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Of Continuing Interest

  1. Our insulin is not a cure t-shirts are the perfect accompaniment to our insulin is not a cure red bracelets. Proceeds help fund research (through the Diabetes Research Institute), scholarships for kids with diabetes (through the Education for Children with Diabetes Foundation), and diabetes supplies for families in need (through the Supplies for Children with Diabetes Foundation). Use our order form to get yours.

  2. The Family Support Network includes over 1,250 families from all 50 states and 38 countries who are there to help. If you're new to diabetes, looking for a baby sitter, or need a college parent, 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. Learn about insulin pump therapy at our Focus on Pumping regional conference at the San Diego Marriott Mission Valley, San Diego, California, from September 9-11, 2005.

  4. Diabetes Heroes, by Animas Corporation and Nicole Johnson Baker, celebrates the extraordinary efforts by individuals that make living with diabetes easier and more bearable. Heroes win $1,000 and other great prizes.

New This Week

  1. Today marks the 10 year anniversary of our weekly What's New page and email newsletter. Contents of all previous newsletters are online, and while many of the old links no longer work, it's fun to look back. You can also read a very brief history of CWD. To help us celebrate, we invite readers to send a postcard highlighting where you live, with your name and who has diabetes in your family, to:
    Children with Diabetes
    5689 Chancery Place
    Hamilton, OH 45011
    We'll create scrapbooks of the postcards and show them at the conferences we attend, and we'll scan selected cards and show them online.

  2. We've added many pages of photos to the report from the Friends for Life 2005 annual conference. We'll add more next week.

  3. Prepare for the start of school or your next local support group meeting by requesting free CWD Brochures to share.

  4. The American Diabetes Association seeks your help in opposing the Health Care Choice Act because it could reduce or eliminate insurance coverage for diabetes supplies across the United States.

  5. The problem with AOL accepting email from the CWD mailing list server has been resolved.

  6. Joy is starting high school and lives in Canada.

  7. Sultan is six and lives in Qatar.

  8. Claire is 16 and lives in England.

  9. The University of Florida is running a study about Cord Blood and Diabetes and is looking for more participants.

  10. My Calorie & Nutrition Counter is a Macintosh-based nutrition system.

  11. Wireless Service Approved for Diabetes Patients.

  12. Differences in Type I Diabetes Mellitus of Young Adults with and without Thyroid Autoimmunity.

  13. B cells as key contributors in determining the level of immune responses -B-cell-targeted therapy in patients with autoimmune diseases.

  14. Cochlear changes in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  15. Protein-induced diabetes. Study Identifies Fat-Secreted Protein Linked To Insulin Resistance.

  16. Coffee consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes: a systematic review.

  17. The effects of plasma insulin and glucose on myocardial blood flow in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  18. Association of socioeconomic position with insulin resistance among children from Denmark, Estonia, and Portugal: cross sectional study. Free full text available in PDF format.

  19. The Early Natural History of Nephropathy in Type 1 Diabetes: III. Predictors of 5-Year Urinary Albumin Excretion Rate Patterns in Initially Normoalbuminuric Patients.

  20. Inhibitors of advanced glycation end product formation and neurovascular dysfunction in experimental diabetes.

  21. Pfizer Exubera Inhaled Insulin To Go To FDA Endocrine Committee Sept. 8.

  22. Oral administration of a cholera toxin B subunit-insulin fusion protein produced in silkworm protects against autoimmune diabetes.

  23. Systematic review and meta-analysis of short-acting insulin analogues in patients with diabetes mellitus.

  24. Rate of hypoglycaemia and insulin dosage in children during the initial therapy of type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  25. Alcohol may increase delayed low blood sugar risk. See extract at Day After the Night Before: Influence of evening alcohol on risk of hypoglycemia in patients with type 1 diabetes.

  26. Diabetes groups worry about looming lack of insulin options.

  27. The frequency of mild and severe fetal malformations in diabetic pregnant women with high values of glycosilated hemoglobin in early pregnancy.

  28. An evaluation of the change in activity and workload arising from diabetic ophthalmology referrals following the introduction of a community based digital retinal photographic screening programme.

  29. Microcirculation of the diabetic foot.

  30. Microalbuminuria and Abnormal Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Adolescents With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

  31. Atorvastatin in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Undergoing Hemodialysis. See also Cholesterol Drugs May Harm Ill Diabetics.

  32. Boy's tragic death sparks State probe.

  33. 'It's always a roller-coaster ride'.

  34. 'Double Diabetes' Harder to Detect, Treat.

  35. Due to lack of insulin - Diabetics' lives put at risk.

  36. Local boy, 11, not derailed by diabetes.

  37. Planning the key for families of kids with juvenile diabetes.

  38. Campers with common bond: Diabetes.

  39. Diabetics told ~ you're not covered.

  40. Molecular biologists are real newsmakers.

  41. Tiny pump could transform lives. See also Starlet Patch.

  42. National network for diabetes research launched by two leading British universities.

  43. Novo Nordisk Launches GlucaGen® HypoKit(TM).

  44. The Summer 2005 issue of Clinical Diabetes offers two articles about carbohydrate counting:

    1. Carbohydrate Counting: The Basics.

    2. Carbohydrate Counting: A Practical Meal-Planning Option for People With Diabetes.

  45. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My 11-year-old son with diabetes had a blood blister on his toe, which we cured. Afterward, he said, "Boy Mom, that was like 15 test strips worth of blood!"

  46. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your six year old non D can spell "endocrinologist". See more parent humor.

  47. Last week's poll asked readers if they would like to try inhaled insulin. This week's poll asks readers how often they weigh or measure their food at home.

  48. The Featured Product of the Week is the OneTouch UltraSmart blood glucose meter. The OneTouch UltraSmart is ONLY $9.99 AFTER $20 MAIL-IN REBATE and FREE AFTER $30 MAIL-IN TRADE-IN! The OneTouch® UltraSmart® is a Meter and electronic logbook in one. Get the big picture with the OneTouch UltraSmart System you don't just test. Now you can keep track of the things that affect your diabetes. Food, exercise, medication. All with push-button ease. See trends and spot patterns to help you stay in control. It's simple. The OneTouch UltraSmart System is easier to use than a paper logbook. Please visit Diabetic Express to see our complete line of over 1,000 other Diabetes supplies. Diabetic Express is the proud Online Store partner of Children with Diabetes and Diabetes 123.

  49. The Featured Book of the Week is Making the Best of Life: Book 2: Learning to Live With Diabetes by Jed Block.

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

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