Back to Home What's New for 6 November 2005

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 new CWD Forums have replaced the old Message Board system. The new CWD Forums offer much greater flexibility than the previous Message Board, including RSS syndication of new messages.

New This Week

  1. Our Insulin is Not a Cure t-shirts and bracelets make great gifts and can help educate others.

  2. We added two panels to the Quilt for Life, bringing the total to 429 panels. We need many more in preparation for a showing at the Mall in Washington, D.C. Please consider making a panel.

  3. Join CWD Events Coordinator Laura Billetdeaux for a chat about CWD's upcoming conferences on Wednesday, November 9th at 9pm Eastern in the Events Chat Room. Laura will discuss the rescheduling of CWD's Cancun 2006: Focus on Best Practices conference in light of recent hurricane damage, the Philadelphia 2006: Focus on Pumping regional conference to held in March 2006, and current plans for the Friends for Life 2006 summer conference scheduled for July 2006 in Orlando, Florida.

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

  5. Jenni Scott, a graduate student at St. Mary's University in Minnesota, is researching school-aged children with diabetes and developmental disabilities and seeks to contact families and educational staff to learn about their children's challenges. If you can assist, please contact Jenni via email at with the words "Diabetes & Developmental Disability" in the subject line.

  6. The State of Washington has Guidelines for Care of Students with Diabetes.

  7. LG's KP8400 Helps Diabetics.

  8. Prevalence of impaired fasting glucose and its relationship with cardiovascular disease risk factors in US adolescents, 1999-2000.

  9. {beta}-cell Function, Insulin Sensitivity and Glucose Tolerance in Obese Diabetic and Nondiabetic Adolescents and Young Adults. Free full text available in PDF format.

  10. Emerging drugs for diabetic nephropathy.

  11. Fetal and neonatal exposure to nicotine in Wistar rats results in increased beta cell apoptosis at birth and postnatal endocrine and metabolic changes associated with type 2 diabetes.

  12. Stevioside does not cause increased basal insulin secretion or beta-cell desensitization as does the sulphonylurea, glibenclamide: Studies in vitro.

  13. Brief report: in-home family therapy for adolescents with poorly controlled diabetes: failure to maintain benefits at 6-month follow-up.

  14. Multisystemic Treatment of Poorly Controlled Type 1 Diabetes: Effects on Medical Resource Utilization.

  15. A real-time, mobile phone-based telemedicine system to support young adults with type 1 diabetes.

  16. Parents' perceptions of factors that affect successful diabetes management for their children.

  17. Implementing a new diabetes resource for Wisconsin schools and families.

  18. Blood Glucose Awareness Training (BGAT-2): Long-term benefits. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.

  19. Oral Hygiene in Children with Type I Diabetes Mellitus.

  20. Dietary and Oral Hygiene Habits in Children with Type I Diabetes Mellitus Related to Dental Caries.

  21. The patient with diabetes mellitus: etiology, epidemiology, principles of medical management, oral disease burden, and principles of dental management.

  22. No need for glycosuria/proteinuria screen in pregnant women.

  23. Diagnosis of celiac disease.

  24. Natural history of transglutaminase autoantibodies and mucosal changes in children carrying HLA-conferred celiac disease susceptibility.

  25. Enamel defects in children with coeliac disease.

  26. Cheryl Botzet Declares Her Innocence.

  27. From insulin to islets: Transplant brings hope to Northbrook man. See also Islet cell transplants proving to be 'functional cure'.

  28. Marathons especially tricky for runners with diabetes.

  29. Diabetes youth ambassador is a good sport about illness.

  30. Schools, camps balance desire to accommodate students with medical problems and their ability to help.

  31. Banting students aid diabetes fight.

  32. Diabetes care 'failing children'.

  33. His goal is finding a cure.

  34. Experts urge adding food data to menus.

  35. A Chihuahua's Best Friend is about Alyssa and her dog Chief, both of whom have diabetes.

  36. Diabetes can strike pets, too, but they can live with it.

  37. Animas Announces 2005 Diabetes Heroes Winners.

  38. Joslin Diabetes Center Offers Tips For Living Well with Diabetes.

  39. MicroIslet to Webcast Presentation at Rodman and Renshaw Techvest Healthcare Conference, November 8. MicroIslet is working on microencapsulated porcine islets to treat insulin-dependent diabetes.

  40. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    While putting on my makeup, my 8-year-old diabetic daughter was looking at a lipstick case with several different colors in it. She said, "Hey, this looks like my ketone strip -- this shade is high and this one is trace."

  41. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you find your five-year-old daughter testing the finger of her baby doll and saying "Uh-Oh, what did you eat?" See more parent humor.

  42. Last week's poll asked readers what they usually use to treat hypoglycemia. This week's poll asks readers for how long they usually use a vial of insulin.

  43. The Featured Product of the Week is the ACCU-CHEK Aviva blood glucose monitor which is free with purchase of 100 Aviva test strips! 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.

  44. 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.

  45. The Travels of Rufus are Worth a Look.

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