Of Continuing Interest
- CWD's Focus on Technology conference, to be held at the Philadelphia Marriott West in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania from February 25-26, 2012. is sold out.
- 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.
- Scholarships are available for CWD's Friends for Life UK 2012 conference.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- Applications for the 2012 Diabetes Scholars Foundation college scholarships are now available.
New This Week
- Maria Jose lives in Bolivia and was diagnosed when she was 1 1/2 years old.
- Last week's poll asked readers how much insulin they use per day. This week's poll asks readers how diabetes has impacted their sleep.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Mommy, What is Type 1 Diabetes?, written and illustrated by Irene Mallano and Madison Rose Mallano.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
We were getting our puppy certified to be a therapy dog and we had to get a letter from the vet saying that she was healthy. This includes taking a stool sample to the vet. So after I "gathered" the sample and put it into a plastic baggy I noticed something black. After taking a look, it noticed what it was -- the dog had eaten a test strip!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you realize the saying "Don't cry over spilt milk" was said by someone who never had to look at that milky puddle and try and guess how many carbs it contains. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My son gets headaches brought on by low blood sugar. Is this common? What can we do to prevent this?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Teaching others how to do shots and care for son
- The 2012 JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Research Summit will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2012, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Admission is free, but registration is required.
Studies and Surveys
- The Juvenile Diabetes Cure Alliance seeks your input on a brief survey.
- Animas’ Response to FDA Insulin Pump Charges.
- Tom Brobson: My Experience in the Artificial Pancreas Clinical Trials.
- Dining Out.
- When CGMs ATTACK!
- Redefining "Need."
- What Does Glu Mean to Me?
- Overnight BG Checks.
- Discovery of early-stage biomarkers for diabetic kidney disease using ms-based metabolomics (FinnDiane study). Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Spironolactone diminishes urinary albumin excretion in patients with type 1 diabetes and microalbuminuria: a randomized placebo-controlled crossover study.
- Diabetic retinopathy in the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Cohort: a pilot study.
- Empagliflozin, a novel potent and selective SGLT-2 inhibitor, improves glycaemic control alone and in combination with insulin in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats, a model of type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level during early pregnancy and type 1 diabetes risk in the offspring.
- Proinsulin C-peptide interferes with insulin fibril formation.
- Does the Timing of Insulin Pump Therapy Initiation After Type 1 Diabetes Onset Have an Impact on Glycemic Control?
- Patient Perceptions of Using the OmniPod System Compared with Conventional Insulin Pumps in Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Coping, Self-Management, and Adaptation in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Bone mass in women with celiac disease: Role of exercise and gluten-free diet.
- Screening for celiac disease in average-risk and high-risk populations. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- A review of rifaximin and bacterial overgrowth in poorly responsive celiac disease. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- In vitro models for gluten toxicity: relevance for celiac disease pathogenesis and development of novel treatment options.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- TSA mistakes insulin pump for gun, causing LAX security scare.
- Diabetics could lose their driving licences in the UK.
- Mum had to pin me down to give me an insulin jab.
- The Badge of Courage.
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