Of Continuing Interest
- Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life UK, to be held at the Beaumont House, Old Windsor, Berkshire from August 14-16, 2009.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: La Jolla 2009 conference, to be held at the Marriott San Diego La Jolla from October 2-4, 2009 in La Jolla, California.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Family Support Weekend: Marco Island 2010 conference, to be held at the Marco Island Marriott Resort from December 31, 2009 - January 3, 2010.
New This Week
- Friends for Life: Orlando 2009 is less than two weeks away! The CWD room block has just a few rooms left - please consider joining us!
- Diabetes Flight 48, an attempt by Douglas Cairns, a pilot with type 1 diabetes, and James D'Arcy, also a pilot with diabetes, to break the existing record to land in all 48 Contiguous States of the USA finished, breaking the old record by 32 hours. See also the videos Diabetes Flight 48 and Diabetes Flight 48 over San Luis Valley, CO and Navajo Lake, NM.
- Zoe is 11 and likes baseball.
- Brendan is almost 13 and was diagnosed in January 2005.
- Last week's poll asked readers to describe themselves. This week's poll asks readers if they have their most recent basal rates, insulin-to-carb ratios, and correction factors written down.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Diabetes Travel Guide, 2nd Edition by Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APRN-BC, BC-ADM.
- Our Report from ADA 2009 is Worth a Look.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Parenting teenagers and toddlers has been challenging and humorous -- then you add diabetes. My husband asked our 3-year-old daughter Rachael, who was then newly, diagnosed, "Are you high?" Our 16-year-old quipped, "Are you stoned?" So Rachael quipped back, "Are you a rock?"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you "campout" in the living room and use the oven timer to wake you up every 2 hours when your D child is sick. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Is it possible for the honeymoon to last for "years?" If we keep our recently diagnosed son on a lower carbohydrate diet, thus requiring less insulin, might this prolong the honeymoon?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
How do you keep air bubbles out of the tubing?
Quilt for Life
- The Quilt for Life now has 694 panels. The next complete showing of the Quilt for Life will be at CWD's Friends for Life conference in Orlando in July 2009. Quilts received before July 1, 2009 will be included in the showing.
- Join Laura Billetdeaux for a special chat about CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2009 conference on Friday, June 26th at 9pm Eastern in the Friends for Life chat room.
- Be sure to follow Team Type 1's progress in the 2009 Race Across America.
- Australia's national trends in the incidence of Type 1 diabetes in 0-14-year-olds, 2000-2006.
- Incident Dysglycemia and the Progression to Type 1 Diabetes among Participants in the Diabetes Prevention Trial-Type 1.
- The effect of glucose variability on the long-term risk of microvascular complications in type 1 diabetes.
- Safety and Viability of Microencapsulated Human Islets Transplanted Into Diabetic Humans.
- Familial association between type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune and related diseases.
- The -174GG interleukin-6 genotype is protective from retinopathy and nephropathy in juvenile onset type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Ketoacidosis at diabetes onset is still frequent in children and adolescents: a multicentre analysis of 14,664 patients from 106 institutions.
- Effects of a Higher-Carbohydrate/Lower-Fat Diet Versus a Lower-Carbohydrate/Higher-Fat-Monounsaturated Diet on Postmeal Triglyceride Concentrations and other Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Prospective assessment of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy in young children with type 1 diabetes.
- Effect of a local heating device on insulin and glucose pharmacokinetic profiles in an open-label, randomized, two-period, one-way crossover study in patients with type 1 diabetes using continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion.
- Short sleep duration is associated with blood pressure non dipping pattern in type 1 diabetes: The DIAPASOM study.
- Follow-up results on monitoring and discussing health-related quality of life in adolescent diabetes care: benefits do not sustain in routine practice.
- First Trimester Fasting Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes.
- Disparities in self-monitoring of blood glucose among low-income ethnic minority populations with diabetes, United States.
- Headache in Pediatric Patients With Celiac Disease and Its Prevalence as a Diagnostic Clue.
- Tight junctions, intestinal permeability, and autoimmunity: celiac disease and type 1 diabetes paradigms.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Insulin Pump Snatched From Diabetic Teen; Pump Stolen Amid Basketball Game At Park, Teen Says. See also Teen Gets New Insulin Pump After Theft.
- Joslin 50-Year Medal Winner Triumphs over Diabetes.
- Modesto child focuses spotlight on juvenile diabetes.
- No slowing down; Diabetes Couldn't Sideline St. John's Athlete.
- William H. Barton students raise $12,000 with diabetes fundraiser.
- Diabetes center unveiled; High-tech facility is named after couple who donated $1 million in an effort to raise awareness about different types of diabetes.
- Dogs being trained to sniff out diabetes.
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