Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
- 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.
- JDRF is Now Accepting Applications for Children's Congress 2011.
New This Week
- Evolution may have pushed humans toward greater risk for type-1 diabetes, study shows.
- Katie is 16 and was diagnosed in January 2010.
- Megan is almost 15 and was diagnosed in June 2010.
- 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.
- 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.
- Smart Pumps and Sports: Using Insulin On Board is Worth a Look.
- 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!
- 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.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- 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.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
So the brand new school nurse says ...
- The Barton Center for Diabetes Education offers fall, winter, and spring camping programs for kids with type 1 diabetes.
Advocacy and Events
- 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.
Studies and Surveys
- Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet is a group of studies looking at the prevention and early treatment of type 1 diabetes.
- DEFEND is a global study seeking newly diagnosed patients aged 12 to 45 to test an islet preserving medication.
- 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.
- Families in the Cincinnati area are need for a new study on Type 1 Diabetes and Depression: A Study for Teens and Their Families.
- Cincinnati Children's Hospital is conducting a Type 2 Diabetes Study For Children and Teens.
Products and Books
- 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.
- Beta-cell transplantation in type 1 diabetic patients: a work in progress to cure.
- Human cord blood stem cells and the journey to a cure for type 1 diabetes.
- 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.
- Failure of Multiple Therapies in the Treatment of a Type 1 Diabetes Patient with an Insulin Allergy: A Case Report.
- Psychosocial factors associated with use of continuous glucose monitoring.
- Factors associated with increased risk of insulin pump discontinuation in pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes.
- Variables associated with severe hypoglycemia in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes: a population-based study.
- The relationship between the age of onset of type 1 diabetes and the subsequent development of a severe eating disorder by female patients.
- Barriers to achieving targets, risks of hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia in children.
- Insulin pump therapy: indications and risks - Case 7/2010.
- Psychological adjustment of well siblings of children with Type 1 diabetes.
- Effect of the carbohydrate counting method on glycemic control in patients with type 1 diabetes.
- Prevalence of celiac disease and symptoms in relatives of patients with celiac disease.
- In search of tetraploid wheat accessions reduced in celiac disease-related gluten epitopes.
- Celiac disease and obesity: need for nutritional follow-up after diagnosis.
- The presentation of celiac disease in 220 Turkish children.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Diabetic's mom has school plan in place.
- Finally, the Pump includes a video interview of Kris Freeman, filmed during the Olympics.
- UW tight end catches on to playing with diabetes.
- Florida State RB Ty Jones earning praise.
- Diabetes can't slow Indy racer Kimball.
- Pro baseball player and insulin pump user Dave Hollins tells his diabetes story.
- TV Programme Unhelpful In Dispelling Diabetes Myths, UK.
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