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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 .
  4. 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.
  5. Less than a month is left in the 2010 Online Pump Triathlon Relay. Get moving and upload a video to help donate $10,000 to a diabetes charitable organization.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. We report on Friends for Life: Orlando 2010. More photos are coming in the coming weeks.
  2. Juvenation Live at Children with Diabetes Friends for Life 2010!
  3. See videos from Friends for Life 2010 at theBetesNOW.
  4. Adult Type 1 Conference.
  5. Calling All Type 1 Adults.
  6. Finding Your Voice Online.
  7. Where do CWD go when they grow up?
  8. JDRF Advocates are Spreading the Word to friends and family about the importance of our Advocacy efforts.
  9. JDRF is Now Accepting Applications for Children's Congress 2011.
  10. Follow Douglas Cairns in Diabetes Flight 50 as he attempts to break the existing record to land in all 50 states of the USA.
  11. Last week's poll asked readers how they check for ketones. This week's poll asks readers how much of a financial burden paying for diabetes supplies places on their family.
  12. The Featured Book of the Week is How Many Carbs is a Booger? by Richard and Rania Morrill, illustrated by Aaron Kraten.
  13. Hydration, Diabetes, and Sports Performance is Worth a Look.
  14. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My 5 year old daughter woke one morning low, so I gave her a couple of glucose tabs to suck on while I prepared breakfast. She decided to go upstairs to wake her aunt who was visiting for the weekend. She woke her aunt and showed her the glucose tabs in her mouth. Her aunt asked her jokingly if she had candy for breakfast every morning to which my daughter replied, "Only on the mornings mummy says 'Jesus Christ.'"
  15. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when, in public, your teenager announces they're high and you hand them a syringe. See more parent humor.
  16. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  17. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    My six-year-old grandson wears a pump. Sometimes his infusion set comes off when he sweats. What can I do to prevent this?
    See the answer.
  18. From the CWD Forums

  19. From the CWD Forums:
    Diabetes Museum/ Pictures of Old D Equipment
  20. Studies and Surveys

  21. Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet is a group of studies looking at the prevention and early treatment of type 1 diabetes.
  22. DEFEND is a global study seeking newly diagnosed patients aged 12 to 45 to test an islet preserving medication.
  23. The DiaPrevent research study is designed to see if the investigational Diamyd vaccine shots may help to preserve insulin producing capacity in patients with new onset type 1 diabetes.
  24. Families in the Cincinnati area are need for a new study on Type 1 Diabetes and Depression: A Study for Teens and Their Families.
  25. Cincinnati Children's Hospital is conducting a Type 2 Diabetes Study For Children and Teens.
  26. Diabetes Blogs

  27. Learning about Symlin, and Rejecting What I Learn.
  28. Products and Books

  29. WaveSense Jazz Meter to Connect with the iPhone. See also Blood Glucose Monitor with Native iPhone Support.
  30. Research

  31. Reversal of hyperglycemia in diabetic mouse models using induced-pluripotent stem (iPS)-derived pancreatic {beta}-like cells. Free full text available in PDF format.
  32. Toward defining the autoimmune microbiome for type 1 diabetes.
  33. Number of autoantibodies and HLA Genotype, more than high titers of glutamic acid decarboxylase autoantibodies (GADA65Ab), predict insulin dependence in latent autoimmune diabetes of adults (LADA).
  34. The association of variable number of tandem repeats of the insulin gene with susceptibility to type 1 diabetes among Korean subjects.
  35. Daily Care

  36. Medtronic Diabetes offers a summary of Effectiveness of Sensor-Augmented Insulin-Pump Therapy in Type 1 Diabetes (the STAR3 trial) in PDF.
  37. Many diabetic patients with recurrent severe hypoglycemias hold a valid driving license. A community-based study in insulin-treated patients with diabetes.
  38. Maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY): how many cases are we missing? (PDF).
  39. Doses Of Insulin And Its Analogues And Cancer Occurrence In Insulin-treated Type 2 Diabetic Patients. See also Higher doses of insulin glargine associated with cancer.
  40. Celiac

  41. Evolutionary and Functional Analysis of Celiac Risk Loci Reveals SH2B3 as a Protective Factor against Bacterial Infection.
  42. Living with celiac disease: Swansea man plans benefit concert for research.
  43. Gluten Free Creations offers a wide assortment of gluten free products.
  44. Gluten free growth in the FM area.
  45. Legal and Legislative

  46. Sacramento jury tells Wal-Mart to pay $400,000 to fired diabetic.
  47. New Health Coverage; Finding Insurance Online; Artificial Pancreas.
  48. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  49. Diabetic pilot in bid to break US flights record.
  50. Pump study could ease school insulin issues.
  51. UF study looks at links between children's gut bacteria, type 1 diabetes. See also Children's gut bacteria linked to type 1 diabetes.
  52. Colts DE aspirant Chick knows perseverance.
  53. Shot in the arm for Type 1 diabetes prevention in Australia.
  54. Lakewood family pleads for the return of lost insulin pump.
  55. Press Releases

  56. Biodel Announces Research Grants by Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to Evaluate Use of VIAject(R) in Treatment of Diabetes.

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