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 Canada 2013 conference, to be held at the Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre, Toronto, Canada, from March 8-10, 2013.
- 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.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- Insulindependence is now accepting applications for its 2012-2013 Junior Captain program. This is an exceptional opportunity for young people, ages 9-18, with type 1 diabetes.
New This Week
- We report on our Friends for Life: UK 2012 conference, recently held in Old Windsor, UK.
- Last week's poll asked readers what they use to record blood glucose values. This week's poll asks readers when they think that type 1 diabetes will be cured.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Little Red Sports Car by Eleanor Troutt, illustrated by J. Chris Price.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
I never thought my five-year-old daughter would use diabetes to her advantage. One day after lunch at the mall, I treated her to an ice cream dessert. I wanted to have a little taste of it. I asked her if I could have a few licks, hoping she would graciously share. Instead she said, "Mom you'll mess up the carb count!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you're proud when your 3 year old can 'aim' to hit the ketone test strip. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Diagnosed two weeks ago, my son's blood sugar was 360 mg/dl [20 mmol/L] two hours breakfast. We have been told to change his insulin dosage. Is this normal? Is there any diet change that may help to make this more stable?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Cell phones in 504's...
Advocacy and Fundraising
- JDRF is seeking your help to call your elected officials and urge continued funding for the Special Diabetes Program.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Looking Back: Special Sib of a D-Kid Day.
- The Challenges of Parenting a Child With Type 1 Diabetes, No One Understands.
- Our own fears face us down (The one where I must practice what I preach).
- D-Teens and Alcohol: No Bull from Uncle Wil.
- Jay Dickman Captures A Day in the Life of Diabetes.
- Most Agreeable – by Olly Double.
- Emergency at 43,000 Feet.
- Tweets of Diabetes Experience.
- Islet Cell Xenotransplantation: Where Is It Now?
- DSMA Live with Mary Podjasek on 11/29/2012.
- Closed-Loop Basal Insulin Delivery Over 36 Hours in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Clinical Evaluation of a Personalized Artificial Pancreas.
- Enhanced Absorption of Insulin Aspart as the Result of a Dispersed Injection Strategy Tested in a Randomized Trial in Type 1 Diabetic Patients.
- Better Glycemic Control and Weight Loss With the Novel Long-Acting Basal Insulin LY2605541 Compared With Insulin Glargine in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Lower prediagnostic serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration is associated with higher risk of insulin-requiring diabetes: a nested case–control study. See also Low Vitamin D Level Tied to Type 1 Diabetes.
- Metformin Improves Endothelial Function in Type 1 Diabetic Subjects: A Pilot, Placebo-Controlled Randomized Study.
- High fructose corn syrup and diabetes prevalence: A global perspective. Free full text available in PDF format. See also Diabetes and Sweetener Link Scrutinized.
- Hormonal response during physical exercise of different intensities in adolescents with type 1 diabetes and healthy controls.
- Dietary Fat Acutely Increases Glucose Concentrations and Insulin Requirements in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes; Implications for carbohydrate-based bolus dose calculation and intensive diabetes management.
- Assessing Progress in Retinopathy Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Swedish pediatric diabetes teams' perception of fathers' involvement: A Grounded Theory study.
- Assessment of psychosocial variables by parents of youth with type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Assessing diabetes-related quality of life of youth with type 1 diabetes in routine clinical care: the MIND Youth Questionnaire (MY-Q).
- Evaluation and management of skeletal health in celiac disease: Position statement.
- Quality of life and diagnosis process in adult celiacs from the Valencian Community.
- Larazotide acetate in patients with coeliac disease undergoing a gluten challenge: a randomised placebo-controlled study.
- Wheat for people allergic to gluten: Possible?
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Child and Teen Deaths from Diabetes Plummet Over 41-Year Period.
- Mysterious spike in Type 1 Diabetes.
- The difference between Type 1 and 2.
- Baby has rarest form of diabetes.
- 'Nutcracker' Star Overcomes Type 1 Diabetes For Role.
- Toddler's collapse led to shock diagnosis for mum.
- Parenting Kids With Type 1 Diabetes.
- A new normal: Young adults don't have to be derailed by Type 1 diabetes.
- Type 1 diabetes not just a kids disease.
- Train N.J.'s police to spot diabetes: Opinion.
- Woman gets diabetic alert dog with help from community.
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