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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 .
  4. 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.
  5. Less than a month is left in the 2010 Online Pump Triathlon Relay. Get moving and upload a video to help donate $10,000 to a diabetes charitable organization.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. Maddy is 16 and has traveled in Asia.
  2. Last week's poll asked readers how they get their HbA1c measured. This week's poll asks readers how diabetes has affected their other children.
  3. The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetic Athlete's Handbook by Sheri Colberg, Ph.D.
  4. Our Sample 504 Plans are Worth a Look.
  5. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My 10 year old, type 1 diabetic son was ill and I was trying to check his keytones. His 6 year old sister called him over and said, "Greg, we have to check your croutons." We all had a good laugh!
  6. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you go to tell the person in front of you that their pump tubing is hanging out, only to realize that it's the headphone wire connected to their iPod. See more parent humor.
  7. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  8. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    I started an ACE inhibitor due to high albumin. My albumin is now fine, but my creatinine was low. What does this mean? Am I doing ok, as my doctor has indicated?
    See the answer.
  9. From the CWD Forums

  10. From the CWD Forums:
    Will it ever be 'normal'...sorry, I think I am feeling sorry for myself
  11. Advocacy and Events

  12. Diabetes Scholars Foundation Golf Fore Education to be held at Disney's Osprey Ridge Golf Course on Tuesday, July 5, 2011, the day before Friends for Life: Orlando 2011.
  13. Studies and Surveys

  14. Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet is a group of studies looking at the prevention and early treatment of type 1 diabetes.
  15. DEFEND is a global study seeking newly diagnosed patients aged 12 to 45 to test an islet preserving medication.
  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. Families in the Cincinnati area are need for a new study on Type 1 Diabetes and Depression: A Study for Teens and Their Families.
  18. Cincinnati Children's Hospital is conducting a Type 2 Diabetes Study For Children and Teens.
  19. Upcoming study will target optimal treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis.
  20. Diabetes Blogs

  21. We. Are. KETONES!
  22. When you think it can't happen to him.
  23. Wicked Sweet is the blog of Pam, mom to Grace.
  24. Reminder. Back to school with D.
  25. Products and Books

  26. Dex4 offers information about School Days and Hypoglycemia and Hypo First-Aid Posters.
  27. Research

  28. Function of an Implanted Tissue Glucose Sensor for More than 1 Year in Animals. See also Implanted Glucose Sensor Works for More than One Year and S.D. company hopes monitor will revolutionize diabetes care.
  29. Zone Model Predictive Control: A Strategy to Minimize Hyper- and Hypoglycemic Events.
  30. Postprandial Glycemic Excursions with the Use of a Closed-Loop Platform in Subjects with Type 1 Diabetes: A Pilot Study.
  31. Albuminuria and VEGF as early markers of cardiovascular disturbances in young type 1 diabetic patients.
  32. Environmental Factors Associated With Childhood-Onset Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus - An Exploration of the Hygiene and Overload Hypotheses. See also Environment Influences Type 1 Diabetes Risk.
  33. Islet transplantation in type 1 diabetics using an immunosuppressive protocol based on the anti-LFA-1 antibody efalizumab.
  34. Resveratrol Shows Vasoprotective Effect Reducing Oxidative Stress Without Affecting Metabolic Disturbances in Insulin-dependent Diabetes of Rabbits. (See also Resveratrol at Wikipedia.)
  35. Daily Care

  36. In the absence of renal disease, 20 year mortality risk in type 1 diabetes is comparable to that of the general population: a report from the Pittsburgh Epidemiology of Diabetes Complications Study.
  37. Pilot Study for Assessment of Optimal Frequency for Changing Catheters in Insulin Pump Therapy-Trouble Starts on Day 3.
  38. Nonlinear Metabolic Effect of Insulin across the Blood Glucose Range in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
  39. Bolus Guide: A Novel Insulin Bolus Dosing Decision Support Tool Based on Selection of Carbohydrate Ranges.
  40. Outpatient-to-Inpatient Transition of Insulin Pump Therapy: Successes and Continuing Challenges.
  41. Physical activity and sedentary behavior in adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
  42. Celiac

  43. Presence of celiac disease epitopes in modern and old hexaploid wheat varieties: wheat breeding may have contributed to increased prevalence of celiac disease.
  44. Celiac Disease Diagnosis: Simple Rules Are Better Than Complicated Algorithms.
  45. Psychosocial Factors Are More Important Than Disease Activity in Determining Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Health Status in Adults at a Celiac Disease Referral Center.
  46. Adult celiac disease a common, significant health problem worldwide. (PDF)
  47. Legal and Legislative

  48. Justice Department Enters Settlement with Rainbow River Child Development Center on Care for Children with Diabetes. See also SoCal child center settles diabetic bias claim.
  49. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  50. Ru Taking Ur Meds? (Dr. Sez Texting Teenz Helps!)
  51. Diabetes diagnosis takes 12-year-old girl by surprise.
  52. Pump helps diabetic teen regain sense of normalcy.
  53. Ten Reasons to Test Your Blood Sugar.

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