Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Family Support Weekend, to be held at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from December 30, 2011 - January 1, 2012.
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.
- Scholarships are now available for CWD's Focus on Technology conference, to be held in Seattle from November 18-20, 2011.
- Emily is 8 and was diagnosed in June 2011.
- Last week's poll asked readers about reusing diabetes products. This week's poll asks readers how they get their HbA1c measured.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Smart Pumping for People with Diabetes, edited by Howard Wolpert, MD.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
We were getting our puppy certified to be a therapy dog and we had to get a letter from the vet saying that she was healthy. This includes taking a stool sample to the vet. So after I "gathered" the sample and put it into a plastic baggy I noticed something black. After taking a look, it noticed what it was -- the dog had eaten a test strip!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you get an advertisement online saying that they have the perfect pump and you wonder, "Animas or Medtronic?", only to find out it is a shoe store advertisement. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Diagnosed four months ago, my young son tested negative for autoantibodies. Should we have the tests done again? Is it possible to have type 1 diabetes without any autoantibodies? Are there any other tests he should have?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Worries of Second Child Getting Diabetes
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: Pregnancy and Diabetes.
- Children with Diabetes FFL: Not Just Kids Stuff Anymore.
- 10 Things We Women with Diabetes Want You to Know.
- A Smart Woman's Guide to Diabetes.
- Being born in Sweden increases the risk for type 1 diabetes - a study of migration of children to Sweden as a natural experiment.
- Current state of type 1 diabetes immunotherapy: incremental advances, huge leaps, or more of the same?
- Increased Numbers of Low-Oxygenated Pancreatic Islets After Intraportal Islet Transplantation.
- The Effect of Glycemic Variability on Counterregulatory Hormone Responses to Hypoglycemia in Young Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Clinical and immunological features of celiac disease in patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Increased Incidence of Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Children and Adults With Celiac Disease.
- Celiac Disease: A Look into its Pathogenesis.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Lives wasted as FDA stalls on diabetes care.
- DR. PONDER: Diabetes care includes emergency preparation.
- "Iron Andy" inspires kids with diabetes.
- Camp gives children tips to manage diabetes.
- Amalia takes her case to Holyrood.
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