Of Continuing Interest
- Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Pumping: Toronto 2009 conference, to be held at the Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from March 6-8, 2009.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Chicago 2009 conference, to be held at the Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel in Chicago, Illinois from April 24-26, 2009.
- Make plans now to attend CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2009 conference, to be held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida from July 7-12, 2009.
- Make plans now to attend CWD's Friends for Life UK, to be held at the Beaumont House, Old Windsor, Berkshire from August 14-16, 2009.
- Applications for the 2009-2010 Diabetes Scholars Foundation College Scholarships are online and must be received by April 15, 2009.
- The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is offering scholarships for families from Canada to attend the Focus on Pumping: Toronto 2009 conference, to be held at the Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from March 6-8, 2009. Applications must be received by February 20, 2009.
New This Week
- The schedule for Friends for Life 2009 is online.
- A collection of photos from CWD's Focus on Best Practices: Marco Island 2009 are online.
- Dr. Lois Jovanovic's Story offers an amazing glimpse into diabetes history.
- Last week's poll asked readers what insulins they use. This week's poll asks readers what they think is most important for the next generation of continuous glucose sensors.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Cheating Destiny by James S. Hirsch.
- Hyperglycemia and Ketone Testing is Worth a Look.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Last week, Scott took Daniel and Jesse to Raceway Park in New Jersey to see drag racing, funny car races, etc. The other night, at about 11:15 pm, the house phone rings. I picked it up to hear Daniel say, "389." I said, "What did Jesse eat? Didn't the Navigator alarm? What's wrong?" I'm kind of panicky. Daniel laughed and said, "Ma, what are you talking about?" I said, "A blood sugar of 389 is nothing to laugh about!" My brilliant son said, "Ma, I don't know what you're talking about. But Dad just filled up your gas tank at $3.89 a gallon."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your nine-year-old son pees on the toilet at 3 a.m., and you're not mad because now you can check his ketones without making him get up again! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Two years after he started having slightly elevated blood sugars, my son was diagnosed with type 1. Do many experience such a delayed onset? Should I have my other sons tested for antibodies?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Anybody with a toddler looking at going on the pump?
Products and Books
- Nuggets of Wisdom from the Diabetes Community is a DiabetesMine ebook edited by Amy Tenderich and Allison Blass.
- Insulin analogues display IGF-I-like mitogenic and anti-apoptotic activities in cultured cancer cells. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats. See also Commentary - Insulin analogues: fears, facts and fantasies, also available in PDF format.
- Human cord blood stem cell-modulated regulatory T lymphocytes reverse the autoimmune-caused type 1 diabetes in nonobese diabetic (NOD) mice. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- The Wisconsin Epidemiologic Study of Diabetic Retinopathy XXIII: The Twenty-five-Year Incidence of Macular Edema in Persons with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Long-term hyperglycaemia impairs vascular smooth muscle cell function in women with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Plasma advanced glycation endproduct, methylglyoxal-derived hydroimidazolone is elevated in young, complication-free patients with Type 1 diabetes.
- Detection of nocturnal hypoglycemic episodes (natural occurrence) in children with Type 1 diabetes using an optimal Bayesian neural network algorithm.
- Preventing Hypoglycemia Using Predictive Alarm Algorithms and Insulin Pump Suspension.
- A comparison of glycaemic variability in CSII vs. MDI treated type 1 diabetic patients using CGMS.
- A 2-yr national population study of pediatric ketoacidosis in Sweden: predisposing conditions and insulin pump use.
- Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) 30 years later: still the best option for insulin therapy.
- Analysis of guidelines for basal-bolus insulin dosing: basal insulin, correction factor, and carbohydrate-to-insulin ratio.
- Metformin added to insulin therapy for type 1 diabetes mellitus in adolescents.
- The Effect of a Low-Glycemic Diet vs a Standard Diet on Blood Glucose Levels and Macronutrient Intake in Children with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Usability of a pre-filled insulin injection device in a 3-month observational survey of everyday clinical practice in Australia.
- Brief Report: Hope, Perceived Maternal Empathy, Medical Regimen Adherence, and Glycemic Control in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Health-related quality of life in intensively treated young patients with type 1 diabetes.
- Youth and parent education about diabetes complications: health professional survey.
- Urinary Incontinence Among Women With Type 1 Diabetes- How Common is it?
Legal and Legislative
- State May Cut Funds for School Nurses.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Kerri Morrone Sparling Guest Post for "Diabetes, Day-By-Day".
- Diabetes At the Inauguration.
- Tackling a prickly problem.
- Young Girl Learns to Cope with Diabetes by Giving Back.
- For the sake of Jonty, mum gets set to tackle marathon.
- NFL Quarterback to Join Lilly Campaign.
- Jay Cutler Helps Children With Diabetes.
- Team Type 1 will visit elementary school to discuss diabetes in sports at Tour of California camps.
- Jodi's story: Roland-Story senior isn't about to let CF, diabetes get the best of her.
- Babies Know: A Little Dirt Is Good for You.
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