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. Family Scholarships and Young Adult Scholarships are available from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation.
- The room block for CWD's Focus on Technology conference, to be held at the Philadelphia Marriott West in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania from February 25-26, 2012, is nearly full. If you're planning to attend, please make your reservation soon.
- Family Scholarships and Young Adult Scholarships for 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, are now available from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation.
- Last week's poll asked readers about innovations they expect in 2012. This week's poll asks readers how they think type 1 diabetes will be cured first.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Understanding Diabetes, 12th Edition by H. Peter Chase, MD, and David M. Maahs, MD, PhD.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
I received a little reminder of my daughter away at college: One rainy morning I grabbed a different umbrella on my way to work. As I released the fastener in preparation for opening it in the parking garage elevator, three test strips fell on the floor.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when You're proud when your 3 year old can 'aim' to hit the ketone test strip. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My daughter has been ill twice recently and I've had to increase her insulin significantly. Should I be concerned? Is there anything you recommend I do?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
1How old was your CWD when they went solo to D-camp?
- When the pump crashes.
Products, Services and Books
- The Medtronic mySentry remote glucose monitor is now available. See also Medtronic Launches First-Of-Its-Kind mySentry™ Remote Glucose Monitor; mySentry Allows Caregivers to See Real-Time Insulin Pump Information and Glucose Trends from Another Room and NewsFlash: Medtronic Releases MySentry Remote CGM Monitor.
- Towards an artificial pancreas at home.
- Advances in pump technology: insulin patch pumps, combined pumps and glucose sensors, and implanted pumps.
- Regulated and Reversible Induction of Adult Human beta-Cell Replication.
- Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of Adults Is Phenotypically Similar to Type 1 Diabetes in a Minority Population.
- A Randomized Clinical Trial to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring in the Management of Type 1 Diabetes in Young Children Aged 4 to <10 Years.
- Personal continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) in diabetes management: Review of the literature and implementation for practical use.
- Trans fatty acids consumption in type 1 diabetic patients: evaluation by dietary records and measurement in serum phospholipids.
- Sleep, Glucose, and Daytime Functioning in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes. See also Poor Sleep In Teens With Diabetes Linked With Bad Behavior, Uncontrolled Blood Sugar.
- Changes of body mass index in celiac children on a gluten-free diet.
- Bone pain and extremely low bone mineral density due to severe vitamin D deficiency in celiac disease. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Intolerance to wheat protein on the rise.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Jeremy Irvine Loaned His Body Out To Science For Medical Trials.
- Families await artificial pancreas until cure for diabetes.
- Prep girls basketball: Tomales' Azevedo manages Type 1 diabetes while playing as a major contributor for the defending section champions.
- Perth family plays key role in hunt for diabetes cure.
- Type 1 diabetes prevention 'better than cure'.
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