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
- Programs for CWD's Friends for Life Canada and Friends for Life UK conferences are now online.
- Applications are now being accepted for the 2011 Diabetes Scholars Foundation college scholarships.
- Applications for the 2011 Novo Nordisk Donnelly Awards, which provide college scholarships for teens with type 1 who play tennis, are now available.
- Preston is 14 and loves to play sports.
- Caitlin is 14 and has had type 1 since she was six.
- Clair was diagnsoed on New Year's Eve (Decmber 2009) at the age of 20 months.
- Last week's poll asked readers what they think about the artificial pancreas project. This week's poll asks readers how they learn to use a new glucose meter.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Fight to Survive: A Young Girl, Diabetes, and the Discovery of Insulin by Caroline Cox.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Haley, now a proud 5 year old kindergartner, was sitting in music class after lunch, practicing songs for the school show when she looked up at the school nurse and said that she didn't feel very good and asked if she could be tested. We've been working on her developing language to describe how she feels when she's high/low, so the school nurse took her outside the music room and asked, "How is your blood sugar making you feel?" Haley's response: "It's telling me I don't like singing very much."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your non-D child refers to all numbers as carbs - "I'm 3 carbs old!"
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
I'm looking for some criteria on encouragement for my college student who is sick of having diabetes.
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
What causes sites to go "bad?"
- Camps for kids with diabetes offer a great learning experience. These camps have updated schedules:
- The Barton Center for Diabetes Education provides summer camping, a coed Adventure Camp for high school students with diabetes, and year-round weekend programs for youth with diabetes, families and friends. The Barton Center includes both the Clara Barton Camp for girls and Camp Joslin for boys.
- Bearskin Meadow Camp in California includes a family camp for younger kids.
- Camp Adam Fisher in South Carolina is for campers with diabetes ages 6 to 17, as well as brothers, sisters, and friends.
- Camp Carefree in New Hampshire provides two weeks of fun for kids with diabetes in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine.
- Camp Carowanis, a bilingual summer camp for diabetic boys and girls ages 8 to 15 in Mont-Royal, Quebec, Canada. (Version Française)
- Camp Coqui offers summer camp for children and teens with type 1 or type 2 diabetes in North Carolina.
- Diabetes Solutions of Oklahoma offers Camp Endres Senior (ages 13-17) and Camp Endres Junior (ages 8-12) camping experiences.
- Dr. Barclay's Camp for Children with Diabetes at Camp Fitch hosts camp for kids in Pennsylvania and northeast Ohio.
- Camp Floyd Rogers in Omaha, Nebraska, offers June camping for kids with diabetes ages 8 to 18.
- Camp Hertko Hollow, near Des Moines, Iowa, includes a two-story tree house and a real train caboose.
- Camp Gilbert offers kids in South Dakota a summer camping experience.
- Camp Hickory Hill in Columbia, Missouri, offers a great camping experience for children with diabetes.
- Camp Holiday Trails, a camp for children with special health needs, is located in Charlottesville, Virginia.
- Camp Ho Mita Koda, founded in 1929, offers residence camp for kids with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, a mini-camp for kids ages 4-7, and a teen weekends.
- Camp Hodia, Idaho's camp for children with diabetes, offers camp sessions throughout the year.
- Camp Hot Shots is a day camps for kids in Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota.
- Camp Kudzu provides year round programming for children and youth living with type 1 diabetes in Georgia, including summer camp, family camp and other targeted programs.
- Camp Needles in the Pinesis a one-week summer camp for children, ages 8-14, with type 1 diabetes in North Carolina.
- Camp Nejeda offers a camping adventure for children with diabetes in New Jersey.
- Camp Possibilities is an overnight camp for kids with diabetes living in Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania.
- Camp Setebaid® at Camp Victory is a one-week summer camp for children, ages 8-15, with diabetes.
- Camp Setebaid® Teen Camp is a camp for teens in Pennsylvania.
- Camp Stix an independent, community based summer camp located in Northeastern Washington, for children and teens with diabetes throughout the Northwest.
- Camp Sweeney, located 1 1/2 hours north of Dallas/Ft. Worth, offers children ages 6-18 three 3-week residential behavior modification programs, two 1-week programs (1 in the summer and 1 between Christmas and New Years) and weekend family camps.
