Of Continuing Interest
- 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
- 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: Charlotte 2010 conference are available.
- Rohit is five years old.
- Sailor is 11 and has been coming to CWD conferences since 2002.
- Last week's poll asked readers how they record blood glucose values. This week's poll asks readers how many times per day they check blood glucose.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Discovery of Insulin by Michael Bliss.
- Our page about How to say "I Have Diabetes" In Many Languages is Worth a Look.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Our daughter Lauren has always been very open about her diabetes and in school, all her schoolmates are well informed about diabetes and what it means. But sometimes, the other students want in on the "diabetes action." Recently, a girl in Lauren's class raised her hand and asked to go to the nurse. When the teacher asked what was wrong, the little girl explained, "My pancreas is bothering me!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you don't bat an eye when your teen says, "I have alcohol in my room." See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
The school doesn't want my son checking his blood sugar in the classroom but, with the outbreak of flu, I am concerned about all the viruses now in her office. What do you suggest we do?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Pizza is just not worth it...
Quilt for Life
- The Quilt for Life has 711 panels.
- Injection-Site Lipoatrophy.
- With the help of diaTribe, we have an explanation of the various stages of clinical trials, beginning with Part I - Introduction and the Beginning of the Process.
- Team Type 1 takes on diabetes.
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.
- Six Until Me, A Shot in the Dark (be sure to watch the video), and Scott's Web Log, among many diabetes blogs, had posts related to World Diabetes Day.
Products and Books
- Type 1 Tees are cool t-shirts, letting the world know you're a type 1 kid, mom, dad, brother, sister, or friend.
- The Magi and The Sleeping Star is a game that combines modern game play with type 1 diabetes. See also Battle Giant Dinosaur Robots - And Diabetes.
- A Maternal But Not Paternal Association Of Ambulatory Blood Pressure With Albumin Excretion In Young Offspring With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Inflammation markers and metabolic characteristics of subjects with one-hour plasma glucose levels.
- Insulin Resistance in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes and Its Relationship to Cardiovascular Function.
- Changes in Cerebral Blood Flow Detected by SPECT in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetic Patients.
- The assessment of pulmonary diffusing capacity in diabetes mellitus with regard to microalbuminuria.
- Low levels of vitamin D in North Indian children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes.
- Epidemiological perspectives on type 1 diabetes in childhood and adolescence in Germany: 20 years of the DIARY registry.
- Early Infant Diet in Children at High Risk for Type 1 Diabetes.
- Childhood growth and age at diagnosis with Type 1 diabetes in Colorado young people.
- Increasing incidence of childhood type 1 diabetes in Montenegro from 1997 to 2006.
- Testing for monogenic diabetes among children and adolescents with antibody-negative clinically defined Type 1 diabetes.
- Insulin pump therapy management in very young children with type 1 diabetes using continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion.
- Plasma glucose and hypoglycaemia following exercise in people with Type 1 diabetes: a comparison of three basal insulins.
- Increased prevalence of burnout symptoms in parents of chronically ill children.
- Real-life application and validation of flexible intensive insulin-therapy algorithms in type 1 diabetes patients.
- Insulin detemir improves glycaemic control with less hypoglycaemia and no weight gain: 52-week data from the PREDICTIVE study in a cohort of French patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
- Continuous glucose monitor shows potential for early hypoglycemia detection in hospitalized patients.
- A Comparison of Costs among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Who Initiated Therapy with Exenatide or Insulin Glargine.
- Deleterious associations of sitting time and television viewing time with cardio-metabolic risk biomarkers: AusDiab 2004–2005.
- High fat consumption in children with celiac disease.
- Screening Detects a High Proportion of Celiac Disease in Young HLA-genotyped Children.
- Celiac disease in 87 children with typical and atypical symptoms in Black Sea region of Turkey.
- Celiac disease in patients with presumed irritable bowel syndrome: a case-finding study.
- Anti-Pituitary Antibodies in Children With Newly Diagnosed Celiac Disease: A Novel Finding Contributing to Linear-Growth Impairment.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Opportunity Knocks for CDEs Wanting to Improve Their Spanish.
- For young sufferers, staying vigilant is key to diabetes.
- Pilot study searches for improved treatment of very young diabetics.
- JDRF Names Dr. Aaron Kowalski Assistant Vice President for Glucose Control Research.
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