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
- We report on our Focus on Technology: Seattle 2011 conference.
- Last week's poll asked readers when they think type 1 diabetes will be cured. This week's poll asks readers about who is primarily responsible for their child's insulin dosing while at school.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Fight to Survive: A Young Girl, Diabetes, and the Discovery of Insulin by Caroline Cox.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
When my daughter was in kindergarten one of her classmates told his mom, "Noelle has to go the health office all the time." When she asked him why, he said, "Because she is diabolical." Of course, she knew what he meant. We still call her our diabolical diabetic.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your 10-year-old daughter looks at a beautiful, pinkish-purple sunset and declares, "That is so pretty! It looks like an infected site!" See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
For people with type 1, is it safe to consume stevia?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
What are you doing to protect fingers?
- Diabooks: Updates to the Diabetes Bookshelf.
- Maternal Serum Levels of 25-Hydroxy-Vitamin D During Pregnancy and Risk of Type 1 Diabetes in the Offspring.
- Impaired diffusing capacity for carbon monoxide in children with type 1 diabetes: is this the first sign of long-term complications?
- Proinsulin, GLP-1, and glucagon are associated with partial remission in children and adolescents with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes.
- Case report: type 1 diabetes in monozygotic quadruplets.
- Smoking is associated with impaired long-term glucose metabolism in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- QTc Interval Prolongation Is Independently Associated with Severe Hypoglycemic Attacks in Type 1 Diabetes from the EURODIAB IDDM Complications Study.
- High tissue-transglutaminase antibody level predicts small intestinal villous atrophy in adult patients at high risk of celiac disease.
- Small-bowel mucosal changes and antibody responses after low- and moderate-dose gluten challenge in celiac disease. Free full text available in PDF format.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Former Miss America Nicole Johnson and a Type 1 diabetic, finds healthy relationships help us; she's part of Bringing Science Home at USF.
- Brandy Barnes' Community Of Women With Diabetes.
- Diabetes doesn't stop this six year old.
- Living with diabetes; Marc Quinn, Type 1 Diabetes.
- Artificial pancreas could be 'holy grail' for Type 1 diabetics.
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