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Of Continuing Interest

  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 May 15, 2010. This is a one-month extension.
  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. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is offering family scholarships for CWD's Friends for Life Canada: Vancouver 2010 conference.
  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.
  5. CWD's Friends for Life: UK 2010 Conference, to be held at the Beaumont House Hotel and Conference Venue in Old Windsor, Berkshire, England from October 29-31, 2010, is sold out. If you would like to be on the waiting list in case space becomes available, please contact Laura Billetdeaux at .

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. Make plans to attend CWD's Family Support Weekend, to be held at the Marriott Marco Island Resort in Marco Island, Florida from December 30, 2010 - January 1, 2011.
  2. FDA Launches Initiative to Reduce Infusion Pump Risks. See also .F.D.A. Steps Up Oversight of Infusion Pumps and FDA Launches Initiative to Reduce Infusion Pump Risks.
  3. Last week's poll asked readers how they chose their current glucose meter. This week's poll asks readers how often they've had a retinal photograph as part of their diabetes eye care.
  4. The Featured Book of the Week is The Little Red Sports Car by Eleanor Troutt, illustrated by J. Chris Price.
  5. With CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2010 conference just two months away, our Report from Friends for Life 2009 is Worth a Look.
  6. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    I overheard the cutest thing while we were at a diabetes walk. Emily was walking in front of me with my 6 year old nephew. I was listening to them talk. He said to her, "Em, why are we walking around this place anyway?" I heard her tell him, "We are walking to find a cure for diabetes." My nephew said, "Well, where am I supposed to be looking for it?" I could have died laughing.
  7. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when after a trip to Europe, you can say "sugar free" in 12 languages, but "How are you?" in only two. See more parent humor.
  8. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  9. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Our grandson's infusion set has come out several times. Is there some type of band or sleeve he can use to prevent this?
    See the answer.
  10. From the CWD Forums

  11. From the CWD Forums:
    Letting go - this is hard! and How old will your child be when s/he gets a cell phone? explore issues related to granting our kids independence
  12. Chats

  13. Join Laura Billetdeaux for a chat about CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2010 conference. The chat begins at 9pm Eastern on Tuesday, May 4th in the Friends for Life Chat Room.
  14. Events

  15. Pump Wear Inc. is Proud to Sponsor a unique Family Weekend at the Double H Ranch.
  16. Studies and Surveys

  17. Families in the Cincinnati area are need for a new study on Type 1 Diabetes and Depression: A Study for Teens and Their Families.
  18. Please add yourself to the T1D Exchange, a new not for profit project that we hope will become the largest type 1 diabetes study ever. Parents should answer the survey questions for their child.
  19. A team from the University of Michigan is conduction a survey on parents' perceptions of their child's independence in caring for their type 1 diabetes at school and the amount of support (alliance) that parents perceive they receive from the school.
  20. Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina are looking for teenage drivers with type 1 diabetes between the ages of 16-19 and their parents to participate in an online study about how diabetes affects driving in teens. The survey is anonymous, which means that no one will know your answers but YOU. For more information and to complete the survey, please choose the appropriate survey:

    1. Survey for teens
    2. Survey for parents

  21. Diabetes Blogs

  22. My Baby Girl.
  23. Jessica Bernstein: Rethinking Diabetes from the Ground Up.
  24. A Techie Type 1 Reviews the New Medtronic "Revel" Insulin Pump + CGM System.
  25. Guest Post: Thingy, Normal, and Me.
  26. Jobs

  27. Wanted for Summer 2010: Summer Camp Counselor With Type 1 Diabetes and/or experience with insulin pump therapy.
  28. Products and Books

  29. The Meal Mommy is a healthy meal-planning tool created to help families living with Type 1 Diabetes.
  30. Bayer's DIDGET™ glucose meter, which connects to a Nintendo DS™ and provides rewards for glucose monitoring, is now available in the US, UK, Croatia and Slovenia. See also A Glucose Monitor for Kids and My Take: Bayer's Nintendo-Enabled DIDGET Glucose Meter Available Now.
  31. Research

  32. Immunotherapy of type 1 diabetes: where are we and where should we be going?
  33. Regional adiposity and risk for coronary artery disease in type 1 diabetes: Does having greater amounts of gluteal-femoral adiposity lower the risk?
  34. Age is a Determinant of Acute Hemodynamic Responses to Hyperglycemia and Angiotensin II in Humans with Uncomplicated Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
  35. New type of human blood stem cell: a double-edged sword for the treatment of type 1 diabetes.
  36. Decrease in {beta}-Cell Proliferation Precedes Apoptosis during Diabetes Development in Bio-Breeding/Worcester Rat: Beneficial Role of Exendin-4.
  37. The Development and Progression of Renal Insufficiency with and without Albuminuria in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT) and Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC) Study.
  38. Infliximab for Diabetic Macular Edema Refractory to Laser Photocoagulation: a Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Crossover, 32 Weeks Study.
  39. Daily Care

  40. Age-Related Differences in the Frequency of Ketoacidosis at Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents.
  41. New insulin analogues and perioperative care of patients with type 1 diabetes.
  42. Factors Associated With Cesarean Delivery in Nulliparous Women With Type 1 Diabetes. See also Weight Plays Part in C-Section in Type 1 Diabetes.
  43. Perception of the impact of type 1 diabetes on low-income families.
  44. Celiac

  45. The effects of gluten-free diet on body weight in children with celiac disease.
  46. Effect of the timing of gluten introduction on the development of celiac disease.
  47. Celiac crisis is a rare but serious complication of celiac disease in adults.
  48. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  49. Jonas Brothers "Rock For Diabetes" At Danny DeVito's House. If you are interested in purchasing tickets for this special event, please contact Carly Stewart at (323) 361-1747.
  50. 5 Reasons That May Explain Why Type 1 Diabetes Is on the Rise.
  51. Flying With Needles and Meds Can Raise Security Flags.
  52. Joslin offers outpatient treatment for pediatric patients with new-onset diabetes.
  53. Diabetes patient speaks out on pig-cell trial.
  54. 'If we hadn't brought her in, she could have passed away'.
  55. Pump Action.
  56. Local sisters are finalists in national contest.
  57. Diabetes takes alarming proportions in Algeria.
  58. Research into stem cells of adults stirs hopes.
  59. Press Releases

  60. Living Cell Technologies Receives Grant from Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International for DIABECELL® NZ Clinical Trial.

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