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
- Mattia is almost 11 and lives in Italy.
- Last week's poll asked reader if their child's school district trains teachers, coaches and other non-nurse school staff to give insulin. This week's poll asks readers how often they download data from their glucose meter or continuous glucose monitor at home.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Through the Looking Glass: Seeing diabetes from your child's perspective by Dr Rachel Besser.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
I am home schooling our 5 year old son, who just went on the pump 5 months ago. Today we were learning about the letter 'S'. He was excited. "I know what begins with 'S'- 'Site change'! I'm sure any other teacher would be more than a little perplexed by this answer.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you grab the meter after cutting YOURSELF - that big drop of blood's just too perfect to waste! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
I use NovoRapid and Levemir. I have had lipohypertrophy that slowly disappeared, but I now have crater-like pits on both my abdomen and legs, where I inject insulin. How can I prevent more of these from appearing?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
How do you deal with tubing?
General Diabetes Information
- Diabetapedia is a new online diabetes dictionary, supported by Sanofi-Aventis. See also Introducing Diabetapedia: Diabetes Doesn’t Define You ... So Help Define Diabetes!.
- Children With Diabetes: Philly Conference.
- Medtronic: Designing a Closed Loop System.
- Live Blogging the Diabetes Advocate Forum.
- Medtronic Diabetes Advocate Forum: The Event.
- Oh, High!
Products, Services and Books
- Child's Play: A Teddy Bear to Help Diabetic Kids Master Their Care.
- Neighborhood context and incidence of type 1 diabetes: The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study.
- Longitudinal trends in use and costs of prescription medication in patients with type 1 diabetes: The impact of renal disease.
- Prevalence of gastroparesis-related symptoms in an unselected cohort of patients with Type 1 diabetes.
- Changes in Treatment Adherence and Glycemic Control During the Transition to Adolescence in Type 1 Diabetes.
- An overview of so far published analyses comparating the effectiveness of the treatment with insulin pump and multiple daily injections in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- The importance of HbA1c and glucose variability in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes: outcome of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM).
- A flexible diet using an insulin to carbohydrate ratio for adolescents with type 1 diabetes - A pilot study.
- Clinic-Integrated Behavioral Intervention for Families of Youth With Type 1 Diabetes: Randomized Clinical Trial.
- Long-term mortality in people with celiac disease diagnosed in childhood compared with adulthood: a population-based cohort study.
- Event checkmates celiac sufferer.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Parents: Educate Yourselves About Type 1 Diabetes.
- Freemans win 50K title at US Championships.
- Finding out I was diabetic.
- 5-year-old's pup can detect diabetes ups and downs.
- Diabetes care standards for children linked to financial penalties (in the UK).
- Lilly Diabetes supports Diabetes Scholars Foundation with $100,000 donation in 2012.
- FDA Approves Levemir® Pregnancy Category Change for Women with Diabetes. See also Levemir Approved For Diabetes During Pregnancy, USA.
- Market Withdrawal Notification For CoZmonitor® Blood Glucose Monitoring System.
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