Of Continuing Interest
- 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 Focus on Technology conference, to be held at the Philadelphia Marriott West in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania from February 25-26, 2012. Family Scholarships are available from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation.
- 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
- Insulindependence is seeking 22 kids and teens with type 1 diabetes from across the United States to participate in their Junior Captains program.
New This Week
- JDRF releases new branding.
- Last week's poll asked readers about what time of day they are most worried about hypoglycemia. This week's poll asks readers about how many times they do a fingerstick blood glucose check each day.
- 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:
Our 5-year-old diabetic son wears a medic alert necklace, which he refers to as his "dog tags." Since he is into the army, this was a way to encourage him to wear it on a regular basis. Recently we purchased a GI-Joe doll that came with real "dog tags." When he noticed the necklace around the doll's neck, he came running in the door shouting, "Look! GI-Joe has just been diagnosed too!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you go into the bathroom and find your 3-year-old son peeing into a Dixie Cup, and when asked why, he looks up at you and replies, "Well I have to test my peetones." See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
I have increased my exercise and altered my diet to lose some weight, but am not having much success. Do people with type 1 develop muscles more easily when exercising? Is it safe to exercise right after eating to help reduce amount of insulin that is needed?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Veo with Low Glucose Suspend - our experience
Advocacy and Fundraising
- Join in the Big Blue Test.
- Funding is sought for Patient 13, a documentary film about the race to cure type 1 diabetes.
Studies and Surveys
- Anti-CD3 mAb (Teplizumab) for Prevention Of Diabetes In Relatives At Risk For Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Tell Me Sweet Little Lies.
- This Diabetes Awareness Month Tell the World You Aren't Equal.
- Guest Post: Love Story, with a Dia-Twist.
- Gut microbiome metagenomics analysis suggests a functional model for the development of autoimmunity for type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats (link in HTML full text).
- Current status of immunomodulatory and cellular therapies in preclinical and clinical islet transplantation. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Otelixizumab in the treatment of Type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Association of Epilepsy and Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Children and Adolescents: Is There an Increased Risk for Diabetic Ketoacidosis?
- High levels of immunoglobulin E and a continuous increase in immunoglobulin G and immunoglobulin M by age in children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes.
- Identification of Small Molecule Inhibitors that Suppress Cytokine-Induced Apoptosis in Human Pancreatic Islet Cells. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Long-acting insulin analogue detemir compared with NPH insulin in type 1 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
- Efficacy and safety comparison of continuous glucose monitoring and self-monitoring of blood glucose in type 1 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis.
- The effect of short-term use of the Guardian RT continuous glucose monitoring system on fear of hypoglycaemia in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Availability of insulin pump therapy in clinical practice.
- Isomaltulose Improves Glycaemia and Maintains Run Performance in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Accuracy of diagnosis of depression in patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Outcome of pregnancy in type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DMP): results from combined diabetes-obstetrical clinics in Dublin in three university teaching hospitals (1995-2006).
- Increased Sedation Requirements During Endoscopy in Patients with Celiac Disease.
- A national online survey applied to patients with celiac disease in Chile.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Coaches help keep diabetics off sidelines.
- Type 1 diabetes checks are crucial for students, school staff.
- Blood Sugar Extremes Can Affect Young Brains.
- Type 1: El Paso patients, families join diabetes lobbying effort.
- Dexcom Launches Public Awareness Campaign About the Deadly Consequences of Hypoglycemic Unawareness for People With Diabetes.
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