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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. 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.
  5. JDRF is Now Accepting Applications for Children's Congress 2011.

New This Week

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  1. We report on our Friends for Life Canada 2010 conference, recently held at the Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  2. CWD families can vote for George Canyon to receive the Canadian Country Music Fan's Choice Award.
  3. Last week's poll asked our readers if they have a 504 plan for their child this year. This week's poll asks readers how many times they or their child has needed a glucagon injection.
  4. The Featured Book of the Week is Taking Diabetes to School by Kim Gosselin.
  5. What Do We Really Know About Why Type 1 Is Rising? is Worth a Look.
  6. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    Living in Wisconsin, one really needs to make sure you have insulation in your house. I had some contractors come to give me an estimate of how much insulation I would need to have blown in. I asked the contractor, "So, how many bags of insulin will I need to make sure I have the proper amount of insulin in my house?" The contractor looked at me and said, "I think you mean insulation, not INSULIN."
  7. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you end up with a drop of blood on the antenna of your cell phone during a 1 am blood glucose check. See more parent humor.
  8. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  9. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    After 13 years with type 1, I was diagnosed with neuropathy, presumably connected to my diabetes. If I continue to improve the control of my diabetes, lower my A1c, might I reverse or slow the progression of neuropathy?
    See the answer.
  10. From the CWD Forums

  11. From the CWD Forums:
    Losing hair with type 1?
  12. Studies and Surveys

  13. Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet is a group of studies looking at the prevention and early treatment of type 1 diabetes.
  14. DEFEND is a global study seeking newly diagnosed patients aged 12 to 45 to test an islet preserving medication.
  15. 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.
  16. Families in the Cincinnati area are needed for a new study on Type 1 Diabetes and Depression: A Study for Teens and Their Families.
  17. Cincinnati Children's Hospital is conducting a Type 2 Diabetes Study For Children and Teens.
  18. Diabetes in School

  19. Let schools help with insulin, B.C. family says.
  20. Research

  21. Environmental factors associated with childhood-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus: an exploration of the hygiene and overload hypotheses.
  22. Biomedical risk factors for decreased cognitive functioning in type 1 diabetes: an 18 year follow-up of the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT) cohort.
  23. Experience with a Novel Efalizumab-Based Immunosuppressive Regimen to Facilitate Single Donor Islet Cell Transplantation.
  24. Prognostic Performance of Metabolic Indexes in Predicting Onset of Type 1 Diabetes.
  25. In vivo study of a polymeric glucose-sensitive insulin delivery system using a rat model.
  26. Survival of Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Receiving Renal Replacement Therapy in 1980–2007.
  27. Modified gold nanoparticle vectors: A biocompatible intracellular delivery system for pancreatic islet cell transplantation.
  28. Daily Care

  29. Perceived Benefits, Barriers, and Strategies of Family Meals among Children with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Their Parents: Focus-Group Findings.
  30. From Caregiver Psychological Distress to Adolescent Glycemic Control: The Mediating Role of Perceived Burden around Diabetes Management.
  31. Dental caries and dental care level (restorative index) in children with diabetes mellitus type 1.
  32. Treatment of patients with diabetic gastroparesis. Free full text available in HTML format.
  33. Celiac

  34. Gluten-free diet more than a fad to those with celiac disease.
  35. Gluten out, fresh food in, at St. Joseph hospital's kitchen.
  36. Dr. Mike: Dieting & Celiac Disease.
  37. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  38. Diabetes Dynamo: Dr. Steven Edelman Makes a Personal Quest America's Health Intervention.
  39. Race driver puts diabetes in back seat.
  40. USF brings science home.
  41. Young drivers get defensive driving lesson with a medical twist.
  42. Teen manages life with Type 1 diabetes.
  43. Dealing with a child who has diabetes.
  44. Mo. service dog firm ordered to refund customers.
  45. The Diabetes Dude Ramps Up an Innovative Diabetes Awareness Campaign.
  46. Diagnostic anomaly: Illinois girl leads to creation of registry to detect rare form of diabetes.
  47. When the Worst Happens.
  48. Press Releases

  49. Novo Nordisk Creates "App" to Help Doctors Dose Insulin, Supporting New Trend in Diabetes Care.
  50. Barton Center for Diabetes Education Purchases Camp Joslin. See also Barton Center buys Camp Joslin.

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