Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
New This Week
- Last week's poll asked readers about how many times they do a fingerstick blood glucose check each day. This week's poll asks readers how they record blood glucose values.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Ultimate Guide to Accurate Carb Counting by Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
The first winter after my daughter, then three, was diagnosed with Type 1 she asked me "Is there sugar in snow Mommy?" "No, there is no sugar in snow," I replied. She then shouted "Oh goody, I can eat as much as I want!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your auto ashtray is full ... of test strips! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Can someone with type 1 see a drop in his/her serum potassium level after an insulin injection? Would they suffer any organ damage from a persistent low in which they remain conscious?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Weight loss with Type 1
Studies and Surveys
- Anti-CD3 mAb (Teplizumab) for Prevention Of Diabetes In Relatives At Risk For Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Diabetes' JDRF Tries Shock Ad to Push the FDA .
- CWD 2012: Need More Input!
- My Dexcom Sleeps Nude.
- World Diabetes Day 2011: Act on Diabetes Now.
- Making Life With Diabetes Better: A Conversation With Chuck Eichten.
- Must See Video: The Artificial Pancreas in Action. The audio is in Hebrew with English subtitles.
- Reason to Believe: Karla Edge.
- You can watch the JDRF's webcast about the Artificial Pancreas, featuring JDRF president Jeffrey Brewer and Dr. Aaron Kowalski, Assistant Vice President of Treatment Therapies. See also commentary by Close Concerns.
Products, Services and Books
- See how the new Spring Infusion Set works.
- Markedly reduced rate of diabetic ketoacidosis at onset of type 1 diabetes in relatives screened for islet autoantibodies.
- Closed-loop insulin delivery for treatment of type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Persistent glucose transporter expression on pancreatic beta cells from longstanding type 1 diabetic individuals.
- Age-corrected Beta cell mass following onset of type 1 diabetes mellitus correlates with plasma C-Peptide in humans. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Diabetes technology and treatments in the paediatric age group.
- Self-reported lower respiratory tract infections and development of islet autoimmunity in children with the type 1 diabetes high-risk HLA genotype: the MIDIA study.
- Metabolic function of a suboptimal transplanted islet mass in non-human primates on rapamycin monotherapy.
- Enteroviruses and type 1 diabetes.
- Vaccination and risk of type 1 diabetes mellitus in active component U.S. Military, 2002-2008.
- Signatures of Environmental Genetic Adaptation Pinpoint Pathogens as the Main Selective Pressure through Human Evolution. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Elements of metabolic control in children with type 1 diabetes before and after introduction to insulin analogues.
- Improved Metabolic Control in Children and Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Hip Strength in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes is Associated With Age at Onset of Diabetes.
- Pathophysiology of postprandial hyperglycaemia in women with type 1 diabetes during pregnancy.
- Delay to celiac disease diagnosis and its implications for health-related quality of life. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Oral manifestations of celiac disease: a clinical guide for dentists.
- Determining the gluten content of nonprescription drugs: Information for patients with celiac disease.
- Bio-physical characteristics of gastrointestinal mucosa of celiac patients: comparison with control subjects and effect of gluten free diet. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Variability in small bowel histopathology reporting between different pathology practice settings: impact on the diagnosis of coeliac disease.
- Biochemical and immunochemical characterization of different varieties of amaranth (Amaranthus L. ssp) as a safe ingredient for gluten-free products.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Girl diagnoses self with diabetes.
- Who's a good Dog? Ruby the Diabetic Sensing Dog.
- Balancing Act - Managing kids' Type 1 diabetes — shots, sugars — while they are in school can be a struggle, especially with fewer nurses.
- Researchers look at strategies to combat growing diabetes problem.
- Our daughter got diabetes at one.
- A diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes pushes Dan Hayward to ride for a cure.
- Trials hold hope for insulin transplants.
- Barbara Davis Center researcher reveals treatment for type 1 diabetes preventing the disease in mice.
- Tandem Diabetes Care Announces FDA Clearance of the t:slim™ Insulin Delivery System.
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