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Of Continuing Interest

  1. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Pumping: Toronto 2009 conference, to be held at the Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from March 6-8, 2009.
  2. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Chicago 2009 conference, to be held at the Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel in Chicago, Illinois from April 24-26, 2009.
  3. Make plans now to attend CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2009 conference, to be held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida from July 7-12, 2009.
  4. Make plans now to attend CWD's Friends for Life UK, to be held at the Beaumont House, Old Windsor, Berkshire from August 14-16, 2009.
  5. Applications for the 2009-2010 Diabetes Scholars Foundation College Scholarships are now online.

New This Week

    Top Stories

  1. Last week's poll asked readers if they commemorate their diagnosis date. This week's poll asks readers what they think 2009 will bring in diabetes care.
  2. The Featured Book of the Week is Yes I Can! Yes You Can! by Denny Dressman and Jay Leeuwenburg.
  3. Our Report from CWD Focus on Best Practices at Marco Island 2007 is Worth a Look.
  4. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My non-D daughter was writing with a mechanical pencil and constantly having trouble with the lead (the kind you insert at the writing point of the pencil). She said, "Mom, this pencil needs a new lancet!"
  5. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you clean the lint trap of your clothes dryer and find a bunch of test strips. See more parent humor.
  6. Featured Diabetes Team Question of the Week

  7. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    As a volleyball player, I have trouble finding a place to keep my pump. It has fallen out in the past, but I was high when I removed it. What should I do?
    See the answer.
  8. From the CWD Forums

  9. From the CWD Forums:
    Newly D'xd - "survival kit" ideas
  10. Quilt for Life

  11. The Quilt for Life now has 678 panels.
  12. Advocacy, Fundraising Events, and Support

  13. The 4th Annual Dodging Diabetes Charity Dodgeball Tournament will be held on March 7th, 2009 in Rockville, Maryland.
  14. Surveys and Studies

  15. Parents are asked for their opinions about a new type of glucose monitoring device under consideration by a new company.
  16. Cincinnati Children's Hospital is seeking families with a child aged 9-11 who has had type 1 diabetes for at least a year to learn about how families manage diabetes day-to-day (PDF).
  17. Researchers at Northwestern University are seeking participants in a study called Prevent Risks by Early interVEntion at Nighttime in Type 1 diabetes for Kidney Disease (PREVENTKD).
  18. The University of Florida is studying Neulasta in patients with new onset type 1 diabetes.
  19. Nemours is running a survey of parents of kids (up to age 18) with type 1 diabetes to understand how they learn about the potential long-term health risks of diabetes.
  20. The Protégé Study seeks people aged 8 to 35 years with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes.
  21. Research

  22. Lentivectors encoding immunosuppressive proteins genetically engineer pancreatic beta-cells to correct diabetes in allogeneic mice.
  23. A multi-year analysis of islet transplantation compared with intensive medical therapy on progression of complications in type 1 diabetes.
  24. Islet transplantation with alemtuzumab induction and calcineurin-free maintenance immunosuppression results in improved short- and long-term outcomes.
  25. Current status of islet cell transplantation.
  26. Islet cell transplantation for the treatment of type 1 diabetes in the USA.
  27. Accumulation of autoreactive effector T cells and allo-specific regulatory T cells in the pancreas allograft of a type 1 diabetic recipient.
  28. Daily Care

  29. A Comparison of Glycemic Variability Associated With Insulin Glargine and Intermediate-Acting Insulin When Used as the Basal Component of Multiple Daily Injections for Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.
  30. Fear of hypoglycemia in parents of young children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  31. Association of diet with glycated hemoglobin during intensive treatment of type 1 diabetes in the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial.
  32. Glycaemic profile characteristics and frequency of impaired awareness of hypoglycaemia in subjects with T1D and repeated hypoglycaemic events.
  33. Adolescents' and mothers' perceptions of the cognitive and relational functions of collaboration and adjustment in dealing with type 1 diabetes.
  34. Collaborative Involvement of Primary and Secondary Caregivers: Associations with Youths' Diabetes Outcomes.
  35. Health Related Quality of Life of Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes.
  36. Metabolic acidosis in a patient with type 1 diabetes mellitus complicated by methanol and amitriptyline intoxication.
  37. Reversal of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Improvements in Cardiovascular Risk Factors After Surgical Weight Loss in Adolescents. See also Type 2 Diabetes Reversed after Weight Loss Surgery in Adolescents.
  38. Celiac

  39. Diagnosing Mild Enteropathy Celiac Disease: A Randomized, Controlled Clinical Study.
  40. Prevalence of celiac disease in Iranian children with idiopathic short stature.
  41. Legal and Legislative

  42. Nurses' argument on insulin is balderdash.
  43. Diabetes in the Popular Press

  44. Study shows Type I Diabetes is genetic disease.
  45. Quarterback keeps his diabetes in check.
  46. Like defenders, diabetes can't stop SHG's Beck.
  47. Diabetic Teen Laura C..

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