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Of Continuing Interest

    CWD Events

  1. CWD's Friends for Life UK 2011 conference, to be held at Beaumont House, Old Windsor, Berkshire from October 28-30, 2011, is currently sold out.
  2. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology conference, to be held at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel in Seattle, Washington from November 18-20, 2011.
  3. Make plans to attend CWD's Family Support Weekend, to be held at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from December 30, 2011 - January 1, 2012.
  4. Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2012 conference, to be held at the Marriott World Center Resort in Orlando, Florida from July 3-8, 2012.
  5. Other Stories of Continuing Interest

  6. The American Diabetes Association is looking for the next National Youth Advocate. On-line applications will be accepted between September 1 and October 28, 2011.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. Last week's poll asked readers about their insulin regimen. This week's poll asks readers about what they feel is most important in a glucose meter.
  2. The Featured Book of the Week is Why Me? Why Did I Have To Get Diabetes? by Robert Messinger and Laura Messinger.
  3. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    Last night, I grilled up a couple Porterhouse Steaks. Since Nicky loves steak, he asked for a small piece. So we asked him if he wanted to dip it in a little sauce (Peter Luger Sauce or A1, etc.), and said "Yes, I want to dip it in A1c sauce!"
  4. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your daughter asks, "Can I get some ketchup to go with my test strips?" instead of her chicken strips. See more parent humor.
  5. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  6. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Diagnosed in 2004, my daughter is small compared to her peers. Why would she not be keeping up with them in growth?
    See the answer.
  7. From the CWD Forums

  8. From the CWD Forums:
    Pharmacist irritated me!
  9. Diabetes Basics

  10. Diabetes In Children And Adolescents: Basic Training Manual For Healthcare Professionals In Developing Countries in an exceptional resource. Power Point Presentations of the material are also available.
  11. Diabetes in School

  12. Students with Diabetes announces new chapters throughout the US.
  13. Diabetes Blogs

  14. Is It Really Just a Number?
  15. Talking to the FDA.
  16. Climbing With Diabetes: An Interview with Living Vertical's Steve Richert.
  17. Who is the Largest Single Funder of Diabetes Research in the U.S.?
  18. Diabetes Videos

  19. JDRF Type 1 Diabetes 101 offers a good introduction to type 1 diabetes.
  20. Jobs

  21. CDE Needed in Springfield, MO.
  22. Research

  23. Long-Term Metabolic and Immunological Follow-Up of Nonimmunosuppressed Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Treated With Microencapsulated Islet Allografts.
  24. Interaction of enterovirus infection and Cow's milk-based formula nutrition in type 1 diabetes-associated autoimmunity.
  25. EASD: Closed-loop System on Par With Open-loop for Glucose Control.
  26. C-peptide in the classification of diabetes in children and adolescents.
  27. Recurrence of autoimmunity in pancreas transplant patients: research update.
  28. Acute Hypoglycemia Decreases Myocardial Blood Flow Reserve in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and in Healthy Humans.
  29. Healthy first degree relatives of patients with type 1 diabetes exhibit significant differences in basal gene expression pattern of immunocompetent cells compared to controls: expression pattern as predeterminant of autoimmune diabetes.
  30. Pancreatitis, Pancreatic, and Thyroid Cancer With Glucagon-Like Peptide-1–Based Therapies. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats. See also Two diabetes drugs possibly linked to pancreatitis, cancer, UPDATE: Research linking two diabetes drugs to cancer spawns debate, and Who Defends Those Lilly & Novo Nordisk Diabetes Meds?
  31. Daily Care

  32. Sensor-Augmented Pump Therapy for A1C Reduction (STAR 3) Study: Results from the 6-month continuation phase.
  33. Cost-Effectiveness of Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Intensive Insulin Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
  34. Reducing Rates of Severe Hypoglycemia in a Population-Based Cohort of Children and Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes Over the Decade 2000–2009.
  35. Patient experience of hypoglycaemia unawareness in Type 1 diabetes: are patients appropriately concerned?.
  36. Effect of sitagliptin on glucose control in adult patients with Type 1 diabetes: a pilot, double-blind, randomized, crossover trial.
  37. The potential of incretin-based therapies in type 1 diabetes.
  38. Metabolic regulation during constant moderate physical exertion in extreme conditions in Type 1 diabetes.
  39. Long-lasting immunogenicity and safety of a 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1) MF59-adjuvanted vaccine when co-administered with a 2009-2010 seasonal influenza vaccine in young patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  40. Opioid Receptor Blockade Improves Hypoglycemia-Associated Autonomic Failure in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
  41. Complementary and alternative medicine in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  42. FDA Conducting Safety Review Of Anti-Nausea Drug Zofran.
  43. Celiac

  44. Oral ecosystem alterations in celiac children: A follow-up study.
  45. Gluten-free students take a stand.
  46. Gluten-free is far from free.
  47. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  48. Miss America 1999 gives tips on living well with illness.
  49. Swimmers with Diabetes Cross English Channel.
  50. My Guardian Angel Against Low Blood Sugar.
  51. Birth and Beyond - More Than Just a Number: Early Pregnancy With Type 1 Diabetes.
  52. Parents call for better policies to protect diabetic students at school.
  53. VUCast: Future Diabetes Vaccine?
  54. North Vancouver family finds new 'normal'.
  55. L-P goalie Galetti playing sports despite diabetes.
  56. Your Health: Lubbock girl uses diabetes to teach and inspire.
  57. Can baby teeth provide a future cure?
  58. Press Releases

  59. Cellnovo Receives CE Mark Approval for World's First Mobile Diabetes Management System.

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