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Of Continuing Interest

  1. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Houston 2010, to be held at the JW Marriott in Houston, Texas from February 19-21, 2010. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is offering family scholarships for CWD's Focus on Technology: Houston 2010 conference.
  2. Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2010 International Conference, to be held at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida from June 29 – July 4, 2010.
  3. 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.
  4. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Charlotte 2010, to be held at the Renaissance Charlotte Suites Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina, from September 3-5, 2010. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is offering family scholarships for CWD's Focus on Technology: Charlotte 2010 conference.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. Applications for the 2010 College Scholarships from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation are now online. At least seventeen $5,000 scholarships will be awarded. Applications must be submitted by April 15, 2010.
  2. Last week's poll asked readers if they commemorate their date of diagnosis. This week's poll asks readers what changes they think 2010 will bring.
  3. The Featured Book of the Week is Smart Pumping for People with Diabetes, edited by Howard Wolpert, MD.
  4. Our Report from CWD Focus on Best Practices at Marco Island 2008 is Worth a Look.
  5. 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!"
  6. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when the only thing worse than a substitute teacher is a substitute school nurse. See more parent humor.
  7. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  8. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    My teen daughter's new endocrinologist has recommended metformin to help my daughter improve her A1c and have lower blood sugar levels. Is this really safe for someone with type 1?
    See the answer.
  9. From the CWD Forums

  10. From the CWD Forums:
    Explaining Diabetes to child with Type 1
  11. Quilt for Life

  12. The Quilt for Life now has 713 panels.
  13. Research

  14. Use of the Site of Subcutaneous Insulin Administration for the Measurement of Glucose in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes.
  15. No evidence of porcine endogenous retrovirus in patients with type 1 diabetes after long-term porcine islet xenotransplantation.
  16. Trends of Earlier and Later Responses of C-peptide to Oral Glucose Challenges with Progression to Type 1 Diabetes in Diabetes Prevention Trial-Type 1 Participants Running Title: C-peptide with Progression to Type 1 Diabetes.
  17. Immunomodulation with heat shock protein DiaPep277 to preserve beta cell function in type 1 diabetes - an update.
  18. Prevalence of Type 1 Diabetes auto-antibodies (GADA, IA2, IAA) in overweight and obese children.
  19. Daily Care

  20. Missed Insulin Boluses for Snacks in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes.
  21. Health-related quality of life in patients with type 1diabetes--association with diabetic complications (the FinnDiane Study).
  22. An Internet-Based Program to Improve Self-Management in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes.
  23. Insulin, metformin and cancer risk: A discussion of possible links.
  24. Celiac

  25. Autoantibody frequency in celiac disease.

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