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
- We have a preliminary report from the just completed Friends for Life: Orlando 2009 annual conference.
- Living in the Fast Lane with Diabetes: Great Experiences among Great Inspirations.
- CWD: Friends For Life.
- Tom Karlya, Diabetes Dad, offers The Power of One.
- Last week's poll asked readers how they usually test for ketones. This week's poll asks readers if caring for their diabetes causes financial hardship for their family.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Ultimate Guide to Accurate Carb Counting by Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE.
- Our Report from Dubai 2007 is Worth a Look.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My seven year old daughter was recently diagnosed with diabetes. A couple of weeks ago, my five year old son Brian told me that he wasn't feeling well because he cut his finger and saw the "hydrates coming out."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you find used infusion sets tied to the furniture as toys for the new kitten. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
When I exercise intensely, I feel very nauseous about two hours later. My blood sugar is not too elevated, but I have large ketones. How can I prevent the ketones/nausea? They make me reluctant to continue to exercise.
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
FFL People - reports?
Quilt for Life
- The Quilt for Life now has 699 panels. Several panels were delivered at Friends for Life: Orlando 2009 and will be posted in the coming days.
- JDRF offers guidance on CGM Insurance Coverage.
Advocacy, Fundraising Events, and Support
- The American Diabetes Association Now Accepting Applications For The 2010 National Youth Advocate. The ADA's National Youth Advocate (NYA) position is open to young people ages 12-17 years old (as of October 1) with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Applications must be postmarked by October 1, 2009.
Studies and Surveys
- diaTribe is offering a $500 DexCom Giveaway.
- Study of New Onset Of Type 1 Diabetes - Age 12 To 35 Years Within 100 Days Of Diagnosis - Thymoglobulin.
- A diabetes advocacy group that is looking at ways to improve care and accelerate the development of new therapies for people with diabetes seeks your input through a survey about online tools and registries related to diabetes.
- Parents of children ages 5-17, diagnosed within the last six months, are invited to participate in a research survey about Development and Evaluation of the Pediatric Diabetes Routines.
Products and Books
- Check out the revamped ACCU-CHEK web site and the Testing in Pairs blood sugar analysis tool.
- Medtronic Diabetes is recalling Quick-set infusion sets that have lot numbers starting with the number "8".
- Health Care Inspectorate Warns of Counterfeit Insulin Needles.
- Effect of Ingested Interferon-alpha on beta-Cell Function in Children With New-Onset Type 1 Diabetes.
- Remission of type 1 diabetes following anti-CD3 antibody treatment and transplantation of embryonic pancreatic precursors.
- Preservation of Beta Cell Function in Autoantibody Positive Youth with Diabetes.
- Seasonal variation of diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes mellitus in children worldwide.
- Maternal Body Mass Index before pregnancy, maternal weight gain during pregnancy, and risk of persistent positivity for multiple diabetes associated autoantibodies in children with the high-risk HLA genotype: The MIDIA study.
- Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Functionalized PEG Hydrogels Promote Survival and Function of Encapsulated Pancreatic beta-Cells.
- Functional Brain Connectivity and Neurocognitive Functioning in Patients with Longstanding Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus with and without Microvascular Complications: a Magnetoencephalography Study.
- Telomere length and progression of diabetic nephropathy in patients with type 1 diabetes.
- Study Links Nitrosamines to Mortality in Diabetes, Other Diseases.
- Nocturnal hypoglycaemia in type 1 diabetes--frequency and predictive factors.
- Impaired awareness of hypoglycemia in a population-based sample of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
- Discontinuation of insulin pump treatment in children, adolescents, and young adults. A multicenter analysis based on the DPV database in Germany and Austria.
- Does Diabetes Double the Risk of Depression? Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Periodontal status in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Risk factors for mortality and ischemic heart disease in patients with long-term type 1 diabetes.
- Renal and retinal effects of enalapril and losartan in type 1 diabetes.
- Glycaemic risk assessment in children and young people with Type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Experiences of professional support during pregnancy and childbirth - a qualitative study of women with type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Insulin analogs and pregnancy: an update.
- The effect of telemedicine on outcome and quality of life in pregnant women with diabetes.
- The response to hepatitis B vaccine: does it differ in celiac disease?
- Italian Paediatricians' Approach to Coeliac Disease Diagnosis.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Dreaming Up a Diabetes Center.
- Human testing on artificial pancreas.
- Barrington boy meets teen idol, partner in diabetes battle.
- Pitcher flourishes despite Type I diabetes.
- Valley Med launches first program in nation to link doctors and lawyers to address diabetics' needs.
- Insulet Establishes Eco-Friendly Disposal Program for the OmniPod(R) Insulin Management System.
- Bayer Unveils DIDGET(TM), the First and Only Blood Glucose Meter That Connects With the Nintendo DS(TM) or DS(TM) Lite.
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