Back to the Home Page What's New for 15 August 2012

Of Continuing Interest

    CWD Events

  1. Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life Canada: Vancouver 2012 conference, to be held from August 24-26, 2012 at the Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  2. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Sugar Land 2012 conference, to be held from October 12-14, 2012 at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square in Sugar Land, Texas. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is offering family scholarships for CWD's Sugar Land Focus on Technology conference.
  3. Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2013 conference, to be held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort from July 9-14, 2013. Registration is now open.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. Last week's poll asked readers who drive how often they check their blood glucose before they drive. This week's poll asks parents if their child has a 504 plan for diabetes care at school.
  2. The Featured Book of the Week is Kids First Diabetes Second: Tips for Parents a Child with Type 1 Diabetes by Leighann Calentine.
  3. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My daughter was recently diagnosed with diabetes. Missing school and her journal one of the nurses gave her a notebook for her to write in as a hospital journal. I had to call grandma when I read her first entry, "Dear Journal, Hospitals aren't to bad, at least you get room service."
  4. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you use EMLA on your eyebrows before you tweeze them. See more parent humor.
  5. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  6. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Is there any evidence that oral contraceptives help improve blood sugar control?
    See the answer.
  7. From the CWD Forums

  8. From the CWD Forums:
    Wave vs. Square bolus
  9. Advocacy and Fundraising

  10. The American Diabetes Association is seeking applications for the 2013 National Youth Advocate.
  11. The application for the 2013 JDRF Children's Congress is now online.
  12. Studies and Surveys

  13. Parents are invited to participate in a brief online survey about Diabetes Related Distress in their Children with Type 1 Diabetes. The password for the survey is "diabetes". The survey is the work of Sam, a high school student who has had type 1 diabetes for 15 years.
  14. General Diabetes Information

  15. Learning About Diabetes offers a collection of free diabetes educational materials.
  16. Diabetes Blogs and Social Media

  17. Meeting Louis: FFL 2007.
  18. Faustman Lab Research: How Excited Should You Be?
  19. Safe At School? Outrage in Education is More Like It!
  20. Same.
  21. Diabetes and Insurance Predictions.
  22. Children’s Congress 2013 Applications are out! Why your child should apply.
  23. Wrong Diabetes Diagnosis.
  24. The End Zone: A Team of Siblings Dedicated to Tackling Diabetes is new to Facebook.
  25. One Heck of a Dexcom Ride.
  26. Pediatric Diabetic Camp.
  27. Vampire Cannula Redux.
  28. Going To College With Type 1 Diabetes.
  29. Diabetes Videos

  30. TuDiabetes Video Chat: Dr. Camillo Ricordi, from Diabetes Research Institute.
  31. Products, Services and Books

  32. Book Review: Fran Kaufman’s Insulin Pump and CGM Guide.
  33. Research

  34. Does the gut microbiota have a role in type 1 diabetes? Early evidence from humans and animal models of the disease.
  35. Pancreatic Volume Is Reduced in Adult Patients with Recently Diagnosed Type 1 Diabetes.
  36. Proton pump inhibitors: impact on glucose metabolism.
  37. Daily Care

  38. Evidence That Hyperglycemia After Recovery From Hypoglycemia Worsens Endothelial Function and Increases Oxidative Stress and Inflammation in Healthy Control Subjects and Subjects With Type 1 Diabetes.
  39. Improving diabetes care for young people with type 1 diabetes through visual learning on mobile phones: mixed-methods study. Free full text available in HTML format.
  40. Current smoking status may be associated with overt albuminuria in female patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus: a cross-sectional study.
  41. Ten-year change in self-rated quality of life in a type 1 diabetes population: Wisconsin Epidemiologic Study of Diabetic Retinopathy.
  42. Celiac

  43. Prevalence and predictors of abnormal bone mineral metabolism in recently diagnosed adult celiac patients.
  44. Immunological determination of gliadin 33-mer equivalent peptides in beers as a specific and practical analytical method to assess safety for celiac patients.
  45. Are Transglutaminase 2 Inhibitors Able to Reduce Gliadin-Induced Toxicity Related to Celiac Disease? A Proof-of-Concept Study.
  46. Prevalence and predictors of abnormal bone mineral metabolism in recently diagnosed adult celiac patients.
  47. Is vitamin D deficiency a feature of pediatric celiac disease?
  48. Celiac Disease: An elusive diagnosis.
  49. Celiac Teens: Dealing With Friends.
  50. The faces of celiac disease: Area residents grapple with gluten.
  51. One of every 100 U.S. whites has celiac disease.
  52. Legal and Legislative

  53. AACE Applauds Introduction of New Diabetes Legislation in the U.S. Senate.
  54. CAA to issue medical certificates to pilots and air traffic controllers with insulin-treated diabetes.
  55. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  56. Living full life with diabetes.
  57. Hacking Healthcare: Are insulin pumps more susceptible to attack?
  58. Press Releases

  59. FDA Approves Lucentis® (Ranibizumab Injection) for Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema (DME).
  60. PositiveID Corporation and Simplex Healthcare Partner to Provide iglucose System to People With Diabetes.

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