Back to Home What's New for 15 January 2006

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. Make plans now to join us for Friends for Life: Orlando 2006, the annual CWD summer conference. Special guests include Chris Dudley, former NBA star, and Jay Leeuwenburg, former NFL star, both of whom grew up with type 1 diabetes and excelled in professional sports.

  3. The Family Support Network includes over 1,900 families from all 50 states and 53 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. "Quilt for Life" Display Set For Washington D.C. Mall; Children's colorful and emotional quilts show the true face of diabetes.

  2. The Preliminary Program for the July 2006 Friends for Life conference is now online.

  3. We're pleased to announce CWD Adventures, which will teach life skills and diabetes management skills in a context of travel, outdoor adventure, and cultural activities for teens and young adults.

  4. The American Diabetes Association is accepting applications for its 2006-2007 National Youth Advocate. This is a great opportunity for a teen with diabetes. Applications are due by February 28th, 2006, so apply soon.

  5. Teens with diabetes who play tennis are encouraged to apply for the Donnelly Award scholarships.

  6. Calling All School Advocates: ADA/CWD Need You to participate in a program at CWD's Friends for Life 2006 conference.

  7. Michelle shares 'What Have I Learned as a Parent of a Child With Diabetes.'

  8. The Quilt for Life now has 431 panels. We need many more in preparation for a showing at the Mall in Washington, D.C. on June 8, 2006 near the Capitol. Please consider making a panel.

  9. Join CWD Events Coordinator Laura Billetdeaux for a chat about upcoming CWD Conferences and the new CWD Adventures on Wednesday, January 18th at 9pm Eastern in the Events chat room.

  10. The ADA's Legal Rights of Students with Diabetes is an authoritative and comprehensive tool for families seeking to ensure that their children with diabetes are afforded all of their legal rights while they are at school. This document is indispensable for all families. You can download the complete PDF from the ADA web site or from the Children with Diabetes web site.

  11. Environmental factors related to the induction of beta-cell autoantibodies in 1-yr-old healthy children.

  12. Lower Consumption of Cow Milk Protein A1 beta-Casein at 2 Years of Age, Rather than Consumption among 11- to 14-Year-Old Adolescents, May Explain the Lower Incidence of Type 1 Diabetes in Iceland than in Scandinavia.

  13. Health Implications of Milk Containing beta-Casein with the A(2) Genetic Variant.

  14. Long-term (20 years) outcome and mortality of Type 1 diabetic patients in Soweto, South Africa.

  15. Excess mortality in Black compared with White patients with Type 1 diabetes: an examination of underlying causes.

  16. Total Homocysteine, Diet, and Lipid Profiles in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetic and Nondiabetic Adolescents.

  17. Type 1 diabetes associated autoimmunity: Natural History, Genetic Associations and Screening. Free full text available in PDF format.

  18. The rise and fall of insulin secretion in type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  19. Is immunity in diabetic patients influencing the susceptibility to infections? Immunoglobulins, complement and phagocytic function in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  20. Immunomodulation in Type 1 Diabetes by NBI-6024, an Altered Peptide Ligand of the Insulin B Epitope.

  21. Genetic interaction among three genomic regions creates distinct contributions to early- and late-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  22. Insulin independence achieved with ultrasound-guided islet cell transplant.

  23. Insulin action in the brain contributes to glucose lowering during insulin treatment of diabetes. Images, though not the full text, can be found at the Science Direct link. See also Brain important in lowering blood sugar.

  24. Intra-islet insulin suppresses glucagon release via GABA-GABAA receptor system. See also Discovery of glucagon secretion mechanism may lead to improved therapies for diabetics.

  25. Time trends in the epidemiology of renal transplant patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus over the last four decades.

  26. Long-acting insulin analogues (insulin glargine or determir) and continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion in the treatment of type 1 diabetes mellitus in the paediatric population.

