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.
- 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.
- We report on CWD's Family Support Weekend, recently held in Ft. Lauderdale.
- Applications for the 2012 Diabetes Scholars Foundation college scholarships are now available.
- 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.
- Meet Logan Nicole Gregory, ADA's 2012 National Youth Advocate. See Lex's Logan Gregory named youth advocate for national American Diabetes Association.
- Last week's poll asked readers how they think type 1 diabetes will be cured first. This week's poll asks readers how often they worry about hypoglycemia.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Cheating Destiny by James S. Hirsch.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
I came downstairs one afternoon and my son Max (age 10, dx 4 years ago) said, "Mom, I was 28!" I said "Oh my gosh (panic rising in my throat), did you get some juice? Do you need help?" "No," he said. "Not my blood sugar! 28 was my Wii Fit age!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you glance at the digital thermostat, which reads 68, and immediately run for glucose tabs. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Are there current guidelines regarding the use of aspirin, vitamin E and omega-3 fatty acids for young adult diabetics? What doses seem most efficacious?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Sites and swimming
- Type 1 Teen is a photo essay by Christopher Manson, who is pursuing a much larger project. See also Photographing an Invisible Subject.
- A Father’s Hope for a Diabetes Cure Comes on Two Wheels.
- Our Diagnosis Story.
- Diabetes Now & Then: Students With Diabetes Have Rights.
- Diapep277: Slowing the Progression of Type 1 Diabetes.
- Marrying into Diabetes: A Husband’s Perspective.
- Smart Mobile Glucose Meter Update: Telcare & OneTouch Verio IQ.
- First Look at Telcare – Cellular Enabled Glucose Meter.
Products, Services and Books
- Diabetes Through the Looking Glass: Seeing diabetes from your child's perspective by Dr Rachel Besser is a great addition to every parent's library.
- Reversal of type 1 diabetes via islet beta cell regeneration following immune modulation by cord blood-derived multipotent stem cells. Free full text available in PDF format. See also Novel Stem Cell Treatment May Hold Promise for Type 1 Diabetes and Type 1 Diabetes Reversed With Stem Cells From Cord Blood.
- Characterization of a Novel Functional Protein in the Pancreatic Islet: Islet Homeostasis Protein Regulation of Glucagon Synthesis in alpha Cells. See also Researchers Discover Protein that May Represent New Target for Treating Type 1 Diabetes.
- Promoting long-term survival of insulin-producing cell grafts that differentiate from adipose tissue-derived stem cells to cure type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentrations and In Vivo Insulin Sensitivity and beta-Cell Function Relative to Insulin Sensitivity in Black and White Youth.
- The development and validation of a clinical prediction model to determine the probability of MODY in patients with young-onset diabetes.
- Blue Flash ERG PhNR Changes Associated with Poor Long-Term Glycemic Control in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Novel Urinary Protein Biomarkers Predicting the Development of Microalbuminuria and Renal Function Decline in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Autism spectrum disorder and celiac disease: no evidence for a link. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- House Detective: Do your homework before going wheat-free.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Miracle on Bloor Street.
- Rays Sam Fuld to host diabetes sports camp at USF.
- Diabetes affects millions; society should not stigmatize its victims.
- Roche receives clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the new ACCU-CHEK® Nano SmartView blood glucose monitoring system.
- KalVista Pharmaceuticals and JDRF form research partnership focused on novel approach for treating diabetic eye disease.
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