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
- November 14 is World Diabetes Day.
- Share your life with diabetes through the 2nd Annual University of Florida Pediatric Endocrinology World Diabetes Day Photo Contest.
- Scholarships for CWD's Focus on Technology conference in Seattle are available.
- Last week's poll asked readers about their plans for Halloween. This week's poll asks readers how many times they've checked for ketones in the past year.
- The Featured Book of the Week is My Life as a Pancreas: Reflections on Raising a Child with Diabetes by Priscilla Call Essert.
- Our page about Medical Identification Products is Worth a Look.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Our son, Bryce is 2 1/2 and was diagnosed at 9 months. Bryce has three friends in the neighborhood that all get together and play throughout the week. When Bryce needs a check, I go to him with the kit and he stops for a minute while we do our business. One day while waiting for the meter reading, I glanced up and his three friend were all standing their with their fingers out to be checked too! Talk about moral support!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your child practices her math facts using MultiClix as counters! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Is there any new research regarding infant formula and the early onset of type 1 diabetes?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Things you need to know when heading to the hospital
- Blood and Honey is a feature-length documentary film about living with diabetes, led by project director Jessica Bernstein, Ph.D., who was diagnosed with type 1 as a child. Be sure to watch the sample reel.
- 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.
Studies and Surveys
- The DiaPrevent research study is designed to see if the investigational Diamyd vaccine shots may help to preserve insulin producing capacity in patients with new onset type 1 diabetes.
- T1 Tuesday: Beginning the Insulin Pump.
- Halloween Reflections: What is Bolus-Worthy?
Products and Books
- For iPhone and iPod Touch users, the InfoDek Consumer DiabetesDek is available in the iTunes store (link opens iTunes).
- Autologous umbilical cord blood transfusion in very young children with type 1 diabetes.
- Maternal age at birth and childhood type 1 diabetes: a pooled analysis of 30 observational studies.
- The Effect of Direct Renin Inhibition on Renal Hemodynamic Function, Arterial Stiffness and Endothelial Function in Humans with Uncomplicated Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: A Pilot Study.
- A genome-wide association study identifies a novel major locus for glycemic control in type 1 diabetes, as measured by both HbA1c and glucose.
- The influence of physical activity on ghrelin and IGF-1/IGFBP-3 levels in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Association Between Adherence and Glycemic Control in Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes: A Meta-analysis.
- Family functioning at meals relates to adherence in young children with type 1 diabetes.
- Feeding problems reported by parents of young children with type 1 diabetes on insulin pump therapy and their associations with children's glycemic control.
- Improved metabolic outcome in a Danish diabetic paediatric population aged 0–18 yr: results from a nationwide continuous Registration.
- The 25-Year Incidence of Visual Impairment in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus The Wisconsin Epidemiologic Study of Diabetic Retinopathy.
- Individual Growth Curve Modeling of Specific Risk Factors and Memory in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes: An Accelerated Longitudinal Design.
- Lifetime prevalence of suicidal and self-injurious behaviors in a representative cohort of Slovenian adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
- Ketoacidosis at presentation of type 1 diabetes in children in Kuwait: frequency and clinical characteristics.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Canyon all pumped up.
- More kids have diabetes, fewer schools have nurses.
- Former Cleveland Cavalier Chris Dudley Writes Book About Overcoming Hurdles of Diabetes.
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