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Of Continuing Interest

    CWD Events

  1. 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. Family Scholarships and Young Adult Scholarships are available from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation. Special guests at Friends for Life 2012 include Crystal Bowersox, Jay Hewitt, Charlie Kimball, Kendall Simmons, Phil Southerland, Sebastien Sasseville, and Missy Foy.
  2. Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life Canada: Vancouver 2012 conference, to be held from August 24-26, 2012 at the Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  3. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Sugar Land 2012 conference, to be held from October 12-14, 2012 at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square in Sugar Land, Texas.
  4. Scholarships are available for CWD's Friends for Life UK 2012 conference.
  5. Other Stories of Continuing Interest

  6. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation is holding a Howl at the Moon fundraiser on Saturday July 7, 2012, 7:00 pm during CWD's Friends for Life Orlando 2012 conference. Your financial support will help the Diabetes Scholars Foundation to provide scholarships to CWD's conferences and college scholarships to incoming freshmen.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. Applications for the 2012 Diabetes Scholars Foundation college scholarships are due by May 15th.
  2. Last week's poll asked readers how soon after their child's diagnosis they began going out again. This week's poll asks readers if their diabetes care team provides professional emotional support.
  3. The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Care at School: Bridging the Gap.
  4. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    Alexis went to a birthday party that was taking a trip to the apple orchard. When she got to the stand, a lady behind the counter was describing the different type of apples. Alexis asked the lady behind the counter, "Where are the sugar-free trees?"
  5. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when the top shelf in the refrigerator door is reserved for bottles of insulin instead of eggs. See more parent humor.
  6. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  7. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Diagnosed about six years ago with type 1, my son has always been antibody negative. His A1cs have gone up to a recent 9.2. Could we use his brother's cord blood to reverse his diabetes? Should the doctor pursue testing for MODY or such?
    See the answer.
  8. From the CWD Forums

  9. From the CWD Forums:
    Forgets To Dose
  10. Chats

  11. Join Laura Billetdeaux for the first pre-conference chat about CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2012 conference at 9pm Eastern on Monday, May 14th in the Friends for Life Chat Room.
  12. Advocacy and Fundraising

  13. Brenda Novak's Annual Online Auction for Diabetes Research runs from May 1-31, 2012.
  14. Studies and Surveys

  15. Researchers at the University of California San Diego need your help to better understand the frequency of hypoglycemia and use of glucagon emergency kits (GEKs) in the diabetes community. The GRID (Glucagon Rescue for Insulin-Dependent Diabetes) survey is available online. You must be at least 18 years old to participate, and you must either have diabetes or be a caretaker (parent, spouse, etc.) of someone with diabetes. This study is led by Dr. Nate Heintzman and Dr. Steven Edelman at UCSD.
  16. Diabetes Blogs

  17. Joslin’s 51st 75-Year Medalist: “It’s a Winning Battle.”
  18. Dancing Teen: Interview with Jill and Alyssa.
  19. A Mother’s Day Tribute: Kerri Sparling’s Dream Comes True.
  20. Mental Health and Diabetes — A Contentious Pair.
  21. Ask Google for a Frederick Banting doodle.
  22. Jobs

  23. The T1D Exchange is looking or a community manager.
  24. The Helmsley Charitable Trust has openings for Type 1 Diabetes Deputy Program Director and Type 1 Diabetes Technical Program Associate. These are incredible opportunities to work for an organization that is having significant impact in the world of type 1 diabetes.
  25. Products, Services and Books

  26. {I’m a Mac, Diabete is a PC} iBGStar Blood Glucose Meter.
  27. Research

  28. Prevention of Type 1A Diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
  29. Lack of association of type 2 diabetes susceptibility genotypes and body weight on the development of islet autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  30. Serum levels of advanced glycation endproducts and other markers of protein damage in early diabetic nephropathy in type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  31. Advancing animal models of human type 1 diabetes by engraftment of functional human tissues in immunodeficient mice. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  32. Daily Care

  33. The Contribution of the Dawn Phenomenon to the Fasting and Post-Breakfast Hyperglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes Treated with Once-Nightly Insulin Glargine. Free full text available in PDF format.
  34. Disentangling the Roles of Parental Monitoring and Family Conflict in Adolescents' Management of Type 1 Diabetes.
  35. Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM) self management in hospital; Is it possible? A literature review.
  36. Celiac

  37. Health-related quality of life in children and adolescents with celiac disease: from the perspectives of children and parents. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  38. 'Girls' make gluten-free good.
  39. Burger 21 goes gluten-free.
  40. Domino's Launches Gluten-Free Pizza Crust, With A Catch.
  41. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  42. New Push to Treat the Other Diabetes .
  43. Side Effect for Children: Day-Care Dilemmas. See also For Toddlers With Diabetes, The Challenge of Child Care.
  44. Informed Patient: Doctors Ramp Up Type 1 Diabetes Screening.
  45. Diabetic teen upset with TSA screeners at Salt Lake City Airport.
  46. South Devon man is among longest surviving diabetes patients.
  47. Giants and Reid hit the bull's-eye with diabetes initiative.

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