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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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. The room block is essentially full, so reserve your room now.
  2. Join your friends for the CWD New York City Family Adventure Weekend at the New York Midtown East Courtyard by Marriott from February 16-19, 2007.
  3. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Pumping: La Jolla 2007 conference at the San Diego Marriott La Jolla from April 13-15, 2007.
  4. Planning to come to the Friends for Life: Orlando 2007 annual conference? We have preliminary program information and a sessions list to help with your planning. Registration information is also now online.

New This Week

  1. Chris Dudley brings his Basketball Clinic to the 2007 Friends for Life Conference. Registration for the basketball clinic is limited to 60 participants, and you must be registered for the Friends for Life conference before you can register for the basketball clinic.
  2. Diabetes advocates are encouraged to sign the Unite for Diabetes petition and pass the pin to encourage others to join -- all part of the IDF's global Unite for Diabetes initiative.
  3. The Family Support Network has over 2,690 families from all 50 states and 67 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. Bridget is six and raised $2,600 at a JDRF walk.
  5. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    As the only student in his school with diabetes, my first grade son feels "weird," that his peers don't understand diabetes. How should we parents handle this?
    See the answer.
  6. The Quilt for Life now has 551 panels. The Quilt for Life is scheduled to be displayed at the 2007 Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association from June 22-26, 2007 in Chicago, Illinois, and at CWD's 2007 Friends for Life Conference from July 11-15, 2007 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Please contribute your square.
  7. Joslin Launches Free Online Educational Videos for People with Diabetes - Six Tests for Staying Healthy with Diabetes.
  8. Latest on diabetes revealed at Cardiff.
  9. The Winter/Spring 2006 issue of the ADA's Forefront magazine is online in PDF format and contains articles about research underway at the Diabetes Research Institute in Miami and the Barbara Davis Center in Denver.
  10. The OneTouch UltraMini is the latest meter from LifeScan.
  11. Cheating Destiny by James Hirsch is among the best books about diabetes ever written.
  12. Does Coffee Consumption Reduce the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in Individuals With Impaired Glucose?
  13. Incidence of Type 1 Diabetes in Philadelphia Is Higher in Black Than White Children From 1995 to 1999 - Epidemic or misclassification?
  14. Islet Autoimmunity in Children With Down’s Syndrome.
  15. Evaluation of a New Measure of Blood Glucose Variability in Diabetes.
  16. A multinational assessment of complications in type 1 diabetes: the DiaMond substudy of complications (DiaComp) level 1.
  17. Electrogastrography in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes: Weak correlation with metabolic control parameters.
  18. Relationship between adiponectin levels, acylated ghrelin levels, and short-term body mass index changes in children with diabetes mellitus type 1 at diagnosis and after insulin therapy.
  19. Uric Acid Restores Endothelial Function in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes and Regular Smokers.
  20. Health Care Use and Costs in the Decade After Identification of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes.
  21. Durability of Insulin Pump Use in Pediatric Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.
  22. The impact of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion on health-related quality of life in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
  23. The Relationship between Parent-Reported Social Support and Adherence to Medical Treatment in Families of Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes.
  24. How do parents perceive their adolescent's diabetes: a qualitative study.
  25. Evaluation of Patients' Opinion and Metabolic Control after Transfer of Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes from a Pediatric Diabetes Clinic to Adult Care.
  26. Outcome effectiveness of therapeutic recreation camping program for adolescents living with cancer and diabetes.
  27. A longitudinal observational study of insulin therapy and glycaemic control in Scottish children with Type 1 diabetes: DIABAUD 3.
  28. The Diabetes Attitudes, Wishes, and Needs (DAWN) Study. Also available in PDF format.
  29. Web Portals in Primary Care: An Evaluation of Patient Readiness and Willingness to Pay for Online Services.
  30. Switch to Insulin Pen Improves Clinical Outcomes and Reduces Medical Costs for Diabetes.
  31. Discrepancies in bone mineral density and fracture risk in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes-a meta-analysis.
  32. Thyroid autoimmunity in adults with diabetes mellitus type 1. Own experience gained by 11-year monitoring.
  33. Oral Treatment With alpha-Lipoic Acid Improves Symptomatic Diabetic Polyneuropathy.
  34. Intensive Insulin Therapy in Mixed Medical/Surgical Intensive Care Units.
  35. Clinical Benefit of a Gluten-Free Diet in Type 1 Diabetic Children With Screening-Detected Celiac Disease.
  36. Celiac Disease and Risk of Subsequent Type 1 Diabetes: A general population cohort study of children and adolescents.
  37. Winning life's pageant and living well with diabetes.
  38. Climber pushes the limits of diabetes.
  39. Trick-or-treat with a twist.
  40. Diabetes doesn't mean no treats.
  41. Halloween's No Holiday for Kids with Diabetes.
  42. For kids who are diabetic, dealing with Halloween treats can be tricky.
  43. A message of hope for victims of child diabetes, despite ignorance.
  44. Getting to grips with diabetes.
  45. Diabetic kids with a cause: Four area Type 1 diabetes sufferers will be lobbying Ottawa for a cure.
  46. Boy To Head To Ottawa To Fight For Diabetes Cure.
  47. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My 5 year old son, Noah, was just diagnosed a month ago. The other day when we were discussing Halloween, I asked him if he still wanted to go trick-or-treating even though he could not have all that candy. He replied, "Of course, but when I get home, can I sell my candy to the kids who don't have diabetes?"
  48. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when, after a trip to Europe, you can say "sugar free" in 12 languages, but "How are you?" in only 2. See more parent humor.
  49. Last week's poll asked readers how much time per day they spend on direct diabetes care tasks. This week's poll asks readers how they usually treat hypoglycemia.
  50. The Featured Book of the Week is Yes I Can! Yes You Can! by Denny Dressman and Jay Leeuwenburg.
  51. The Report from CWD's Focus on Pumping in Chicago is Worth a Look.

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