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
- Last week's poll asked readers about their insulin regimen. This week's poll asks readers about what they feel is most important in a glucose meter.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Why Me? Why Did I Have To Get Diabetes? by Robert Messinger and Laura Messinger.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Last night, I grilled up a couple Porterhouse Steaks. Since Nicky loves steak, he asked for a small piece. So we asked him if he wanted to dip it in a little sauce (Peter Luger Sauce or A1, etc.), and said "Yes, I want to dip it in A1c sauce!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your daughter asks, "Can I get some ketchup to go with my test strips?" instead of her chicken strips. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Diagnosed in 2004, my daughter is small compared to her peers. Why would she not be keeping up with them in growth?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Pharmacist irritated me!
- Diabetes In Children And Adolescents: Basic Training Manual For Healthcare Professionals In Developing Countries in an exceptional resource. Power Point Presentations of the material are also available.
Diabetes in School
- Students with Diabetes announces new chapters throughout the US.
- Is It Really Just a Number?
- Talking to the FDA.
- Climbing With Diabetes: An Interview with Living Vertical's Steve Richert.
- Who is the Largest Single Funder of Diabetes Research in the U.S.?
- JDRF Type 1 Diabetes 101 offers a good introduction to type 1 diabetes.
- CDE Needed in Springfield, MO.
- Long-Term Metabolic and Immunological Follow-Up of Nonimmunosuppressed Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Treated With Microencapsulated Islet Allografts.
- Interaction of enterovirus infection and Cow's milk-based formula nutrition in type 1 diabetes-associated autoimmunity.
- EASD: Closed-loop System on Par With Open-loop for Glucose Control.
- C-peptide in the classification of diabetes in children and adolescents.
- Recurrence of autoimmunity in pancreas transplant patients: research update.
- Acute Hypoglycemia Decreases Myocardial Blood Flow Reserve in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and in Healthy Humans.
- Healthy first degree relatives of patients with type 1 diabetes exhibit significant differences in basal gene expression pattern of immunocompetent cells compared to controls: expression pattern as predeterminant of autoimmune diabetes.
- Pancreatitis, Pancreatic, and Thyroid Cancer With Glucagon-Like Peptide-1–Based Therapies. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats. See also Two diabetes drugs possibly linked to pancreatitis, cancer, UPDATE: Research linking two diabetes drugs to cancer spawns debate, and Who Defends Those Lilly & Novo Nordisk Diabetes Meds?
- Sensor-Augmented Pump Therapy for A1C Reduction (STAR 3) Study: Results from the 6-month continuation phase.
- Cost-Effectiveness of Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Intensive Insulin Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Reducing Rates of Severe Hypoglycemia in a Population-Based Cohort of Children and Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes Over the Decade 2000–2009.
- Patient experience of hypoglycaemia unawareness in Type 1 diabetes: are patients appropriately concerned?.
- Effect of sitagliptin on glucose control in adult patients with Type 1 diabetes: a pilot, double-blind, randomized, crossover trial.
- The potential of incretin-based therapies in type 1 diabetes.
- Metabolic regulation during constant moderate physical exertion in extreme conditions in Type 1 diabetes.
- Long-lasting immunogenicity and safety of a 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1) MF59-adjuvanted vaccine when co-administered with a 2009-2010 seasonal influenza vaccine in young patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Opioid Receptor Blockade Improves Hypoglycemia-Associated Autonomic Failure in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Complementary and alternative medicine in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- FDA Conducting Safety Review Of Anti-Nausea Drug Zofran.
- Oral ecosystem alterations in celiac children: A follow-up study.
- Gluten-free students take a stand.
- Gluten-free is far from free.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Miss America 1999 gives tips on living well with illness.
- Swimmers with Diabetes Cross English Channel.
- My Guardian Angel Against Low Blood Sugar.
- Birth and Beyond - More Than Just a Number: Early Pregnancy With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Parents call for better policies to protect diabetic students at school.
- VUCast: Future Diabetes Vaccine?
- North Vancouver family finds new 'normal'.
- L-P goalie Galetti playing sports despite diabetes.
- Your Health: Lubbock girl uses diabetes to teach and inspire.
- Can baby teeth provide a future cure?
- Cellnovo Receives CE Mark Approval for World's First Mobile Diabetes Management System.
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