  27. Intensive insulin therapy today: 'basal-bolus' using multiple daily injections or CSII?

  28. Limitations of the so-called "intensified" insulin therapy in type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  29. Is insulin detemir able to favor a lower variability in the action of injected insulin in diabetic subjects?

  30. Weight gain and insulin treatment.

  31. Children as partners with adults in their medical care.

  32. Parent-child interaction using a mobile and wireless system for blood glucose monitoring. Free full text available in HTML format.

  33. Effect of Differing Antecedent Hypoglycemia on Counterregulatory Responses to Exercise in Type 1 Diabetes.

  34. Diabetic Children Performing Prolonged Aerobic Exercise May Have High Rate of Hypoglycemia.

  35. The effect of resistance versus aerobic training on metabolic control in patients with type-1 diabetes mellitus.

  36. Screening compliance and visual outcome in diabetes.

  37. The pregnancies of women with Type 2 diabetes: poor outcomes but opportunities for improvement.

  38. Type 2 diabetes in pregnancy: a wolf in sheep's clothing.

  39. Treatment of lipid disorders in patients with diabetes.

  40. Most probable origin of coeliac disease is low immune globulin A in the intestine caused by malfunction of Peyer's patches.

  41. Celiac disease at a glance.

  42. There Is Indeed No Stopping Him.

  43. Diabetic from infancy, an area teacher runs marathons to inspire students and himself.

  44. Olympian copes with challenge of cross-country skiing with diabetes.

  45. Olympian Eyes Gold Despite Diabetes.

  46. Scherban diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.

  47. Sisters save life of diabetic dad.

  48. The New York Times ran a series of articles about diabetes:

    1. Diabetes and Its Awful Toll Quietly Emerge as a Crisis.

    2. By the Numbers: One Scourge in 2 Forms.

    3. Living at an Epicenter of Diabetes, Defiance and Despair

    4. In the Treatment of Diabetes, Success Often Does Not Pay.

    5. East Meets West, Adding Pounds and Peril.

    See also New York Gets Serious about Tracking Diabetes from NPR and NYT Examines 'Global Crisis' Of Diabetes In Four-Part Series.

  49. Many Diabetics Tempt Health Risks.

  50. Type 2 diabetes targets tender world of children.

  51. Tiny cells pack huge controversy. See also Despite fraud, patients and advocates hold out hope for future stem cell therapy.

  52. New York's plan to monitor diabetes raises privacy issues.

  53. Diabetes cited in DA's wreck.

  54. Driver in fatal crash has history of diabetes-related accidents.

  55. Driver crashes after falling into diabetic coma.

  56. Autopsy: Diabetic shock killed student.

  57. Pfizer to Acquire the Sanofi-Aventis Worldwide Rights to Exubera® (Inhaled Human Insulin).

  58. A Company That Cares - FLAVORx Develops Products to Accommodate Needs of Celiac Disease Patients.

  59. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    During a recent snow storm, my three-year-old son, Aidan (diagnosed at one), was excitedly getting ready to go out and play in the snow. I asked him why he was so happy about the snow and he said, "Mom, I like to eat snow and there are no carbs in it so it is free for me."

  60. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your husband names his internet gaming character "Lancet." See more parent humor.

  61. Last week's poll asked readers what they will be able to pay for continuous sensing. This week's poll asks readers about the insulins they use.

  62. Diabetic Drug Store, CWD's Online Store partner, has a great selection of insulin injection aids and organizers to help make your life easier. Diabetes organizers reduce clutter and make it easy to check blood sugars on the go, Frio cooling pouches to keep your insulin at the right temperature, B-D's Safe-Clip needle nipper, and we even have products to help adults with type 2 diabetes, such as syringe magnifiers and pill organizers. See our entire selection online at

  63. The Featured Book of the Week is Yes I Can! Yes You Can! by Denny Dressman and Jay Leeuwenburg.

  64. Our Art and Poetry section is Worth a Look.

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