Of Continuing Interest
- 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, begins in three weeks.
- 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. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is offering family scholarships for CWD's Friends for Life Canada: Vancouver 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 September 3-5, 2010. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is offering family scholarships for CWD's Focus on Technology: Charlotte 2010 conference.
- CWD's Friends for Life: UK 2010 Conference, to be held at the Beaumont House Hotel and Conference Venue in Old Windsor, Berkshire, England from October 29-31, 2010, is sold out. If you would like to be on the waiting list in case space becomes available, please contact Laura Billetdeaux at .
- Make plans to attend CWD's Family Support Weekend, to be held at the Marriott Marco Island Resort in Marco Island, Florida from December 30, 2010 - January 1, 2011.
New This Week
- Taleb is from Jordan.
- LillieAnn is 10 and was diagnosed in May 2010.
- Last week's poll asked readers if they have a diabetes emergency kit prepared. This week's poll asks parents about who is primarily responsible for their child's diabetes care.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Smart Pumping for People with Diabetes, edited by Howard Wolpert, MD.
- Our Report from Dubai 2007 is Worth a Look.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My daughter Sarah went to a party last weekend. She was getting ready to leave and a guy called her over and asked, "So why are you wearing your garage door opener?" He actually did know what it was. It was her insulin pump.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your child practices her math facts using her MultiClix lancing device as a counter! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Diagnosed a month ago, my son was having many lows so the endocrinologist changed his insulin-to-carbohydrate ratios, the ones for breakfast and lunch drastically. Why would he make such drastic changes? I am now concerned about highs.
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Sleepover invite received - eek! help!
Quilt for Life
- The Quilt for Life has 715 panels.
- Join Laura Billetdeaux for a chat about CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2010 conference. The chat begins at 9pm Eastern on Thursday, June 10th in the Friends for Life Chat Room.
- Pump Wear Families of Children with diabetes free weekend. 2011 Recommendation Forms Now Available.
Studies and Surveys
- Families in the Cincinnati area are need for a new study on Type 1 Diabetes and Depression: A Study for Teens and Their Families.
- Ginger Vieira: PWD, Power Lifter, and Life Coach.
- Patients' Perception and Future Acceptance of an Artificial Pancreas.
- Early Signs Of Atherosclerosis In Diabetic Children On Intensive Insulin Treatment: A Population-based Study.
- Time for testing incretin therapies in early type 1 diabetes?
- Prolonged survival and improved glycemia in BioBreeding diabetic rats after early sustained exposure to glucagon-like peptide 1.
- Genetic variant in the promoter of connective tissue growth factor gene confers susceptibility to nephropathy in type 1 diabetes.
- Assessment of Islet Quality Following International Shipping of more than 10,000 Km.
- Immunogenicity of different brands of human insulin and rapid-acting insulin analogs in insulin-naïve children with type 1 diabetes.
- Basal Insulin Requirements on Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion During the First 12 Months After Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Relationship between nutrition factors and glycemic control in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Practical Considerations in the Use of Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring Alerts.
- A focus on blood glucose monitoring: relation to glycemic control and determinants of frequency.
- Perceived family burden and emotional distress: similarities and differences between mothers and fathers of children with type 1 diabetes in a population-based study.
- Gluten contamination of grains, seeds, and flours in the United States: a pilot study.
- Serological screening for celiac disease in symptomatic 12 to 36 month-old children.
- Improvements in the Bread-Making Quality of Gluten-Free Rice Batter by Glutathione.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- All in the Family: Couple Struggles With Three Diabetic Children.
- Sammamish lacrosse players manage diabetes during games.
- Teen doesn't let diabetes stop him.
- Boynton provides inspiration and energy.
- Cyclists raise awareness for diabetes.
- Balancing carbs and classes.
- The Other: How Spouses of Diabetics Deal.
- Diabetes treatment changes with seasons, exercise.
- Glucose Monitoring for Children: Game On?
- Sub Antarctic Pigs and a Medical Revolution!
- UF discovery could lead to better genetic screening for diabetes.
- New-York Historical Society Brings to Life the Dramatic Story of the Discovery of Insulin, in the Exhibition Breakthrough, on View October 5, 2010 – January 31, 2011.
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