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.
- 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.
- 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.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- Applications for the 2012 Diabetes Scholars Foundation college scholarships are now available.
New This Week
- Scholarships are available for CWD's Friends for Life UK 2012 conference.
- Novo Nordisk Donnelly Awards offers scholarships for teen tennis players living with diabetes.
- Last week's poll asked readers about the insulins they use. This week's poll asks readers how much insulin they use per day.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Rising: How a Rare Disease Became a Modern Pandemic, and What to Do About It by Dan Hurley.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Let me begin by saying that when I'm stressed, it tends to work it's way to my stomach. When my son was diagnosed at 3, the doctor was sitting on the bed next to him, having a very big boy discussion about what diabetes was. The doctor said, "Can you say it? Can you say DI-A-BE-TES?" My son looked at him for a moment, very seriously, and said, "My mommy has DI-A-RHE-A".
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you have a baby monitor for a 17 year old. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
If a person is going into diabetic ketoacidosis and his kidneys are only working at 42%, can he register a false positive on a breath test if he has previously taken Nyquil?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Started using Novolog Pen, Jr. Leaking Question
Studies and Surveys
- The Juvenile Diabetes Cure Alliance seeks your input on a brief survey.
- Yale Looking for Clinical Trial Volunteers.
- Overnight Basal Rate Testing.
- Diabetes Burnout.
- Sernova: Improving on the Edmonton Protocol.
- Dexcom Android Phone Integration and Other Exciting Stuff from Gadget World (aka CES).
- Insulin in a Capsule: The Promising Development of Oral Insulin.
- Paula Deen: Glass Houses. See also Paula Deen Publicist Quits Over Novo Nordisk Deal. Novo Must Get Rid Of Paula Deen: Kliff Explains.
- Development of a fully automated closed loop artificial pancreas control system with dual pump delivery of insulin and glucagon.
- Islet autoantibodies and residual beta cell function in type 1 diabetes children followed for 3-6 years.
- Advanced Glycation End Products as Environmental Risk Factors for the Development of Type 1 Diabetes.
- A novel strategy for long-term implantable artificial pancreas.
- Usefulness of short-term usage of real time continuous glucose monitoring system in achieving metabolic control improvement in adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
- Continuous glucose monitoring systems for type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Parents' experiences supporting self-management of middle adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Families With Children With Diabetes: Implications of Parent Stress for Parent and Child Health.
- Successful Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes and Seizures With Combined Ketogenic Diet and Insulin.
- Monitoring of gluten-free diet compliance in celiac patients by assessment of gliadin 33-mer equivalent epitopes in feces.
- Celiac disease, wheat allergy, and gluten sensitivity: when gluten free is not a fad.
- Life after gluten.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Diabetes Mystery: Why Are Type 1 Cases Surging?
- Reader’s choice adventurer: Jen Hanson.
- Ex-’Top Chef’ contestant: Diabetes not a food prison.
- 'What a special person' — father leads tributes to Carnoustie woman Dr Leigh Ellison.
- Police investigating whether medical condition caused last Friday's crashes.
- Novo Nordisk establishes type 1 diabetes R&D center in Seattle.
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