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
- Rhiannon is seven and lives in Scotland.
- Last week's poll asked about how often they check their blood sugar during the night. This week's poll asks readers if their child's school district trains teachers, coaches and other non-nurse school staff to give insulin.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Diabesity by Fran Kaufman, M.D.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
When my daughter was in kindergarten one of her classmates told his mom, "Noelle has to go the health office all the time." When she asked him why, he said, "Because she is diabolical." Of course, she knew what he meant. We still call her our diabolical diabetic.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you wake up in the night, see the projection clock that says "5:30" and you think your child's blood sugar is 530! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Most antidepressants seem to cause low blood sugars. Is there a safer medication or treatment for those with type 1 who are suffering from mild depression and anxiety?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Have you changed your family's eating habits?
- TCOYD conferences are a great place to learn and connect.
General Diabetes Information
- D is for Diabetes is a new web site by Dr. Bill Quick and Steph Schwartz Quick, RN, MPH.
- Diabetes Scholars – Howl at the Moon!
- Diabetes as your child transitions to adult: It’s hard to let go.
- Confessions: When a tie that binds includes diabetes.
- SXSWi: Friending Pharma.
- Summer Job Opportunity For College Student with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Restoring insulin production for type 1 diabetes.
- Improved Preservation of Residual Beta Cell Function by Atorvastatin in Patients with Recent Onset Type 1 Diabetes and High CRP Levels (DIATOR Trial). Free full text available in HTML and PDF via link.
- Early seroconversion and rapidly increasing autoantibody concentrations predict prepubertal manifestation of type 1 diabetes in children at genetic risk.
- Improving cellular function and immune protection via layer-by-layer nanocoating of pancreatic islet beta-cell spheroids cocultured with mesenchymal stem cells.
- The Effects of Long-Term Oral Benfotiamine Supplementation on Peripheral Nerve Function and Inflammatory Markers in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Gastric Autoimmunity in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes: A Prospective Study.
- Assessment of Patient-Led or Physician-Driven Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Patients With Poorly Controlled Type 1 Diabetes Using Basal-Bolus Insulin Regimens.
- Benefits of subcutaneous continuous insulin infusion in type 1 diabetic patients with high glycemic variability.
- How Much Do I Give? Dose Estimation Formulas for Once-Nightly Insulin Glargine and Pre-Meal Insulin Lispro in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Continuous Glucose Monitoring-A Study of the Enlite Sensor During Hypo- and Hyperbaric Conditions.
- Paternal involvement in pediatric Type 1 diabetes: Fathers' and mothers' psychological functioning and disease management.
- Do the Effects of Psychological Treatments on Improving Glycemic Control in Type 1 Diabetes Persist Over Time? A Long-Term Follow-Up of a Randomized Controlled Trial.
- Influence of serum cortisol levels on glycemic control in children with type 1 diabetes.
- Proof of concept of microbiome-metabolome analysis and delayed gluten exposure on celiac disease autoimmunity in genetically at-risk infants. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Revisiting the risk of celiac disease in children born small for gestational age: A sibling design perspective.
- The Bowel and Migraine: Update on Celiac Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
- Rapid Accumulation of CD14CD11c Dendritic Cells in Gut Mucosa of Celiac Disease after in vivo Gluten Challenge. Free full text available in HTML and PDF via link.
- Dietary exposure to fumonisins and evaluation of nutrient intake in a group of adult celiac patients on a gluten-free diet.
- Utah is a hub for growing gluten-free industry.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- My Story: Planning a healthy pregnancy with type 1 diabetes.
- Type 1 diabetes challenges family.
- Mom helps diabetic daughter create Diabetic Barbie.
- Community Helps Refugio Girl Get Diabetic Alert Dog.
- Just Don’t Do Nothing!
- Tawa College teen shows huge talent.
- Paramedics praise Ryan Carson lifesaving call.
- Former Williamson employee sues, claims he was fired because of diabetes.
- Diabetic-driver monitoring urged by victim's sister.
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