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
- Last week's poll asked readers about the infusion set they use most often. This week's poll asks readers how often they check blood sugars in the middle of the night.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Mommy, What is Type 1 Diabetes?, written and illustrated by Irene Mallano and Madison Rose Mallano.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
It is sad how much our little ones are picking up on the lingo associated with diabetes. My little granddaughter was calling to my son and he didn't respond right away, so she yelled out, "You get over here, right this insulin!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your child learns to count backwards before learning to count forwards--they learn this from watching their meter countdown. See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
When sick, my teen daughter has symptoms of diabetes. She has tested positive for two of the antibodies, but has not been diagnosed with it. Do I need to be concerned? I am trying to prevent her from being as sick as I was before I was diagnosed as a teen.
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
First sneaking food and lying about it
- 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.
- JDRF has a new Pregnancy Toolkit.
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.
- Researchers from the University of Connecticut Health Center want to learn about dogs that help people with diabetes. You are invited to take part in this study if you have diabetes and have had a dog that can detect sugar levels.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- Dr. Henry Anhalt: A Passion for Pediatrics and Innovation in Diabetes Care.
- Spreading Bets In the AP Sweepstakes: An Interview With JDRF’s Dr. Aaron Kowalski.
- Animas’ Hypo-Hyper Minimizer Aims for Diabetes “Cruise Control”.
- Surface Tension.
- The Opposite of Like a Boss.
- Lipohypertrophy ... Say What?
- I Know What (many of) You Did Last Summer ... and Many More Should Do It This Year Too!
- The Future of Diabetes Education: Lost at Sea?
- The Cinnamon is "... a Tumblr devoted solely to the satirical shenanigans of life with diabetes."
- Pregnancy and Type 1 Diabetes: What to Know.
- Population-based Survey of the Prevalence of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in School Children in Philadelphia.
- Addition of exenatide or sitagliptin to insulin in new onset type 1 diabetes: A randomized, open label study.
- Association of the incidence of type 1 diabetes with markers of infection and antibiotic susceptibility at country level. See also Global Rise in Type 1 Diabetes May Be Linked to Reduced Exposure to Pathogens in Early Life.
- Fasting and meal-stimulated residual beta cell function is positively associated with serum concentrations of proinflammatory cytokines and negatively associated with anti-inflammatory and regulatory cytokines in patients with longer term type 1 diabetes.
- Induced autologous stem cell transplantation for treatment of rabbit type 1 diabetes.
- Long-term bisphenol A exposure accelerates insulitis development in diabetes-prone NOD mice.
- The use of insulin analogues in pregnancy.
- A randomized trial comparing perinatal outcomes using insulin detemir or neutral protamine Hagedorn in type 1 diabetes.
- Adolescent and parent diabetes distress in type 1 diabetes: The role of self-efficacy, perceived consequences, family responsibility and adolescent-parent discrepancies.
- Latent autoimmune diabetes (LADA) is perched between type 1 and type 2: evidence from adults in one region of Spain.
- Insulin therapies: Current and future trends at dawn. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Emerging Therapeutic Options for Celiac Disease: Potential Alternatives to a Gluten-Free Diet. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- The Duodenal Microbiota Composition of Adult Celiac Disease Patients Is Associated with the Clinical Manifestation of the Disease.
- Earlier gluten introduction could reduce celiac disease in infants.
- Team Sydney's Silly Yaks will walk to raise awareness of Celiac disease.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- New type of adult diabetes is on the rise.
- Raleigh girl outruns diabetes.
- Sansum Diabetes Research Institute Appoints Rem Laan as Executive Director.
- Mom Sentenced To 16 Years For Neglecting Diabetic Child.
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