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Of Continuing Interest

  1. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Pumping: Toronto 2009 conference, to be held at the Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from March 6-8, 2009.
  2. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Chicago 2009 conference, to be held at the Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel in Chicago, Illinois from April 24-26, 2009.
  3. Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2009 conference, to be held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida from July 7-12, 2009.
  4. Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life UK, to be held at the Beaumont House, Old Windsor, Berkshire from August 14-16, 2009.
  5. Applications for the 2009-2010 Diabetes Scholars Foundation College Scholarships are online and must be received by April 15, 2009.
  6. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is offering scholarships for families from Canada to attend the Focus on Pumping: Toronto 2009 conference, to be held at the Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from March 6-8, 2009. Applications must be received by February 20, 2009.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. Last week's poll asked readers what they think is most important for the next generation of continuous glucose sensors. This week's poll asks readers what insulin pump they use.
  2. The Featured Book of the Week is My Child Has Diabetes: A Parent's Guide to a Normal Life After Diagnosis by Karen Hargrave-Nykaza.
  3. HbA1c Measurement is Worth a Look.
  4. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    On top of the cookies in the cookie jar is a paper with 6c. (6 Carbohydrates) each written on it. Upon returning from getting a cookie, my non-diabetic nephew says, "I don't have 6 cents to pay for each one of these cookies." My 5 year old diabetic son said, "It's carbs, not cents!"
  5. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your laundry smells good because you accidently washed the glucose tabs again. See more parent humor.
  6. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  7. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Is it okay for my daughter to consume 80 grams of carbohydrates per meal? As vegetarians, we consume more carbohydrates than others.
    See the answer.
  8. From the CWD Forums

  9. From the CWD Forums:
    JDRF CGM Coverage Campaign -- Good News on Coverage for Continuous Glucose Monitors
  10. From the Diabetes Blogosphere

  11. Feeling the Burn.
  12. Research

  13. Good glycemic control remains crucial in prevention of late diabetic complications - the Linköping Diabetes Complications Study.
  14. Epidemiology of type 1 diabetes and what animal models teach us about the role of viruses in disease mechanisms.
  15. MHC-environment interactions leading to type 1 diabetes: feasibility of an analysis of HLA DR-DQ alleles in relation to manifestation periods and dates of birth.
  16. Mating in parents of type 1 diabetes families as a function of the HLA DR-DQ haplotype.
  17. Childhood body mass index (BMI), breastfeeding and risk of Type 1 diabetes: findings from a longitudinal national birth cohort.
  18. Epidemiology of type 1 diabetes among Silesian children aged 0-14 years, 1989-2005.
  19. Secondary Consequences of {beta} Cell Inexcitability: Identification and Prevention in a Murine Model of KATP-Induced Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus. See also Drugs may be 'magic bullet' for infants born with rare form of diabetes.
  20. Levels of soluble receptor for AGE are cross-sectionally associated with cardiovascular disease in type 1 diabetes, and this association is partially mediated by endothelial and renal dysfunction and by low-grade inflammation: the EURODIAB Prospective Complications Study.
  21. Prevalence Of Abnormal Lipid Profiles And The Relationship With The Development Of Microalbuminuria In Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.
  22. Diabetes reduces bone marrow and circulating porcine endothelial progenitor cells, an effect ameliorated by atorvastatin and independent of cholesterol.
  23. Visual evoked potentials in infants of diabetic mothers: Relations to clinical and metabolic status during pregnancy and delivery.
  24. Improved efficacy of a tolerizing DNA vaccine for reversal of hyperglycemia through enhancement of gene expression and localization to intracellular sites.
  25. Oxidizing and reducing responses in type 1 diabetic patients determined up to 5 years after the clinical onset of the disease.
  26. Daily Care

  27. A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Injection versus Multiple Daily Injections in Type 1 Diabetes Patients: A Third-Party US Payer Perspective.
  28. Application of novel dual wave meal bolus and its impact on glycated hemoglobin A1c level in children with type 1 diabetes.
  29. Missed bolus doses: devastating for metabolic control in CSII-treated adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
  30. Use of a subcutaneous injection port to improve glycemic control in children with type 1 diabetes.
  31. Prolonged use of continuous glucose monitors in children with type 1 diabetes on continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion or intensive multiple-daily injection therapy.
  32. Effects of fat supplementation on glycaemic response and gastric emptying in adolescents with Type 1 diabetes.
  33. Low glycaemic index, or low glycaemic load, diets for diabetes mellitus.
  34. Metabolic Effects of Low Glycaemic Index Diets. (PDF)
  35. Addressing insulin resistance in Type 1 diabetes.
  36. Twice-daily variable insulin regimens: proportions of insulin types have little impact on glycaemic control in primary school-aged children.
  37. Diabetes type 1 in young adults: The relationship between psycho-social variables, glycemic control, depression and anxiety.
  38. The transition process of patients with type 1 diabetes from paediatric to the adult health care service: a hospital-based approach.
  39. Prevalence and Correlates of Depression in Persons with and without Type 1 Diabetes.
  40. Cost-effectiveness of surgically induced weight loss for the management of type 2 diabetes: modelled lifetime analysis.
  41. Celiac

  42. Seasonality of birth month of children with celiac disease differs from that in the general population and between sexes and is linked to family history and environmental factors.
  43. Interaction between psychiatric and autoimmune disorders in celiac disease patients in the Northeastern United States.
  44. Bone mineral content deficits of the spine and whole body in children at time of diagnosis with celiac disease.
  45. Severe liver damage associated with celiac disease: findings in six toddler-aged girls.
  46. GI Condition Once Thought Rare Is Common in U.S.
  47. Legal and Legislative

  48. Does ruling put diabetic students at risk?
  49. Readers speak out about school nurse cuts.
  50. School under fire over diabetes boy.
  51. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  52. Could parasites be the key to preventing type 1 diabetes?
  53. The recession's double whammy: Losing a job - and losing health insurance. See also A quest for coverage.
  54. Landmark for diabetes charity – and Janet.
  55. 'I became allergic to my insulin'.
  56. Tackling diabetes: Broncos quarterback joins summer camp campaign.
  57. Under-The-Skin Sensor Helps Understand How Physical Activity Affects Diabetes Control, UK. See also Ground-breaking trial could revolutionise diabetes treatment.
  58. Dallas mother accused of neglect in 9-year-old's diabetes death. See also Mother charged in diabetic daughter's death.
  59. Press Releases

  60. New Diabetes Resource Provides Tools and Support to Families of Newly-Diagnosed Children with Type 1 Diabetes (PDF) describes the new KidCare Kit, developed jointly by sanofi-aventis and Children with Diabetes.

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