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Of Continuing Interest

  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 room block for this summer's Friends for Life: Orlando 2006 conference is 75% full. You can reserve a room online or, if you would prefer to reserve by phone, please call 1-800-266-9432 or 1-801-832-4532 M-F 8 a.m.-9 p.m. central time. Do not use the central Marriott 800 number to book within the CWD room block; the central reservations area does not have access to it. The Children with Diabetes room block is available on a first-come, first-served, basis.

  3. Make plans to join us for the CWD Focus on Pumping regional conference at the Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel in Chicago, Illinois from September 29 - October 1, 2006.

New This Week

  1. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    My daughter's 504 doesn't seem to help with academic issues, such as missing class time when treating high and low blood sugars. What should I do?
    See the answer.

  2. The Quilt for Life now has 466 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.

  3. Join CWD Events Coordinator Laura Billetdeaux on Wednesday, April 26th at 9pm in the Conferences Chat Room for a chat about CWD's conferences and adventures.

  4. Improving Patient Adherence. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.

  5. Glycemic Control and Cardiovascular Disease in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes. Also available in PDF format.

  6. Commentary on the Results and Clinical Implications of the PROactive Study. Also available in PDF format. See also PROactive: A Sad Tale of Inappropriate Analysis and Unjustified Interpretation (PDF format).

  7. ADA seeks California parents who are willing to be plaintiffs in lawsuit aimed at making glucagon available to students experiencing severe hypoglycemia and to allow students who are able to self-manage their diabetes to do so wherever they are in conjunction with a school activity.

  8. The DESA National Conference 2006 will be held from Thursday, May 18, 2006 through Sunday, May 21, 2006 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

  9. Extreme South is an expedition to the South Pole by British medical students, including Rob Conway who has type 1 diabetes -- with no resupply.

  10. The Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston is looking for families with children between the ages of 9 and 15 who have had Type 1 diabetes for less than one year for a study trying to find ways to help families work together to better manage diabetes during this difficult time. For more information, see Family Management of Childhood Diabetes.

  11. Teens with type 1 and their parents are needed for a study about how they work together to manage diabetes.

  12. What Pump Users Should Know About Pramlintide.

  13. Take a Deep Breath! Exubera's Approval Means Diabetics Have Their First-Ever Noninjectable Insulin.

  14. The Diabetes Game: A Teenager's Guide to Living Well with Diabetes is a new book for teens by a teen with type 1 diabetes.

  15. EK Access sells insulin pump cases for kids and teens.

  16. Groovy Patches offers sticky accessories for the Medtronic MiniMed Quick-Set infusion set.

  17. Anti-CD3 and nasal proinsulin combination therapy enhances remission from recent-onset autoimmune diabetes by inducing Tregs. Free full text available in PDF format.

  18. Cure of chronic viral infection and virus-induced type 1 diabetes by neutralizing antibodies.

  19. Air pollution and type 1 diabetes in children.

  20. Independent effects of socioeconomic status and place of residence on the incidence of childhood type 1 diabetes in Western Australia.

  21. Childhood type 1 diabetes mellitus in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

  22. Free radicals related effects and antioxidants in saliva and serum of adolescents with Type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  23. Arterial wall thickening and stiffening in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

  24. Exaggerated adrenarche and altered cortisol metabolism in Type 1 diabetic children.

  25. Leptin levels and body composition in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

  26. Abnormal response to inotropic stimulation in young asymptomatic type I diabetic patients demonstrated by serial gated myocardial perfusion SPECT imaging.

  27. Prospective and Challenges of Islet Transplantation for the Therapy of Autoimmune Diabetes.

  28. Effect of glucagon-like peptide-1 (7-37) on beta-cell function after islet transplantation in type 1 diabetes.

  29. Effect of Rat-to-Mouse Bioartificial Pancreas Xenotransplantation on Diabetic Renal Damage and Survival.

  30. The comparison of treatment results of type 1 diabetes mellitus complicated by end-stage diabetic nephropathy in patients undergoing simultaneous pancreas and pre-emptive kidney transplantation (SPPkTx) and patients enrolled into the dialysis program--a cohort study.

  31. Characteristics at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in children younger than 6 years.

  32. 'The honeymoon phase' in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus: frequency, duration, and influential factors.

