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.
- 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.
- JDRF is Now Accepting Applications for Children's Congress 2011.
New This Week
- We report on our Friends for Life Canada 2010 conference, recently held at the Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
- CWD families can vote for George Canyon to receive the Canadian Country Music Fan's Choice Award.
- 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.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Taking Diabetes to School by Kim Gosselin.
- What Do We Really Know About Why Type 1 Is Rising? is Worth a Look.
- 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."
- 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.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- 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.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Losing hair with type 1?
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 needed 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.
Diabetes in School
- Let schools help with insulin, B.C. family says.
- Environmental factors associated with childhood-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus: an exploration of the hygiene and overload hypotheses.
- 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.
- Experience with a Novel Efalizumab-Based Immunosuppressive Regimen to Facilitate Single Donor Islet Cell Transplantation.
- Prognostic Performance of Metabolic Indexes in Predicting Onset of Type 1 Diabetes.
- In vivo study of a polymeric glucose-sensitive insulin delivery system using a rat model.
- Survival of Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Receiving Renal Replacement Therapy in 1980–2007.
- Modified gold nanoparticle vectors: A biocompatible intracellular delivery system for pancreatic islet cell transplantation.
- Perceived Benefits, Barriers, and Strategies of Family Meals among Children with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Their Parents: Focus-Group Findings.
- From Caregiver Psychological Distress to Adolescent Glycemic Control: The Mediating Role of Perceived Burden around Diabetes Management.
- Dental caries and dental care level (restorative index) in children with diabetes mellitus type 1.
- Treatment of patients with diabetic gastroparesis. Free full text available in HTML format.
- Gluten-free diet more than a fad to those with celiac disease.
- Gluten out, fresh food in, at St. Joseph hospital's kitchen.
- Dr. Mike: Dieting & Celiac Disease.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Diabetes Dynamo: Dr. Steven Edelman Makes a Personal Quest America's Health Intervention.
- Race driver puts diabetes in back seat.
- USF brings science home.
- Young drivers get defensive driving lesson with a medical twist.
- Teen manages life with Type 1 diabetes.
- Dealing with a child who has diabetes.
- Mo. service dog firm ordered to refund customers.
- The Diabetes Dude Ramps Up an Innovative Diabetes Awareness Campaign.
- Diagnostic anomaly: Illinois girl leads to creation of registry to detect rare form of diabetes.
- When the Worst Happens.
- Novo Nordisk Creates "App" to Help Doctors Dose Insulin, Supporting New Trend in Diabetes Care.
- Barton Center for Diabetes Education Purchases Camp Joslin. See also Barton Center buys Camp Joslin.
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