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Of Continuing Interest

  1. CWD's Colorado Teen Adventure will be held in Boulder, Colorado from May 19-21, 2006.

  2. "Quilt for Life" Display Set For Washington D.C. Mall; Children's colorful and emotional quilts show the true face of diabetes.

  3. 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.

  4. The Education for Children with Diabetes Foundation is once again offering scholarships for CWD's Friends for Life 2006 conference in Orlando. The application deadline is March 31, 2006, so apply soon.

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

  6. Applications for the 2006 Lilly for Life Achievement Awards are being accepted now through August 1, 2006.

  7. 60 families joined the Family Support Network last week, bringing the total to 2,100 families from all 50 states and 54 countries. If you're new to diabetes, looking for a baby sitter for your child, want to babysit others, or need a college parent, the Family Support Network can help you connect with families near you. If you haven't joined, please become part of the Family Support Network.

New This Week

  1. The American Diabetes Association is running a survey about its support for children with diabetes and their parents.

  2. Share CWD Brochures, URL Cards, Friends for Life conference brochures, and Quilt for Life flyers -- all free.

  3. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    My six year old's doctor has told us to give her Insulin 30/70 Human Biphasic Isophane (Mixtard 30 Novolet) twice a day. Is this a good regimen for her?
    See the answer.

  4. The Quilt for Life now has 442 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.

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

    1. Camp JADA is a summer day camp for kids with diabetes in Jacksonville, Florida.

    2. Sweet Kids Day Camp offers a free camping experience for kids ages 3-7 living in Idaho.

  6. The Rewards of Participating in a Clinical Trial.

  7. When Kids Falsify Their Numbers.

  8. Progression to type 1 diabetes in islet cell antibody-positive relatives in the European Nicotinamide Diabetes Intervention Trial: the role of additional immune, genetic and metabolic markers of risk. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.

  9. Familial clustering of autoimmune diseases in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  10. Association of schizophrenia and autoimmune diseases: linkage of Danish national registers.

  11. Cerebral glutamate metabolism during hypoglycaemia in healthy and type 1 diabetic humans.

  12. Early diabetic complications in a population of young patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus despite intensive treatment.

  13. Age at Onset of Childhood-Onset Type 1 Diabetes and the Development of End-Stage Renal Disease.

  14. Models for Predicting Type 1 Diabetes in Siblings of Affected Children.

  15. Patterns of Metabolic Progression to Type 1 Diabetes in the Diabetes Prevention Trial–Type 1.

  16. Role of Hepatic Glycogen Breakdown in Defective Counterregulation of Hypoglycemia in Intensively Treated Type 1 Diabetes.

  17. Increased Monocytic Activity and Biomarkers of Inflammation in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.

  18. Gestational Diabetes Identifies Women at Risk for Permanent Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes in Fertile Age: Predictive role of autoantibodies.

  19. Is neighbourhood deprivation a risk factor for gestational diabetes mellitus?

  20. Familial factors in diabetic nephropathy: an offspring study.

  21. Clinical studies is about pramlintide (Symlin).

  22. Inhibition of gastric emptying.

  23. Tissue expression and secretion of amylin.

  24. Impact of diabetes mellitus on the relationships between iron-, inflammatory- and oxidative stress status.

  25. Bone mineral density and its determinants in diabetes: the Fremantle Diabetes Study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.

  26. Endothelial Dysfunction and Low-Grade Inflammation Explain Much of the Excess Cardiovascular Mortality in Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes. The Hoorn Study.

  27. Depression Treatment and Satisfaction in a Multicultural Sample of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetic Patients.

  28. Chromium Treatment Has No Effect in Patients With Poorly Controlled, Insulin-Treated Type 2 Diabetes in an Obese Western Population.

  29. Mini-dose glucagon rescue for mild hypoglycaemia in children with type 1 diabetes: The Brisbane experience. See also Mini-Dose Glucagon Rescue for Hypoglycemia in Children With Type 1 Diabetes.

  30. Efficacy and safety of preprandial human insulin inhalation powder versus injectable insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.

  31. The 10-s Maximal Sprint: A novel approach to counter an exercise-mediated fall in glycemia in individuals with type 1 diabetes.

  32. QT dispersion Comparison between participants with Type 1 and 2 diabetes and association with microalbuminuria in diabetes.

  33. Exenatide: effect of injection time on postprandial glucose in patients with Type 2 diabetes.

  34. Better cognitive performance following a low-glycaemic-index compared with a high-glycaemic-index carbohydrate meal in adults with type 2 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.

  35. Long-Term Effects of a Diabetes and Pregnancy Program.

  36. Metformin use and diabetic pregnancy-has its time come?

  37. Assessing health systems for type 1 diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa: developing a 'Rapid Assessment Protocol for Insulin Access'. Free full text available in PDF format.

  38. Workers with diabetes lose jobs.

  39. Teens with illnesses find college mentors. CWD's Family Support Network can help college students find others near them and parents find other parents willing to help their kids who are away at college.

  40. Managing diabetes is just one of Perry's accomplishments.

  41. Mentoring course aids teens with illnesses.

  42. Fund launched in Fabian's memory.

  43. Athletics vs. Diabetes.

  44. Schneider: Fire chief's offer helps keep pupil at Elmhurst.

  45. A Ray of Hope for Diabetics is about the new drug Byetta.

  46. JCC installs 'Club Independence' for youth with diabetes.

  47. Nurse Reunited With Woman She Saved.

  48. Teens with diabetes can bond with others at camp.

  49. Mom: Diabetes in prison puts son in danger.

  50. Apidra(R) - a New Rapid-Acting Insulin Analog - Is Now Available in the United States for Hyperglycemia in Adults with Type 2 and Type 1 Diabetes.

  51. GlucoPALS(TM) Diabetes Mentoring Program Results in Guaranteed Tighter Glucose Control.

  52. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    Our 3 year old daughter (diagnosed at 14 months) was feeding our family cat. In a very surprised voice she stated, "What! This has 29 carbs!" She was "reading" the nutrition facts on the bag of cat food.

  53. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your two type 1 teens who both drive now argue whoever has the best BG gets the car. See more parent humor.

  54. Last week's poll asked readers if they or their children experience discrimination from friends or family members because of having diabetes. This week's poll asks readers in which month they or their child were diagnosed.

  55. The Featured Book of the Week is Guide to Healthy Restaurant Eating, Third Edition, by Hope S. Warshaw, MMsc, RD, CDE.

  56. Our page about Hyperglycemia and Ketone Testing is Worth a Look.

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