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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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, begins in three weeks.
  2. 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. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is offering family scholarships for CWD's Friends for Life Canada: Vancouver 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 September 3-5, 2010. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is offering family scholarships for CWD's Focus on Technology: Charlotte 2010 conference.
  4. CWD's Friends for Life: UK 2010 Conference, to be held at the Beaumont House Hotel and Conference Venue in Old Windsor, Berkshire, England from October 29-31, 2010, is sold out. If you would like to be on the waiting list in case space becomes available, please contact Laura Billetdeaux at .
  5. Make plans to attend CWD's Family Support Weekend, to be held at the Marriott Marco Island Resort in Marco Island, Florida from December 30, 2010 - January 1, 2011.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. Taleb is from Jordan.
  2. LillieAnn is 10 and was diagnosed in May 2010.
  3. Last week's poll asked readers if they have a diabetes emergency kit prepared. This week's poll asks parents about who is primarily responsible for their child's diabetes care.
  4. The Featured Book of the Week is Smart Pumping for People with Diabetes, edited by Howard Wolpert, MD.
  5. Our Report from Dubai 2007 is Worth a Look.
  6. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My daughter Sarah went to a party last weekend. She was getting ready to leave and a guy called her over and asked, "So why are you wearing your garage door opener?" He actually did know what it was. It was her insulin pump.
  7. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your child practices her math facts using her MultiClix lancing device as a counter! See more parent humor.
  8. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  9. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Diagnosed a month ago, my son was having many lows so the endocrinologist changed his insulin-to-carbohydrate ratios, the ones for breakfast and lunch drastically. Why would he make such drastic changes? I am now concerned about highs.
    See the answer.
  10. From the CWD Forums

  11. From the CWD Forums:
    Sleepover invite received - eek! help!
  12. Quilt for Life

  13. The Quilt for Life has 715 panels.
  14. Chats

  15. Join Laura Billetdeaux for a chat about CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2010 conference. The chat begins at 9pm Eastern on Thursday, June 10th in the Friends for Life Chat Room.
  16. Events

  17. Pump Wear Families of Children with diabetes free weekend. 2011 Recommendation Forms Now Available.
  18. Studies and Surveys

  19. Families in the Cincinnati area are need for a new study on Type 1 Diabetes and Depression: A Study for Teens and Their Families.
  20. Diabetes Blogs

  21. Ginger Vieira: PWD, Power Lifter, and Life Coach.
  22. Research

  23. Patients' Perception and Future Acceptance of an Artificial Pancreas.
  24. Early Signs Of Atherosclerosis In Diabetic Children On Intensive Insulin Treatment: A Population-based Study.
  25. Time for testing incretin therapies in early type 1 diabetes?
  26. Prolonged survival and improved glycemia in BioBreeding diabetic rats after early sustained exposure to glucagon-like peptide 1.
  27. Genetic variant in the promoter of connective tissue growth factor gene confers susceptibility to nephropathy in type 1 diabetes.
  28. Assessment of Islet Quality Following International Shipping of more than 10,000 Km.
  29. Daily Care

  30. Immunogenicity of different brands of human insulin and rapid-acting insulin analogs in insulin-nave children with type 1 diabetes.
  31. Basal Insulin Requirements on Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion During the First 12 Months After Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
  32. Relationship between nutrition factors and glycemic control in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  33. Practical Considerations in the Use of Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring Alerts.
  34. A focus on blood glucose monitoring: relation to glycemic control and determinants of frequency.
  35. Perceived family burden and emotional distress: similarities and differences between mothers and fathers of children with type 1 diabetes in a population-based study.
  36. Celiac

  37. Gluten contamination of grains, seeds, and flours in the United States: a pilot study.
  38. Serological screening for celiac disease in symptomatic 12 to 36 month-old children.
  39. Improvements in the Bread-Making Quality of Gluten-Free Rice Batter by Glutathione.
  40. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  41. All in the Family: Couple Struggles With Three Diabetic Children.
  42. Sammamish lacrosse players manage diabetes during games.
  43. Teen doesn't let diabetes stop him.
  44. Boynton provides inspiration and energy.
  45. Cyclists raise awareness for diabetes.
  46. Balancing carbs and classes.
  47. The Other: How Spouses of Diabetics Deal.
  48. Diabetes treatment changes with seasons, exercise.
  49. Glucose Monitoring for Children: Game On?
  50. Sub Antarctic Pigs and a Medical Revolution!
  51. Press Releases

  52. UF discovery could lead to better genetic screening for diabetes.
  53. New-York Historical Society Brings to Life the Dramatic Story of the Discovery of Insulin, in the Exhibition Breakthrough, on View October 5, 2010 January 31, 2011.

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