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. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is offering family scholarships for CWD's Focus on Technology: Houston 2010 conference.
- 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
- 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
- Chloe writes about Finding support in Windsor.
- Last week's poll asked readers which glucose meter they use most often. This week's poll asks readers how often they change their lancet.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetic Athlete's Handbook by Sheri Colberg, Ph.D.
- Our Report from Friends for Life UK 2009 is Worth a Look.
- The Family Support Network has over 4,350 families from all 50 states and 82 countries. If you're new to diabetes, looking for a baby sitter for your child, want to babysit others, or need a college parent, the Family Support Network can help you connect with families near you. If you haven't joined, please become part of the Family Support Network. Now's also a great time to search for someone near you and introduce yourself.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
I just started teaching kindergarten. Since my 10-year-old son is a diabetic, the school decided to have a new student with diabetes in my class. Thing were going fine until the student decided to EAT part of a crayon and taste the glue. I looked at him and said, "Sweetie, please don't eat the art supplies. I don't know how to count the carbs for them!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you purchase a new baby monitor for your D 8-year-old's room. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My identical twin and I both have type 1. I have gastroparesis, while she has celiac. As twins, am I doomed to get celiac and is she doomed to get gastroparesis?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
I'm lovin' the ADA -- and the lawyer they got me for the 504!
- American Roulette — Contaminated Dietary Supplements from The New England Journal of Medicine offers a sobering look at the unregulated business of dietary supplements, many of which are marketed to people living with diabetes.
- Learn about the latest cure-focused research at the Diabetes Research Institute's Diabetes 2.0 >> Connecting The Community From Care To Cure event, to be held on Saturday, November 7, 2009 at The Signature Grand hotel in Davie, Florida.
- The 2010 National Taking Control of Your Diabetes Schedule is now available.
- Dear Baby (Kerri Sparling is expecting!)
- The incidence of type 1 diabetes is increasing in both children and young adults in Northern Italy: 1984-2004 temporal trends.
- Angiotensin-converting enzyme and angiotensin II receptor subtype 2 genotypes in type 1 diabetes and severe hypoglycaemia requiring emergency treatment: a case cohort study.
- Early Progression of the Autonomic Dysfunction Observed in Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Lipid abnormalities predict progression of renal disease in patients with type 1 diabetes.
- Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy and cataract in adult patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes in Russia.
- Type 1 Diabetes Development Requires Both CD4+ and CD8+ T cells and Can Be Reversed by Non-Depleting Antibodies Targeting Both T Cell Populations.
- Disaster Preparedness in Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- The role of parent-adolescent attachment in the glycemic control of adolescents with type 1 diabetes: A pilot study.
- Blocking Peptides Decrease Tissue Transglutaminase Processing of Gliadin in Vitro.
- Variability of Histopathological Changes in Childhood Celiac Disease.
- Increased Serum High-density Lipoprotein-Cholesterol Concentration in Celiac Disease After Gluten-free Diet Treatment Correlates With Body Fat Stores.
- Long-term and acute effects of gliadin on small intestine of patients on potentially pathogenic networks in celiac disease.
- Identification of human zonulin, a physiological modulator of tight junctions, as prehaptoglobin-2. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- iPhone Apps Help Pro Car Racer Control Diabetes.
- Former Blazers star looking at governor's race. See also Dudley's possible bid could be a slam dunk for Oregon.
- More Patients with Chronic Disease OK to Dive.
- Diabetic First-Grader, Alert Dog Left Out Of Classroom.
- Man learns tough lesson when insulin delayed in mail.
- A New Way to Inhale, Not Inject, Insulin.
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