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. Special guests at Friends for Life 2012 include Crystal Bowersox, Jay Hewitt, Charlie Kimball, Kendall Simmons, Phil Southerland, Sebastien Sasseville, Missy Foy, and Mike Fisher.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life Canada: Vancouver 2012 conference, to be held from August 24-26, 2012 at the Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Sugar Land 2012 conference, to be held from October 12-14, 2012 at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square in Sugar Land, Texas.
- 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.
New This Week
- Last week's poll asked readers about who is primarily responsible for their child's diabetes care. This week's poll asks readers to describe themselves.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Understanding Diabetes, 12th Edition by H. Peter Chase, MD, and David M. Maahs, MD, PhD.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My son was dressed and ready to go in the pool. He also had disconnected his insulin pump. He said, "Mom can you blow up my raft?" I replied, "Sure, honey go get the pump." He came outside with his insulin pump instead of the air pump. I couldn't stop laughing!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you go to tell the person in front of you that their pump tubing is hanging out, only to realize that it's the headphone wire connected to their iPod. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
I received MMR vaccinations during my first pregnancy and two of my children developed type 1. Are there any long term studies looking at the effects of the MMR in women of childbearing age?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Quilt for Life
- The Quilt for Life now has 729 panels. The next showing of the Quilt is at CWD's Friends for Life Orlando 2012 conference.
- A Plea to Two Fathers Running for President.
- Lows in Public.
- JDRF's Annual Conference: Putting you there.
- Surviving abroad – type 1 diabetes in a foreign land.
- What’s Hot from ADA 2012 – T:slim Pump, T1D Exchange, Youth Transitions and More.
- ADA News: Insulin is Safe, But Type 1’s Still Faring Poorly.
- UK moms ....
- Fully Integrated Artificial Pancreas in Type 1 Diabetes - Modular Closed-Loop Glucose Control Maintains Near Normoglycemia.
- Fall in C-peptide During First 2 Years From Diagnosis.
- Metabolic memory for vascular disease in diabetes.
- No evidence of enteroviruses in the intestine of patients with type 1 diabetes.
- Characteristics of children with type 1 diabetes and persistent suboptimal glycemic control. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Better treatment of outpatients with type 1 diabetes after introduction of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion.
- Basal Insulin and Cardiovascular and Other Outcomes in Dysglycemia. See also Heart, cancer risk no higher with long-term insulin use and ADA: No CV or Cancer Risk with Insulin.
- Coeliac disease in Type 1 diabetes from 1990 to 2009: higher incidence in young children after longer diabetes duration.
- Gastrointestinal symptoms and quality of life in screen-detected celiac disease.
- The immunopathogenesis of celiac disease reveals possible therapies beyond the gluten-free diet.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Progress Continues Toward Artificial Pancreas. See also Trial of artificial pancreas gives diabetes patients a break.
- Pricks and Needles: What Living With Type 1 Diabetes Is Like.
- TSA agrees to brief agents following incident at SLC International Airport.
- NFL QB's donation allows first ever children's diabetes camp.
- JDRF and Novo Nordisk Establish R&D Collaboration for Type 1 Diabetes.
- JDRF and BD Collaborate to Develop More Accurate and Reliable Glucose Monitoring Devices for People with Type 1 Diabetes.
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