Of Continuing Interest
- 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. Note that sessions begin on Wednesday, July 10. Scholarships for families who have children with type 1, adults with type 1 or LADA and their families, and young adults with type 1, are available from the Diabetes Scholars Foundation.
Other Stories of Continuing Interest
- Applications for the 2013 Diabetes Scholars Foundation College Scholarships are now online. Applications must be received by May 15, 2013.
- Coming to Friends for Life: Orlando 2013? You can help the Diabetes Scholars Foundation by attending their fundraiser, Making Magic For Many, on the evening of Saturday, July 13th.
New This Week
- We report on CWD's Friends for Life Canada 2013 conference, held last week at the Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre, Toronto, Canada.
- My first Friends For Life experience.
- Learn about the Boston University Bionic Pancreas Project at Emma's Dream.
- Last week's poll asked readers about how many different basal rates they use in their main basal profile for their insulin pump. This week's poll asks readers about the infusion set they use most often.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Smart Woman's Guide to Diabetes by Amy Stockwell Mercer.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
The other day, my 11 year old was watching a basketball game. He said, "The other teams needs 3 more units to win." Too funny!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you wake in the middle of the night unable to sleep, roll over and gaze at your hunky husband just as the inevitable thought crosses your mind--better go take a quick blood sugar check. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
I provide care for a young girl whose blood sugars are often quite elevated. Mom has said not to worry, that she will adjust the girl's insulin. I am worried about the girl's health and am unhappy with all the unhealthy foods mom provides. What do you suggest I do?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
Body image and technology
Quilt for Life
- The Quilt for Life now has 741 panels. The next showing is at Friends for Life: Orlando 2013 in July. If you'd like to make a quilt and have it in the display, the quilt must be received by CWD before July 1, 2013.
- Camps for kids with diabetes offer a great learning experience. We've updated our list of camps to help you find a camp near you.
- Economic Costs of Diabetes in the U.S. in 2012. Free full text available in PDF format. See also the ADA press release, "American Diabetes Association Releases New Research Estimating Annual Cost of Diabetes at $245 billion."
- The Diabetes Sisters 2013 Weekend for Women in Raleigh is scheduled for May 3-5, 2013 at the Raleigh Sheraton.
Studies and Surveys
- Researchers from Cambridge University Department of Paediatrics in the UK are looking for women with type 1 diabetes, ages 16-35, for help in a research study on estrogen and type 1 diabetes.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Why Less Costly Diabetes Supplies Might Not Be Good News.
- ATTD Report: Paris Conference Hones in on ‘Advanced’ Diabetes Tech.
- People Say the Darndest Things ... to People with Diabetes.
- Kids, Dietary Compliance, and Type 1 Diabetes: What a Mess.
- Week Seventeen: A Diabetic Pregnancy Poem.
- Parents of Children Newly Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes May Feel ....
- The Cure.
- The BioHub Brouhaha of 2013: An Animated Retrospective.
- Can C-peptide mediated anti-inflammatory effects retard the development of microvascular complications of type 1 diabetes?
- In type 1 diabetes a subset of anti-coxsackievirus b4 antibodies recognize autoantigens and induce apoptosis of pancreatic Beta cells. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats (link on HTML full text page).
- Maintaining functional islets through encapsulation in an injectable saccharide-peptide hydrogel.
- The Association between IgG4 Antibodies to Dietary Factors, Islet Autoimmunity and Type 1 Diabetes: The Diabetes Autoimmunity Study in the Young. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats (link on HTML full text page).
- Glucose tolerance and beta-cell function in islet autoantibody-positive children recruited to a secondary prevention study.
- Severe hypoglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis among youth with type 1 diabetes in the T1D Exchange clinic registry.
- Whole-Body Heat Loss during Exercise in the Heat Is Not Impaired in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Personal and Relationship Challenges of Adults With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Diabetes-specific variables associated with quality of life changes in young diabetic people: The type 1 diabetes Registry of Turin (Italy).
- Emerging Adults With Type 1 Diabetes: A Comparison to Peers Without Diabetes.
- Depression and risk of mortality in people with diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats (link on HTML full text page).
- A Randomized Controlled Trial of an Online Intervention to Improve Gluten-Free Diet Adherence in Celiac Disease.
- Serological testing for coeliac disease in Type 1 diabetes mellitus: is immunoglobulin A level measurement necessary?
- Making bread safe for celiacs.
- Eight-Year-Old's Science Fair Project Prompts 133 Free Celiac Tests.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Could Pig Worms Lead to the Cure for Type 1?
- More children are being diagnosed with diabetes at Northampton General Hospital.
- Hingham woman leads diabetes fight.
- Diabulimia: The Dangerous Way Diabetics Drop Pounds.
- Registration open, scholarships available at Kansas diabetes camps.
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