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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.
  5. CWD's Friends for Life UK 2011 conference, to be held at Beaumont House, Old Windsor, Berkshire from October 28-30, 2011, is currently sold out.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. We report on our recently concluded Marco Island 2011 conference.
  2. Last week's poll asked readers how they think type 1 diabetes will be cured first. This week's poll asks readers what they think about the artificial pancreas project.
  3. The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Burnout: What To Do When You Can't Take It Anymore by William Polonsky.
  4. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My daughter came home from kindergarten and told me that her teacher almost sent her up to the nurse that day because she felt low. "Almost?" I asked (a little concerned). "Yeah," she said, "I was trying to tell her my CRAYON was low, and hard to color with. She didn't understand!"
  5. 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!
  6. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  7. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Recently, my son's s behavior becomes highly disruptive mid to late morning at preschool. Is it possible this is because his blood sugar is dropping precipitously? At home, I can see his behavior changing and avoid a downward spiral in behavior and blood sugar.
    See the answer.
  8. From the CWD Forums

  9. From the CWD Forums:
    How useful is a cgm?
  10. Diabetes Camps

  11. Camp Angels provides camping scholarships to kids in need throughout the United States.
  12. Diabetes Basics

  13. Type 1 University offers online courses in type 1 diabetes care.
  14. Advocacy and Events

  15. 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.
  16. The Kids 'n' Us 2011: Families Facing Diabetes Conference will be held on Saturday, April 30th, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
  17. Diabetes Sisters is hosting a Weekend for Women conference from April 29 - May 1, 2011 in Raleigh, North Carolina.
  18. Studies and Surveys

  19. 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.
  20. Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet is a group of studies looking at the prevention and early treatment of type 1 diabetes.
  21. DEFEND is a global study seeking newly diagnosed patients aged 12 to 45 to test an islet preserving medication.
  22. Diabetes Blogs

  23. Scott Johnson offered a couple of thoughts about his experience at CWD's Marco Island 2011 conference: Whiffle Ball With Joe and We Want The Same Thing.
  24. Snappy Comebacks for Parents of Diabetic Kids.
  25. Guest Post: Pump Vacations?
  26. Announcing: DiabetesMine Teams with Alliance Health.
  27. Introducing Allison.
  28. On Being a Transgenic Cyborg.
  29. Diabetes Videos

  30. Video Blog Episode #18 - Type 1 vs. Type 2 Diabetes.
  31. Jobs

  32. ADA is seeking to fill a ADA Novo Nordisk staff attorney position.
  33. Research

  34. On the Occurrence of the Diabetes-Associated Antigen GAD 65 in Human Sera.
  35. A novel technique for the in vivo imaging of autoimmune diabetes development in the pancreas by two-photon microscopy. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  36. Pregnancy-induced increase in circulating IGF-I is associated with progression of diabetic retinopathy in women with type 1 diabetes.
  37. Genetics of Type 1 Diabetes.
  38. Impaired insulin stimulation of muscular ATP production in patients with type 1 diabetes.
  39. Correction of Hyperglycemia in Type 1 Diabetic Models by Transplantation of Encapsulated Insulin-producing Cells Derived from Mouse Embryo Progenitor.
  40. Daily Care

  41. Maternal communication style, problem-solving and dietary adherence in young children with type 1 diabetes.
  42. Insulin dose changes in children attending a residential diabetes camp.
  43. The effect of oral leucine on protein metabolism in adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  44. New technologies in pediatric diabetes care.
  45. Nurse-led cardiovascular risk factor intervention leads to improvements in cardiovascular risk targets and glycaemic control in people with Type 1 diabetes when compared with routine diabetes clinic attendance.
  46. Celiac

  47. The Clinical Significance of 25OH-Vitamin D Status in Celiac Disease.
  48. Living gluten-free: Off the wheaten path.
  49. Gluten-free goes mainstream.
  50. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  51. Jan. 11, 1922: Insulin Makes a Nice Shot.
  52. From a Diabetes Diagnosis to an Award-Winning Business.
  53. Local teen is a role model for people with juvenile diabetes.
  54. Press Releases

  55. Type-1 University Now Open for Enrollment.

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