Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Cincinnati 2011, to be held at the Cincinnati Marriott North at Union Centre in West Chester, Ohio from March 25-27, 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.
- Make plans to attend Friends for Life Annual International Conference 2011 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida from July 6-10, 2011.
- The American Diabetes Association is seeking applications for its 2011 National Youth Advocate.
New This Week
- The Frontier of Diabetes Research
- Hailey is 13 and was diagnosed in 2007.
- Last week's poll asked readers how often they change their lancet. This week's poll asks readers what their plans are for Halloween.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Trick-or-Treat for Diabetes, written by Kim Gosselin and illustrated by Tom Dineen.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
When my daughter was in kindergarten one of her classmates told his mom, "Noelle has to go the health office all the time." When she asked him why, he said, "Because she is diabolical." Of course, she knew what he meant. We still call her our diabolical diabetic.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your son opens the car door at church and laughs because there's a test strip on the parking lot - and of course it's the type you use! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Is it necessary to check for ketones? For a year and a half, we have not checked our son for ketones when he has highs, just made corrections.
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Are your kids careful with their "stuff"?
- Generation D: A young adult's guide to diabetes self-management, published by the Canadian Diabetes Association, is a great resource for young adults with type 1 diabetes.
Advocacy and Events
- FDA Public Workshop - Innovations in Technology for the Treatment of Diabetes: Clinical Development of the Artificial Pancreas (an Autonomous System), November 10, 2010.
- The 3rd Annual "Blue Circle" Photo Contest, sponsored by the Florida Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and the Diabetes Research Program, is seeking creative examples of diabetes advocacy.
- Attend the Diabetes Transplant Summit on Thursday, November 11th in Bethesda, Maryland to hear from islet transplant recipients Gary Kleiman and Kathryn White and learn from islet transplant pioneers Bernard Hering, MD and David Southerland, MD.
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.
- A new study being conducted at the University of Florida, Reversing Type 1 Diabetes After It is Established, is designed to find out if giving combination therapy of Thymoglobulin® and Neulasta® in patients with TID is safe and if this new combination therapy will preserve insulin production.
- Members of the Online Health Community, Forums, Message Boards, or Support Groups are invited to participate in a study looking at understanding how people develop their trust toward others in online health communities and how trust may affect trust-related behavioral intentions.
- 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.
- Living In Progress is the blog of Ginger Vieira, who has lived with type 1 and celiac for 12 years.
- Remote Access.
- Is Insulin Enough? Developing C-Peptide Therapy.
- Stepping Back is Hard To Do ....
- The American Diabetes Association has launched a new blog entitled Diabetes Stops Here.
- Enterovirus RNA in Blood Is Linked to the Development of Type 1 Diabetes.
- In vivo islet protection by a nuclear import inhibitor in a mouse model of type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Reduction in the Incidence of Type 2-Diabetes with the Mediterranean Diet: Results of the PREDIMED-Reus Nutrition Intervention Randomized Trial.
- Diabetes, insulin treatment, and cancer risk: what is the evidence? Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- AAO: Anti-VEGF Drugs Making Leap to Diabetic Eye Disease.
- Discovery of a novel and rich source of gluten-degrading microbial enzymes in the oral cavity. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Safety for celiac patients of baked goods made of wheat flour hydrolyzed during food processing.
- Autonomic imbalance in celiac children.
- Caloricious Introduces Gluten Free Kitchen mobile app.
- Dealing with Celiac Disease.
- Celiac sufferers, unite!
- Celiac beer lovers can rejoice over more gluten-free choices at Burnhearts.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Technology for Living: Innovations Transform the Lives of People With Diabetes.
- Neptune Beach girl helps raise money for Juvenile Diabetes research through granddad's Lynyrd Skynyrd band.
- X-Factor winner Steve Brookstein and Hollyoaks stars turn out for Pop 4 Diabetes.
- Living the sweet life.
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