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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 .
  4. 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

    Top Stories

  1. We have a few pictures from Friends for Life: Orlando 2010 We'll have the full report next week, with many more photos coming.
  2. See videos from Friends for Life 2010 at theBetesNOW.
  3. Finding Your Voice Online.
  4. Last week's poll asked readers if they have sought counseling to cope with diabetes. This week's poll asks readers how they check for ketones.
  5. The Featured Book of the Week is Cheating Destiny by James S. Hirsch.
  6. Our page about Neonatal Diabetes - Diagnosis Before Age 1 is Worth a Look.
  7. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    Last week, Scott took Daniel and Jesse to Raceway Park in New Jersey to see drag racing, funny car races, etc. The other night, at about 11:15 pm, the house phone rings. I picked it up to hear Daniel say, "389." I said, "What did Jesse eat? Didn't the Navigator alarm? What's wrong?" I'm kind of panicky. Daniel laughed and said, "Ma, what are you talking about?" I said, "A blood sugar of 389 is nothing to laugh about!" My brilliant son said, "Ma, I don't know what you're talking about. But Dad just filled up your gas tank at $3.89 a gallon."
  8. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your laundry smells good because you accidently washed the glucose tabs again. See more parent humor.
  9. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  10. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Are endocrinologists using Symlin for type 1 diabetes mellitus in addition to Humalog? Could it help prevent weight gain?
    See the answer.
  11. From the CWD Forums

  12. From the CWD Forums:
    How much "freedom" to give for independent bolusing and corrections?
  13. Studies and Surveys

  14. Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet is a group of studies looking at the prevention and early treatment of type 1 diabetes.
  15. Families in the Cincinnati area are need for a new study on Type 1 Diabetes and Depression: A Study for Teens and Their Families.
  16. Cincinnati Children's Hospital is conducting a Type 2 Diabetes Study For Children and Teens.
  17. Diabetes Blogs

  18. How One Pharma Company Is Making A Difference With Patients.
  19. Dear TSA, I Wear an Insulin Pump Because I Have Diabetes.
  20. Research

  21. A nested case-control study of intrauterine exposure to persistent organochlorine pollutants in relation to risk of type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  22. Generation of insulin-producing cells from gnotobiotic porcine skin-derived stem cells.
  23. Defective myogenic response to posture change in retinal vessels of well-controlled type 1 diabetic patients with no retinopathy.
  24. Prevalence and healthcare costs of diabetic retinopathy: a population-based register study in Sweden.
  25. Daily Care

  26. The impact of baseline hemoglobin A1c levels prior to initiation of pump therapy on long-term metabolic control.
  27. Sustained efficacy of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion in type 1 diabetes subjects with recurrent non-severe and severe hypoglycemia and hypoglycemia unawareness: a pilot study.
  28. Cost-effectiveness of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy for type 1 diabetes.
  29. Continuous glucose monitoring in youth with type 1 diabetes: 12-month follow-up of the juvenile diabetes research foundation continuous glucose monitoring randomized trial.
  30. Analysis of 24-hour glycemic excursions in patients with type 1 diabetes by using continuous glucose monitoring.
  31. Interventions With Adherence-Promoting Components in Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes Meta-analysis of their impact on glycemic control.
  32. Caffeine May Ward Off Exercise-Related Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required to view.)
  33. Celiac

  34. Bone mineral density and importance of strict gluten-free diet in children and adolescents with celiac disease.
  35. Gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in patients with celiac disease and the effects of a gluten-free diet.
  36. Impact of Gluten Withdrawal on Health-Related Quality of Life in Celiac Subjects: An Observational Case-Control Study.
  37. Five year time course of celiac disease serology during gluten free diet: results of a community based "CD-Watch" program.
  38. Almond pancakes ideal for children with celiac disease who can't digest wheat.
  39. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  40. Olympic skier helps KoralKids cope with diabetes.
  41. Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Brandon Morrow manages diabetes with routine, faces New York Yankees.
  42. Diabetes doesn't slow down pro golfer Kelli Kuehne.
  43. Pump boosts Seb's life.
  44. Parents win insulin pump battle for daughter.
  45. Diabetes is often misunderstood.
  46. Coalition pledges $35m for diabetes care.
  47. Labrador helps diabetic girl.
  48. Traveling Wisely With Diabetes.
  49. Car stickers could help diabetics get help faster.
  50. Press Releases

  51. STAR 3 Trial Results Confirm Medtronic's Sensor-Augmented Insulin Pump Therapy Achieves Better Glucose Control Than Daily Insulin Injections in People with Diabetes.
  52. New Lancing System Delivers More Comfortable Blood Glucose Testing.
  53. Sanofi-aventis and JDRF Form Partnership to Improve Therapies, Work Toward Cure for Type 1 Diabetes.

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