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Of Continuing Interest

    CWD Events

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Other Stories of Continuing Interest

  6. 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

    Top Stories

  1. JDRF releases new branding.
  2. 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.
  3. The Featured Book of the Week is Why Me? Why Did I Have To Get Diabetes? by Robert Messinger and Laura Messinger.
  4. 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!"
  5. 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.
  6. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  7. 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.
  8. From the CWD Forums

  9. From the CWD Forums:
    Veo with Low Glucose Suspend - our experience
  10. Advocacy and Fundraising

  11. Join in the Big Blue Test.
  12. Funding is sought for Patient 13, a documentary film about the race to cure type 1 diabetes.
  13. Studies and Surveys

  14. Anti-CD3 mAb (Teplizumab) for Prevention Of Diabetes In Relatives At Risk For Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
  15. Diabetes Blogs

  16. Tell Me Sweet Little Lies.
  17. This Diabetes Awareness Month Tell the World You Aren't Equal.
  18. Guest Post: Love Story, with a Dia-Twist.
  19. Research

  20. 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).
  21. Current status of immunomodulatory and cellular therapies in preclinical and clinical islet transplantation. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  22. Otelixizumab in the treatment of Type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  23. Association of Epilepsy and Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Children and Adolescents: Is There an Increased Risk for Diabetic Ketoacidosis?
  24. 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.
  25. Identification of Small Molecule Inhibitors that Suppress Cytokine-Induced Apoptosis in Human Pancreatic Islet Cells. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  26. Daily Care

  27. Long-acting insulin analogue detemir compared with NPH insulin in type 1 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
  28. Efficacy and safety comparison of continuous glucose monitoring and self-monitoring of blood glucose in type 1 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis.
  29. 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.
  30. Availability of insulin pump therapy in clinical practice.
  31. Isomaltulose Improves Glycaemia and Maintains Run Performance in Type 1 Diabetes.
  32. Accuracy of diagnosis of depression in patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  33. Outcome of pregnancy in type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DMP): results from combined diabetes-obstetrical clinics in Dublin in three university teaching hospitals (1995-2006).
  34. Celiac

  35. Increased Sedation Requirements During Endoscopy in Patients with Celiac Disease.
  36. A national online survey applied to patients with celiac disease in Chile.
  37. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  38. Coaches help keep diabetics off sidelines.
  39. Type 1 diabetes checks are crucial for students, school staff.
  40. Blood Sugar Extremes Can Affect Young Brains.
  41. Type 1: El Paso patients, families join diabetes lobbying effort.
  42. Press Releases

  43. Dexcom Launches Public Awareness Campaign About the Deadly Consequences of Hypoglycemic Unawareness for People With Diabetes.

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