Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology conference, to be held at at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel in Seattle, Washington from November 18-20, 2011.
New This Week
- We have some photos from CWD's Friends for Life Annual International Conference 2011 which was held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida last week. We'll have the full report, many more photos, and program slide decks online in the coming weeks.
- Check out the photos from the LifeScan booth at FFL 2011 -- including Crystal Bowersox.
- You can read other reports from Friends for Life: Orlando 2011, including:
- 'Friends for Life' always delivers.
- CWD FFL - That Feeling.
- CWD: Catching Up.
- CWD FFL 2011.
- could not have been better....CWD FFL 2011.
- From trash to treasure.
- Friends for Life 2011: The Afterglow.
- Coco the Monkey – Sticking to a Smart Plan | #ffl11.
- You can also read the Twitter feed (#ffl11).
- Please take a minute and take CWD's survey on the use of pumps and meters.
- Last week's poll asked readers if they have sought counseling to help cope with diabetes. This week's poll asks readers about the financial impact of paying for diabetes supplies.
- 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:
My 11 year old daughter sent me a text from school, "Left bludgeon kit at home." I thought, probably a good thing. I think she meant to send, "Left my blood kit at home."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you find parts of syringes in your son's room and he is now using them as swords and granades for his action figures, after throwing away the needle part, of course! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
When hospitalized with a stomach bug, my young son was spilling ketones and he was diagnosed with type 1. We have yet to give him insulin because his blood sugar is always under 80 mg/dl [4.9 mmol/L]. Could he have been misdiagnosed?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Does your endo charge for phone advice?
Quilt for Life
- The Quilt for Life now has 727 panels.
- Finding Diabetes on Twitter.
- An Unexpected DMeet-Up With Strangers Who Become Friends.
- Fisetin lowers methylglyoxal dependent protein glycation and limits the complications of diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats (PDF link within full text article).
- Co-stimulation modulation with abatacept in patients with recent-onset type 1 diabetes: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
- Teplizumab for treatment of type 1 diabetes (Protégé study): 1-year results from a randomised, placebo-controlled trial.
- Predictors of associated autoimmune diseases in families with type 1 diabetes: results from the Type 1 Diabetes Genetics Consortium.
- How viral infections enhance or prevent type 1 diabetes-from mouse to man.
- C-reactive protein promotes diabetic kidney disease in a mouse model of type 1 diabetes.
- Use of a novel fluorescent glucose sensor in volunteer subjects with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Reduction of Postprandial Glycemic Excursions in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes: A Novel Human Insulin Formulation versus a Rapid-Acting Insulin Analog and Regular Human Insulin.
- Insulin Pump Therapy Started at the Time of Diagnosis: Effects on Glycemic Control and Pancreatic beta-Cell Function in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Effectiveness of sensor-augmented pump therapy in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes in the STAR 3 study.
- Experiences of children/young people and their parents, using insulin pump therapy for the management of type 1 diabetes: qualitative review.
- Prediction of adolescents' glycemic control 1 year after diabetes-specific family conflict: the mediating role of blood glucose monitoring adherence.
- Factors associated with the presence of diabetic ketoacidosis at diagnosis of diabetes in children and young adults: a systematic review. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Capillary beta-hydroxybutyrate determination for monitoring diabetic ketoacidosis.
- Starting subcutaneous insulin doses in a paediatric population with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Prevalence of retinopathy in Finnish children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes: a cross-sectional population-based retrospective study.
- Internet use, needs, and expectations of web-based information and communication in childbearing women with type 1 diabetes.
- High Transaminase Levels Common in Celiac Disease.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Type 2 Drug Victoza Helps Type 1s, Too.
- Bay Area diabetes camps canceled, hundreds of kids out of luck.
- Day camp for diabetics makes debut in Morris.
- Chicago-area children with diabetes join worldwide congress.
- Granville siblings represent Ohio at Children's Congress 2011.
- Coping with diabetes big learning curve for family.
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