Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
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 how often they've had a retinal photograph. This week's poll asks parents about how soon after diagnosis they began going out again.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Rising: How a Rare Disease Became a Modern Pandemic, and What to Do About It by Dan Hurley.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My son was chosen to be line leader for his class at school. Prior to lunch he always goes down to the nurses office to have his blood sugar checked. When it was time to line up and go to lunch, my son went to the nurses office as usual, only on this day the whole class ended up there too. They all got a good laugh over it.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when, while driving in the car with your diabetic child, a radio show asks listeners to call in with the answer to the question, "What do parents most often say at their kids?" and your daughter answers, "Did you bolus?" See more parent humor.
Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Since getting a Depo Provera shot for her PCOS, my daughter's blood sugars have remained between 300 and 600 mg/dl [16.7 and 33.3 mmol/L]. Is this from the shot? How long will this last?
See the answer.
From the CWD Forums
- From the CWD Forums:
How do I get my son connected to other kids with T1D?
- The Students With Diabetes National Conference will be held in St. Petersburg, Florida from May 31 through June 2, 2013. Space is limited, so register now.
Studies and Surveys
- Researchers from Palo Alto University want to hear the voices of siblings and parents of children with T1D to learn about the impact support has on their quality of life. Siblings 6-25 years are encouraged to participates, along with parents through either completing an online questionnaire or a Skype/in-person interview. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.wix.com/diabeticstudy/2012.
Diabetes Blogs and Social Media
- A Dog with a Flappy Hat and a Pipe Can Only Mean One Thing ....
- Discovery of Betatrophin: A New Hope for Beta Cell Replication.
- How We May Restore Insulin Production in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Small But Mighty: Creating Targeted Tattoos for Injection Sites.
- Autologous Umbilical Cord Blood (UCB) Infusion Followed by Oral Docosahexanoic Acid (DHA) and Vitamin D (VitD) Supplementation for C-Peptide Preservation in Children with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D).
- The Expression of Inflammatory Genes Is Upregulated in Peripheral Blood of Patients with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Improvement in beta-Cell Secretory Capacity Following Human Islet Transplantation According to the CIT07 Protocol.
- Glucose-Reducing Effect of the ORMD-0801 Oral Insulin Preparation in Patients with Uncontrolled Type 1 Diabetes: A Pilot Study.
- Temporal Trends of HLA, CTLA-4 and PTPN22 Genotype Frequencies among Type 1 Diabetes in Continental Italy. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Cord Serum Lipidome in Prediction of Islet Autoimmunity and Type 1 Diabetes.
- Gene expression analysis of human islets in a subject at onset of type 1 diabetes.
- Prevalence of monogenic diabetes in the population-based Norwegian Childhood Diabetes Registry.
- Long-Term Metabolic Effects of Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion Therapy in Type 1 Diabetes.
- The contribution of art therapy in poorly controlled youth with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Parents of adolescents with type 1 diabetes - their views on information and communication needs and internet use. A qualitative study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF (via link) formats.
- Developing parent expertise: A framework to guide parental care following diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes in a young child.
- A randomized trial comparing perinatal outcomes using insulin detemir or neutral protamine Hagedorn in type 1 diabetes.
- Insulin Degludec and Insulin Degludec/Insulin Aspart: A Review of Their Use in the Management of Diabetes Mellitus.
- Altered expression of type-1 and type-2 cannabinoid receptors in celiac disease. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Mortality Rate in Children Born to Mothers and Fathers With Celiac Disease: A Nationwide Cohort Study.
- ACG Clinical Guidelines: Diagnosis and Management of Celiac Disease.
- Seroprevalence of celiac disease among healthy adolescents in Saudi Arabia. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Gluten Free Garage Shows Off Toronto’s Wheat-Free Options.
Diabetes in the Popular Press
- Chris Jarvis defied the odds in becoming an rower.
- Commentary: Diabetes couldn't block CdM grad from Olympic gold.
- ‘Diabulimia’ is a life-threatening disorder for some teens.
- Juvenile diabetes diagnosis life-changing for Middletown family.
- Lilly Diabetes and Disney Publishing Worldwide Expand Collaboration.
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