Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
- CWD's Friends for Life UK 2011 conference, to be held at Beaumont House, Old Windsor, Berkshire from October 28-30, 2011, is currently sold out.
New This Week
- We report on our recently concluded Marco Island 2011 conference.
- Last week's poll asked readers how they think type 1 diabetes will be cured first. This week's poll asks readers what they think about the artificial pancreas project.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Burnout: What To Do When You Can't Take It Anymore by William Polonsky.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My daughter came home from kindergarten and told me that her teacher almost sent her up to the nurse that day because she felt low. "Almost?" I asked (a little concerned). "Yeah," she said, "I was trying to tell her my CRAYON was low, and hard to color with. She didn't understand!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your child practices her math facts using her MultiClix lancing device as a counter!
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Recently, my son's s behavior becomes highly disruptive mid to late morning at preschool. Is it possible this is because his blood sugar is dropping precipitously? At home, I can see his behavior changing and avoid a downward spiral in behavior and blood sugar.
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
How useful is a cgm?
- Camp Angels provides camping scholarships to kids in need throughout the United States.
- Type 1 University offers online courses in type 1 diabetes care.
Advocacy and Events
- The Capitol Chapter of the JDRF presents the 2011 JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Research Summit on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at the Bethesda North Marriott. Admission is free, but registration is required.
- The Kids 'n' Us 2011: Families Facing Diabetes Conference will be held on Saturday, April 30th, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
- Diabetes Sisters is hosting a Weekend for Women conference from April 29 - May 1, 2011 in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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.
- 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.
- Scott Johnson offered a couple of thoughts about his experience at CWD's Marco Island 2011 conference: Whiffle Ball With Joe and We Want The Same Thing.
- Snappy Comebacks for Parents of Diabetic Kids.
- Guest Post: Pump Vacations?
- Announcing: DiabetesMine Teams with Alliance Health.
- Introducing Allison.
- On Being a Transgenic Cyborg.
- Video Blog Episode #18 - Type 1 vs. Type 2 Diabetes.
- ADA is seeking to fill a ADA – Novo Nordisk staff attorney position.
- On the Occurrence of the Diabetes-Associated Antigen GAD 65 in Human Sera.
- A novel technique for the in vivo imaging of autoimmune diabetes development in the pancreas by two-photon microscopy. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Pregnancy-induced increase in circulating IGF-I is associated with progression of diabetic retinopathy in women with type 1 diabetes.
- Genetics of Type 1 Diabetes.
- Impaired insulin stimulation of muscular ATP production in patients with type 1 diabetes.
- Correction of Hyperglycemia in Type 1 Diabetic Models by Transplantation of Encapsulated Insulin-producing Cells Derived from Mouse Embryo Progenitor.
- Maternal communication style, problem-solving and dietary adherence in young children with type 1 diabetes.
- Insulin dose changes in children attending a residential diabetes camp.
- The effect of oral leucine on protein metabolism in adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- New technologies in pediatric diabetes care.
- Nurse-led cardiovascular risk factor intervention leads to improvements in cardiovascular risk targets and glycaemic control in people with Type 1 diabetes when compared with routine diabetes clinic attendance.
- The Clinical Significance of 25OH-Vitamin D Status in Celiac Disease.
- Living gluten-free: Off the wheaten path.
- Gluten-free goes mainstream.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Jan. 11, 1922: Insulin Makes a Nice Shot.
- From a Diabetes Diagnosis to an Award-Winning Business.
- Local teen is a role model for people with juvenile diabetes.
- Type-1 University Now Open for Enrollment.
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