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.
New This Week
- We report on Friends for Life: Orlando 2012. Other thoughts from FFL 2012 include:
- Friends For Life 2012: The First Days.
- Friends For (a) Life(time).
- FFL12: Before.
- FFL12: During.
- Friends For Life: “Words of Hope” Video.
- Randomly CWD.
- Iris Checked My Irises – 2012 FFL Conference.
- Last week's poll asked readers if paying for diabetes supplies is a financial burden. This week's poll asks readers if they reuse lancets, syringes/pen needles, pump supplies, or continuous sensors.
- 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:
Our son, Bryce is 2 1/2 and was diagnosed at 9 months. Bryce has three friends in the neighborhood that all get together and play throughout the week. When Bryce needs a check, I go to him with the kit and he stops for a minute while we do our business. One day while waiting for the meter reading, I glanced up and his three friend were all standing their with their fingers out to be checked too! Talk about moral support!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your child refers to sequel movies as "Type 2." See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Can a seven-month-old have celiac disease? The infant's mother and father both have sisters with type 1 diabetes.
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Who carries the meter/supplies at school in the lower grades?
Diabetes in School
- The American Diabetes Association invites parents of diabetes to participate in its back-to-school webinar on Tuesday, August 14th, at 8:00 PM (Eastern Time) led by ADA's Crystal Jackson and Joyce Boudoin, an ADA school advocate and parent of a child with diabetes. To register for the important and informative program go to https://cc.callinfo.com/r/11jnb0hc6e0ih.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- D-Mom Says: "Kids First, Diabetes Second".
- Scott J. – Scholarship Contest Essay.
- Riding the Wave of Type 1 Diabetes at the Beach.
- The American Diabetes Association has an opening for the position of Director, Legal Advocacy.
- Immunoisolation Effect of Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Macroencapsulated Islets in Type 1 Diabetes Therapy.
- Relationship between Retinopathy Severity, Visual Impairment and Depression in Persons with Long-term Type 1 Diabetes.
- Comparative Effectiveness and Safety of Methods of Insulin Delivery and Glucose Monitoring for Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
- Carbohydrate counting with a bolus calculator improves post-prandial blood glucose levels in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes using insulin pumps.
- Metabolomics approach for analyzing the effects of exercise in subjects with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Glucose Control Predicts 2-Year Change in Lipid Profile in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Assessment of diastolic function in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus - Are there early signs of diabetic cardiomyopathy?
- Sex Differences in Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Unhealthy dietary patterns associated with inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in type 1 diabetes: The EURODIAB study.
- Population based study of hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes requiring emergency medical services.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- IndyCar's Charlie Kimball makes impact on and off the track.
- London 2012: Diabetes girl on carrying torch.
- Melanie Chisholm helped save brother from diabetic coma.
- Need to check your blood sugar? There's an app for that.
- Diabetes Service Dog Gives Woman A New Leash On Life.
- Man admits importing counterfeit diabetic test strips, which sold in Allentown.
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