Of Continuing Interest
- Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology conference at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Crystal City, Virginia, from February 1-3, 2013. Family scholarships are available from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation.
- 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.
- 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.
New This Week
- Join the Big Blue Test.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life Canada 2013 conference, to be held at the Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre, Toronto, Canada, from March 8-10, 2013.
- We report on our recently completed CWD Focus on Technology conference, held at the Marriott Sugar Land Town Square in Sugar Land, Texas.
- The Joslin Diabetes Center offers guidance on dealing with Halloween, including Halloween | Ideas for Managing When Your Child Has Diabetes, Monitoring Blood Sugar While Trick-or-Treating, and Diabetes-Friendly Halloween Treats.
- Last week's poll asked readers about their plans for Halloween. This week's poll asks readers what they usually use to treat hypoglycemia.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Mommy, What is Type 1 Diabetes?, written and illustrated by Irene Mallano and Madison Rose Mallano.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Last week, Scott took Daniel and Jesse to Raceway Park in New Jersey to see drag racing, funny car races, etc. The other night, at about 11:15 pm, the house phone rings. I picked it up to hear Daniel say, "389." I said, "What did Jesse eat? Didn't the Navigator alarm? What's wrong?" I'm kind of panicky. Daniel laughed and said, "Ma, what are you talking about?" I said, "A blood sugar of 389 is nothing to laugh about!" My brilliant son said, "Ma, I don't know what you're talking about. But Dad just filled up your gas tank at $3.89 a gallon."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your six year old runs to the bathroom yelling "I've got to go Type 2!" See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My teen daughter has been pumping Humalog for five years. She has developed lipoatrophy at injection sites in several areas. She does rotate sites. What do you advise?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
How to deal with evening highs on MDI
Advocacy and Fundraising
- The University of Florida is holding their 5th Annual World Diabetes Day Photo Contest.
Studies and Surveys
- Researchers from the University of Connecticut are conducting a survey about the use of dogs that can detect sugar levels in persons with diabetes. If you or anyone you know has a dog that can detect sugar levels, please take the online survey.
General Diabetes Information
- Animal insulins continue to be available – statement from Wockhardt UK.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Parental Hypophobia.
- I Am Fine.
- The Antidote To Fear?
- Elliott Yamin Is Jammin’ for Diabetes and the Big Blue Test.
- Children With Diabetes Can Eat Candy.
- Timesulin: Informed MDI'ing.
- Trying Again.
- The San Francisco Premiere of DxONE (diagnosis: type 1 diabetes) is being held on Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 3:00 pm at the Delancey Street Screening Room, 600 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94107.
- Sebastien Sasseville one week before the Sahara Race!
- Early Life Socioeconomic Indicators and Risk of Type 1 Diabetes in Children and Young Adults.
- Residual beta cell function at diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes in children and adolescents varies with gender and season.
- Teplizumab treatment may improve C-peptide responses in participants with type 1 diabetes after the new-onset period: a randomised controlled trial.
- The broad clinical phenotype of Type 1 diabetes at presentation.
- Glycemic control, quality of life and self-care behavior among adolescents with type 1 diabetes who attended a diabetes camp.
- "The Logic of Care" -- Parents' perceptions of the educational process when a child is newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Patients' experiences of adjusting insulin doses when implementing flexible intensive insulin therapy: A longitudinal, qualitative investigation.
- Threshold serum concentrations of tumour necrosis factor alpha (TNFalpha) as a potential marker of the presence of microangiopathy in children and adolescents with type1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM).
- Growth and puberty in type 1 diabetes mellitus - experience from a pediatric endocrinology unit.
- Multicenter Study on Season of Birth and Celiac Disease: Evidence for a New Theoretical Model of Pathogenesis.
- Gluten-free food and drinks have become a $4.2 billion market.
- From frustration to foundation: Embracing a diagnosis of celiac disease.
- Family adjusts habits after celiac diagnosis.
- Dining options limited for students with celiac disease.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Provincial insulin pump program to be launched spring 2013: Alberta government.
- Two Long Island specialists seek to heighten diabetes awareness in local schools.
- With Cat and Dog Diabetes Rates on the Rise, UPenn Offers Canine Diabetes Trial.
- Two diabetic sufferers reveal the truth behind their battle with the illness.
- Dublin H.S. Student Wants To Teach Others About Type 1 Diabetes At Columbus Marathon.
- N.J. officials call for investigation into police treatment of diabetic shock victims.
- Girl, 4, falls into life-threatening diabetic coma after misdiagnosed with minor infection at NHS walk-in centre.
- Roche continues to restructure diabetes unit.
- Store-A-Tooth™ Banks on Finding a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes; Raises $5,000 for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in Boston.
- Tresiba® (insulin degludec) and Ryzodeg® (insulin degludec/insulin aspart) receive positive opinions from the European regulatory authorities.
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