Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
New This Week
- Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life Canada 2011 conference, to be held at the Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre, Toronto, Canada from July 29-31, 2011.
- Last week's poll asked readers when they think that type 1 diabetes will be cured. This week's poll asks readers how often they get an error when checking their blood glucose level.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Type 1 Teens: A Guide to Managing Your Life With Diabetes by Korey Hood, PhD.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My daughter Brandi and I did the JDRF walk last month. While we were there, we made sure to thank all the people who had supported her. We also thanked the company for which she was an advocate. All she kept saying to everyone was the this was a big party for her. When they asked why so, she stated, "I am four, I have diabetes, and this is my party. All these people are for me."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you find yourself arguing with your daughter because she WON'T eat her ice cream before she goes to bed!
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Other than pregnancy, what are the possible reasons for a very sudden increased insulin requirement?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Question about long acting insulins
- In Taking Control of Your Diabetes: Coping with Emotional & Behavioral Aspects of Diabetes, Dr. Steven Edelman and Dr. Bill Polonsky explore the challenges of dealing with diabetes burnout, anger and depression.
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.
- 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.
- Guest Post by Ellen (CureT1Diabetes).
- Cause-specific mortality trends in a large population-based cohort with long-standing childhood-onset type 1 diabetes The Allegheny County Type 1 Diabetes Registry. See also Type 1 Diabetes Death Rate is Falling, But Not Fast Enough.
- Preclinical arterial disease in patients with type 1 diabetes without other major cardiovascular risk factors or macro-microvascular disease.
- Danish children born 1981-2002 with GAD65 and IA-2 autoantibodies at birth had an increased risk to develop type 1 diabetes before 2004.
- Cognitive functioning in type 1 diabetes: the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT) revisited.
- Detection of nocturnal hypoglycemic episodes using EEG signals.
- Multicenter, open-label, nonrandomized, observational safety study in subjects using insulin aspart in basal-bolus regimen for the treatment of diabetes.
- Assessment of physical fitness in children and teenagers with type 1 diabetes.
- Cardiovascular and metabolic outcome in 6-8year old offspring of women with type 1 diabetes with near-optimal glycaemic control during pregnancy.
- Using a Cell Phone-Based Glucose Monitoring System for Adolescent Diabetes Management.
- Menstrual irregularities linked to type 1 diabetes.
- Are patients with potential celiac disease really potential? The answer of metabonomics.
- Gluten-free guidance West Scranton woman spurred to action after being diagnosed with celiac disease.
- Lakefront Brewery finds success with New Grist, a brand for those who can't tolerate gluten in beer.
- 'Green' Beer for the Holidays.
Legal and Legislative
- Pharmaceutical Marketing and the New Social Media.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Grandson almost died after doctor sent him home: woman.
- Olympian teaches children about diabetes.
- Diabetics ask: Why no sleek testing devices?
- Mother's worst nightmare turns to hope.
- 'Tales in the Insulin Vial': stories from the battle against diabetes.
- Type I diabetes does not hold back Billings teen.
- Type 1 traumas.
- Juvenile diabetes changes life of Creedmoor girl.
- Tempers flare among those with Type 1 diabetes.
- Transplant leaves diabetic insulin-free.
- Crystal Bowersox talks about her life with diabetes for Cambio Cares.
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