Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
New This Week
- CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2012 conference will be held next week (July 3-8, 2012) at the Marriott World Center Resort in Orlando, Florida. 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. On-site registration is available. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is holding a Howl at the Moon fundraiser on Saturday July 7, 2012, 7:00 pm. Your financial support will help the Diabetes Scholars Foundation to provide scholarships to CWD's conferences and college scholarships to incoming freshmen.
- Last week's poll asked readers if they have their most recent basal rates, insulin-to-carb ratios, and correction factors written down. This week's poll asks readers if they have sought counseling to help cope with diabetes.
- The Featured Book of the Week is 50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life and the 50 Diabetes Truths That Can Save It by Riva Greenberg.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
When my 5-year-old daughter, Danielle, was diagnosed with diabetes we explained it to her and her 3-year-old brother, Ben, that her blood sugar could be high, low or in the middle and we were trying to keep her in the middle by giving her insulin shots. A few weeks later we took both of them to get their flu shots and Ben started screaming as loud as he could to anyone who would listen, "I am in the middle! I am in the middle!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you find parts of syringes in your son's room and he is now using them as swords and granades for his action figures, after throwing away the needle part, of course! See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
If a teen with diabetes has an A1c over 10, what will happen? I cannot afford a pump and have forgotten my insulin to carbohydrate ratio. Every day, I wake up over 200 mg/dl [11.1 mmol/L], sometimes over 300 mg/dl [16.7 mmol/L]. Is the doctor going to put me in the hospital?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Quilt for Life
- The Quilt for Life now has 735 panels. The Quilt will be shown next week at CWD's Friends for Life Orlando 2012 conference.
- Dexcom and Earthquakes.
- Visiting Tandem Diabetes Care and the Missing Return Policy.
- YCDT Swag at FFL.
- Why Can't Meters Tell Me My Blood Sugar?
- Life for a Child (LFAC) visits Kids and Teens Diabetes Camp in Fiji.
- The Final Word on #ADA2012 from Diabetes Blogger Kelly Kunik.
- DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest Winners! Congrats to the "Power 10"!
- TaisingTwithD is written by a mom who was born in Serbia, married in South Africa, and living in Australia.
- The American Diabetes Association has an opening for the position of Director, Legal Advocacy.
- Remission without insulin therapy on gluten-free diet in a 6-year old boy with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Administration of CD4+CD25highCD127- Regulatory T Cells Preserves beta-Cell Function in Type 1 Diabetes in Children.
- Maturation of Human Embryonic Stem Cell–Derived Pancreatic Progenitors into Functional Islets Capable of Treating Pre-existing Diabetes in Mice.
- Insight into hypoglycemia in pediatric type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Insulin pump treatment in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
- Executive functions in children with type 1 diabetes using the neuropsychology test.
- Usefulness of insulin detemir in Japanese children with type 1 diabetes.
- Early Vaccinations Are Not Risk Factors for Celiac Disease. See also Vaccinations cleared in babies' celiac "epidemic".
- Antibodies Against Deamidated Gliadin Peptides and Tissue Transglutaminase for Diagnosis of Pediatric Celiac Disease - Diagnostic Performance and Cost in Clinical Practice.
- Screening for celiac disease in children with dental enamel defects. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Clinical presentation of celiac disease among pediatric compared to adolescent and adult patients.
- Assessment of sexual maturity in a cohort of adolescents with celiac disease on gluten-free diet.
- Are we diagnosing too many people with coeliac disease?
- Temporal and geographic trends in celiac disease publications: a bibliometric analysis.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Jessepalooza this Sunday. See also Jessepalooza.
- PSA May Be Unreliable in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Kids gang up to cope with diabetes HappyDolls carry messages around the world.
- Two siblings bike across America for diabetes research.
- Diabetes Scholars Foundation Announces 2012 Scholarship Recipients; 21 Lilly Diabetes Tomorrow's Leaders Scholarships made available through Lilly Diabetes donation.
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