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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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.
  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. 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.
  4. Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life Canada: Vancouver 2010 conference, to be held at the Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside in Vancouver, BC, Canada from August 27-29, 2010.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Houston 2010, to be held at the JW Marriott from February 19-21, 2010 in Houston, Texas.
  2. Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2010 International Conference, to be held at the Orlando World Center Marriott from June 29 – July 4, 2010 in Orlando, Florida.
  3. Tristan is seven and was diagnosed in July 2009.
  4. Last week's poll asked readers about their plans regarding continuous glucose sensing. This week's poll asks readers what they think is the most important feature in a glucose meter.
  5. The Featured Book of the Week is Think Like a Pancreas by Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE.
  6. Halloween is Worth a Look.
  7. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    After recently buying "Mary Poppins" on DVD, our 6 kids went around singing all the songs. Well, John, our pumping 5 year old son had to put his own twist on "A Spoonful of Sugar." His version goes:
    Just a bolus full of insulin makes my sugars come down,
    sugars come down,
    sugars come down.
    In the most painless way!
    I think he may have had some help from his 3 older sisters but now I can't hear the song without singing his rendition.
  8. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you ask for a pen and they bring you the insulin pen. See more parent humor.
  9. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  10. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    I take R and NPH because that's all I can get in my country. Sometimes I am low. Are there any long term effects of this? When I'm high, is there a way to speed up the action of my insulin?
    See the answer.
  11. From the CWD Forums

  12. From the CWD Forums:
    Pictures Of My Joslin Medal and Certificate
  13. Advocacy, Fundraising Events, and Support

  14. IBM'ers are encouraged to contribute to the Diabetes Research Institute.
  15. Diabetes Blogs

  16. Children With Diabetes.
  17. Inspired by the Parents.
  18. Dear Diabetes - I NEED A VACATION.
  19. How to Be a Good Endo, From a Patient’s POV.
  20. Products and Books

  21. Log for Life is a new online online diabetes log book that includes an iPhone application.
  22. Research

  23. The July/August 2009 issue of Xenotransplantation focused on porcine islet transplantation as a cure for type 1 diabetes.
  24. A rare haplotype of the vitamin D receptor gene is protective against diabetic nephropathy.
  25. Increased circulating IL-8 is associated with reduced IGF-1 and related to poor metabolic control in adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  26. Improving islet transplantation: a road map for a widespread application for the cure of persons with type I diabetes.
  27. Prevention of beta cell dysfunction and apoptosis by adenoviral gene transfer of rat insulin-like growth factor 1. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  28. Daily Care

  29. Improvements in life expectancy in type 1 diabetes patients in the last six decades.
  30. Celiac

  31. Psyllium as a substitute for gluten in bread.
  32. Body Mass Index in Celiac Disease: Beneficial Effect of a Gluten-free Diet.
  33. Changing Pattern in the Clinical Presentation of Pediatric Celiac Disease: A 30-Year Study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  34. Small-intestinal histopathology and mortality risk in celiac disease.
  35. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  36. Granville pair organizes group for juvenile diabetes fundraiser.
  37. Pingu helps JDRF educate children about type 1 diabetes in the UK.

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