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Of Continuing Interest

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

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

New This Week

  1. CWD parents give us Holiday Songs with a diabetes perspective.

  2. You can help the Diabetes Research Institute through the purchase of a Tying Hope to the Cure T-shirt.

  3. The Barton Center is having a Family Insulin Pump Weekend 2005 from January 21-23, 2005.

  4. Achieving Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes: A Practical Guide for Clinicians on Oral Hypoglycemics. Free Medscape membership required.

  5. Read the transcript from last week's Sports Center chat with Rick Philbin.

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

  7. If you live in the metropolitan New York area, use an insulin pump, and are between the ages of 5 and 19, you and your parents are invited to participate in a focus group to discuss your experiences using an insulin pump and to help refine a future insulin pump product. The focus groups will be held on Tuesday, December 7th and Wednesday, December 8th. Lunch or dinner will be served, and participants will receive a $100 cash honorarium for their time. Please contact David Leonard of pfc Medical Marketing Research at (212) 289-0087 for more information.

  8. Brain glucose concentrations in patients with type 1 diabetes and hypoglycemia unawareness.

  9. Coronary Calcification in Long-term Type 1 Diabetic Patients - A Study with Multi Slice Spiral Computed Tomography.

  10. Diffusing capacity for carbon monoxide in children with type 1 diabetes.

  11. Type I diabetes mellitus and associated autoimmune diseases in the first-degree relatives of diabetic children: questionnaire based study.

  12. Latent autoimmune diabetes mellitus in children (LADC) with autoimmune thyroiditis and Celiac disease.

  13. IA-2 antibody epitopes and isotypes during the prediabetic process in siblings of children with type 1 diabetes.

  14. Scientists Generate Human Islet Precursor Cells In Culture.

  15. Retrovirally transferred genes inhibit apoptosis in an insulin-secreting cell line: implications for islet transplantation.

  16. Opinion: Satisfaction (not) guaranteed: re-evaluating the use of animal models of type 1 diabetes.

  17. Regenerative medicine for pancreatic beta cells.

  18. High-sensitivity C-reactive protein and impaired coronary vasoreactivity in young men with uncomplicated type 1 diabetes.

  19. Metformin or gliclazide, rather than glibenclamide, attenuate progression of carotid intima-media thickness in subjects with type 2 diabetes.

  20. Improved Glycemic Control in Subjects with Atypical Diabetes Results from Restored Insulin Secretion, But Not Improved Insulin Sensitivity.

  21. The measurement of health-related quality of life (QOL) in paediatric clinical trials: a systematic review. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.

  22. Reversible cognitive deterioration after a single episode of severe hypoglycaemia: a case report.

  23. Diabetic coma and hypoglycemia in children. What to do when in an emergency.

  24. Persistence of Benefits of Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion in Very Young Children With Type 1 Diabetes: A Follow-up Report.

  25. The impact of physiological, therapeutic and psychosocial variables on glycemic control in youth with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  26. Vulvovaginal candidiasis in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  27. Efficacy of subcutaneous insulin lispro versus continuous intravenous regular insulin for the treatment of patients with diabetic ketoacidosis.

  28. Persistent poor glycaemic control in adult Type 1 diabetes. A closer look at the problem.

  29. Introductory Experience with the Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGMS(R); Medtronic Minimed(R)) in Detecting Hyperglycemia by Comparing the Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose (SMBG) in Non-Pregnant Women and in Pregnant Women with Impaired Glucose Tolerance and Gestational Diabetes.

  30. Managed Care and Children With Special Health Care Needs.

  31. Bone Quantitative Ultrasound and Bone Mineral Density in Children with Celiac Disease.

  32. Importance of oral signs in the diagnosis of atypical forms of celiac disease.

  33. Celiac disease and the transition from childhood to adulthood: a 28-year follow-up.

  34. Juvenile Diabetes, Adult Concerns.

  35. Steelers' Simmons Helps Tackle Juvenile Diabetes.

  36. Diabetic Pilot Flies High To Raise Money For Disease.

  37. Christine Kenny the poster child for juvenile diabetes.

  38. Ryan's ready for anything.

  39. Tiffanie Shives is Best in the State.

  40. Strong-willed elementary student endures daily injections, special diet to control disease, enjoy normal life.

  41. Diabetes takes toll on Lincolns.

  42. Children save life of woman with diabetes.

  43. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:

    The day after my daughter started pumping, she experienced a low, so I decided to pick her up from school. Imagine my surprise when the nurse told me "She's suspended." As she realized my eyes had widened, she corrected herself, saying, "Oh, I meant her pump."

  44. Last week's poll asked readers about what they feel is the most important feature in a blood glucose monitor. This week's poll asks readers what they think is the hardest part of diabetes.

  45. 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.

  46. The Featured Book of the Week is Kids, Insulin Pumps & You ... A Parent's Guide to Insulin Pump Therapy for Kids by Kathy Spain, RN, BSN, CCRN.

  47. Our Sports Corner is Worth a Look.

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