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Of Continuing Interest

  1. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Cincinnati 2011, to be held at the Cincinnati Marriott North at Union Centre in West Chester, Ohio from March 25-27, 2011.
  2. 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.
  3. Make plans to attend Friends for Life Annual International Conference 2011 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida from July 6-10, 2011.
  4. Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life Canada 2011 conference, to be held at the Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre, Toronto, Canada from July 29-31, 2011.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. Last week's poll asked readers if they commemorate their diagnosis date. This week's poll asks readers about potential innovations in 2011.
  2. The Featured Book of the Week is Smart Pumping for People with Diabetes, edited by Howard Wolpert, MD.
  3. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    Our daughter, Marissa, had had soccer practice on a recent Saturday afternoon and then played outside a little in the evening, including more soccer. Since she is often low several hours after exercise, I offered her a quarter of a Hershey chocolate bar since she had just tested at 75 and wasn't interested in a snack (she uses a pump). As I handed her the chocolate, I explained why she was getting it to our younger daughter, Kathryn. Kathryn, who rarely turns down any chocolate, said "Well, mom, I feel low, too." Of course, she doesn't have diabetes!
  4. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your daughter wakes you up in the middle of the night and says, "Mommy, I'm beeping."
  5. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  6. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    My ex-husband uses the same alcohol wipe several times for blood sugar checks and injections, while I use a clean one each time. What do you recommend?
    See the answer.
  7. From the CWD Forums

  8. From the CWD Forums:
    Thinking about calling it quits
  9. Advocacy and Events

  10. The Capitol Chapter of the JDRF presents the 2011 JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Research Summit on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at the Bethesda North Marriott. Admission is free, but registration is required.
  11. Studies and Surveys

  12. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a part of the National Institutes of Health, is currently seeking people who recently have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes to volunteer for clinical research studies. These studies are being conducted by research teams across the United States.
  13. Diabetes Blogs

  14. A Few Suggestions for Your Year-End Diabetes Donation Love.
  15. Holiday Survival Tips, Brought to You By the Diabetes Community.
  16. The Wrong Order.
  17. Scott's Diabetes Journal is the new online home of diabetes blogger Scott Johnson, who is also help CWD build out programming for adults with type 1 at our conferences.
  18. Jobs

  19. ADA is seeking to fill a ADA Novo Nordisk staff attorney position.
  20. Research

  21. Association of coxsackie virus infection and T lymphocyte subset changes with type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
  22. Intramuscular delivery of a naked DNA plasmid encoding proinsulin and pancreatic regenerating III protein ameliorates type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  23. Daily Care

  24. One year follow-up in a group of half-marathon runners with type-1 diabetes treated with insulin analogues.
  25. Coping with stress in adolescents with type 1 diabetes and their mothers.
  26. Hypoglycemia risk and glucose variability indices derived from routine self-monitoring of blood glucose are related to laboratory measures of insulin sensitivity and epinephrine counterregulation.
  27. Increasing duration of type 1 diabetes perturbs the strength-structure relationship and increases brittleness of bone.
  28. Celiac

  29. A universal approach to eliminate antigenic properties of alpha-gliadin peptides in celiac disease. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats (click PDF link in full text HTML).
  30. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  31. Bionic Pancreas: Artificial organ could improve control over diabetes.
  32. Gary Hall Jr.: Olympic medalist now a hero to diabetics.
  33. Girl planning bonspiel to raise money for diabetes research.

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