Of Continuing Interest
- 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. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is offering family scholarships for CWD's Sugar Land Focus on Technology conference.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2013 conference, to be held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort from July 9-14, 2013.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- The American Diabetes Association is seeking applications for the 2013 National Youth Advocate.
- The application for the 2013 JDRF Children's Congress is now online.
New This Week
- Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life: UK 2013 conference, to be held at the Glasgow Marriott Hotel in Glasgow, Scotland from 5-7 April, 2013. Family scholarships are available from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation.
- Diabetes Art Day 2012 is September 24. Learn how you can participate.
- Last week's poll asked parents where their child checks their glucose while at school. This week's poll asks readers about their insulin regimen.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Care at School: Bridging the Gap by Salus Education, LLC.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My 5 year old (diabetic) daughter was mad at me the other day. She came walking into the kitchen with her backpack full with all her stuff. She really knows what buttons to push, telling me: "I'm running away, I'm taking a lot of candy, and I'm not taking any insulin!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when all three of your children request the "A1C Steak Sauce" at the dinner table. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Is there any reason my son, who has type 1, should not get LASIK surgery? Could it work against him in the future?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
What to stockpile for an emergency?
Diabetes in School
- Our collection of 504 plans can help you to ensure that your child receives excellent diabetes care while at school.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Diabetes and Insulin Pump Tubing, Let it All Hang Out.
- Why Diabetes Doesn’t Hold This Young Student Back.
- On the Etiology of Type 1 Diabetes: A New Animal Model Signifying a Decisive Role for Bacteria Eliciting an Adverse Innate Immunity Response.
- White Matter Structural Differences in Young Children With Type 1 Diabetes: A Diffusion Tensor Imaging Study.
- Current evidence on the associations of breastfeeding, infant formula, and cow's milk introduction with type 1 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review.
- Dysregulated Toll-Like Receptor–Induced Interleukin-1beta and Interleukin-6 Responses in Subjects at Risk for the Development of Type 1 Diabetes.
- The BH3-Only Proteins Bim and Puma Cooperate to Impose Deletional Tolerance of Organ-Specific Antigens. See also Immune cell death safeguards against autoimmune disease and Proteins offer protection from type 1 diabetes.
- Evaluation of the Impact of a Diabetes Education Curriculum for School Personnel on Disease Knowledge and Confidence in Caring for Students.
- The Effect of a Short Sprint on Postexercise Whole-Body Glucose Production and Utilization Rates in Individuals with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Self-treating hypoglycaemia: a longitudinal qualitative investigation of the experiences and views of people with Type 1 diabetes.
- Metabolic outcomes in young children with type 1 diabetes differ between treatment centers: the Hvidoere Study in Young Children 2009.
- Does Insulin Glargine Increase the Risk of Cancer Compared With Other Basal Insulins?
- Pre-eclampsia and pregnancy-induced hypertension are associated with severe diabetic retinopathy in type 1 diabetes later in life.
- A Population-Based Study of the Risk of Diabetic Retinopathy in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease.
- Diabetic ketoacidosis: a silent death. See also People Dying of Diabetes Who Never Knew They Had It, Study Finds.
- Analysis of ingredient lists of commercially available gluten-free and gluten-containing food products using the text mining technique.
- 5 Sources of Hidden Gluten in Your Diet.
- Gluten-free diets gain fans, concern others.
Legal and Legislative
- Boy with diabetes denied admission to primary school in the UK.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Diabetes not slowing down IWU Sophomore Klein.
- Camarillo's Kimball ready for IndyCar season finale.
- The pump has given me greater freedom.
- Diabetes charity slams PCT.
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