- Campamento Diabetes Safari offers camping fun for kids near Mexico City, Mexico.
- The Diabetes Society of Santa Clara Valley offers Youth Day Camps and Weekend Family Camps throughout the summer and into the fall.
- FCYD Utah Summer Camp offers winter and summer camps for kids with diabetes in Utah
- Florida's Diabetes Camp sits on 47 acres on the shores of beautiful Lake Winona.
- Gales Creek, in Lake Oswego, Oregon, is located on 36 acres of beautiful woodland.
- Harrisburg Diabetic Youth Camp is a camp for kids in north central Pennsylvania.
- Lions Camp Merrick / Glyndon Diabetes Program in Maryland provides a camping experience not only for kids with diabetes, but for their families too! Kids from the District of Columbia, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia are also welcome. See the schedule page for the dates.
- No Limits Diabetes! offers week-long and weekend events for teens with type 1 and type 2 diabetes in southern Indiana.
- The Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville, Texas, offers camp for kids with diabetes and other disabilities. The camp is fully paid for by the Texas Lions.
The 2011 Clinical Practice Recommendations of the American Diabetes Association are now available. Included are the Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2011 (PDF) and Diabetes Care in the School and Day Care Setting. 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. The Parenting Diabetic Kids Family Getaway Weekend will be held at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vermont from September 9-11, 2011.
Studies and Surveys
Adolescents and young adults (Ages 15-24) with type 1 diabetes and their parents are invited to participate in a study designed to better understand what helps people successfully find great diabetes care after they are ready to leave their pediatric diabetes team. The information learned from this study will help to design programs that will help people with diabetes transition from pediatric to adult providers in a happy and healthy way. 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.
Ring It In CWD Style. Instant Friends. Amazing Race Winner Nat Strand: Breaking Boundaries with Type 1 Diabetes. Insulet's New Smaller Pod, Dexcom Integration, and More from JP Morgan. The Ricki Lake Type 1 Blunder.
Researchers find the enzyme at the heart of retinopathy caused by type 1 or type 2 diabetes. See also Increased Expression and Activity of 12-Lipoxygenase in Oxygen-Induced Ischemic Retinopathy and Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy. Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery During Pregnancy Complicated by Type 1 Diabetes. Proinsulin/C-peptide ratio, glucagon and remission in new-onset Type 1 diabetes mellitus in young adults. Effect of Automated Bio-Behavioral Feedback on the Control of Type 1 Diabetes. Anti-thymoglobulin (ATG) treatment does not reverse type 1 diabetes in the acute virally induced rat insulin promoter-lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (RIP-LCMV) model.
Effects of meals with different glycaemic index on postprandial blood glucose response in patients with Type 1 diabetes treated with continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion. Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of different modes of insulin pump delivery. A randomized, controlled study comparing subcutaneous and intravenous administration of insulin aspart. Impact of pre-exercise rapid-acting insulin reductions on ketogenesis following running in Type 1 diabetes. Exercise training improves physical fitness and vascular function in children with type 1 diabetes. Web-Based Depression Treatment for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetic Patients. Does renin-angiotensin system blockade have a role in preventing diabetic retinopathy? A clinical review. Declining prevalence of proliferative retinopathy in patients with type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats. QT Measurement and Heart Rate Correction during Hypoglycemia: Is There a Bias? Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats. Birth weight in type 1 diabetic pregnancy. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats. Exposure to candesartan during the first trimester of pregnancy in type 1 diabetes: experience from the placebo-controlled diabetic retinopathy candesartan trials.
Safety for Patients With Celiac Disease of Baked Goods Made of Wheat Flour Hydrolyzed During Food Processing. A Biopsy Is Not Always Necessary to Diagnose Celiac Disease. Potential celiac disease in type 1 diabetes: A multicenter study.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
Diabetes Super Conference aimed at all with disease. Jay Cutler, No Matter His Performance, Is Still an Inspiration. Funding gaps leave many schools lacking nurses. B.C. NDP leadership candidate Adrian Dix says Type 1 diabetes doesn't slow him down. Pro bowler offers encouragement to fellow diabetics.
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