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
- We report on the just concluded CWD Focus on Technology: Seattle 2009 Conference.
- Share your life with diabetes through the 2nd Annual University of Florida Pediatric Endocrinology World Diabetes Day Photo Contest.
- Last week's poll asked readers how many times per day they check blood glucose. This week's poll asks readers when they think type 1 diabetes will be cured.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Fight to Survive: A Young Girl, Diabetes, and the Discovery of Insulin by Caroline Cox.
- The "Un-Tethered" Regimen is Worth a Look.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
This morning Taylor noticed a jet stream in the sky from a plane that had flown by recently. She said, "Hey Mom, that must be where the space ship Lantus took off." It took me a moment to realize she thought she was looking at the jet stream where the Space Shuttle Atlantis had taken off.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your 10-year-old daughter looks at a beautiful, pinkish-purple sunset and declares, "That is so pretty! It looks like an infected site!" See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Since yesterday, my toddler has been under 150 mg/dl [8.3 mmol/L] despite no short acting insulin. She does not appear to be ill. What else could cause such lows?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
How necessary is EMLA?
- Diabetes and the Flu.
- With the help of diaTribe, we have an explanation of the various stages of clinical trials. This week we bring you Part II - Starting Clinical Trials.
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.
- Looking Back: For My Mother.
- 'Tis the Season DiabetesMine Holiday Survival Story Contest: Starts Now!.
Products and Books
- GoMeals is a new, free iPhone nutrition application that lets you create meals and select healthy choices while dining out and is Highly Recommended for iPhone users.
- Are Hemoglobin Levels Elevated in Type 1 Diabetes?
- Treatment of Type 1 Diabetic Patients with Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 (GLP-1) and GLP-1R Agonists.
- Improved Insulin Sensitivity After Exercise: Focus on Insulin Signaling.
- Progressive Decrease in N-Acetylaspartate/Creatine Ratio in a Teenager with Type 1 Diabetes and Repeated Episodes of Ketoacidosis without Clinically Apparent Cerebral Edema: Evidence for Permanent Brain Injury.
- Physicians' Perceptions of Reimbursement as a Barrier to Comprehensive Diabetes Care. Free full text available in PDF format. See also Doctors Say Low Pay for Diabetes Care Shortchanges Patients.
- Comparison of insulin detemir and insulin glargine in a basal-bolus regimen, with insulin aspart as the mealtime insulin, in patients with type 1 diabetes: A 52-week, multinational, randomized, open-label, parallel-group, Treat-to-Target noninferiority trial.
- Relapse of diabetic ketoacidosis secondary to insulin pump malfunction diagnosed by capillary blood 3-hydroxybutyrate: a case report.
- Improving adherence in social situations for adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM): A pilot study.
- Masked hypertension, nocturnal blood pressure and retinopathy in normotensive patients with type 1 diabetes.
- The effect of biopsy-positive silent coeliac disease and treatment with a gluten-free diet on growth and glycaemic control in children with Type 1 diabetes.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Thinking About Diabetes With Every Bite.
- Interview with Kevan Herold: Doctor, Researcher, and Diabetic.
- Rider never says never.
- YMCA trainer talks about his life with diabetes.
- Managing Diabetes and Sports is a video from Good Morning America.
- Would Your Carry Your Best Friend's Baby?
- Pay for insulin pumps, Opposition tells government.
- NHS 'must boost use of technology'.
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