Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
- 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.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Houston 2010, to be held at the JW Marriott in Houston, Texas from February 19-21, 2010.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2010 International Conference, to be held at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida from June 29 – July 4, 2010.
- 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.
New This Week
- We report on CWD's Focus on Technology, recently held at the Marriott San Diego La Jolla in La Jolla, California.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Charlotte 2010, to be held at the Renaissance Charlotte Suites Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina, from April 16-18, 2010
- The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is offering family scholarships for CWD's Focus on Technology: Houston 2010 conference.
- JDRF offers advice on Making Halloween Less Scary for Kids with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Last week's poll asked readers what they think is the most important feature in a glucose meter. This week's poll asks readers which glucose meter they use most often.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Yes I Can! Yes You Can! by Denny Dressman and Jay Leeuwenburg.
- Our Report from Quilt for Life: DC 2008 is Worth a Look.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Our 15-year-old son found a purpose for used testing strips the other day, even though he knows they get thrown in the sharps container after use. He lost the stays for his dress shirt and discovered test strips "do the job well." Nothing like an ingenious teenager to show their parents who is charge of their own care.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your auto ashtray is full ... of test strips! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Can NPH insulin make a child become tired and weak in knees even though his blood sugar is 200 mg/dl [11.1 mmol/L]?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Need JDRF Walk T-Shirt Design Ideas
- Incidence of Childhood Type 1 Diabetes: A Worrying Trend.
- Ingestion of Diet Soda before a Glucose Load Augments GLP-1 Secretion.
- Effects of Exenatide Alone and in Combination with Daclizumab on Beta Cell Function in Long-Standing Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Efficacy and safety of AIR inhaled insulin compared to insulin lispro in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus in a 6-month, randomized, noninferiority trial.
- Two-year efficacy and safety of AIR inhaled insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes: An open-label randomized controlled trial.
- Telomere length predicts all-cause mortality in patients with type 1 diabetes.
- A Randomised Placebo Controlled Double Blind Clinical Trial of Cannabis Based Medicinal Product (Sativex) in Painful Diabetic Neuropathy: Depression is a Major Confounding Factor.
- Regression of diabetic complications by islet transplantation in the rat.
- The International Xenotransplantation Association consensus statement on conditions for undertaking clinical trials of porcine islet products in type 1 diabetes--chapter 3: Pig islet product manufacturing and release testing.
- Infection With Viruses From Several Families Triggers Autoimmune Diabetes In LEW.1WR1 Rats: Prevention of Diabetes by Maternal Immunization.
- Patterns of youths' glycemic control with insulin pump therapy.
- Insulin Glargine Safety in Pregnancy: a Transplacental Transfer Study.
- Menstrual cycle irregularities and their relationship with HbA1c and insulin dose in adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Sexual Functioning among Women with and without Diabetes in the Boston Area Community Health Study.
- "Diabetes Interactive Diary" (DID): a new telemedicine system enabling flexible diet and insulin therapy while improving the quality of life: an open label, international, multicentre, randomized study.
- Postprandial Vascular Effects of Viaject™ compared with Insulin Lispro and Regular Human Insulin in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.
Legal and Legislative
- Turner Bill To Enhance Diabetes Care For Students In Public Schools Signed Into Law. See also School Rules On Diabetes Eased and School Diabetes Bill.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Raymore football player scores against juvenile diabetes.
- Winning on and off the tennis court. See also Elizabeth Profit: Diabetes & the Future of Pro Tennis and Official Website of Elizabeth and Mary Profit.
- Bayer Introduces Contour USB - The First Blood Glucose Meter With Unique Plug & Play Diabetes Management Software.
- Living Cell Technologies Reports Successful First Implant Of DIABECELL® In New Zealand. (PDF)
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