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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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, is sold out. If you would like to be on the waiting list in case space becomes available, please contact Laura Billetdeaux at .
  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. JDRF is Now Accepting Applications for Children's Congress 2011.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. Roche offers insulin pump infusion site management education.
  2. Last week's poll asked our readers who drive how often they check their blood glucose before driving. This week's poll asks readers about their knowledge of TrialNet.
  3. The Featured Book of the Week is Understanding Insulin Pumps & Continuous Glucose Monitors, 2nd Edition by H. Peter Chase, MD, and Laurel Messer, RN, MPH, CDE.
  4. Our page about Immunizations and Type 1 Diabetes Worth a Look.
  5. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My son was dressed and ready to go in the pool. He also had disconnected his insulin pump. He said, "Mom can you blow up my raft?" I replied, "Sure, honey go get the pump." He came outside with his insulin pump instead of the air pump. I couldn't stop laughing!
  6. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when the toilet is stuffed, you call the plumber, he snakes the bowl, and at the end of his snake is a piece of blue plastic that just happens to match the blue plastic cover of your son's inset infusion set. See more parent humor.
  7. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  8. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    My boyfriend tries to keep his blood sugars between 60 and 65 mg/dl [3.3 or 3.6 mmol/L] and drives at this level. What should his blood sugar be for safe driving? If he refuses to check and still drives this low, what should we do?
    See the answer.
  9. From the CWD Forums

  10. From the CWD Forums:
    High School and D...need some advice
  11. Diabetes Camps

  12. The Barton Center for Diabetes Education offers fall, winter, and spring camping programs for kids with type 1 diabetes.
  13. Diabetes Basics

  14. Eli Lilly offers an online Glucagon Tutorial.
  15. Advocacy and Events

  16. 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.
  17. Studies and Surveys

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

  24. HEEELLLLLLOOOO N.U.R.S.E.!!! outlines one family's 504 plan.
  25. Diabetes Blogs

  26. National Insulin Infusion Site Management Week.
  27. Meet a D-Mom: Julie of Pump Wear.
  28. Products and Books

  29. Understanding Insulin Pumps & Continuous Glucose Monitors, 2nd Edition, by H. Peter Chase, MD, and Laurel Messer, RN, MPH, CDE, is an excellent addition to everyone's diabetes care library.
  30. Research

  31. Residual Insulin Production and Pancreatic {beta} Cell Turnover after 50 Years of Diabetes: Joslin Medalist Study.
  32. Environmental, maternal influences alter type 1 diabetes risk in children.
  33. Leptin treatment confers clinical benefit at multiple stages of virally induced type 1 diabetes in BB rats.
  34. Butyrate and Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: Can We Fix the Intestinal Leak?
  35. Daily Care

  36. Sensor-augmented pump therapy from the diagnosis of childhood type 1 diabetes: results of the Paediatric Onset Study (ONSET) after 12 months of treatment.
  37. Type 1 diabetic drivers with and without a history of recurrent hypoglycemia-related driving mishaps: Physiological and performance differences during euglycemia and the induction of hypoglycemia.
  38. Antecedent caloric intake and glucose excursion following a subsequent meal in Type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  39. Self-efficacy affects blood sugar control among adolescents with type I diabetes mellitus.
  40. Oligomenorrhoea in adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus: relationship to glycaemic control.
  41. Medication Utilization and Annual Health Care Costs in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Before and After Bariatric Surgery. See also Bariatric Surgery Resolves [type 2] Diabetes, Saves Money.
  42. Celiac

  43. Celiac disease in first-degree relatives of patients.
  44. Long-term management of patients with celiac disease: Current practices of gastroenterologists in Canada.
  45. Yes, Gluten-Free Beer Exists. Really.
  46. Benefits of giving up gluten are few, unless you’re a celiac.
  47. A sweet job, with or without wheat.
  48. Grain Research Targets Improved Gluten-free Products.
  49. 'Oops, we made an error,' patient told after given gluten-laced meal.
  50. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  51. Performer surprised by injuries after traffic stop.
  52. Response measured to call for diabetics to test blood sugar before driving.
  53. Environmental, maternal influences alter type 1 diabetes risk in children.
  54. On the move to cure diabetes.
  55. Gwynedd family back charter for young diabetics.
  56. Pharmacy students help diabetic kids just be kids.
  57. Milford's Dodge becomes poster child for medical tech.
  58. Hoyas' Austin Freeman Won't Let Diabetes Slow Him Down.
  59. Dylan Covey Spurns Brewers Because of Type 1 Diabetes. See also Covey declines deal after diabetes diagnosis.
  60. Press Releases

  61. The Sanford Project Launches Research Study.

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