the diabetes crisis in Santa Barbara County’s Latino community.

http://www.noozhawk.com/article/latino_leaders_convene_for_summit_to_address_diabetes_crisis

 

How to Reduce Latino Diabetes?

Summit Addresses Disproportionally High Rates

http://www.independent.com/news/2015/mar/09/how-reduce-latino-diabetes/

 

Journal of Diabetes Science – Physical Activity and Type 1 Diabetes- Time for a Rewire?

The Center’s Dr. David Kerr discusses blood glucose control while being physically active

http://dst.sagepub.com/contnt/early/2015/01/06/1932296814566231.abstract

 

Canadian Journal of Diabetes – Physiological and Glycemic Responses Following Acute Ingestion of a Popular Functional Drink in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes

The Center’s Dr. David Kerr discusses how energy drinks can affect people with type 1 diabetes

http://www.canadianjournalofdiabetes.com/article/S1499-2671(14)00510-3/abstract 

 

Health.com – 14 Biggest Myths About Diabetes

The Center’s Dr. David Kerr contributes to the misconceptions of diabetes

http://www.health.com/health/gallery/0,,20857657_10,00.html

 

Alaska Airlines Magazine  – Innovative Medicine

The Center’s Dr. Kerr discussions diabetes advancements and the artificial pancreas

http://origin.library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1116509034785-59/AAM+11.14+Medical.pdf

 

ABC News – Best and Worst Foods for Diabetes

The Center’s Sandy Andrews discusses foods to avoid and offers substitutions

http://6abc.com/news/worst-foods-for-people-with-diabetes/385029/

 

Health.com – Best and Worst Foods for Diabetes

The Center’s Sandy Andrews discusses foods to avoid and offers substitutions

http://www.health.com/health/gallery/0,,20864484,00.html

 

Oncology Nurse Advisor – Best and Worst Foods for Diabetes

The Center’s Sandy Andrews discusses foods to avoid and offers substitutions

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/diabetes-best-worst-foods-cancer-risk/article/382298/

 

US News & World Report – How Apple is Brining Healthcare to Your Smartphone

The Center’s Dr. Kerr discussion the smart phone application with the artificial pancreas

http://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness/articles/2014/09/29/how-apple-is-bringing-health-care-to-your-smartphone

 

Univision / Hola Doctor (Spanish) – Managing Diabetes at School

The Center’s Dr. Jordan Pinsker advises parents on ways to managed their children’s diabetes away from home

http://holadoctor.com/es/%C3%A1lbum-de-fotos/c%C3%B3mo-manejar-la-diabetes-en-la-escuela

 

Chicago Tribune – New blood sugar monitor for diabetes

The Center’s Dr. Kerr discusses the first internet enabled glucose monitor

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-confidential-tullman-diabetes-0910-biz-20140910-column.html

 

The Independent – Santa Barbara to become worlds most diabetes friendly destination

The Center’s Dr. Kerr discusses the Mosher grant award and efforts to engage businesses in offering diabetes-friendly foods and services.

http://www.independent.com/releases/2014/oct/29/santa-barbara-become-worlds-most-diabetes-friendly/

 

Diabetes Mine – In hopes of predicting diabetes exercise effect

The Center’s Dr. Kerr announces the launch of a new online resource for exercise called excarbs.com

http://www.diabetesmine.com/2014/09/in-hopes-of-predicting-the-diabetes-exercise-effect.html

 

Noozhawk- Sansum Diabetes Research Institute Announces New Name

The Center’s Rem Laan reveals the purpose and meaning behind the new name and logo

http://www.noozhawk.com/article/william_sansum_diabetes_center_taste_of_the_vine

 

Pacific Coast Business Times – Sansum Diabetes Research Institute Announces New Name

The Center’s Rem Laan reveals the purpose and meaning behind the new name and logo

http://www.pacbiztimes.com/2014/06/27/sansum-diabetes-center-announces-name-change-focus-on-local-care/

 

Edhat – Sansum Diabetes Research Institute Announces New Name

The Center’s Rem Laan reveals the purpose and meaning behind the new name and logo

http://www.edhat.com/site/tidbit.cfm?nid=139663

 

Noozhawk – Sanum Diabetes Research Institute adds pediatric endocrinologist

The Center announces the appointment of Dr. Jordan Pinkser

http://www.noozhawk.com/article/sansum_diabetes_research_institute_adds_pediatric_endocrinologist_to_resear

 

Noozhawk – Sansum Diabetes Research Institute Launches Initiative with UCSCB

The Center announces Sheri Colberg-Ochs, Ph.D., as part of summer program

http://www.noozhawk.com/article/sansum_diabetes_research_institute_initiative_with_ucsb_20140603

 

Santa Barbara Independent – Institute seeks women for clinical trial

The Center seeks women to participate on international CONCEPTt trial researching the treatment of Type 1 diabetes during pregnancy

http://www.independent.com/releases/2014/jul/13/sansum-diabetes-research-institute-seeks-women-typ/