Back to Home What's New for 23 July 2006

Of Continuing Interest

  1. Families in the San Francisco Bay Area are invited to a CWD Northern California Get Away Weekend from July 28-31, 2006.

  2. 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.

  3. Looking for a great winter vacation? Join us for CWD Focus on Best Practices at the Marriott Marco Island Resort on Marco Island, Florida from January 4-7, 2007. Registration information is now online.

  4. We've added a new section about Type 2 Diabetes, focused on type 2 diabetes in kids.

New This Week

  1. CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2006 annual conference has just concluded. We'll have a full report next week.

  2. The Family Support Network has over 2,450 families from all 50 states and 60 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.

  3. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    What are the indications to split the Lantus dose and once it is split, how do you decide which dose to adjust?
    See the answer.

  4. The XII International Celiac Disease Symposium will be held from November 9-11, 2006 at the New York Hilton in New York City.

  5. Child and Adolescent Research Study is seeking children and adolescents between the ages of 8 and 16 living in the Miami or Ft. Lauderdale area who have a sibling with a chronic illness to participate in a study to investigate how disruption to child health and functioning affects sibling interaction, and how the emotional and psychological status of well siblings is affected by the introduction of a chronic illness in a brother or sister.

  6. Children ages 6 to 11 who have had diabetes for at least one year, and their parents, are invited to participate in a study about accurately detecting symptoms of low and high sugars.

  7. Children newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes who have banked cord blood are needed for an important clinical trial.

  8. 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.

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

  10. Study on Diabetes Technology Study of Real-Time Glucose Alerts in the Team Management of Diabetes is seeking participants throughout the US.

  11. DRI Scientific Director Dr. Camillo Ricordi discusses new strategies, progress toward a cure in an online video.

  12. A Significant Role for Histocompatibility in Human Islet Transplantation.

  13. Type 1 diabetes: pathogenesis and prevention. Free full text available in PDF format and includes excellent drawings that help explain the autoimmune process of type 1 diabetes.

  14. Effects of vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms on susceptibility to type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  15. C-peptide improves neuropathy in type 1 diabetic BB/Wor-rats.

  16. Lower bone mineral content in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus is linked to female sex, low IGFI levels and high insulin requirement. Free full text available in PDF format.

  17. Homocysteinylation of low-density lipoproteins (LDL) from subjects with Type 1 diabetes: effect on oxidative damage of human endothelial cells.

  18. N-3 fatty acid supplementation decreases plasma homocysteine in diabetic dyslipidemia treated with statin-fibrate combination.

  19. Dietary proteins as environmental modifiers of type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  20. Growth disorders in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  21. Genetic variants of RANTES are associated with serum RANTES level and protection for type 1 diabetes.

  22. Villous histomorphometry and placental bed biopsy investigation in Type I diabetic pregnancies.

  23. School nurses' perceptions of self-efficacy in providing diabetes care.

  24. The UK case-control study of cerebral oedema complicating diabetic ketoacidosis in children.

  25. Insulin detemir lowers the risk of hypoglycaemia and provides more consistent plasma glucose levels compared with NPH insulin in Type 1 diabetes.

  26. Treatment with insulin glargine does not suppress serum IGF-1.

  27. Preliminary data of insulin glargine use among Thai adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus treated at Siriraj Hospital.

  28. Improved glycemic control among Thai children and young adults with type 1 diabetes participating in the diabetes camp.

  29. A review of types 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus and their treatment with insulin.

  30. Noninjectable methods of insulin administration.

  31. Changes in clitoral blood flow in premenopausal women affected by type 1 diabetes after single 100-mg administration of sildenafil.

  32. The changing immunological paradigm in coeliac disease.

  33. Assessing the population impact of low rates of breast-feeding on asthma, coeliac disease and obesity: the use of a new statistical method.

  34. The epidemiology of coeliac disease in East Dorset 1993-2002: An assessment of the 'coeliac iceberg', and preliminary evidence of case clustering.

  35. Neuropathy associated with gluten sensitivity. Free full text available in PDF format.

  36. Young Diabetes Patients Have Good Results With Insulin Pumps.

  37. Drawing To Deal With Diabetes.

  38. Smiths Medical wins second design excellence award for groundbreaking insulin infusion set.

  39. Abbott Reminds US FreeStyle® and FreeStyle Flash® Blood Glucose Meter Users to Verify Units of Measure When They Test.

  40. Physical activity linked to improved glucose control in children with type 1 diabetes.

  41. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    I recently had to take one of my 3-year-old twins to Clinic for her check-up. My non-diabetic twin asked if her sister's insulin pump was broken. When I told her "No, but her pancreas doesn't work." She replied, "We need to get her pancreas new batteries!" If it were only that easy.

  42. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your three-year-old asks if he takes his medic alert bracelet off, will his diabetes go away. See more parent humor.

  43. Last week's poll asked readers how they check for ketones. This week's poll asks readers if the cost of paying for diabetes supplies is a burden to their families.

  44. The Featured Book of the Week is My Child Has Diabetes: A Parent's Guide to a Normal Life After Diagnosis by Karen Hargrave-Nykaza.

  45. Our Parents' Voices section is Worth a Look.

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