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Of Continuing Interest

  1. Make plans to attend CWD's Family Support Weekend: Marco Island 2010 conference, to be held at the Marco Island Marriott Resort from December 31, 2009 - January 3, 2010.
  2. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Houston 2010, to be held at the JW Marriott in Houston, Texas from February 19-21, 2010. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is offering family scholarships for CWD's Focus on Technology: Houston 2010 conference.
  3. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Charlotte 2010, to be held at the Renaissance Charlotte Suites Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina, from April 16-18, 2010
  4. Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2010 International Conference, to be held at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida from June 29 July 4, 2010.
  5. Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life Canada: Vancouver 2010 conference, to be held at the Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside in Vancouver, BC, Canada from August 27-29, 2010.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. We report on the just concluded CWD Focus on Technology: Seattle 2009 Conference.
  2. Share your life with diabetes through the 2nd Annual University of Florida Pediatric Endocrinology World Diabetes Day Photo Contest.
  3. Last week's poll asked readers how many times per day they check blood glucose. This week's poll asks readers when they think type 1 diabetes will be cured.
  4. The Featured Book of the Week is The Fight to Survive: A Young Girl, Diabetes, and the Discovery of Insulin by Caroline Cox.
  5. The "Un-Tethered" Regimen is Worth a Look.
  6. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    This morning Taylor noticed a jet stream in the sky from a plane that had flown by recently. She said, "Hey Mom, that must be where the space ship Lantus took off." It took me a moment to realize she thought she was looking at the jet stream where the Space Shuttle Atlantis had taken off.
  7. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your 10-year-old daughter looks at a beautiful, pinkish-purple sunset and declares, "That is so pretty! It looks like an infected site!" See more parent humor.
  8. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  9. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Since yesterday, my toddler has been under 150 mg/dl [8.3 mmol/L] despite no short acting insulin. She does not appear to be ill. What else could cause such lows?
    See the answer.
  10. From the CWD Forums

  11. From the CWD Forums:
    How necessary is EMLA?
  12. Diabetes Basics

  13. Diabetes and the Flu.
  14. With the help of diaTribe, we have an explanation of the various stages of clinical trials. This week we bring you Part II - Starting Clinical Trials.
  15. Studies and Surveys

  16. The DiaPrevent research study is designed to see if the investigational Diamyd vaccine shots may help to preserve insulin producing capacity in patients with new onset type 1 diabetes.
  17. Diabetes Blogs

  18. Looking Back: For My Mother.
  19. 'Tis the Season DiabetesMine Holiday Survival Story Contest: Starts Now!.
  20. Products and Books

  21. GoMeals is a new, free iPhone nutrition application that lets you create meals and select healthy choices while dining out and is Highly Recommended for iPhone users.
  22. Research

  23. Are Hemoglobin Levels Elevated in Type 1 Diabetes?
  24. Treatment of Type 1 Diabetic Patients with Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 (GLP-1) and GLP-1R Agonists.
  25. Improved Insulin Sensitivity After Exercise: Focus on Insulin Signaling.
  26. Progressive Decrease in N-Acetylaspartate/Creatine Ratio in a Teenager with Type 1 Diabetes and Repeated Episodes of Ketoacidosis without Clinically Apparent Cerebral Edema: Evidence for Permanent Brain Injury.
  27. Daily Care

  28. Physicians' Perceptions of Reimbursement as a Barrier to Comprehensive Diabetes Care. Free full text available in PDF format. See also Doctors Say Low Pay for Diabetes Care Shortchanges Patients.
  29. Comparison of insulin detemir and insulin glargine in a basal-bolus regimen, with insulin aspart as the mealtime insulin, in patients with type 1 diabetes: A 52-week, multinational, randomized, open-label, parallel-group, Treat-to-Target noninferiority trial.
  30. Relapse of diabetic ketoacidosis secondary to insulin pump malfunction diagnosed by capillary blood 3-hydroxybutyrate: a case report.
  31. Improving adherence in social situations for adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM): A pilot study.
  32. Masked hypertension, nocturnal blood pressure and retinopathy in normotensive patients with type 1 diabetes.
  33. Celiac

  34. The effect of biopsy-positive silent coeliac disease and treatment with a gluten-free diet on growth and glycaemic control in children with Type 1 diabetes.
  35. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  36. Thinking About Diabetes With Every Bite.
  37. Interview with Kevan Herold: Doctor, Researcher, and Diabetic.
  38. Rider never says never.
  39. YMCA trainer talks about his life with diabetes.
  40. Managing Diabetes and Sports is a video from Good Morning America.
  41. Would Your Carry Your Best Friend's Baby?
  42. Pay for insulin pumps, Opposition tells government.
  43. NHS 'must boost use of technology'.

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