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Of Continuing Interest

  1. The room block for this summer's Friends for Life: Orlando 2006 conference is 85% 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.

  2. Childcare for CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2006 conference is half full. If you are bringing a child age 5 or younger, please sign up soon.

  3. Families in the San Francisco Bay Area are invited to a CWD Northern California Get Away Weekend.

  4. 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. Unite for Diabetes is a UN effort to focus the world's attention on diabetes.

  2. Elaine is 13 and was diagnosed in October 2002.

  3. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Why are you not supposed to exercise when you have ketones?
    See the answer.

  4. The Quilt for Life now has 518 panels. Join us for the showing at the Mall in Washington, D.C. on June 8, 2006 near the Capitol. Panels will be added until there is a cure.

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

    1. Camp Glucose is a residential camp for boys and girls ages 8 to 18 who are overweight and have type 2 diabetes, as well as a day camp for children ages 4 to 18, located at Pepperdine University in California and Wake Forest University in North Carolina.

    2. Camp Hodia is Idaho's camp for children with diabetes

    3. Camp Ivy is a day camp in Williamson, Georgia.

    4. Camp Jordan, hosted by Makemie Woods in Barhamsville VA (near Williamsburg VA), is for kids with diabetes.

    5. Native American Research and Training Center sponsors an annual summer diabetes camp for Native American youth at Whispering Pines, which is near Prescott, Arizona for Indian youth who are at risk for or who have been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes.

  6. Join CWD Events Coordinator Laura Billetdeaux for a chat about upcoming CWD Conferences and Events on Wednesday, May 24th at 9pm Eastern in the Conferences Chat Room.

  7. June 8, 2006 is the National Conquer Diabetes Call In Day in the US.

  8. Cooler Couture offers women's purses with a cooler compartment for protecting insulin or a small meal.

  9. Reversal of Diabetes by Pancreatic Islet Transplantation into a Subcutaneous, Neovascularized Device.

  10. Low birth weight does not increase the risk of nephropathy in Finnish type 1 diabetic patients.

  11. The restorative effects of pulsed infrared light therapy on significant loss of peripheral protective sensation in patients with long-term type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus.

  12. Nicotinamide Reduces High Secretion of IFN-gamma in High-Risk Relatives Even Though It Does Not Prevent Type 1 Diabetes.

  13. Preserved sensitivity to {beta}2-adrenergic receptor agonists in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus and hypoglycemia unawareness. Free full text available in PDF format.

  14. New Study Reveals Signaling Pathways Required for Expansion of Pancreas Stem Cells. See BMP4 Regulates Pancreatic Progenitor Cell Expansion through Id2.

  15. The association of serum total sialic acid/total protein ratio with diabetic parameters in young type 1 diabetic patients.

  16. The activity of N-acetyl-beta-d-glucosaminidase and tumor necrosis factor-alpha at early stage of diabetic retinopathy development in type 1 diabetes mellitus children.

  17. A genome-wide association study of nonsynonymous SNPs identifies a type 1 diabetes locus in the interferon-induced helicase (IFIH1) region.

  18. Predictors of glycemic control on insulin pump therapy in children and adolescents with type I diabetes.

  19. Guidelines concerning insulin dosage in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes on continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion.

  20. Evaluation of selected risk factors of atherosclerosis in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus and hypercholesterolemia.

  21. Health-related quality of life of siblings of children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  22. Inhaled human insulin.

  23. Insulin glulisine.

  24. Newer insulin analogues and inhaled insulin.

  25. Overview of the diagnosis and management of diabetic ketoacidosis.

  26. Peculiarities of Lipid Disorders in Patients With Type II Diabetes Mellitus: in Which Cases We Should Administer Statins?

  27. Ergotamine use in severe diabetic autonomic neuropathy.

  28. Highly efficient gluten degradation with a newly identified prolyl endoprotease: implications for celiac disease.

  29. Improving the management of celiac disease: An urgent challenge.

  30. Latent coeliac disease in a 4.5-year-old girl with type 1 diabetes mellitus--case report.

  31. To Hell and Back: The gluten-free journey.

  32. Against the grain; Celiac disease sufferers can't tolerate wheat, barley, rye, oats.

  33. Italians fight food discrimination; Top chefs lead fight for celiac and allergy sufferers.

  34. Brothers returned to parents.

  35. Don't use kids as pawns in turf war.

  36. Return diabetic boy, brother to their parents, doctor says.

  37. Beyond 'I'm a Diabetic,' Little Common Ground.

  38. Diabetics hurt by misconceptions.

  39. From the Dead Sea to Mount Everest.

  40. Hoyt student continues diabetes fundraiser.

  41. Diabetes can't beat teen athlete.

  42. Living and rowing with diabetes.

  43. With new cells comes new life.

  44. Diabetes: 'Your life changes overnight'.

  45. Rising Diabetes Threat Meets a Falling Budget.

  46. 'Just like any other kid'.

  47. Bursting the Bubble on Diabetes.

  48. New Device Shows Great Promise To Improve Islet Transplantation In Patients With Diabetes.

  49. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My older son Ross (11 years old) took out our pretend Harry Potter magic wand and did a spell for his brother (age 6) with diabetes. Ross said "pancreas repairus" and James laughed and laughed. He loves Harry Potter. You may be familiar with the occulus repairus spell that Hermoine does to Harry's glasses! If only Ross's spell worked!

  50. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you go out to dinner and your child accidentally asks for A1C sauce for his steak instead of A1 sauce. See more parent humor.

  51. Last week's poll asked readers if they are stockpiling additional diabetes supplies in light of world tensions and concern about the bird flu. This week's poll asks readers when they last refilled their glucagon prescription.

  52. The Featured Book of the Week is Sweet Kids: How to Balance Diabetes Control & Good Nutrition with Family Peace, Second Edition by Betty Page Brackenridge, MS, RD, CDE & Richard R. Rubin, PhD, CDE.

  53. Our Report from ADA 2005 is Worth a Look.

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