Of Continuing Interest
- 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. Note that sessions begin on Wednesday, July 10. Scholarships for families who have children with type 1, adults with type 1 or LADA and their families, and young adults with type 1, are available from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- Applications for the 2013 Diabetes Scholars Foundation College Scholarships are now online. Applications must be received by May 15, 2013.
- Coming to Friends for Life: Orlando 2013? You can help the Diabetes Scholars Foundation by attending their fundraiser, Making Magic For Many, on the evening of Saturday, July 13th.
New This Week
- Last week's poll asked readers how they dispose of their sharps at home. This week's poll asks readers if they experience discrimination from family or friends because of diabetes.
- The Featured Book of the Week is A First Book for Understanding Diabetes (companion to the 12th Edition of "Understanding Diabetes") by H. Peter Chase, MD and David M. Maahs, MD, PhD.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
I'm 21 and a newly diagnosed. I took my uncle's cat to the vet for her weekly Feline Diabetes checkup. One of the kids in the waiting room asked what the cat was in for. I told her, "A diabetes check up." I had to check my sugar just then and she asked what I was doing. I told her I was also diabetic. Her reply was, "It runs in the Family?"
- 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:
My teen son says it is not fair to punish him for behavior that occurs when his blood sugar is quite elevated. Is there a specific blood sugar reading beyond which he cannot control his anger?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
How do you handle Birthday Parties?
Quilt for Life
- The Quilt for Life now has 741 panels. The next showing is at Friends for Life: Orlando 2013 in July. If you'd like to make a quilt and have it in the display, the quilt must be received by CWD before July 1, 2013.
- Camps for kids with diabetes offer a great learning experience. We've updated our list of camps to help you find a camp near you.
- The 2013 JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Research Summit will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Convention Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Registration is free, though donations to JDRF to help defray the cost of the program are gladly accepted.
- The Diabetes Sisters 2013 Weekend for Women in Raleigh is scheduled for May 3-5, 2013 at the Raleigh Sheraton.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- How Illness Can Make Us Better.
- TuDiabetes Live Interview with Ginger Vieira.
- In Loco Pancreas.
- Humalog vs. Novolog.
- Insulin Pump Therapy, Body Image and Self- Esteem in Female Adolescents: A Study.
- Diabetes Camps.
- Diabetes and Eating Disorders: Fellow PWD Shares Her Diabulimia Story.
- Gut microbiota in children with type 1 diabetes differs from that in healthy children: a case-control study. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Revisiting the notion of type 1 diabetes being a T-cell-mediated autoimmune disease.
- Immune Therapy and beta-Cell Death in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Reactivation of latent viruses in individuals receiving rituximab for new onset type 1 diabetes.
- Proinsulin/Insulin Autoantibodies Measured With Electrochemiluminescent Assay Are the Earliest Indicator of Prediabetic Islet Autoimmunity .
- More people needed for type 1 diabetes vaccine study.
- Continuous glucose monitors: current status and future developments.
- Comparison of the Effect of Insulin Glulisine to Insulin Aspart on Breakfast Postprandial Blood Glucose Levels in Children with Type 1 DM on Multiple Daily Injections.
- Absorption patterns of meals containing complex carbohydrates in type 1 diabetes.
- Coping and Psychological Distress in Mothers of Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Depression, disturbed eating behavior, and metabolic control in teenage girls with type 1 diabetes.
- Impact of childhood-onset type 1 diabetes on schooling: a population-based register study.
- Social Networking and Understanding Alcohol-Associated Risk for People with Type 1 Diabetes: Friend or Foe?
- Long-Term Glycemic Control as a Result of Initial Education for Children With New Onset Type 1 Diabetes: Does the Setting Matter?
- Patient-Centered Outcomes of a Value-Based Insurance Design Program for Patients with Diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format. See also Eliminating insurance co-payments can improve medication adherence and management of diabetes.
- Diabetes Care, Glycemic Control,Complications and Concomitant Autoimmune Diseases in Children with Type 1 Diabetes in Turkey: A Multicenter Study.
- Hepatitis B vaccine in celiac disease: Yesterday, today and tomorrow. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Who Has the Guts for Gluten?
- 13-year-old with celiac disease becomes 'gluten-free' baker. See also Eternally Gluten Free.
- Sorghum, a healthy and gluten-free food for celiac patients as demonstrated by genome, biochemical and immunochemical analyses.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Volunteer from Capital High wins national award.
- Ski event raises money for diabetes.
- How much do you know about diabetes? Let a 9-year-old Manlius boy fill you in.
- Children with Type 1 Diabetes.
- t:connect Application receives FDA Clearance.
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