Of Continuing Interest
- Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology conference at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Crystal City, Virginia, from February 1-3, 2013. Family scholarships are available from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life Canada 2013 conference, to be held at the Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre, Toronto, Canada, from March 8-10, 2013.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life: UK 2013 conference, to be held at the Glasgow Marriott Hotel in Glasgow, Scotland from 5-7 April, 2013. Family scholarships are available from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2013 conference, to be held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort from July 9-14, 2013.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- Insulindependence is now accepting applications for its 2012-2013 Junior Captain program. This is an exceptional opportunity for young people, ages 9-18, with type 1 diabetes.
New This Week
- Lindsey is 8 and was diagnosed right before her sixth birthday.
- Last week's poll asked readers how many times per day they check their blood glucose level. This week's poll asks readers what they use to record blood glucose values.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The ABCs of Loving Yourself with Diabetes by Riva Greenberg.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
We just put an inground pool in our backyard this summer. One day, I was testing the pool for chlorine and ph balance. My 9 year old daughter saw me put the testing strip in and compare it to the colours on the bottle. She then asked, "Does the pool have ketones?"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when, in conversation, your husband describes his personality as Type 1 instead of Type A. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Why is it acceptable for a 10-year-old to have an HbA1c of 8? Our pediatrician does not want us to work toward a lower A1c. Am I right to be concerned about possible future complications?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Dexcom G4, age 3, week 1 review
Advocacy and Fundraising
- JDRF is seeking your help to call your elected officials and urge continued funding for the Special Diabetes Program.
- 1Run Outrun Diabetes is Doug Masiuk's run across the United States for diabetes.
Studies and Surveys
- Researchers from the University of Connecticut are conducting a survey about the use of dogs that can detect sugar levels in persons with diabetes. If you or anyone you know has a dog that can detect sugar levels, please take the online survey.
General Diabetes Information
- The CDC's National Diabetes Fact Sheet - 2011 provides a detailed look at the prevalence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in the United States.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- What we can all learn from Sandy .. and Diabetes (The one where I laugh at smashing both my cars at once).
- The YMCA, Reality TV, and Diabetes Across the Globe.
- Dexcom’s New G4 — Is Now the Time to Buy?
- The Diabetes Technology Society — Embracing Standards at Last?
- Guest Post: Living the Paleo Lifestyle with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Islet-Specific CTL Cloned from a Type 1 Diabetes Patient Cause Beta-Cell Destruction after Engraftment into HLA-A2 Transgenic NOD/SCID/IL2RG Null Mice. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Long term effects of the implantation of Wharton's jelly-derived mesenchymal stem cells from the umbilical cord for newly-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Microparticles bearing encephalitogenic peptides induce T-cell tolerance and ameliorate experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. See also Nanoparticle treatment could combat type 1 diabetes.
- Reduction in Carotid Intima-Media Thickness After Pancreatic Islet Transplantation in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.
- HLA-A*24 Is an Independent Predictor of 5-Year Progression to Diabetes in Autoantibody-Positive First-Degree Relatives of Type 1 Diabetic Patients.
- Family history of Type 1 diabetes affects insulin secretion in patients with 'Type 2' diabetes.
- Long-Term Changes in Adiposity and Glycemic Control Are Associated With Past Adenovirus Infection.
- Recent incidence of type 1 diabetes mellitus in children 0--14 years in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada climbs to over 45/100,000: a retrospective time trend study. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Accuracy of Self Monitoring Blood Glucose Systems in a Clinical Setting: Application of New Planned ISO-Standards.
- Real-Time Improvement of Continuous Glucose-Monitoring Accuracy - The smart sensor concept.
- Efficacy and safety of ultra-long-acting insulin degludec. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Carbohydrate counting accuracy and blood glucose variability in adults with type 1 diabetes.
- A retrospective study on the incidence and risk factors of severe hypoglycemia in primary care.
- Characterizing the transition from paediatric to adult care among emerging adults with Type 1 diabetes.
- Readiness for Living Independently Among Emerging Adults With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Foster care and type 1 diabetes in the Bronx: a case series.
- Blood glucose levels in children with Type 1 diabetes attending a residential diabetes camp: a 2-year review.
- Thyroid autoimmunity in 72 children with type 1 diabetes mellitus: relationship with pancreatic autoimmunity and child growth.
- Resistance Versus Aerobic Exercise; Acute effects on glycemia in type 1 diabetes.
- The impact of treatment non-compliance on mortality in people with type 1 diabetes.
- Celiac disease: Prevalence, diagnosis, pathogenesis and treatment. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Isolated positive anti-gliadin immunoglobin-A antibody in children with gastrointestinal symptoms.
- Living with coeliac disease and a gluten-free diet: a Canadian perspective.
- The Celiac Iceberg: A Characterization of the Disease in Primary School Children.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- World renowned diabetes researcher at CU Denver dies; colleagues mourn.
- Golfer Michelle McGann is on a mission: ‘I want to help every Type 1 diabetic that I can’.
- Diabetes: a lost childhood.
- Diabetic alert dog to help Enid girl and family manage disease.
- Brennan’s Hero - Service dog helps Peculiar boy cope with disease.
- Sanofi and T1D Exchange to Launch Worldwide Study to Investigate Factors for Optimal.
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