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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

New This Week

  1. In this season of generosity and giving, please consider making a contribution to one of these worthy efforts:

    1. For just $1 a day, the IDF Life for a Child program provides a year of insulin and glucose monitoring for a child with type 1 diabetes who might otherwise not survive.
    2. The Children with Diabetes Foundation funds innovative research seeking to cure and prevent type 1 diabetes.
    3. The Education for Children with Diabetes Foundation provides scholarships to families to attend CWD's Friends for Life conference.
  2. As you gather friends and family for this holiday season, add a little humor to your singing with Holiday Songs -- CWD style.
  3. The Family Support Network has over 2,795 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. Stefani is 7 and was diagnosed in October 2006.
  5. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    I am concerned about the amount of insulin my teen daughter takes. She has also gained weight, which I think is tied to her insulin resistance. What should she do?
    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. Camps for kids with diabetes offer a great learning experience. These camps have updated schedules:

    1. Camp Holiday Trails, a camp for children with special health needs, is located in Charlottesville, Virginia.
    2. Camp Kno-Koma provides adventures for young people with diabetes in West Virginia. Ever seen counselors covered in shaving cream? Stop by for a look.
  8. Diabetic kids dive into joys of camp.
  9. Parents and children who are between 7 and 14 years old are invited to participate in a study about Sibling Relationships.
  10. Adults with type 1 diabetes are sought for a Study On Stress and Emotional Understanding In Diabetes Control.
  11. Kids aged 8 and older are needed for a nation-wide Randomized Study of Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitors in the Management of Type 1 Diabetes.
  12. Volunteers wanted for diabetes trials in Australia. See also the Intranasal Insulin Trial site.
  13. Diabetes Made Visible is a collection of photographs at flickr.
  14. The Diabetes Self-Care Blog reports on Navigator.
  15. Insulin Pump Forums focuses on pumps and continuous sensors.
  16. Primary Diabetes Care is a new diabetes journal for general practitioners, nurses and other diabetes primary-care workers.
  17. Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy, 3rd edition will help you make good food choices.
  18. Extreme genetic risk for type 1A diabetes, previously reported, now has free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  19. Progress in the development of immune-based therapies for type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  20. Prolonged Remission of Diabetes by Regeneration of beta Cells in Diabetic Mice Treated with Recombinant Adenoviral Vector Expressing Glucagon-like Peptide-1.
  21. Islet transplantation for type 1 diabetes—where should we go? Also available in PDF format.
  22. Insulin-independence is rarely sustained after pancreatic islet transplantation. Also available in PDF format.
  23. Effect of the amino acid alanine on glucagon secretion in non-diabetic and type 1 diabetic subjects during hyperinsulinaemic euglycaemia, hypoglycaemia and post-hypoglycaemic hyperglycaemia.
  24. The human lens' transparence changes in children, adolescents, and young adults with diabetes mellitus type I.
  25. Diabetes, glucose toxicity, and oxidative stress: A case of double jeopardy for the pancreatic islet beta cell.
  26. Comparison of Plasma Insulin Levels after a Mixed Meal Challenge in Children with and without Intrauterine Exposure to Diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
  27. Adenoviral-Mediated Overexpression of Membrane-Bound Human FasL and Human Decoy Fas Protect Pig Islets Against Human CD8(+) CTL-Mediated Cytotoxicity.
  28. Diabetes mellitus attenuates the repolarization reserve in mammalian heart.
  29. Detection of ketonemia and its relationship with hyperglycemia in type 1 diabetic patients.
  30. Thyroiditis and gluten intolerance: extrapancreatic auto-immune diseases associated with type 1 diabetes.
  31. Swedish families' lived experience when a child is first diagnosed as having insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: An ongoing learning process.
  32. The experiences of school nurses caring for students receiving continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy.
  33. A pilot study of school counselor's preparedness to serve students with diabetes: relationship to self-reported diabetes training.
  34. Effect of Type 1 Diabetes on Psychosocial Maturation in Young Adults.
  35. Comparison between multiple daily insulin injection therapy (MDI) and continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy (CSII), results of the five nations study.
  36. CSII in type 2 diabetic patients.
  37. National Register of patients with insulin pump treatment in the Czech Republic.
  38. Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) in Italy.
  39. CSII in Europe: where are we, where are we going? An analysis of articles published in Infusystems International.
  40. Counterregulatory responses in CSII.
  41. Rational use of insulin analogues in the treatment of type 1 diabetic children and adolescents: personal experience.
  42. Inhaled human insulin: new drug. No short-term advantages, to (sic) many unknowns in the long term.
  43. Fulminant type 1 diabetes: a novel clinical entity requiring special attention by all medical practitioners.
  44. Dose escalation of pramlintide improves its tolerability and efficacy. Also available in PDF format.
  45. Plasma lipid levels and nutritional intake in childhood- and adolescence-onset young type 1 diabetic patients in Japan.
  46. How prevalent are diabetes-related complications in patients with youth-onset type 2 diabetes mellitus? Also available in PDF format.
  47. Microdialysis-based 48-hour continuous glucose monitoring with GlucoDay: clinical performance and patients' acceptance.
  48. Coeliac disease and oats: a systematic review.
  49. Celiac Disease and Risk of Liver Disease: A General Population-Based Study.
  50. Recent advances in the understanding of celiac disease : therapeutic implications for the management of pediatric patients.
  51. Anheuser-Busch releases gluten-free beer.
  52. Support group helps make living with celiac disease a piece of (no gluten) cake.
  53. American Diabetes Association Urges New Congress to Address Inadequate Research and Prevention Funding in 2007.
  54. Diabetic leaving minutes early for break could be on intermittent leave.
  55. Childhood Diabetes Increasing In The Wake Of War In Lebanon.
  56. Diabetic kids meet holiday challenge.
  57. 522 pumps lifelong diabetic full of hope.
  58. Minn. girl, 7, gave paramedics details needed to stop diabetic reaction.
  59. Diabetic pursues marathon dream.
  60. Got game, needle.
  61. Living with Diabetes.
  62. Celebrity football raises £7,000 for charity.
  63. Visions of sugarplums - How diabetics can splurge this holiday season and still say healthy.
  64. Christmas gifts by the lorry-load for sick orphans.
  65. Banting home sale draws ire from MP.
  66. Health news.
  67. Diabetic soldier says superior's orders nearly killed him.
  68. Diabetes nose is about a new vaccine to prevent type 1 diabetes.
  69. Diabetes test to save rhino.
  70. UN Resolution caps momentous year for diabetes world.
  71. JDRF-Funded Clinical Trial Finds Drug May Be Effective Against Diabetic Macular Edema.
  72. FDA Approves BYETTA(R) (exenatide) Injection for Expanded Combination Use.
  73. Diabetes? is the diabetes blog of Barbara Flamand from Belgium, who has a daughter with type 1 diabetes.
  74. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    I overheard the cutest thing while we were at a diabetes walk. Emily was walking in front of me with my 6 year old nephew. I was listening to them talk. He said to her, "Em, why are we walking around this place anyway?" I heard her tell him, "We are walking to find a cure for diabetes." My nephew said, "Well, where am I supposed to be looking for it?" I could have died laughing.
  75. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you buy a new lancet device for your child's Christmas ... and they thank you! See more parent humor.
  76. Last week's poll asked readers if they commemorate their date of diagnosis. This week's poll asks readers who use insulin pumps what they do with their infusion set tubing.
  77. The Featured Book of the Week is The Discovery of Insulin by Michael Bliss.
  78. Our page about Body Weight and Health Risk is Worth a Look.

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