Back to Home What's New for 4 September 2005

Of Continuing Interest

  1. Come to CWD's Cancun 2006: Focus on Best Practices conference from January 4-8, 2006 for a vacation break and to learn more about diabetes care at the beautiful Marriott CasaMagna Resort in Cancun, Mexico. Registration closes on December 4, 2005.

  2. The Family Support Network includes over 1,430 families from all 50 states and 42 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. 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. Essays are due by September 15, 2005.

New This Week

  1. CWD is working with the Children with Diabetes Foundation and dLife to provide diabetes supplies and assistance to victims of Hurricane Katrina. Please help.

  2. The DTeam answered 83 of your questions in September, bringing the total number of published answers to over 15,800. What's your diabetes question?

  3. CWD's Sports Center host Rick Philbin writes about Smart Pumps and Sports: Using Insulin On Board.

  4. Sean Busby is a professional snow boarder who also has type 1 diabetes.

  5. The Quilt for Life now has 423 panels. We need many more. Please consider making a panel.

  6. Children's Hospital Los Angeles has an excellent movie about type 1 diabetes in kids featuring Dr. Fran Kaufman and several families discussing what living with diabetes means to them. There's also a segment about the importance of healthy eating to prevent type 2 diabetes in kids. The movie is quite large -- 67 MB -- so be patient while it downloads.

  7. The Type 1 Diabetes Genetics Consortium is seeking families with at least 2 siblings diagnosed with type 1 diabetes prior to age 35. They are also interested in having the parents participate, as well as other siblings without diabetes. In this study, researchers will be trying to identify genes influencing an individuals risk for developing type 1 diabetes. By furthering the knowledge of these genes, the researchers hope to prevent type 1 diabetes in the future.

  8. Abbott suspends FreeStyle CoPilot Web-based Data Management access.

  9. The Joslin Diabetes Great Chefs Cook Healthy Cookbook by Frances Towner Giedt and Bonnie Sanders Polin, Ph.D. offers healthy recipes from chefs around the U.S.

  10. The November 2005 issue of Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism has five articles on the topic of unlocking the opportunity of tight glycaemic control, focusing primarily on the potential for inhaled insulin to achieve better results.

    1. Unlocking the opportunity of tight glycaemic control: Far from goal.

    2. Unlocking the opportunity of tight glycaemic control: Innovative delivery of insulin via the lung.

    3. Unlocking the opportunity of tight glycaemic control: Inhaled insulin: clinical efficacy.

    4. Unlocking the opportunity of tight glycaemic control: Inhaled insulin: safety.

    5. Unlocking the opportunity of tight glycaemic control: Promise ahead: the role of inhaled insulin in clinical practice.

  11. The rising incidence of childhood type 1 diabetes in New South Wales, 1990–2002. See also Childhood diabetes on the rise in NSW.

  12. Early nutrition and later diabetes risk.

  13. Ecological Approaches to Self-Management: The Case of Diabetes.

  14. Ultrasound evaluation of vascular complications in pancreas transplant recipients.

  15. Islet beta cell function in latent autoimmune diabetes in adults with islet cell antibodies.

  16. Xenotransplantation of porcine neonatal islets of Langerhans and Sertoli cells: a 4-year study.

  17. Protection of NOD Mice From Type 1 Diabetes After Oral Inoculation with Vaccinia Viruses Expressing Adjuvanted Islet Autoantigens.

  18. Mortality study of policies on insured lives with diabetes mellitus known at time of issue.

  19. Exercise and newer insulins: how much glucose supplement to avoid hypoglycemia? See also Glucose Supplement May Be Needed Before Exercise in Type 1 Diabetes.

  20. Understanding health by adolescents with diabetes mellitus type 1 assessed by own criteria.

  21. Depression and the adolescent with type 1 diabetes: the covert comorbidity.

  22. Understanding emotional and psychological considerations of children with diabetes: tips for school nurses.

  23. Chronic health conditions and student performance at school.

  24. LEAP (Lantus Early Access Programme) in Sarajevo.

  25. PHARMAC and long-acting insulin analogues: a poor man's insulin pump--but not available to the poor man.

  26. Approved IFCC Recommendation on Reporting Results for Blood Glucose (Abbreviated).

  27. Stress Hurts Teen Diabetics.

  28. Incretin mimetics: promising new therapeutic options in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

  29. Implementing tight glucose control after coronary artery bypass surgery.

  30. Diabetic girl not allowed to attend school.

  31. Diabetes Costs U.S. $98B.

  32. Insulin Pump Helps Children Manage Their Diabetes.

  33. Away from home.

  34. Australia joins top league for child diabetes.

  35. Diabetes among school aged children.

  36. Dealing with illness just part of routine.

  37. Diabetes doesn't stop local Ironwoman.

  38. How diabetes failed to sink an Olympic winner.

  39. Diabetic found dead with illegal drugs in her system.

  40. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    We were at the local county fair and my 15 year old daughter insisted we not leave until she had a frozen lemonade. She pleaded: "Oh please Mommy, I have been saving up my insulin all day for this!"

  41. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you use EMLA on your eyebrows before you tweeze them. See more parent humor.

  42. Last week's poll asked readers if they have ever had a microalbumin test. This week's poll asks readers of teens with diabetes how involved they are in their teen's daily diabetes management.

  43. The Featured Product of the Week is the ACCU-CHEK Compact blood glucose meter. The Accu-Chek Compact is FREE with purchase of 100 Compact test strips! Never Handle Test Strips Again! Touch button and strip appears automatically. Apply small sample. Results in approximately 15 seconds. Touch button again and strip ejects automatically! 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 and Diabetes123.

  44. The Featured Book of the Week is Taking Diabetes to School by Kim Gosselin.

  45. With our fifteenth event this week -- Focus on Pumping - San Diego 2005 -- the report from our first event, Orlando 2000 - Letting Kids be Kids, is Worth a Look.

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