Of Continuing Interest
- 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 if they commemorate their diagnosis date. This week's poll asks readers about innovations they expect in 2012.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Type 1 Teens: A Guide to Managing Your Life With Diabetes by Korey Hood, PhD.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
I was sending my son a text this morning – he has a stomach bug and low ketones – and my note was "remember, fluids and insulin will make the ketones go away." It autocorrected to "fluids and insulin will make the kittens go away."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you are watching a football game and report that your team is behind by 4 units and nobody thinks a thing of it. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
We have twice decreased my son's insulin since diagnosis about a year ago. The nurse suspects he has MODY. How can we determine this?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
193 to 40 in 45 minutes
- Eight New Diabetes Products to Look for in 2012.
- From Abby: Closed Loop Trial (Part I) and recount Abby's experience in a clinical trial of a dual-hormone (insulin and glucagon) closed loop system.
- Hypo Ho Ho – by Olly Double.
- Support on the Diabetes Journey -- An Interview With DiabetesSisters Founder Brandy Barnes.
- He's a Type 1 on TV and in Real Life -- An Interview with Actor Stephen Wallem.
- Pump Wear offers a collection of diabetes videos (click on the links on the left side of the page).
- How does age at onset influence the outcome of autoimmune diseases? Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Results of pancreas transplantation alone with special attention to native kidney function and proteinuria in type 1 diabetes patients.
- Near Normalization of Metabolic and Functional Features of the Central Nervous System in Type 1 Diabetic Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease After Kidney-Pancreas Transplantation.
- Insulin Pump Therapy is Equally Effective and Safe in Elderly and Young Type 1 Diabetes Patients.
- Psychosocial family factors and glycemic control among children aged 1-15 years with type 1 diabetes: a population-based survey. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Determinants of quality of life in adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
- The impact of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitors on Type 1 and Type 2 diabetic patients with and without early diabetic nephropathy.
- A pilot study on the effect of telmisartan & ramipril on 24 h blood pressure profile & dipping pattern in type 1 diabetes patients with nephropathy.
- Natural course of untreated microalbuminuria in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes and the importance of diabetes duration and immigrant status: longitudinal analysis from the prospective nationwide German and Austrian diabetes survey DPV.
- Enterocytes' tight junctions: From molecules to diseases. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Correlation Between IgA Tissue Transglutaminase Antibody Ratio And Histological Finding In Celiac Disease: A Multicentre Study.
- Diagnostic Value of Anti-Deamidated Gliadin Peptide Igg Antibodies for Celiac Disease in Children and Iga Deficient Patients.
Legal and Legislative
- Pumps vs. pensions.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Riding a War Horse to fame.
- Living with Diabetes in the US Military.
- New device detects diabetes at 'light' speed.
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