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Of Continuing Interest

  1. Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life UK, to be held at the Beaumont House, Old Windsor, Berkshire from August 14-16, 2009.
  2. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: La Jolla 2009 conference, to be held at the Marriott San Diego La Jolla from October 2-4, 2009 in La Jolla, California.
  3. Make plans to attend CWD's Family Support Weekend: Marco Island 2010 conference, to be held at the Marco Island Marriott Resort from December 31, 2009 - January 3, 2010.

New This Week

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  1. We report on the recently completed Friends for Life: Orlando 2009 annual conference. We'll have the complete report and more photos online in the coming week.
  2. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Seattle 2009, to be held at the Renaissance Seattle in Seattle, Washington from November 20-22, 2009.
  3. CJ Has Diabetes is a free, online comic book about a teen living with type 1 diabetes.
  4. Last week's poll asked readers if they have sought counseling. This week's poll asks readers how they get their HbA1c measured.
  5. The Featured Book of the Week is 50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life and the 50 Diabetes Truths That Can Save It by Riva Greenberg.
  6. Our Diabetes Care Photos are Worth a Look.
  7. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    I never thought my five-year-old daughter would use diabetes to her advantage. One day after lunch at the mall, I treated her to an ice cream dessert. I wanted to have a little taste of it. I asked her if I could have a few licks, hoping she would graciously share. Instead she said, "Mom you'll mess up the carb count!"
  8. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you go into the bathroom and find your 3-year-old son peeing into a Dixie Cup, and when asked why, he looks up at you and replies, "Well I have to test my peetones." See more parent humor.
  9. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  10. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    On two recent occasions, my son has taken "vacation days" from diabetes, skipping insulin on those days. How should I deal with this? I am concerned he will start to do this more frequently.
    See the answer.
  11. From the CWD Forums

  12. From the CWD Forums:
    Meal IOB question
  13. Quilt for Life

  14. The Quilt for Life has 709 panels.
  15. Diabetes Videos

  16. Breaking Through Neonatal Diabetes (HD).
  17. WCBS-TV profiles Team Type 1 triathlete and TriStar Athletes Coach & Owner Cliff Scherb, explaining how his OmniPod helps him manage his Type 1 diabetes.
  18. Nick Boynton of Florida Panthers talks about his type 1 diabetes.
  19. Advocacy, Fundraising Events, and Support

  20. The American Diabetes Association Now Accepting Applications For The 2010 National Youth Advocate. The ADA's National Youth Advocate (NYA) position is open to young people ages 12-17 years old (as of October 1) with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Applications must be postmarked by October 1, 2009.
  21. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation has teamed up with Find A Cure Panel, which will donate a minimum of $25 to the Diabetes Scholars Foundation for each survey completed.
  22. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is hosting a bowling/silent auction on Saturday August 29, 2009 at 6:00 pm. The event will be held at the Brunswick Zone in Deer Park (Lake Zurich), Illinois. Registration is online at
  23. Research

  24. Long-term metabolic control of autoimmune diabetes in spontaneously diabetic nonobese diabetic mice by nonvascularized microencapsulated adult porcine islets.
  25. HbA1c and serum levels of advanced glycation and oxidation protein products in poorly and well controlled children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  26. Incidence of insulin-requiring diabetes in the US military.
  27. Temporal Trends In Incidence Of Type 1 Diabetes Between 1986 And 2006 In Brazil.
  28. Markers of bone destruction and formation and periodontitis in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  29. Daily Care

  30. Modern-Day Clinical Course of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus After 30 Years' Duration. See also Intensive Glucose Control Halves Complications of Longstanding Type 1 Diabetes, Clinical Course of Type 1 Diabetes Called Much Improved and Tight Management of Type 1 Diabetes Worth the Effort; Rates of serious complications drop with intensive therapy, study shows.
  31. Benefits of Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion in Type 1 Diabetes Previously Treated with Multiple Daily Injections with Once-daily Glargine and Pre-meal Analogues.
  32. Nighttime caregiving behaviors among parents of young children with Type 1 diabetes: Associations with illness characteristics and parent functioning.
  33. Dyadic measures of the parent-child relationship during the transition to adolescence and glycemic control in children with type 1 diabetes.
  34. Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  35. Celiac

  36. Celiac Disease Insights: Clues to Solving Autoimmunity.
  37. A food-grade enzyme preparation with modest gluten detoxification properties. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  38. Symptoms and signs in individuals with serology positive for celiac disease but normal mucosa.
  39. An Association Between Microscopic Colitis and Celiac Disease.
  40. Legal and Legislative

  41. Wis. father on trial in girl's faith-healing death.
  42. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  43. Ankeny girl meets with lawmakers and celebrities.
  44. Camp helping kids cope with diabetes.
  45. First young diabetes patient in Palestine receives insulin pump.
  46. Breakthrough in diabetes treatment.
  47. Press Releases

  48. Elron Group Company Medingo Receives Formal FDA Clearance To Market Its Insulin Micropump In The United States (PDF). See also Elron shares rocket on new diabetes pump.
  49. Patton Medical Devices Partners With Unomedical to Develop and Market the i-port Advance(TM) Injection Port for People Taking Multiple Daily Injections.
  50. FDA Fast Track Status For Oral GI Prokinetic Drug Candidate TZP-102 - For Gastroparesis In Diabetic Patients.

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