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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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. The room block is now 80% full and will very likely sell out, just like our last regional conference. If you're planning to come to the conference, please book your room and register for the conference as soon soon as possible.
  2. 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 online. With the room block over 60% full, now is the time to book.

New This Week

  1. Young adults are invited to the CWD Bay Area Adventure for Young Adults to be held at the Marriott Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, California from November 3-5, 2006.
  2. Preliminary information is now online for our Friends for Life: Orlando 2007 Conference, to be held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort at Disney World in Florida from July 11-15, 2007. You may now reserve your room by calling Disney directly at 407-939-1020 and telling them that you are in the Children with Diabetes room block.
  3. The Family Support Network has over 2,550 families from all 50 states and 64 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. Now's also a great time to search for someone near you and introduce yourself.
  4. As you gather your back-to-school supplies, be sure to include CWD Brochures, URL Cards, conference brochures, and Quilt for Life flyers for your school staff, as well as your local friends who have kids with diabetes. Our brochures are all free.
  5. Anna is 16 and has two older brothers with diabetes.
  6. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Is it possible for insulin to "bleed out" and cause a higher blood sugar? How long after the expiration date is the insulin good if kept refrigerated?
    See the answer.
  7. The Quilt for Life now has 547 panels. We need hundreds more.
  8. Plan now on joining ADA School Advocate Crystal Jackson for our Back to School chat next week on Wednesday, August 30th from 9-10pm Eastern in the Back to School chat room.
  9. JDRF is accepting applications for its Children's Congress 2007. Applications must be received by October 5, 2006.
  10. The Education for CWD Foundation is now selling colorful magnets for your car or home to help fund educational opportunities for kids with diabetes.
  11. Families are invited to help nursing students learn about living with diabetes.
  12. Diabetes Prevention Source is conducting a research study to learn more about successful approaches to increasing physical activity.
  13. If you missed ADA School Advocate Crystal Jackson on dLife TV, you can watch her interview about diabetes at school.
  14. CWD's Diabetes at School section has a wealth of information for families to help prepare for the challenges of diabetes care at school.
  15. New Guide Educates School Personnel And Child Care Providers On Handling Diabetes-Related Emergencies.
  16. Nanny needed in Northern Virginia.
  17. Incidence and trends of childhood Type 1 diabetes worldwide 1990-1999.
  18. Diabetes preventive gluten-free diet decreases the number of caecal bacteria in non-obese diabetic mice.
  19. Meta-Analysis of Vitamin D Receptor Polymorphisms and Type 1 Diabetes: A HuGE Review of Genetic Association Studies.
  20. Early Manifestation of Type 1 Diabetes in Children Is a Risk Factor for Changed Bone Geometry: Data Using Peripheral Quantitative Computed Tomography.
  21. Effects of aspirin plus alpha-tocopherol on brain slices damage after hypoxia-reoxygenation in rats with type 1-like diabetes mellitus.
  22. Possible effect of leptin on renal magnesium excretion in adolescent patients with type 1 diabetes.
  23. The effects of calcitriol and nicotinamide on residual pancreatic beta-cell function in patients with recent-onset Type 1 diabetes (IMDIAB XI).
  24. Model-based blood glucose control for Type 1 diabetes via parametric programming.
  25. Association of interferon-gamma and interleukin 10 genotypes and serum levels with partial clinical remission in type 1 diabetes.
  26. Predictors of fear of hypoglycemia in adolescents with type 1 diabetes and their parents.
  27. How much can school staff help children with diabetes type 1 in school?
  28. Compliance and administration methods in management of type 1 diabetes.
  29. Long-term benefits of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion in children with Type 1 diabetes: a 4-year follow-up.
  30. Insulin pump therapy in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  31. Twice-daily compared with once-daily insulin glargine in people with Type 1 diabetes using meal-time insulin aspart suggests that better results will be achieved by splitting the daily dose of Lantus.
  32. Blood ketone bodies in patients with recent-onset type 1 diabetes (a multicenter study).
  33. Social consumption of alcohol in adolescents with Type 1 diabetes is associated with increased glucose lability, but not hypoglycaemia.
  34. Self monitoring blood glucose and quality of care.
  35. Systolic blood pressure response to exercise in type 1 diabetes families compared with healthy control individuals.
  36. Physical activity and diabetes.
  37. The social and economic consequences of childhood-onset Type 1 diabetes mellitus across the lifecourse: a systematic review.
  38. The spectrum of thyroid disorders in adult type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  39. Diabetes therapy trials with inhaled insulin.
  40. Within-patient variation of the pharmacokinetics of subcutaneously injected biphasic insulin aspart as assessed by compartmental modelling.
  41. AB1667 has passed the California Legislature. If not vetoed by the Governor, this bill will limit the provision of specialized health care services in California schools. For more information, see DREDF opposes AB 1667 -- a California bill that will harm children who require specialized physical health care services at school.
  42. Students with medical needs juggle college life, disease management.
  43. Stem cells may help Bergen boy fight diabetes.
  44. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    While putting on my makeup, my 8-year-old diabetic daughter was looking at a lipstick case with several different colors in it. She said, "Hey, this looks like my ketone strip -- this shade is high and this one is trace."
  45. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your husband comes in and asks your child what they are up to and they respond "176" instead of "playing." See more parent humor.
  46. Last week's poll asked readers if their child has a 504 plan for diabetes care at school. This week's poll asks readers who drive how often they check their blood sugar before driving.
  47. The Featured Book of the Week is Taking Diabetes to School by Kim Gosselin.
  48. Our Report from Friends for Life 2006 is Worth a Look.

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