Of Continuing Interest
- 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
- The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is holding a Howl at the Moon fundraiser on Saturday July 7, 2012, 7:00 pm during CWD's Friends for Life Orlando 2012 conference. Your financial support will help the Diabetes Scholars Foundation to provide scholarships to CWD's conferences and college scholarships to incoming freshmen.
- Applications for the 2012 Diabetes Scholars Foundation college scholarships are now available.
New This Week
- Rylie is six and lives in Alaska.
- Last week's poll asked pump users about the infusion set they use most often. This week's poll asks readers about how often they check their blood sugar during the night.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Why Me? Why Did I Have To Get Diabetes? by Robert Messinger and Laura Messinger.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My wife Brenda recently had a birthday. Laura sent an email to the parents list saying "Brenda is 48" which triggered a bunch of "Oh my you're low!" responses rather than "Happy birthday" notes. The best responses were "Hypo Birthday Brenda!" and "have lots of cake - you won't be 48 anymore."
- 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:
Because my husband and his cousin both have type 1, we are concerned about our children developing diabetes. Is there anything we can be doing to decrease their risk?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Does anyone with little kids (5-7) prebolus at school?
- TCOYD conferences are a great place to learn and connect.
- First US Artificial Pancreas Outpatient Trial Approved by FDA.
- "Man, You Just Don't KNOW."
- If I Could Change One Thing about Living with Diabetes....
- New Research Toward Curing and Living Better With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Convincing Mom to go to a cheerleading camp!
- Summer Job Opportunity For College Student with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Maternal Enterovirus Infection as a Risk Factor for Type 1 Diabetes in the Exposed Offspring.
- Induction Therapy With Autologous Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Living-Related Kidney Transplants. See also Collaborative Study from the Diabetes Research Institute Federation and The Cure Alliance Shows that Stem Cells Can Replace Powerful Anti-Rejection Drug to Prevent Rejection and Improve Outcome in Transplant Recipients.
- Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Modulates Immunocompetent Cells and Improves beta-Cell Function in Chinese Patients with New Onset of Type 1 Diabetes.
- Glucose-stimulated insulin secretion of various mesenchymal stem cells after insulin-producing cell differentiation.
- Urinary markers of renal inflammation in adolescents with Type 1 diabetes mellitus and normoalbuminuria.
- Costs of paediatric diabetes care in Germany: current situation and comparison with the year 2000.
- Distinguishing type 2 diabetes from type 1 diabetes in african american and Hispanic american pediatric patients. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Contemporary rates of severe hypoglycaemia in youth with Type 1 diabetes: variability by insulin regimen.
- The ADA's recommendations on transition, Diabetes Care for Emerging Adults: Recommendations for Transition From Pediatric to Adult Diabetes Care Systems, is now available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes in Austria.
- Prevalence of ketoacidosis at diagnosis of childhood onset Type 1 diabetes in Wales from 1991 to 2009 and effect of a publicity campaign.
- Insulin Requirements in Type 1 Diabetic Pregnancy: Do Twin Pregnant Women Require Twice as Much Insulin as Singleton Pregnant Women?
- Tricks of the trade: How to avoid histological Pitfalls in celiac disease.
- Finding treasures in the sea of gluten-free recipes.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Robert P. Krause; 90; engineer for first manned space flights; diabetic for 85 years.
- Triathletes don't let diabetes stop them.
- New technology helps teen musician deal with diabetes.
- Something Soft to Curb the Prick of Insulin.
- Wickford man thanks son for saving his life.
- Funeral for insulin pioneer's patient Sheila Thorn.
- Mansfield HS Senior Dies Unexpectedly, Final Tweets Signaled Problem.
- Artificial Pancreas Approved for US Outpatient Testing. UVA’s Hand-held Device First to Receive FDA Approval for Outpatient Clinical Trials.
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