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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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.
  2. 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 .
  3. 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.
  4. JDRF is Now Accepting Applications for Children's Congress 2011.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. Evolution may have pushed humans toward greater risk for type-1 diabetes, study shows.
  2. Katie is 16 and was diagnosed in January 2010.
  3. Megan is almost 15 and was diagnosed in June 2010.
  4. Last week's poll asked our readers about their knowledge of TrialNet. This week's poll asks readers if they have a 504 plan for their child this year.
  5. The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Rising: How a Rare Disease Became a Modern Pandemic, and What to Do About It by Dan Hurley.
  6. Smart Pumps and Sports: Using Insulin On Board is Worth a Look.
  7. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    We were getting our puppy certified to be a therapy dog and we had to get a letter from the vet saying that she was healthy. This includes taking a stool sample to the vet. So after I "gathered" the sample and put it into a plastic baggy I noticed something black. After taking a look, it noticed what it was -- the dog had eaten a test strip!
  8. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you return a pair of cargo pants because the pocket is too small for the blood meter and a roll of glucose tabs. See more parent humor.
  9. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  10. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    I have type 1 diabetes, autoimmune thyroid disease and primary adrenal insufficiency. How does adrenal insufficiency affect those with type 1?
    See the answer.
  11. From the CWD Forums

  12. From the CWD Forums:
    So the brand new school nurse says ...
  13. Diabetes Camps

  14. The Barton Center for Diabetes Education offers fall, winter, and spring camping programs for kids with type 1 diabetes.
  15. Advocacy and Events

  16. Diabetes Scholars Foundation Golf Fore Education to be held at Disney's Osprey Ridge Golf Course on Tuesday, July 5, 2011, the day before Friends for Life: Orlando 2011.
  17. Studies and Surveys

  18. Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet is a group of studies looking at the prevention and early treatment of type 1 diabetes.
  19. DEFEND is a global study seeking newly diagnosed patients aged 12 to 45 to test an islet preserving medication.
  20. 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.
  21. Families in the Cincinnati area are need for a new study on Type 1 Diabetes and Depression: A Study for Teens and Their Families.
  22. Cincinnati Children's Hospital is conducting a Type 2 Diabetes Study For Children and Teens.
  23. Products and Books

  24. AlertPaws is a durable decal for vehicle windows, motorcycles, bicycles, documents, or other smooth surfaces and is designed with an eye catching symbol to attract attention even at a distance and help first responders quickly assess that a diabetic may be on scene.
  25. Research

  26. Beta-cell transplantation in type 1 diabetic patients: a work in progress to cure.
  27. Human cord blood stem cells and the journey to a cure for type 1 diabetes.
  28. Diet with a low n-6/n-3 essential fatty acid ratio when started immediately after the onset of overt diabetes prolongs survival of type 1 diabetes model NOD mice.
  29. Failure of Multiple Therapies in the Treatment of a Type 1 Diabetes Patient with an Insulin Allergy: A Case Report.
  30. Daily Care

  31. Psychosocial factors associated with use of continuous glucose monitoring.
  32. Factors associated with increased risk of insulin pump discontinuation in pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes.
  33. Variables associated with severe hypoglycemia in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes: a population-based study.
  34. The relationship between the age of onset of type 1 diabetes and the subsequent development of a severe eating disorder by female patients.
  35. Barriers to achieving targets, risks of hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia in children.
  36. Insulin pump therapy: indications and risks - Case 7/2010.
  37. Psychological adjustment of well siblings of children with Type 1 diabetes.
  38. Effect of the carbohydrate counting method on glycemic control in patients with type 1 diabetes.
  39. Celiac

  40. Prevalence of celiac disease and symptoms in relatives of patients with celiac disease.
  41. In search of tetraploid wheat accessions reduced in celiac disease-related gluten epitopes.
  42. Celiac disease and obesity: need for nutritional follow-up after diagnosis.
  43. The presentation of celiac disease in 220 Turkish children.
  44. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  45. Diabetic's mom has school plan in place.
  46. Finally, the Pump includes a video interview of Kris Freeman, filmed during the Olympics.
  47. UW tight end catches on to playing with diabetes.
  48. Florida State RB Ty Jones earning praise.
  49. Diabetes can't slow Indy racer Kimball.
  50. Pro baseball player and insulin pump user Dave Hollins tells his diabetes story.
  51. TV Programme Unhelpful In Dispelling Diabetes Myths, UK.

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