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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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
  5. 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.
  6. 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

    Top Stories

  1. We have a short video from the LifeScan and Animas team at the Friends for Life UK conference.
  2. Cristiana is 12 and lives in Italy.
  3. SafeSittings helps families find babysitters who understand type 1 diabetes. See also CWD's Family Support Network, which can also help you find sitters.
  4. Last week's poll asked readers how often they change their lancet. This week's poll asks readers what they use most often to treat hypoglycemia.
  5. The Featured Book of the Week is The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Juvenile Diabetes by Moira McCarthy.
  6. Our page about Diabetes Videos is Worth a Look.
  7. 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.
  8. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    I was diagnosed a couple months ago. The other day, I badly miscalculated the insulin for my dinner carbs, and an hour later found that I had dropped pretty low. So I grabbed some carbs, and then, because I'd never been quite that low before and was alone with the kids, I called my ten year old over to give him the standard mommy-is-low speech: "... so if I start acting funny or fall to the floor --" "I know, I know," he interrupted. "Dump a glass of water on your head and give you a juice box." I started laughing and told him dumping the water was probably not necessary. "I know," he said, "but I bet I could get away with it."
  9. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your laundry smells good because you accidently washed the glucose tabs again. See more parent humor.
  10. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  11. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    As a high school soccer player, is my son legally allowed to wear his identification bracelet during games?
    See the answer.
  12. From the CWD Forums

  13. From the CWD Forums:
    Newly Dx'd 4 year old...questions about pumps and CGMS
  14. Chat

  15. Join CWD's Laura Billetdeaux for a special chat about the Friends for Life: Orlando 2010 conference on Thursday, October 22 at 9 pm Eastern in the Friends for Life chat room.
  16. Events

  17. 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.
  18. The 2010 National Taking Control of Your Diabetes Schedule is now available.
  19. Products and Books

  20. Dex4 offers guidance for switching to their 4-gram glucose tablets after BD announces that they are discontinuing their 5-gram glucose tablets.
  21. tiniBoy is a new, ultra-small and ultra-thin lancet.
  22. Research

  23. Hippocampal Volumes in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes.
  24. Subclinical vascular alterations in young adults with type 1 diabetes detected by arterial tonometry.
  25. Age at Onset Of Type 1 Diabetes in Parents and Recurrence Risk in Offspring.
  26. Factors for thyroid autoimmunity in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  27. Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults.
  28. Pancreatic islet transplantation. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  29. Stem cell therapy for type 1 diabetes mellitus: a review of recent clinical trials. Free full text available in PDF format.
  30. Absence of diabetic retinopathy in a patient who has had diabetes mellitus for 69 years, and inadequate glycemic control: case report. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  31. Daily Care

  32. Effectiveness of Continuous Glucose Monitoring in a Clinical Care Environment: Evidence from the JDRF-CGM Trial.
  33. Use of continuous glucose monitoring system in the management of severe hypoglycemia.
  34. Confirmation of Hypoglycemia in the 'Dead-in-Bed' Syndrome as Captured by a Retrospective Continuous Glucose Monitoring System.
  35. Nocturnal Blood Glucose and IGFBP-1 Changes in Type 1 Diabetes: Differences in the Dawn Phenomenon between Insulin Regimens.
  36. Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Memory Dysfunction in Children with Type 1 Diabetes.
  37. Celiac

  38. Study of celiac disease in adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  39. Uveitis in celiac disease with an excellent response to gluten-free diet: third case described.
  40. Legal and Legislative

  41. Melissa Roosevelt Pflum: Universal coverage a moral must.
  42. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  43. Giving blood with little pain.
  44. Boost for campaign fighting rare disease.

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