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. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is offering family scholarships for CWD's Focus on Technology: Charlotte 2010 conference.
- 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
- Interview With Dr. George Eisenbarth.
- Last week's poll asked readers when they think type 1 diabetes will be cured. This week's poll asks readers if the current economic situation has impacted their ability to pay for diabetes care.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Ultimate Guide to Accurate Carb Counting by Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE.
- Holiday Songs are Worth a Look.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My 6-year-old diabetic granddaughter (Ashley) was explaining to her 4-yr old sister what it was like learning to read. What she meant to say was "First you start with basic reading." What she actually said was, "First you start with basal reading."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your six year old runs to the bathroom yelling "I've got to go Type 2!" See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
I would like to wear my pump and CGM during upcoming surgery involving my colon. I plan to reduce my basal insulin and teach the doctor how to suspend the pump. Is this feasible or is it better just to go with hospital dosing?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
What should the breakfast spike be?
- Growing Pain from A Shot in the Dark explores children who sneak food and don't bolus for it.
- A Piece of Embarrassment Pie.
- The Nest offers diabetes-related tweets.
Products and Books
- The Tallygear Tummietote Belt holds insulin pumps for kids.
- PJs For the Cure donates 100% of all proceeds to fund diabetes research through JDRF.
- Free Meal Planning Program and Completely Planned Menus is available free from Nutritional Computing Concepts.
- Prevention of type 1 diabetes.
- Rituximab, B-lymphocyte depletion, and preservation of beta-cell function. See also Rituximab Protects Insulin Producing Cells in Diabetes.
- Autoantigen-specific regulatory T cells induced in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus by insulin B-chain immunotherapy.
- Driving Mishaps Among Individuals With Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Association Between Adherence and Glycemic Control in Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes: A Meta-analysis.
- Transition to Adult Care for Youths With Diabetes Mellitus: Findings From a Universal Health Care System.
- Teenagers' perceptions of factors affecting decision-making competence in the management of type 1 diabetes.
- Severe hypoglycaemia in type 1 diabetes: impact of the renin-angiotensin system and other risk factors.
- Atypical Symptoms Seen in Teens with Type 1 Diabetes.
- The Changing Face of Childhood Celiac Disease in North America: Impact of Serological Testing.
- The impact of maternal celiac disease on birthweight and preterm birth: a Danish population-based cohort study.
- Natural Hidden Autoantibodies to Tissue Transglutaminase Cross-React with Fibrinogen.
- The effects of ALV003 pre-digestion of gluten on immune response and symptoms in celiac disease in vivo.
- Serum and Intestinal Celiac Disease-associated Antibodies in Children With Celiac Disease Younger Than 2 Years of Age.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- The Future of Diabetes Research: Thoughts from JDRF CEO Alan Lewis (PDF).
- Virtuoso cellist takes a bow.
- Dangers of Diabulimia.
- Show goes on, but insulin pump still missing.
- Diabetes policy needed.
- New Accu-Chek Diabetes Link Launched.
- Flying off cliffs and reaching for the stars.
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