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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

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  1. Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life Canada: Vancouver 2010 conference, to be held at the Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside in Vancouver, BC, Canada from August 27-29, 2010.
  2. Last week's poll asked readers if someone at their child's school will administer glucagon if needed. This week's poll asks readers about the insulin regimen they use most often.
  3. The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes: An Emotional Journey by Renea Jo Zosel.
  4. Our Report from Quilt for Life: DC 2006 is Worth a Look.
  5. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    Living in Wisconsin, one really needs to make sure you have insulation in your house. I had some contractors come to give me an estimate of how much insulation I would need to have blown in. I asked the contractor, "So, how many bags of insulin will I need to make sure I have the proper amount of insulin in my house?" The contractor looked at me and said, "I think you mean insulation, not INSULIN."
  6. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you keep your insulated diaper bag because it makes a great insulin carrier, even though your youngest child is 6 and 1/2. See more parent humor.
  7. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  8. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Only 39, I have been having menopause symptoms for about four years. The nurse practitioner refused to prescribe estrogen or birth control pills, recommending B6 and Neurontin. Should I get a second opinion? I am miserable.
    See the answer.
  9. From the CWD Forums

  10. From the CWD Forums:
    Does your child's school do overnight things?
  11. Diabetes Videos

  12. Glory Enough for All, the amazing mini series about the discovery of insulin, is on YouTube. Highly Recommended.
  13. Studies and Surveys

  14. 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.
  15. Research

  16. Closed-Loop Artificial Pancreas Using Subcutaneous Glucose Sensing and Insulin Delivery and a Model Predictive Control Algorithm: Preliminary Studies in Padova and Montpellier. (PDF)
  17. Overnight Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery with Model Predictive Control: Assessment of Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia Risk Using Simulation Studies. (PDF)
  18. A Closed-Loop Artificial Pancreas Using Model Predictive Control and a Sliding Meal Size Estimator. (PDF)
  19. Probabilistic Evolving Meal Detection and Estimation of Meal Total Glucose Appearance. (PDF)
  20. Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation of the Accuracy of Continuous Glucose Sensors.
  21. From Genetic Risk Awareness to Overt Type 1 Diabetes: Parental Stress in a Placebo-Controlled Prevention Trial.
  22. Predictive Characteristics of Diabetes-Associated Autoantibodies Among Children With HLA-Conferred Disease Susceptibility in the General Population.
  23. Pancreatic Islet Autoantibodies as Predictors of Type 1 Diabetes in the Diabetes Prevention Trial-Type 1 (DPT-1).
  24. Revisiting infant growth prior to childhood onset type 1 diabetes.
  25. Genetic polymorphisms in genes encoding antioxidant enzymes are associated with diabetic retinopathy in type 1 diabetes.
  26. Blindness in a 25-Year Follow-up of a Population-Based Cohort of Danish Type 1 Diabetic Patients.
  27. Daily Care

  28. Emphasis on Carbohydrates May Negatively Influence Dietary Patterns in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes.
  29. Managing type 1 diabetes: trends and outcomes over 20 years in the Wisconsin Diabetes Registry cohort.
  30. Healthcare routines of university students with Type 1 diabetes.
  31. Accuracy of the SEVEN® Continuous Glucose Monitoring System: Comparison with Frequently Sampled Venous Glucose Measurements. (PDF)
  32. Clinically Significant Disagreement between Mean Blood Glucose and Estimated Average Glucose in Two Populations: Implications for Diabetes Management. (PDF)
  33. Comparison of Lancing Devices for Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose Regarding Lancing Pain. (PDF)
  34. Correlates of quality of life in adults with type 1 diabetes treated with continuous subcutaneous insulin injection.
  35. A reduction in severe hypoglycaemia in type 1 diabetes in a randomized crossover study of continuous intraperitoneal compared with subcutaneous insulin infusion.
  36. Celiac

  37. Symptomless coeliac disease in type I diabetes: 12-year experience in Estonia.
  38. Recurrent Febrile Infections and Neutropenia in a Child With Silent Celiac Disease.
  39. Modulation of the immune response by probiotic strains in a mouse model of gluten sensitivity.
  40. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  41. Walsh Jesuit tennis player Nancy Joyce doesn't let Type 1 diabetes slow her down.
  42. Technology Helps Tame Colorado Teen's Diabetes.
  43. Two Mocs have 30-minute drill; UTC's Bass, Dockery dealing with diabetes.
  44. Press Releases

  45. Generex Announces USFDA Approval of Use of Company's Flagship Buccal Insulin Product, Generex Oral-l.

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