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.
- 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.
New This Week
- Jackson is 10 and was diagnosed in January 2010.
- Last week's poll asked readers what they do with their insulin pump tubing. This week's poll asks readers if they commemorate their diagnosis date.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The ABCs of Loving Yourself with Diabetes by Riva Greenberg.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
I overheard the cutest thing while we were at a diabetes walk. Emily was walking in front of me with my 6 year old nephew. I was listening to them talk. He said to her, "Em, why are we walking around this place anyway?" I heard her tell him, "We are walking to find a cure for diabetes." My nephew said, "Well, where am I supposed to be looking for it?" I could have died laughing.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you ask for a pen and they bring you the insulin pen.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
How do you help young adults realize the importance of keeping their average blood sugar lower without it sounding like nagging?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Question for those who have/had a Toddler with Diabetes . . . ?
Studies and Surveys
- The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a part of the National Institutes of Health, is currently seeking people who recently have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes to volunteer for clinical research studies. These studies are being conducted by research teams across the United States.
- Dear Santa, Will You Please Take This Diabetes Away?
- Go ahead, Flip Your Diabetes Bitch/Wit Switch!
- Josh Makower, Stanford Biodesign, on Medical Innovation and What's Wrong with the FDA.
- The Mixed-Up Role of Standard Deviation in Diabetes Care.
- I was scanned and lived to tell the tale! See also Insulin pumps are now a suspected terrorism device.
- What NOT to say to the parent of a Type 1 Diabetic.
- ADA is seeking to fill a ADA – Novo Nordisk staff attorney position.
- Birth order and childhood type 1 diabetes risk: a pooled analysis of 31 observational studies.
- Exenatide, a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist, suppresses pancreatic beta-cell destruction induced by encephalomyocarditis virus.
- Left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in adolescents with type 1 diabetes reflects the long- but not short-term metabolic control.
- A retrospective study of the incidence of diagnosed Type 1 diabetes among children and adolescents in a large health organization in Israel, 2000-2008.
- Rapid increase in the incidence of type 1 diabetes in Polish children from 1989 to 2004, and predictions for 2010 to 2025.
- Association between childhood obesity and subsequent Type 1 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
- Increased risk of cardiovascular disease in Type 1 diabetes: arterial exposure to remnant lipoproteins leads to enhanced deposition of cholesterol and binding to glycated extracellular matrix proteoglycans.
- Attenuation of Diabetes-Induced Cardiac Inflammation and Pathological Remodeling by Low-Dose Radiation.
- The Trial to Reduce IDDM in the Genetically at Risk (TRIGR) study: recruitment, intervention and follow-up.
- Needle Anxiety in Children With Type 1 Diabetes and Their Mothers.
- A combined insulin reduction and carbohydrate feeding strategy 30 min before running best preserves blood glucose concentration after exercise through improved fuel oxidation in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Self-classification as an adult in patients with type 1 diabetes: Relationships with glycemic control and illness coping.
- Fecundability among women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study.
- An electronic tongue for gliadins semi-quantitative detection in foodstuffs.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Novo Nordisk Partners with Charlie Kimball and Chip Ganassi Racing. See also INDYCAR: Who The Heck Is Charlie Kimball? and An Interview Charlie Kimball, The World's Fastest Diabetic.
- Life with diabetes intense, emotional for children and parents.
- Russia Approves First Animal-to-Human Transplant Procedure.
- Diabetes and YouTube.
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