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Of Continuing Interest

    CWD Events

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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. Note that sessions begin on Wednesday, July 10.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. Last week's poll asked readers about innovations they expect to see in 2013. This week's poll asks readers how they think type 1 diabetes will be cured first.
  2. The Featured Book of the Week is Cheating Destiny by James S. Hirsch.
  3. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    Our 4-year-old son Willy, who was diagnosed when he was two, has been judging how low or high his blood sugar is feeling. One day I asked him if he was feeling like his blood sugar was low or high. He held his hand at his shoulder level and said, "I think it's about here."
  4. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you find yourself arguing with your daughter because she WON'T eat her ice cream before she goes to bed! See more parent humor.
  5. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  6. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    The pediatrician said my son should test his blood sugar several times a day to help determine if he has insulin resistance. The school nurse says this would be traumatic. How often should he test?
    See the answer.
  7. From the CWD Forums

  8. From the CWD Forums:
    Anyone planning on getting the US version of the Medtronic Veo when it comes out?
  9. Studies and Surveys

  10. Are you the spouse or partner of someone with type 1 diabetes? The Behavioral Diabetes Institute is developing the first ever, Web-based program to address the emotional stresses of spouses and partners just like you. But we need your help! To develop this program, we need partners to complete an online, anonymous, 15 Ė 20 minute questionnaire. We will use these results to help us understand how partners are struggling and how we can help. These findings will then be used to build the final online program. When completed in early 2013, this program will be available to partners all over the world at no cost. If you might be willing to participate, please go to for further information.
  11. General Diabetes Information

  12. The American Diabetes Association has released its 2013 Clinical Practice Recommendations.
  13. Diabetes Blogs and Social Media

  14. The diaTribe advisory board on what every person with diabetes must know.
  15. Proof is in the People. See also The Proof is in the People at SixUntilMe.
  16. I Passed Out.
  17. New Trends in Diabetes Technology: Whatís new and whatís on one device userís wish list.
  18. Diasend.
  19. Any other Type 1 diabetic moms on here?
  20. Life for a Child Visit to Morocco: Caring for Type 1 Diabetes in A Difficult Setting.
  21. {Celebrate 3 Years of D-Mom Blog} Laurenís Hope Giveaway!
  22. Research

  23. Fecal Microbiota Composition Differs Between Children With beta-Cell Autoimmunity and Those Without. See also Could prebiotics or probiotics cure type 1 diabetes?
  24. The Effects of n-3 Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Supplementation on Biomarkers of Kidney Injury in Adults With Diabetes.
  25. The age of onset of diabetes and glutamic acid decarboxylase titer measured long after diagnosis are associated with the clinical stage of slow-onset type 1 diabetes.
  26. Daily Care

  27. A Comparative Effectiveness Analysis of Three Continuous Glucose Monitors.
  28. Fear of hypoglycaemia in patients with type 1 diabetes: Do patients and diabetologists feel the same way?
  29. Benefits Of Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion On Quality Of Life.
  30. Dietary Proteins Contribute Little to Glucose Production Even Under Optimal Gluconeogenic Conditions in Healthy Humans.
  31. Celiac

  32. Antibody Repertoire Profiling Using Bacterial Display Identifies Reactivity Signatures of Celiac Disease. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats. See also Bacteria Pick Up On Celiac Disease.
  33. Dunkiní Donuts Piloting Gluten-Free Baked Goods.
  34. Legal and Legislative

  35. Congress Commits to Renew Key Diabetes Research Program.
  36. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  37. Longest surviving type 1 diabetes sufferer tells her story.
  38. UK has world's fifth-highest rate of children with type 1 diabetes. See also UK fifth highest in world for child type 1 diabetes.

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