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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 report on the Diabetes Research Institute 2004 Research Update.

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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. Join us for CWD's Focus on the Future conference in Colorado Springs from May 13-15, 2005.

  2. Jackson is six and was diagnosed in March 2004.

  3. Summer camps for kids with diabetes that have updated information for the 2005 camping season include:

    1. Camp Kno-Koma provides adventures for young people with diabetes in West Virginia.

  4. Teens are invited to the monthly IDYA Chat on Monday, November 1 from 9-10 pm Eastern in the IDYA chat room.

  5. You can read the transcript from last week's Halloween chat.

  6. You can read the transcript from last week's chat about the Friends for Life: Orlando 2005 annual summer conference.

  7. DOC News is a new online publication of the American Diabetes Association.

  8. IDDM1 and Multiple Family History of Type 1 Diabetes Combine to Identify Neonates at High Risk for Type 1 Diabetes.

  9. Exercise attenuates diabetes-induced ultrastructural changes in rat cardiac tissue.

  10. Efficacy and Safety of Inhaled Insulin (Exubera) Compared With Subcutaneous Insulin Therapy in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.

  11. Intranasal Insulin Reduces Body Fat in Men but not in Women.

  12. Activated Protein C Preserves Functional Islet Mass After Intraportal Transplantation.

  13. Effects of Exenatide (Exendin-4) on Glycemic Control Over 30 Weeks in Sulfonylurea-Treated Patients With Type 2 Diabetes.

  14. Studies Underscore Soaring Childhood Obesity Epidemic.

  15. Physical Activity and Television Viewing in Relation to Risk of Undiagnosed Abnormal Glucose Metabolism in Adults.

  16. Feelings About Blood Glucose Monitoring Affects HbA1c in Kids. See also The Blood Glucose Monitoring Communication Questionnaire: An instrument to measure affect specific to blood glucose monitoring.

  17. Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion Versus Multiple Daily Injections: The impact of baseline A1c.

  18. Reduced Hospitalizations and Death Associated With Influenza Vaccination Among Patients With and Without Diabetes. Full text available in HTML and PDF formats.

  19. Tissue Transglutaminase Autoantibodies in Patients with IgM Rheumatoid Factors.

  20. Health Care Coverage and Drug Costs — The Candidates Speak Out.

  21. PUSD urged to act on diabetes.

  22. Tricks, Treats and Insulin (free registration required).

  23. Every day's scary for kids with diabetes.

  24. Pupil writes song of hope for children.

  25. Transplant Lets Longtime Diabetic Toss Out His Insulin.

  26. Diabetes Breakthrough Thrills Patient.

  27. Florida man walking 10,000 miles to fight disease that left him bedridden for 2 years.

  28. Anti-wrinkle cure may help diabetics.

  29. Animas Acquires Technology for Disposable Insulin Micro-pumps and Micro-needles.

  30. Study at Joslin shows ease of introducing technology to kids with diabetes.

  31. The Food Label & You: Following Food Labels for Healthy Weight Management.

  32. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:

    Our 15-year-old son found a purpose for used testing strips the other day, even though he knows they get thrown in the sharps container after use. He lost the stays for his dress shirt and discovered test strips "do the job well." Nothing like an ingenious teenager to show their parents who is charge of their own care.

  33. Last week's poll asked about families' plans for Halloween. This week's poll asks readers how many times they do a blood glucose check on an average day.

  34. 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.

  35. The Featured Book of the Week is The Ten Keys to Helping Your Child Grow Up With Diabetes by Tim Wysocki, Ph.D.

  36. Our page about Medical Identification Products is Worth a Look.

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