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Of Continuing Interest

  1. AYUDA (American Youth Understanding Diabetes Abroad, Inc.) and the Fundacion Diabetes Juvenil Ecuador are proud to announce Campo Amigo Ecuador 2005. Campo Amigo, to be held on the beach of Salinas, Ecuador is a fun, safe, and educational seven day overnight camping experience for children with type 1 diabetes between the ages of 5 and 18. AYUDA is looking for both Ecuadorian campers and International youth volunteers to serve as counselors. The dates of Campo Amigo Ecuador are July 31 - August 6, but volunteers are asked to be in Ecuador from July 9 - August 8. For more details about the volunteer program please visit or contact Ben Clements at

  2. If you're considering coming to the Friends for Life: 2005 annual CWD conference this summer, now is the time to make your hotel reservations. Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, where we are holding this summer's conference, is sold out for regular rooms (but not those in CWD's room block) for some of the nights our conference is there -- specifically, the weekend of July 8. While we have quite a few rooms in our room block, they are already 86% reserved. If you reserve your room and find you can't attend, you can always cancel and get your deposit back as long as you cancel 72 hours out from the reservation. To reserve your room, you must call the Disney conference reservations line at 407-939-1020.

New This Week

  1. Early registration for CWD's Focus on the Future: Colorado 2005 conference ends March 1st. Come and learn about continuous glucose sensing, insulin delivery systems, pump therapy, best practices, and new medicines for people with diabetes that can help reduce the risk of complications. Plus have a great time with other CWD families.

  2. The Family Support Network now includes more than 384 families from 48 states and 14 countries. If you're new to diabetes, the Family Support Network will help you connect with families near you. If you haven't joined, please become part of the Family Support Network.

  3. The second charitable donation checks from CWD Bracelet sales were sent out in February 2005. A total of $16,000 has been sent to the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation to support research into a cure, $5,000 has been sent to the Supplies for Children with Diabetes Foundation to help families who are struggling to pay for diabetes supplies and to help families with diabetes who were in the recent tsunami, and $11,000 has been sent to the new Education for Children with Diabetes Foundation to fund educational opportunities for kids with diabetes.

  4. Nathan is nine and was diagnosed in January 2005.

  5. Ryan is 16 and was diagnosed when he was 13.

  6. Taylor is 10 and was diagnosed in January 2005.

  7. BGAT-home (Blood Glucose Awareness Training) is an online program to help you learn to identify the symptoms of low blood sugar.

  8. Animas and LifeScan are offering free copies of Lara Takes Charge, a very good book for kids with diabetes.

  9. Long-Term Graft Function of Adult Rat and Human Islets Encapsulated in Novel Alginate-Based Microcapsules After Transplantation in Immunocompetent Diabetic Mice.

  10. Effects of Sustained Insulin-Induced Hypoglycemia on Cardiovascular Autonomic Regulation in Type 1 Diabetes.

  11. Effects of Pramlintide on Postprandial Glucose Excursions and Measures of Oxidative Stress in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.

  12. Fructose Normalizes Specific Counterregulatory Responses to Hypoglycemia in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.

  13. Reduced plasma total homocysteine concentrations in Type 1 diabetes mellitus is determined by increased renal clearance.

  14. Experimental Diabetic Neuropathy With Spontaneous Recovery: Is There Irreparable Damage?

  15. Associations of Mortality and Diabetes Complications in Patients With Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes.

  16. The annual incidence of diabetic complications in a population of patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.

  17. Reduced Prevalence of Limited Joint Mobility in Type 1 Diabetes in a U.K. Clinic Population Over a 20-Year Period.

  18. Has Control of Hypercholesterolemia and Hypertension in Type 1 Diabetes Improved Over Time?

  19. Youth Type 2 Diabetes: Insulin resistance, ▀-cell failure, or both?

  20. Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion (CSII) of Insulin Aspart Versus Multiple Daily Injection of Insulin Aspart/Insulin Glargine in Type 1 Diabetic Patients Previously Treated With CSII.

  21. Effects of Exercise on the Absorption of Insulin Glargine in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.

  22. The Effects of Type 1 Diabetes on Cognitive Performance.

  23. The Case for Biennial Retinopathy Screening in Children and Adolescents.

  24. Insulin pump therapy, should we consider it more often?

  25. Caries risk assessment as a predictor of metabolic control in young Type 1 diabetics.

  26. The J-shape effect of alcohol intake on the risk of developing acute coronary syndromes in diabetic subjects: the CARDIO2000 II Study.

  27. Impact of Early Neonatal Breast-Feeding on Psychomotor and Neuropsychological Development in Children of Diabetic Mothers.

  28. Early Growth in Offspring of Diabetic Mothers.

  29. Increasing Prevalence of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) Over Time and by Birth Cohort.

  30. FDA Approves Drugs for Peripheral Neuropathy.

  31. New Polymeal Diet Cuts Risk For Heart Disease By 76%

  32. Caffeine Ingestion Is Associated With Reductions in Glucose Uptake Independent of Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Before and After Exercise Training.

  33. Crusaders for the Cause.

  34. Cognitive behavioural group training (CBGT) for patients with type 1 diabetes in persistent poor glycaemic control: who do we reach?

  35. Diabetic Nephropathy: Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment.

  36. Pump choice is being denied in the UK.

  37. ASU Student Earns Endocrinology Award for Diabetes Work.

  38. Pump makes diabetes manageable.

  39. Child diabetics denied life-saving therapy.

  40. Exercise can be a challenge for diabetics.

  41. Pump is so sweet for Nick.

  42. Diabetes market primed for new devices.

  43. Jefferson Scientists Uncover Potential Trigger of Diabetic Kidney Disease.

  44. Poor Prenatal Nutrition Permanently Damages Function of Insulin-producing Cells in the Pancreas.

  45. Ontario Diabetes Action Partnership (ODAP) Seeks More Funding for Diabetic Treatments from Finance Minister Sorbara.

  46. LCT achieves successful use of its DiaÔCell product in preclinical diabetes trial.

  47. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:

    My two-year-old with diabetes ate all the food out of the cat's dish. Initially I worried about the cat food making him sick. But it turns out cat food is safe for humans to eat. The bigger problem was determining how many carbs a dish of cat food has!

  48. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your dog's favorite toy is an empty test strip bottle! See more parent humor.

  49. Last week's poll asked readers if they or their child has experienced discrimination from family or friends because of their diabetes. This week's poll asks readers about how many people in their immediate family have type 1 diabetes.

  50. Brand New Blood Glucose Monitor from BD! Free with purchase of 50 BD Logic test strips! New BD LogicTM Blood Glucose Monitor 5-Second Test Results ... With Less Pain. The new BD LogicTM Blood Glucose Monitor is ideal if you're looking for the convenience of a small and fast system that allows you to test with less pain. No other meter gives you such fast results using such a small amount of blood. From Diabetic Express, the online store partner and a sponsor of Children with Diabetes.

  51. The Featured Book of the Week is Food and Diabetes - For Kids, Teens, Families and Caregivers by Doreen Yasui, RDN, CDE and Doreen Hatton, RN, MSN.

  52. Our page about Retinopathy is Worth a Look.

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