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
- JDRF announces the Glucose Responsive Insulin Prize.
- Last week's poll asked readers how satisfied they are with the diabetes care their child receives at school. This week's poll asks readers about their insulin regimen.
- The Featured Book of the Week is How Many Carbs is a Booger? by Richard and Rania Morrill, illustrated by Aaron Kraten.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Let me begin by saying that when I'm stressed, it tends to work it's way to my stomach. When my son was diagnosed at 3, the doctor was sitting on the bed next to him, having a very big boy discussion about what diabetes was. The doctor said, "Can you say it? Can you say DI-A-BE-TES?" My son looked at him for a moment, very seriously, and said, "My mommy has DI-A-RHE-A".
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you reach for measuring cups as serving spoons, even when your child with diabetes isn't home. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Though the doctor was pleased with my daughter's A1c of 7.0, I have read that it should be 6.5. Shouldn't it be more towards 6.0?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Texting with the Nurse
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
- ADA is holding a Parent Advocacy Workshop Webinar on September 28 beginning at 8pm Eastern. The webinar is free, but pre-registration is required and is limited to 300.
- 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.
- 25 Years With Diabetes: What I've Learned.
- CDE Needed in Springfield, MO.
- C-Peptide Response and HLA Genotypes in Subjects With Recent-Onset Type 1 Diabetes After Immunotherapy With DiaPep277.
- Effect of rituximab on human in vivo antibody immune responses.
- Advanced Glycation End Products Are Direct Modulators of beta-Cell Function.
- A Longitudinal Study of GAD65 and ICA512 Autoantibodies During the Progression to Type 1 Diabetes in Diabetes Prevention Trial–Type 1 (DPT-1) Participants.
- Time trends in mortality in patients with type 1 diabetes: nationwide population based cohort study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats. See also Diabetes Type 1 - Alcohol Related Deaths Rise Significantly.
- Depleted parental psychological resources as mediators of the association of income with adherence and metabolic control.
- Interventions for latent autoimmune diabetes (LADA) in adults.
- Implications of Nocturnal Hypertension in Children and Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Aerobic training programs and glycemic control in diabetic children in relation to exercise frequency.
- High Prevalence of Microvascular Complications in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes and Newly Diagnosed Celiac Disease.
- Celiac Awareness – In Videos.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Comments to-There Will Be a Diabetes Cure.
- No link between vitamin D and child type I diabetes.
- J'lem researchers: Juvenile diabetes cure is closer.
- Diabetes Drugs: Type 2 Agents Effective for Type 1.
- Savouring their sweet victory over diabetes.
- Cellnovo integrates LifeScan technology for mobile diabetes management.
- First Implantable Continuous Glucose Sensor to Achieve High Accuracy Performance in People With Diabetes.
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