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Of Continuing Interest

  1. Visit the new CWD Sports Corner, hosted by Rick Philbin, to learn more about athletics and sports in diabetes.

  2. We've revamped our photos of diabetes care in interesting places section. Please take a picture to add to the collection.

  3. Make plans now to join us at the Friends for Life Annual Conference at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida from July 6-10, 2005.

  4. We now have 382 panels in the Quilt for Life. We need hundreds more. If you haven't made a quilt square, please consider doing so. You can download the instructions on making and submitting a quilt square.

  5. We're running a special poll about whether families are experiencing any changes in care at school as a result of the American Federation of Teachers vote in July 2004 against diabetes care by non-nurses.

  6. American Diabetes Association Launches Safe at School program to help counter the American Federation of Teacher's effort to prevent non-nurses from providing diabetes care to kids at school.

New This Week

  1. We report on the Diabetes Research Institute 2004 Research Update.

  2. Dr. Camillo Ricordi and the Diabetes Research Institute was featured in the NIH's Overview of Research Activities, which highlights some of the most pioneering work being done by NIH-funded scientists. (Note: 2.8 MB file)

  3. Advances in Diabetes for the Millennium: Diabetes in Women by Lois Jovanovic, MD, is an online CME course.

  4. Parents are invited to join a special chat about Halloween on Tuesday, October 26th at 9pm in the Halloween chat room. We'll share ideas for dealing with the special excitement and challenges of Halloween.

  5. Join CWD Events Coordinator Laura Billetdeaux for a special chat about the Friends for Life: Orlando 2005 annual summer conference on Wednesday, October 27th at 9pm in the Friends for Life chat room.

  6. Amylin replacement with pramlintide as an adjunct to insulin therapy improves long-term glycaemic and weight control in Type 1 diabetes mellitus: a 1-year, randomized controlled trial.

  7. Gene-Nutrient Interactions in Type 1 Diabetes.

  8. Micronutrients and the risk of type 1 diabetes: vitamin D, vitamin E, and nicotinamide.

  9. Determinants of coronary artery calcification in diabetics with and without nephropathy.

  10. Albuminuria is evident in the early stages of diabetes onset: results from the Australian Diabetes, Obesity, and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab).

  11. Weathering the Influenza Vaccine Crisis offers advice from The New England Journal of Medicine and includes an excellent graphic depicting the process of creating flu vaccine.

  12. Clinical and cost-effectiveness of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion for diabetes.

  13. Metformin and insulin in type 1 diabetes: the first step - Letter to the Editor.

  14. Better long-term glycaemic control with the basal insulin glargine as compared with NPH in patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus given meal-time lispro insulin.

  15. Insulin strategies for type 2 diabetes mellitus.

  16. Long-term renoprotection by perindopril or nifedipine in non-hypertensive patients with Type 2 diabetes and microalbuminuria.

  17. Antipsychotic Drugs Linked To Insulin Resistance In Children.

  18. The Molecular Basis for Oat Intolerance in Patients with Celiac Disease. Also available in PDF format.

  19. Bankrolling Stem-Cell Research with California Dollars.

  20. Embryonic Stem-Cell Research — The Case for Federal Funding.

  21. Catholic Deacon James Quander was diagnosed in 1925.

  22. Controlling the monster.

  23. Diabetic trick-or-treater.

  24. Living with diabetes -- Support group helps youths face life filled with shots, no sweets.

  25. 'Cheers' star promotes charity event.

  26. Banting makes Top 10 list in Greatest Canadian contest.

  27. Personal strife only fuels Stephens' desire.

  28. Case biomedical engineers develop first sliver-sized sensor to monitor glucose levels in diabetics.

  29. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:

    On his first appointment after being diagnosed, the nurse was discussing injection sites with our son. "Where do you get your shots?" she asked, meaning, arm, hip, etc. "It all depends," our then 5-year-old explained. "Sometimes in the kitchen, sometimes in the bathroom!"

  30. Last week's poll asked readers how often they change the lancet before blood glucose checks. This week's poll asks about families' plans for Halloween.

  31. FreeStyle Flash blood glucose monitoring system. Now test with the world's smallest meter! Free when you purchase a minimum of 50 FreeStyle test strips! Free Data Cable for your computer via mail in offer. Please visit Diabetic Express to see our complete line of over 1000 other Diabetes supplies. Diabetic Express is the proud Online Store partner of Children with Diabetes.

  32. The Featured Book of the Week is Needles: A Memoir of Growing Up With Diabetes by Andie Dominick.

  33. Our section about Insulin Pump Infusion Sets is Worth a Look.

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