Back to Home What's New for 27 August 2006

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. 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.
  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 online. With the room block over 60% full, now is the time to book.
  4. 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.

New This Week

  1. Registration information is online for Friends for Life: Orlando 2007 conference, to be held from July 11-15, 2007 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort at Disney World in Florida.
  2. The Family Support Network has over 2,570 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Kaitlyn is 13 and lives in West Virginia.
  5. Steven is 13 and loves music.
  6. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Eight years after her diagnosis with type 1, my daughter has been having a burning sensation in her upper body, loss of appetite, and weakness. In the past, she had poor diabetes control. What do you think this could be?
    See the answer.
  7. The Quilt for Life now has 548 panels. We need hundreds more.
  8. Join ADA School Advocate Crystal Jackson for our Back to School chat 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. CWD's Diabetes at School section has a wealth of information for families to help prepare for the challenges of diabetes care at school.
  14. Nanny needed in Northern Virginia.
  15. Drug Insight: new immunomodulatory therapies in type 1 diabetes.
  16. C-Peptide Does Not Affect Ocular Blood Flow in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.
  17. Natural History and Risk Factors for Microalbuminuria in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.
  18. Oesophageal motility disorders in type 1 diabetes mellitus and their relation to cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy.
  19. Decline in Neurophysiological Function After 7 Years in an Adolescent Diabetic Cohort and the Role of Aldose Reductase Gene Polymorphisms.
  20. The visceral and subcutaneous fat changes in type 1 diabetes: a pilot study.
  21. Apolipoprotein B as a long-term predictor of mortality in type 1 diabetes mellitus: a 15-year follow up. See also Apolipoprotein B at the Wikipedia.
  22. Benfotiamine Prevents Macro- and Microvascular Endothelial Dysfunction and Oxidative Stress Following a Meal Rich in Advanced Glycation End Products in Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes.
  23. Treating Postprandial Hyperglycemia Does Not Appear to Delay Progression of Early Type 2 Diabetes.
  24. Effect of Weight Loss With Lifestyle Intervention on Risk of [Type 2] Diabetes.
  25. Diabetes, Inflammation, and Functional Decline in Older Adults.
  26. Analysis of T-Cell Assays to Measure Autoimmune Responses in Subjects With Type 1 Diabetes.
  27. In Vivo Imaging of Immune Rejection in Transplanted Pancreatic Islets.
  28. A patient with severe, recurrent hypoglycemia and glycemic lability who underwent islet transplantation.
  29. Control oriented model of insulin and glucose dynamics in type 1 diabetics.
  30. Dysfunction of the vitamin D endocrine system as common cause for multiple malignant and other chronic diseases.
  31. Self-monitoring adherence to physical activity in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
  32. Diet and physical activity in patients with type 1 diabetes.
  33. Physical exercise and diabetes during childhood.
  34. Managing insulin therapy during exercise in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  35. Therapy Insight: the impact of type 1 diabetes on brain development and function.
  36. Declining Death Rates From Hyperglycemic Crisis Among Adults With Diabetes, U.S., 1985–2002.
  37. Nutrition Recommendations and Interventions for Diabetes–2006 is a position statement of the American Diabetes Association. Also available in PDF format.
  38. Ethnic Differences in Perinatal Outcome of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus.
  39. Disparities in HbA1c Levels Between African-American and Non-Hispanic White Adults With Diabetes.
  40. Club Celiac Sailing Adventure is a two hour sight seeing adventure aboard the schooner Adirondack in New York on Sunday, September 10th.
  41. Celiac disease on the rise.
  42. Diabetes camp: Kids with disorder come as campers, return as leaders.
  43. Pig cell treatment may start again.
  44. Study Looks For Key To Long Life With Diabetes.
  45. Young Australians living with diabetes are also vulnerable to depression.
  46. Diabetes complications blamed in co-ed's death.
  47. Close-proximity wireless technology set to improve the management of diabetes.
  48. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    While driving past the local "Lowes" hardware store, our five year old son with diabetes started to laugh and said, "I had a low at Lowes, remember that?" He thought it was so weird (and hilarious)...funny how he made the connection.
  49. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you reach under his blankets to find the remote to turn of his T.V. and accidentally grab his pump instead! See more parent humor.
  50. Last week's poll asked readers who drive how often they check their blood sugar before driving. This week's poll asks readers how many times they have had to inject glucagon.
  51. The Featured Book of the Week is When You're a Parent with Diabetes by Kathryn Gregorio Palmer.
  52. Our section about Type 2 Diabetes and Double Diabetes is Worth a Look.

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