Back to Home What's New for 13 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.

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

  4. The Family Support Network includes over 1,700 families from all 50 states and 46 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.

New This Week

  1. We report on the 2005 Diabetes Technology Meeting, just concluded in San Francisco, California.

  2. Make plans now to join us for Friends for Life: Orlando 2006, the annual CWD summer conference.

  3. Liz is 12 and has had diabetes for 10 years.

  4. Jessica is in college and was diagnosed when she was 12.

  5. Chelsea is 12 and lives in Canada.

  6. The Quilt for Life now has 429 panels. We need many more in preparation for a showing at the Mall in Washington, D.C. Please consider making a panel.

  7. You can read the transcript from last week's chat about CWD conferences.

  8. Rationale for the Development and Clinical Use of Insulin Analogs and Premixed Insulin Analogs is a continuing education monograph for pharmacists, nurses, and dietitians.

  9. Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet is a multi-national effort dedicated to the study, prevention, and early treatment of type 1 diabetes. Surprisingly, two-thirds of CWD families are unaware of it.

  10. 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.

  11. Diabetes in Public: The Etiquette of Self-Care.

  12. Stanford University in California is looking for a Research Coordinator to help develop and conduct studies of diabetes-related devices in children and adolescents with diabetes.

  13. Epidemiological Association between Some Dietary Habits and the Increasing Incidence of Type 1 Diabetes Worldwide.

  14. Would blockage of cytokines improve the outcome of pancreatic islet transplantation?

  15. Stem cells in the treatment of diabetes.

  16. Update on regulatory issues in pancreatic islet transplantation.

  17. Autoimmune destruction of pancreatic Beta cells.

  18. Gene Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes.

  19. Targeting T lymphocytes for immune monitoring and intervention in autoimmune diabetes.

  20. Immunotherapeutic approaches to prevent, ameliorate, and cure type 1 diabetes.

  21. Heterogeneity of vitamin D receptor gene association with celiac disease and type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  22. T-cell assays to determine disease activity and clinical efficacy of immune therapy in type 1 diabetes.

  23. Outcomes of pancreas transplants for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

  24. Educating families from ethnic minorities in type 1 diabetes-experiences from a Danish intervention study.

  25. Nationwide cross-sectional survey of 3560 children and adolescents with diabetes in Italy.

  26. Early changes in 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure are associated with high normal albumin excretion rate in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  27. Hypoglycemia, hypoglycemia unawareness and counterregulation in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  28. Wednesday's Child.

  29. Schools meet needs of diabetic students.

  30. Russian girl wins world competition for children with diabetes.

  31. Veteran roper pumped for Texas Stampede; Kory Koontz's ride is smoother with insulin device in place.

  32. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    This is yucky, but you know kids. My son was getting ready for school and was blowing his nose and said to me, "Hey mom, you know how little kids pick their noses and eat it? Well, I wonder how many carbs are in boogers?" Oh how gross! I laughed and laughed! There's a boy for you!

  33. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you grab the meter after cutting YOURSELF - that big drop of blood's just too perfect to waste! See more parent humor.

  34. Last week's poll asked readers for how long they usually use a vial of insulin. This week's poll asks readers how often they or their child do a blood glucose check per day.

  35. 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.

  36. The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetic Travel Tales and Tips by Marilyn L. Garcia.

  37. Our Letter for College Roommates is Worth a Look.

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