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.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- Lilly and Disney have teamed up on the Once Upon a Time Contest, to bring a family to Friends for Life Orlando 2012.
New This Week
- We report on CWD's Friends for Life Canada: Toronto 2011 conference.
- We report on CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2011 conference.
- We've begun a major web site redesign effort and I'm hoping for feedback from our audience about changes and additions to make CWD and the Forums better. If you have a couple minutes, please share your thoughts through our brief online survey.
- Charlie is 3 and wears a pump and a CGM.
- Last week's poll asked readers how they get their HbA1c measured. This week's poll asks readers how diabetes has impacted their other children.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Mommy, What is Type 1 Diabetes?, written and illustrated by Irene Mallano and Madison Rose Mallano.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
I was sending my son a text this morning – he has a stomach bug and low ketones – and my note was "remember, fluids and insulin will make the ketones go away." It autocorrected to "fluids and insulin will make the kittens go away."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your son gets a bloody nose and you reach for the glucose meter to check his blood sugar. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My son was put on Humulin 70/30. Can he take Lantus and short acting insulin?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
At What Low do you Treat for at Nightly Check?
Studies and Surveys
- Kids between the ages of 12 and 17 with type 1 diabetes are needed for studies on the artificial pancreas project.
- Off to School with Diabetes.
- A Casual Low.
Products, Services and Books
- Telcare BGM 3G Connected Blood Glucose Meter Receives FDA Clearance. See also Telecare.
- Pig-to-Nonhuman Primates Pancreatic Islet Xenotransplantation: An Overview.
- Type 1 diabetes mellitus and major depressive disorder: evidence for a biological link.
- Therapeutic Impact of Leptin on Diabetes, Diabetic Complications, and Longevity in Insulin-Deficient Diabetic Mice.
- Role of Parenting Style in Achieving Metabolic Control in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Ambulatory 24-hour fast using flexible insulin therapy in patients with type 1 diabetes.
- Expert opinion and clinical experience regarding patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus fasting on Yom Kippur.
- Risk of fracture in celiac disease: Gender, dietary compliance, or both? Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Eating gluten-free: Celiac sufferers have more options than ever.
- Local bakeries expand to satisfy gluten-free customers.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Three-year-old saves mum from diabetic coma.
- Fort Polk's little hero saves mom's life.
- Team Type 1 changes its name and colors at the Tour of Denmark.
- Celebrity Chef Sam Talbot Joins "Life First™" Diabetes Awareness Campaign.
- Team Type 1 Co-Founder and CEO Phil Southerland Appointed to World Health Organization Post.
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