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Of Continuing Interest

  1. Make plans to join CWD families for our Focus on Pumping Regional Conference from March 17-19, 2006 at the Philadelphia Marriott West Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  2. 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.

New This Week

  1. CWD Sports Corner Host Rick Philbin addresses the question of nutritional supplements for athletes in his latest article, Sports Nutrition: Supplements and Diabetes.

  2. On Sunday, October 30th, dLife TV will air a show about relationships and will include a segment about Children with Diabetes, the 2005 CWD summer Friends for Life conference, and the Quilt for Life. dLife TV airs at 7pm Eastern on CNBC.

  3. Looking Back and The Enemy are both by Usha Dhiman, who has lived with type 1 diabetes for 45 years.

  4. On Saturday, October 29th, cwdMail will be moved to a new, more capable server. cwdMail users may experience brief periods during which they are unable to send and receive email as a result. The transition will be completed by the end of the day.

  5. Use the Family Support Network to find a family near you who can babysit or a family close to your college student living away from home.

  6. Hayleigh is six and lives in Canada.

  7. Ben, who will be 2 in December 2005, is the youngest pumper in Ireland.

  8. The Quilt for Life now has 427 panels. We need many more. Please consider making a panel.

  9. Summer camps for kids with diabetes that have updated information for the 2006 camping season include:

    1. Camp Carefree in New Hampshire provides two weeks of fun for kids with diabetes in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine.

    2. Camp Crestfield in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania offers excitement for kids with diabetes.

    3. Camp Ho Mita Koda has been serving children with diabetes for 76 years. They have residence camp for kids with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, a mini-camp for kids ages 4-7, and a teen bicycle adventure.

    4. Florida's Diabetes Camp sits on 47 acres on the shores of beautiful Lake Winona. The camp will be hosting a "Family Fun & Education Day" on November 19 at the Terwilliger Elementary School in Gainsville.

  10. Sugar Free Kids Weekend Retreat is a Winter Retreat at the Carousel Hotel in Ocean City, Maryland from January 14 - 15, 2006.

  11. The Camp Hertko Hollow Fall Diabetes Family Weekend will be Nov. 12-13 at the AmericInn Hotel, Peosta, Iowa, 10 miles west of Dubuque.

  12. You can read the transcript of last week's chat about Parenting and Diabetes Management-Without Headaches with Joe Solowiejczyk.

  13. The Use of U-500 in Patients With Extreme Insulin Resistance.

  14. Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption Is Associated With Weight Gain and Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes. Also available in PDF format.

  15. Time to Get Moving: Helping Patients With Diabetes Adopt Exercise as Part of a Healthy Lifestyle. Also available in PDF format.

  16. Diabetes Management and Exercise in Pregnant Patients With Diabetes. Also available in PDF format.

  17. Diabetes and Periodontal Infection: Making the Connection. Also available in PDF format.

  18. Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents: Risk Factors, Diagnosis, and Treatment. Also available in PDF format.

  19. The Transcript of the FDA heading about Exubera is online in PDF format.

  20. Please let us know about your familiarity with Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet.

  21. The University of California at Irvine has a new Exercise in Teens with Type 1 study.

  22. The Summer 2005 issue of the ADA's Professional Section Quarterly includes a photo of ADA executives signing the signature square of the Quilt for Life, which was displayed at the 2005 ADA Scientific Sessions. (See page 8.)

  23. The ACCU-CHEK Aviva is Roche's latest blood glucose meter.

  24. Novo Nordisk offers an excellent guide entitled Insulin Pump Therapy ... Is It Right For You?

  25. Nicotinamide protected first-phase insulin response (FPIR) and prevented clinical disease in first-degree relatives of type-1 diabetics.

  26. Boost for type 1 vaccine research.

  27. Enteroviruses: New findings on the role of enteroviruses in type 1 diabetes.

  28. Plasma homocysteine and microvascular and macrovascular complications in type 1 diabetes: a cross-sectional nested case-control study.

  29. MMR Vaccine is Safe, International Team Affirms.

  30. Assessment of metabolic control and safety of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion in prepubertal children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  31. Switch to multiple daily injections with insulin glargine and insulin lispro from continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion with insulin lispro: a randomized, open-label study using a continuous glucose monitoring system.

  32. Brain glucose concentrations in healthy humans subjected to recurrent hypoglycemia.

  33. Impact of exercise on overnight glycemic control in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  34. Continuous glucose monitoring in diabetic long distance runners.

  35. Diabetes, aging, and cognitive decline.

  36. Celiac disease: a multisystem autoimmune disorder.

  37. Is celiac disease an autoimmune disorder?

  38. Celiac disease: caught between a rock and a hard place. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats. The PDF includes several excellent diagrams.

  39. The impairment of bone formation and resorption in 25-year-old man with neglected celiac disease.

  40. Pasta, Bread, Cookies That Hurt.

  41. Avoiding migraines with wheat-free diet.

  42. Nevada mother accused of murdering daughter by depriving her of insulin. See also Cheryl Botzet's Ex-Husband First to Take The Stand, County Medical Examiner Now Has Doubts, and Girl testifies about signs of mother's neglect before daughter's death.

  43. Alachua County focuses on insulin pump mix-up in schools.

  44. Diabetes fails to beat talented Bruin.

  45. Boatman Has Handle On Diabetes, Football.

  46. Youngster with diabetes inspires others in walk.

  47. Death of a 'great kid' stuns tearful students.

  48. Inspiring athlete.

  49. Insulin brand cuts affect vet's offices.

  50. FDA Approves Levemir® (insulin detemir [rDNA origin] injection) – a new, long-acting insulin treatment for diabetes.

  51. International Youth Diabetes Leaders Share Best Practices.

  52. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    While driving past the local "Lowes" hardware store, our five year old son with diabetes started to laugh and said, "I had a low at Lowes, remember that?" He thought it was so weird (and hilarious)...funny how he made the connection.

  53. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you are talking about a friend's car problem as "He needs to fix his carbohydrates" instead of carburetor. See more parent humor.

  54. Last week's poll asked readers how often they or their child change lancets for blood glucose checks. This week's poll asks readers how often they use control solution to check their blood glucose meter.

  55. The Featured Product of the Week is the Ascensia Contour blood glucose monitor which is free with purchase of 100 Contour test strips and enrollment in our Patient Compliance Program. Only $28.44 per box of 50 Contour strips with membership! Do you have insurance? Your diabetes supplies may be free. Visit us at 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.

  56. The Featured Book of the Week is Lara Takes Charge by Rocky Lang and Sally Huss.

  57. Our Diabetes Care Photos are Worth a Look.

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