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Of Continuing Interest

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

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

  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.

New This Week

  1. Let everyone know that insulin is not a cure by wearing a CWD bracelet.

  2. We report on the recent Diabetes Technology Meeting, held in Philadelphia.

  3. Weight Training & Diabetes -- Yes, it's Okay for Teenagers.

  4. President Bush declares November National Diabetes Month.

  5. The World Diabetes Foundation is dedicated to supporting prevention and treatment of diabetes in developing countries and is supporting the Global Diabetes Walk on November 14, 2004, World Diabetes Day.

  6. Mendy is 13 and lives in Holland.

  7. Eli was diagnosed when he was 14 months old.

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

    1. ADA Residential Summer Camp Program for Upstate New York offers camping fun plus a radio station.

    2. Camp Cosmo offers a youth resident camp and family day camp for children and youth in Nebraska, Wyoming, and South Dakota.

    3. Camp Kushtaka is in Cooper Landing, Alaska.

  9. The Recognition and Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children.

  10. Inhospital Diabetes Care.

  11. We're running a quick survey about Insulin Pump Concerns for people who are reluctant to use an insulin pump.

  12. Factors Affecting Adherence to a Diabetic Medical Regimen in Adolescents with Type 1 Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus continues to enroll participants.

  13. Readers are encouraged to participate in the annual HON Usage of the Internet for Health/Medical Purposes survey.

  14. Tips for Traveling with Diabetes.

  15. The Virtual CDE by Diabetech is a mobile diabetes management tool that makes use of cell phone text messaging.

  16. Factors affecting C-peptide level during the first year of type 1 diabetes in children.

  17. Expression of beta-cell autoimmunity does not differ between potential dizygotic twins and siblings of patients with type 1 diabetes.

  18. Sonographic evaluation of bladder volume in diabetic children and adolescents compared with nondiabetic subjects.

  19. Oral glucose tolerance test in children and adolescents: Positives and pitfalls.

  20. Brief report: development and pilot testing of a coping questionnaire for children and adolescents with chronic health conditions.

  21. Health-related quality of life of children and adolescents with chronic illness--a two year prospective study.

  22. Pulmonary involvement in diabetes mellitus.

  23. Potential Adjunctive Therapies in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.

  24. Postprandial glucose regulation and diabetic complications.

  25. Online forum messages posted by adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

  26. Contributions of children to the care of adults with diabetes.

  27. Strategies: Play and Win Blood Sugar Game (NYT registration required) reports on The DAILY (Daily Automated Intensive Log for Youth) trial: a wireless, portable system to improve adherence and glycemic control in youth with diabetes.

  28. Strategies for managing the diabetic patient.

  29. Trends in Celiac Disease Reveal Shifting Patterns in Gluten-Intolerance Condition.

  30. Special Mass for celiacs.

  31. Life without gluten.

  32. Research Suggests 1 in 100 Brits at Risk for Coeliac Disease.

  33. Coeliac disease 'prevents kissing'.

  34. State should require insurers to cover diabetes.

  35. Living with diabetes. See also Robert G. Spiro, M.D.: Family and career.

  36. Diabetic girl's spirits haven't slowed a bit.

  37. New spin on diabetes.

  38. Family of juvenile diabetic finds hope in passage of Proposition 71. See also '24/7 vigilance'.

  39. Myths Surround Diabetic Diet.

  40. Becoming an inspiration.

  41. Diabetic youth collects hundreds of items for Way Station.

  42. Slam Dunk for Diabetes.

  43. Now, Shoot From The Hip.

  44. Master Raviraj Prakashbhai Thakrar, age 13, won shooting contest.

  45. Runner crosses nation for diabetes research.

  46. Banting's neglected homestead.

  47. Teens With Type 2 Diabetes Need Support.

  48. Mr. Diabetes strolls through town.

  49. CP Feline Diabetes Register Of Volunteers.

  50. Medtronic Introduces Full Therapeutic Management Offering With New Insulin Pumps And Web-Based Diabetes Management System.

  51. FDA Alternate Site Clearance Offers BD Blood Glucose Meter Users More Convenience.

  52. Long-term safety of transplanted pig cells to humans confirmed.

  53. Medical School announces findings in diabetes therapy.

  54. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:

    My son Tommy who is 5 and was diagnosed in Aug 2000 recently asked me, "Momma, how many carbohydrates are in flies?" I said, "I don't know, why?" He said, "Because if a diabetic frog wanted to eat one, he would have to know!"

  55. Last week's poll asked readers how many times they do a blood glucose check on an average day. This week's poll asks readers what type of sweetener they use most often when they cook.

  56. 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.

  57. The Featured Book of the Week is Clinical Management of the Child and Teenager with Diabetes by Leslie Plotnick, M.D. and Randi Henderson.

  58. Our report from the DRI 2004 Research Update is Worth a Look.

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