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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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.
  2. Make plans to come to the Friends for Life: Orlando 2007 annual conference at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida from July 11 - 15, 2007. The Parent and Adult Program and Youth Program are now online.
  3. 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. Early registration for CWD's Friends for Life 2007 conference ends on January 31, 2007. Save $25 per family by registering before then.
  2. The hotel room block for CWD's Focus on Pumping: La Jolla 2007 at the San Diego Marriott La Jolla from April 13-15, 2007 is about 75% full. If you're planning on joining us, please reserve your room soon. The last two Focus on Pumping conferences sold out.
  3. Preliminary information about our Focus on Best Practices: Marco Island 2008 conference is now online, including registration forms.
  4. Dr. Irl Hirsch interviews 90-year-old Gladis Dull, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1924.
  5. The Family Support Network has over 2,885 families from all 50 states and 69 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.
  6. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Is there any current research on the relationship between type 1 and learning disabilities?
    See the answer.
  7. The Quilt for Life now has 553 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.
  8. Camps for kids with diabetes offer a great learning experience. These camps have updated schedules:

    1. ADA Camp Independence is a day camp program held in Greenville, South Carolina.
    2. Camp Adam Fisher in South Carolina is for campers with diabetes ages 6 to 17, as well as brothers, sisters, and friends.
    3. Camp AZDA at Friendly Pines Camp provides kids with diabetes in Arizona an excellent camping experience.
    4. Camp Buck is is for kids in Nevada.
    5. Camp Carolina Trails offers A Week of Fun and Friendship for kids in North Carolina.
    6. Camp Fun in the Sun is a diabetes camp in the Inland Northwest.
    7. Camp Diabetes is the Queensland Health Camping Programme established to meet the needs of children and adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes in Queensland, Australia.
    8. Camp Gilbert offers kids in South Dakota a summer camping experience.
    9. Camp Hodia is Idaho's camp for children with diabetes.
    10. Camp Hot Shots is a day camps for kids in Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota.
    11. Camp Jordan, hosted by Makemie Woods in Barhamsville VA (near Williamsburg VA), is for kids with diabetes.
    12. Camp Kudzu provides year round programming for children and youth living with type 1 diabetes in Georgia, including summer camp, family camp and other targeted programs.
    13. Camp Kushtaka is in Cooper Landing, Alaska.
    14. Camp Midicha serves kids with diabetes in Michigan.
    15. Camp WeCanDo is located in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville, North Carolina.
    16. Chris Dudley Basketball Camp in Oregon is for boys and girls with diabetes, ages 10 to 17, who want to learn about basketball.
    17. The Circle of Life Camp provides camping for kids 8-15 at a lakeside campsite in the Adirondack Mountains in New York State.
    18. The Diabetes Society of Santa Clara Valley offers Youth Day Camps and Weekend Family Camps throughout the summer and into the fall.
    19. DYFI camp for children with diabetes offers resident camp for kids in Indiana.
    20. Gales Creek, in Lake Oswego, Oregon, is located on 36 acres of beautiful woodland.
    21. Lion's Camp Hickory is a day camp on the Seneca River in New York for children with type 1 diabetes.
    22. Lions Camp Merrick / Glyndon Diabetes Program in Maryland provides a camping experience not only for kids with diabetes, but for their families too! Kids from the District of Columbia and Virginia are welcome.
    23. Lions Camp ADA Camp Victory provides a summer camping experience for kids ages 6-14 living in Louisiana.
    24. Tennessee Camp for Diabetic Children offers both one and two week camping sessions.
    25. The Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville, Texas, offers camp for kids with diabetes and other disabilities. The camp is fully paid for by the Texas Lions. The Texas Lions Camp is accredited by the American Camping Association (ACA).
