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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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.
  2. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Seattle 2009, to be held at the Renaissance Seattle in Seattle, Washington from November 20-22, 2009.
  3. 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

    Top Stories

  1. Mackenzie, now 15, updates her story.
  2. Last week's poll asked readers how diabetes has affected their other children. This week's poll asks readers who drive how often they check their blood sugar before driving.
  3. The Featured Book of the Week is Pumping Insulin, Fourth Edition by John Walsh, P.A., C.D.E., and Ruth Roberts, M.A.
  4. What To Do When You Give the Wrong Insulin Dose is Worth a Look.
  5. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    While driving home from the grocery store the other day, D'Aunte asked if he could have one of those pre-packaged crackers with the cheese spread. I told him yes he could, He then said, "Mom, there is no red stick to spread the cheese." I told him to just dip his cracker in the cheese and it would be fine. All was quite in the backseat. When I got to our next stop, I parked the car, turned to the back seat to see my darling son sitting there with a container of test strips using the new strips as a knife to spread his cheese!
  6. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you realize people are staring at you in the cleaning aisle after you pick up a new product and exclaim to your family, "Hey, I bet this would get the blood off the bedroom wall!" See more parent humor.
  7. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  8. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    We have been struggling since we learned a month ago that our daughter has type 1 and just received the results of the tests our doctor sent to the U.S. What do they mean?
    See the answer.
  9. From the CWD Forums

  10. From the CWD Forums:
    Scuba Diving
  11. Quilt for Life

  12. The Quilt for Life has 709 panels.
  13. Diabetes Videos

  14. Childhood Diabetes is an interview of CWD's Jeff Hitchcock discussing the sanofi-aventis KidCare Kit for newly diagnosed families.
  15. The Faculty of Health from York University in Canada has a collection of videos from their diabetes camp.
  16. Diabetes Blogs

  17. Diabetes Then and Now and Leaping into the Future (Or "Why I Joined Medtronic").
  18. Products and Books

  19. diaTribe, which offers research and product news for people with diabetes, is offering a chance to win $500 of credit for a DexCom Continuous Glucose Monitoring system.
  20. Research

  21. Altered prefrontal glutamate-glutamine-gamma-aminobutyric acid levels and relation to low cognitive performance and depressive symptoms in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  22. Carotid intima-media thickness and cerebrovascular reactivity in long-term type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  23. C-peptide is internalised in human endothelial and vascular smooth muscle cells via early endosomes.
  24. Daily Care

  25. Use of insulin glargine and cancer incidence in Scotland: a study from the Scottish Diabetes Research Network Epidemiology Group.
  26. Insulin therapy and quality of life. A review.
  27. Prevalence and correlates of inadequate glycaemic control: results from a nationwide survey in 6,671 adults with diabetes in Brazil.
  28. Celiac

  29. From the diagnosis of celiac disease to the prospect of legislative changes.
  30. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  31. New drug may put brakes on diabetes.
  32. Puppy is learning warning scents to protect 6-year-old diabetic.
  33. Surfing with Type 1.
  34. Taking the Needle's Sting Out of Diabetes.
  35. Imperial innovator in healthcare technology wins global award reports on Professor Christofer Toumazou who is developing an implantable silicon chip for patients with Type 1 diabetes.

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