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Of Continuing Interest

    CWD Events

  1. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology conference at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Crystal City, Virginia, from February 1-3, 2013. Family scholarships are available from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation.
  2. Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life Canada 2013 conference, to be held at the Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre, Toronto, Canada, from March 8-10, 2013.
  3. Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life: UK 2013 conference, to be held at the Glasgow Marriott Hotel in Glasgow, Scotland from 5-7 April, 2013. Family scholarships are available from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation.
  4. 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. Note that sessions begin on Wednesday, July 10. Scholarships for families who have children with type 1, adults with type 1 or LADA and their families, and young adults with type 1, are available from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation.
  5. Other Stories of Continuing Interest

  6. Applications for the 2013 Diabetes Scholars Foundation College Scholarships are now online. Applications must be received by May 15, 2013.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is now offering scholarships for adults with type 1 or LADA and their families to attend CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2013 conference, to be held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort from July 9-14, 2013.
  2. Coming to Friends for Life: Orlando 2013? You can help the Diabetes Scholars Foundation by attending their fundraiser, Making Magic For Many, on the evening of Saturday, July 13th.
  3. Last week's poll asked readers about the insulin they use. This week's poll asks readers about how much insulin they use, on average, each day.
  4. The Featured Book of the Week is Why Me? Why Did I Have To Get Diabetes? by Robert Messinger and Laura Messinger.
  5. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My 11 year old daughter sent me a text from school, "Left bludgeon kit at home." I thought, probably a good thing. I think she meant to send, "Left my blood kit at home."
  6. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you spend several minutes on Christmas Eve reassuring your child that if Mommy gets up for a 2 a.m. bg check while Santa is in the house he'll still leave presents. See more parent humor.
  7. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  8. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    We developing an IEP for our young daughter. A school assessment said there was no correlation between glucose levels and behavior, but we feel there is some correlation. What is your opinion? We have sought counseling to help our daughter with her attitude/behavior.
    See the answer.
  9. From the CWD Forums

  10. From the CWD Forums:
    Pump and CGM, is it too much?
  11. Diabetes Camps

  12. Camps for kids with diabetes offer a great learning experience. We've updated our list of camps to help you find a camp near you.
  13. These camps have updated schedules:

    1. Camp Adam Fisher in South Carolina is for campers with diabetes ages 6 to 17, as well as brothers, sisters, and friends.
    2. Camp Bluebonnet is a summer day camp in Youngsport, Texas.
    3. Camp Conrad-Chinnock is located in the San Bernadino Mountains near Los Angeles, California.
    4. Dr. Barclay's Camp for Children with Diabetes at Camp Fitch hosts camp for kids in Pennsylvania and northeast Ohio.
    5. Camp Floyd Rogers in Omaha, Nebraska, offers June camping for kids with diabetes ages 8 to 18.
    6. Camp Hertko Hollow, near Des Moines, Iowa, includes a two-story tree house and a real train caboose.
    7. Camp Holiday Trails, a camp for children with special health needs, is located in Charlottesville, Virginia.
    8. Camp Leo near Shelton, Washington, offers kids a wonderful time in the great outdoors.
    9. Camp Needles in the Pines is a one-week summer camp for children, ages 8-14, with type 1 diabetes. Held at Camp Boddie in Blounts Creek, North Carolina.
    10. Chris Dudley Basketball Camp in Oregon is for boys and girls with diabetes, ages 10 to 17, who want to learn about basketball.
    11. CODA Kid's Camp is a summer day camp for kids ages 3 through 7 near Columbus, Ohio.
    12. Diabetes Solutions of Oklahoma offers camps for kids and families as well as conferences
    13. FCYD Camp UTDA offers winter and summer camps for kids with diabetes in Utah
    14. Gales Creek, in Lake Oswego, Oregon, is located on 36 acres of beautiful woodland.
    15. Setebaid Services offers several camps for kids and teens with type 1 diabetes throughout Pennsylvania
    16. Tennessee Camp for Diabetic Children offers both one and two week camping sessions.
    17. The Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville, Texas, offers camp for kids with diabetes and other disabilities. The camp is fully paid for by the Texas Lions.

    Diabetes Blogs and Social Media

  14. {Diabetes Management} ADA’s Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2013.
  15. Fresh New ADA Standards for You (Yes, Type 1s!).
  16. Sailing Toward Standards for Diabetes Device Interoperability (Wind Needed).
  17. Camp for Adults with Diabetes.
  18. Research

  19. Increasing Incidence of Type 1 Diabetes in Youth - Twenty years of the Philadelphia Pediatric Diabetes Registry. See also Type 1 Diabetes in Urban Children Skyrockets.
  20. Prophylactic and Antinociceptive Effects of Coenzyme Q10 on Diabetic Neuropathic Pain in a Mouse Model of Type 1 Diabetes.
  21. Endothelial Progenitor Cells Are Related to Glycemic Control in Children With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Over Time.
  22. Macro- or microencapsulation of pig islets to cure type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  23. The Hygiene Theory Harnessing Helminths and Their Ova to Treat Autoimmunity.
  24. Sex Differences in the Gut Microbiome Drive Hormone-Dependent Regulation of Autoimmunity. See also Transplanted Gut Bugs Protect Mice from Diabetes and Good Bacteria in the Intestine Prevent Diabetes, Study Suggests.
  25. Daily Care

  26. Most Youth With Type 1 Diabetes in the T1D Exchange Clinic Registry Do Not Meet American Diabetes Association or International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes Clinical Guidelines.
  27. Benefits of Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion (CSII) Therapy in Preschool Children.
  28. Blood beta-hydroxybutyrate vs. urine acetoacetate testing for the prevention and management of ketoacidosis in Type 1 diabetes: a systematic review.
  29. Clinical and socio-demographic factors associated with diabetic ketoacidosis hospitalization in adults with Type 1 diabetes.
  30. The Effect of Using the Insulin Pump Bolus Calculator Compared to Standard Insulin Dosage Calculations in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus - Systematic Review.
  31. Multiple daily injections of insulin versus continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes.
  32. Frequency of Mealtime Insulin Bolus as a Proxy Measure of Adherence for Children and Youths with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
  33. Family involvement with the diabetes regimen in young people: the role of adolescent depressive symptoms.
  34. Impact of blood glucose monitoring affect on family conflict and glycemic control in adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
  35. Celiac

  36. Intestinal T-cell responses in celiac disease - impact of celiac disease associated bacteria. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  37. Tissue-infiltrating lymphocytes analysis reveals large modifications of the duodenal "immunological niche" in coeliac disease after gluten-free diet. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  38. Celiacs Feel Excluded from Social Life.
  39. Support Group Leader Helps Others with Celiac.
  40. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  41. In the Thick of Diabetes Advocacy with Alan Thicke.
  42. Education crucial for type 1 diabetes patients.
  43. Rise of the diabulemics: The diabetic women jeopardising their health by skipping insulin jabs to prevent weight gain.
  44. New hope for a Type 1 diabetes cure.
  45. Special Report: Diabetes Discrimination.
  46. Court battle over $20,000 dog will stay in Beaumont.

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