  33. Newer therapeutic options for children with diabetes mellitus: theoretical and practical considerations.

  34. Insulin Treatment In Type 1 Diabetes.

  35. Long-term Intervention Studies Using Insulin In Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.

  36. Actual usage and clinical effectiveness of insulin preparations in patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus in Japan: CoDiC((R))-based analysis of clinical data obtained at multiple institutions (JDDM 3).

  37. Short acting insulin analogues versus regular human insulin in patients with diabetes mellitus. (Temper the conclusions of this review with the three studies above.)

  38. Row breaks out over German funding of short acting diabetes treatment.

  39. Comparison of breakfast and bedtime administration of insulin glargine in children and adolescents with Type 1 diabetes.

  40. Functionality and acceptability of a new electronic insulin injection pen with a memory feature.

  41. Insights From The Diabetes Control And Complications Trial/Epidemiology Of Diabetes Interventions And Complications Study On The Use Of Intensive Glycemic Treatment To Reduce The Risk Of Complications Of Type 1 Diabetes.

  42. Diagnosis and treatment of hypoglycemia unawareness in type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

  43. Telecare in a structured therapeutic education programme addressed to patients with type 1 diabetes and poor metabolic control.

  44. Prognostic significance of the white coat hypertension in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  45. Treating Depression to Prevent Diabetes and Its Complications: Understanding Depression as a Medical Risk Factor. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.

  46. The prevalence of co-morbid depression in adults with Type 1 diabetes: systematic literature review.

  47. Periodontal disease and diabetes metabolic control: a full-mouth disinfection approach.

  48. In vitro evaluation of virulence attributes of Candida spp. isolated from patients affected by diabetes mellitus.

  49. Reduced prevalence of early preterm delivery in women with Type 1 diabetes and microalbuminuria--possible effect of early antihypertensive treatment during pregnancy.

  50. Comparing three theories in predicting reproductive health behavioral intention in adolescent women with diabetes.

  51. A low-fat diet improves peripheral insulin sensitivity in patients with Type 1 diabetes.

  52. Influences on screening for chronic diabetes complications in type 1 diabetes.

  53. Management of Dyslipidemia in Diabetes.

  54. Frequency of sub-clinical cerebral edema in children with diabetic ketoacidosis.

  55. Case Report: Pediatric stroke associated with new onset type 1 diabetes mellitus: case reports and review of the literature.

  56. Contribution of post-breakfast plasma glucose to the glycemic control of type 2 diabetic patients.

  57. The influence of glucose self-monitoring on glycaemic control in patients with diabetes mellitus in Sudan.

  58. Testing for celiac disease without endoscopy.

  59. Modified school diabetes bill should be passed in Legislature. You can also view the text of the bill.

  60. New Devices May Free Diabetics From Constant Monitoring. See also Devices may aid diabetics' constant monitoring; Researchers hope glucose monitors will replace much-hated finger lances.

  61. A 12-year-old Tennessee girl reaches out to thank an Army sergeant patrolling in Iraq. See also A soldier's final gift: Before he died, Gregory Rogers reached out to help a young girl.

  62. Onward and upward; Gonzaga's Morrison forgoes senior year, turns pro. See also Morrison to sign with agent, enter NBA draft.

  63. Diabetes can't stop Preds' Jimmy Fryzel.

  64. LeTourneau Golfer Fighting Battle On And Off The Course.

  65. Kuehl determination: UA discus thrower will not let diabetes prevent him from success.

  66. Hope for diabetics.

  67. Diabetic kids may qualify for tax credit in Canada.

  68. A taste sweeter than sugar.

  69. CleoTM 90 Infusion Set from Smiths Medical wins medical design excellence award.

  70. Type 1 Diabetes Patients on Technosphere Insulin Showed HbA1c Improvements, Low Post-Prandial Glucose Fluctuations, and Weight Loss.

  71. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My 5 year old kindergartner wears her diabetes "bracelet" around her ankle because it's more comfortable and doesn't get in her way. One day at school, her friend asked her, "How do you know which leg has diabetes?" My daughter laughingly replied, "My whole BODY has diabetes!"

  72. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your auto ashtray is full ... of test strips! See more parent humor.

  73. Last week's poll asked readers about the blood glucose meter they use most often. This week's poll asks parents how about long it before they went out again after their child was diagnosed.

  74. The Featured Book of the Week is The Diabetic Athlete by Sheri Colberg, Ph.D. and Edward Horton.

  75. Our Care Suggestions are Worth a Look.

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