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 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.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2012 conference, to be held at the Marriott World Center Resort in Orlando, Florida from July 3-8, 2012.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- The American Diabetes Association is looking for the next National Youth Advocate. On-line applications will be accepted between September 1 and October 28, 2011.
New This Week
- Veronica is nine and like dance and musical theater.
- Closing the Loop with BlueLoop: Interview with Pam and John Henry.
- Last week's poll asked readers how often they've needed to use glucagon. This week's poll asks readers how satisfied they are with the diabetes care their child receives at school.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Discovery of Insulin by Michael Bliss.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Our 3 year old son Bretton (now 4.5 years old), diagnosed at 2, came into the kitchen one day balancing the bathroom sink cup carefully in his hands. I looked at him wondering what he was up to and he piped up, "Look mom, I'm checking my ketones!" Guess what was splashing around inside!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you hand out glucose tabs to the neighbor kids instead of candy treats. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
The pediatrician said my son should test his blood sugar several times a day to help determine if he has insulin resistance. The school nurse says this would be traumatic. How often should he test?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
School schedule: too much testing?
Studies and Surveys
- TrialNet Pathway to Prevention offers information about TrialNet, including a thorough description of the study, answers to frequently asked questions, and a blog to keep families updated.
- Parents and kids with type 1 aged 10-20 are needed for an online survey to learn more about what young people with type 1 diabetes and their parents think about insulin pumps. This survey has absolutely NO connection to insulin pump manufacturers or any pharmaceutical or medical supply companies. Kids and parents will each receive a $10 Amazon gift certificate.
Diabetes in School
- CWD's collection of sample 504 plans can help you plan for your child's care at school.
- The 2010 edition of Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for School Personnel can help parents to ensure that their children receive the best care possible while at school. You can download the full PDF and print or share.
- The ADA's Safe at School program has extensive resources to help families.
- Download the 8-page Facts About Diabetes: A Guide for School Personnel and Child Care Providers from the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation and give it to everyone who comes in contact with your child. It has at-a-glance instructions on how to handle insulin reactions, plus other important diabetes info, and can be personalized for your child. Contact the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation to get free hard copies mailed to you.
- JDRF has information about Type 1 Diabetes in School and Type 1 Diabetes in College.
- Students with Diabetes offers support for college students with diabetes and now has organizations in 23 schools in 14 states.
- MyGlu.org = National Type 1 Diabetes Registry + Social Media "Wow Factor."
- Vlog: Name That Tune.
- The DiabetesMine Innovation Summit: Call for Input!
- 10 is the Loneliest Number.
- The Buddy System.
- CDE Needed in Springfield, MO.
- Closed-loop in children with type 1 diabetes: Specific challenges.
- A Stepwise Approach toward Closed-Loop Blood Glucose Control for Intensive Care Unit Patients: Results from a Feasibility Study in Type 1 Diabetic Subjects Using Vascular Micro dialysis with Infrared Spectrometry and a Model Predictive Control Algorithm.
- Family history of diabetes and distribution of class II HLA genotypes in children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes: effect on diabetic ketoacidosis.
- Early Neural and Vascular Changes in the Adolescent Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetic Retina.
- Treatment of type 1 diabetes in children and adolescents using modern insulin pumps.
- Glargine basal-bolus insulin regimen versus insulin pump therapy: comparison of glycemic control.
- Influence of Physical Activity on Metabolic State Within a 3-h Interruption of Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Physical excercises on glycemic control in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Long-acting insulin analogue detemir compared with NPH insulin in type 1 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
- Hypoglycemia unawareness.
- Low triglyceride levels are associated with a better metabolic control in patients with type 1 diabetes.
- Managing blood glucose during and after exercise in Type 1 diabetes: reproducibility of glucose response and a trial of a structured algorithm adjusting insulin and carbohydrate intake.
- Patient satisfaction and barriers to initiating real-time continuous glucose monitoring in early pregnancy in women with diabetes.
- Neurologic and Psychiatric Manifestations of Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Diabetes Tech Helps Race Car Driver Stay On Course; Charlie Kimball Races Grand Prix With Diabetes.
- Diabetes 'blessing in disguise' for pair of Knights.
- Taylor relieved to receive his big league call.
- Wyandotte Girl Fights Diabetes One Step at a Time.
- Close call for misdiagnosed child.
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