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 report on CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2011 conference.
- Lilly and Disney have teamed up on the Once Upon a Time Contest, to bring a family to Friends for Life Orlando 2012.
- Check out the photos from the LifeScan booth at FFL 2011 -- including Crystal Bowersox.
- Last week's poll asked readers about the financial impact of paying for diabetes supplies. This week's poll asks readers about reusing diabetes products.
- 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:
We were walking along with some friends. My daughter Corie, age 12, dx at age 2, was wearing her insulin pump on her hip. I was holding hands with a younger child in the group (Cole age 6) who has a little thing for Corie. He saw the pump site. I asked him if he knew what it was. He replied, "Yes, that is where you plug her in for her energy."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your child holds up a box in the grocery store and, when you ask "How much?", the nice bystander says "$2.99" and your child says, "15 carbs for one serving." See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
After two years on Lantus and Apidra, my daughter's blood sugars are usually elevated. Adjusting the Apidra by a unit causes either highs or lows and I am at a loss. Are her insulin doses not commensurate to her needs/weight?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Would you start pumping without pump classes?
Quilt for Life
- The Quilt for Life now has 727 panels.
Advocacy and Fundraising
- The DRI's CURE t-shirts are now on sale.
- The Diabetes Research Institute's Carnival for a Cure California will be held at the San Francisco Zoo on Sunday, September 25, 2011.
Studies and Surveys
- Kids between the ages of 12 and 17 with type 1 diabetes are needed for studies on the artificial pancreas project.
- CWD: Parenting With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Life for a Child + Outrage! Two Talks with IDF.
- Mom at the Helm of the JDRF Children's Congress.
- Prevention of murine autoimmune diabetes by CCL22-mediated Treg recruitment to the pancreatic islets. See also Researchers identify process that prevents type 1 diabetes from progressing.
- Development of Autoantibodies in the TrialNet Natural History Study.
- Generation of pancreatic insulin-producing cells from rhesus monkey induced pluripotent stem cells.
- Association of Urinary Type IV Collagen With GFR Decline in Young Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Protection against Autoimmune Diabetes by Silkworm-Produced GFP-Tagged CTB-Insulin Fusion Protein.
- Lower cardiorespiratory fitness in children with Type 1 diabetes.
- Is There a Difference in Pregnancy and Glycemic Outcome in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes on Insulin Pump with Constant or Intermittent Glucose Monitoring? A Pilot Study.
- Glucose variability in diabetic pregnancy.
- Vitamin E supplementation may ameliorate oxidative stress in type 1 diabetes mellitus patients.
- Potential celiac patients: a model of celiac disease pathogenesis. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats (use link in HTML full text to download PDF).
- Magneto immunosensor for gliadin detection in gluten-free foodstuff: Towards food safety for celiac patients.
- Awareness boosts treatment for celiac disease.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Mum aims to raise awareness of juvenile diabetes.
- San Jose Junior Sharks hockey player doesn't let diabetes stop her.
- DR. PONDER: Principles matter in diabetes self-care as in faith.
- 'I survived the hospital poisoner': Diabetic actor, 23, says he was given deadly saline.
- Chertsey woman banned from driving due to diabetes.
- Once a Spokesperson for Juvenile Diabetes, Erin Now Suffers From Diabulimia.
- Novo Nordisk Partners with Children with Diabetes, Inc. to Help Newly Diagnosed Children with Type 1 Diabetes.
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