  9. Get the most from Diabetes Camp.
  10. Four lectures from the 2006 EASD meeting focus on continuous glucose sensing and closing the loop:

    1. Clinical use of CSII and continuous glucose sensing – best practice by Dr. Moshe Phillip.
    2. Sensor Augmented Pumps by Dr. Bruce Buckingham.
    3. Algorithms for insulin delivery – towards the closed loop by Dr. Dorothee Deiss.
    4. Clinical perspective for closed loop by Dr. William Tamborlane.
  11. A major insulin pump company would like your opinion on pumps, your pump start-up experience, customer service and support, and cost benefits associated with your pump experience.
  12. Researchers At UC Irvine Seek Children With Metabolic Syndrome And Healthy Controls For Study To Better Understand How Inflammation Is Regulated By Exercise.
  13. College students with type 1 diabetes are invited to participate in an online survey to help Connecticut College senior Avery Block with her Psychology Honors Thesis.
  14. Snack Attack offers suggestions for delicious and nutritious snacks.
  15. Maternal microchimerism in peripheral blood in type 1 diabetes and pancreatic islet beta cell microchimerism. See also Cells passed from mother to child may be first step in developing new treatments for Type 1 diabetes and similar diseases, Diabetes repair 'occurs in womb', Well-meaning mums, and Mom's Stem Cells Might Treat Child's Diabetes.
  16. Can we identify adolescents at high risk for nephropathy before the development of microalbuminuria?
  17. New therapies aimed at the preservation or restoration of beta cell function in type 1 diabetes.
  18. Glycodelin: a novel serum anti-inflammatory marker in type 1 diabetic retinopathy during pregnancy.
  19. Growth in the first year of life and the risk of type 1 diabetes in a Danish population.
  20. Prevalence of autoimmune diseases in islet transplant candidates with severe hypoglycaemia and glycaemic lability: previously undiagnosed coeliac and autoimmune thyroid disease is identified by screening.
  21. Increased forearm blood flow in longstanding Type 1 diabetic patients without microvascular complications. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  22. Endothelial function in patients with type 1 diabetes evaluated by skin capillary recruitment.
  23. Androgens and Diabetes in Men.
  24. Antiviral treatment of Coxsackie B virus infection in human pancreatic islets.
  25. Proinsulin: a unique autoantigen triggering autoimmune diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  26. Effect of Adjunctive Pramlintide Treatment on Treatment Satisfaction in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.
  27. A pilot trial in pediatrics with the sensor-augmented pump: combining real-time continuous glucose monitoring with the insulin pump.
  28. The usage of the personal insulin pump for treatment of a 7 week infant with neonatal diabetes mellitus.
  29. Prehypertension in type 1 diabetic children and adolescents.
  30. Longitudinal lipid screening and use of lipid-lowering medications in pediatric type 1 diabetes.
  31. Misperceptions regarding influenza vaccine safety for individuals with chronic medical illness.
  32. The effect of an education programme (HyPOS) to treat hypoglycaemia problems in patients with type 1 diabetes.
  33. Physical Activity in U.S. Adults With Diabetes and At Risk for Developing Diabetes, 2003.
  34. Physical Activity and Metabolic Risk in Individuals With a Family History of Type 2 Diabetes.
  35. Retinopathy Predicts Cardiovascular Mortality in Type 2 Diabetic Men and Women.
  36. Effect of Periodontitis on Overt Nephropathy and End-Stage Renal Disease in Type 2 Diabetes.
  37. History of major depressive disorder and diabetes outcomes in diet- and tablet-treated post-menopausal women: a case control study.
  38. Microvascular breast reconstruction in the diabetic patient.
  39. Antioxidants and CVD in Diabetes: Where Do We Stand Now.
  40. Prognostic factors of celiac disease occurrence in type 1 diabetes mellitus children.
  41. Malignancy and mortality in a population-based cohort of patients with coeliac disease or 'gluten sensitivity'.
  42. The Iceberg of Celiac Disease: What Is Below the Waterline?
  43. A highly accurate method for monitoring histological recovery in patients with celiac disease on a gluten-free diet using an endoscopic approach that avoids the need for biopsy: a double-center study.
  44. Diagnosis of Celiac Disease in Clinical Practice: Physician's Alertness to the Condition Essential.
  45. Serological and Clinical Comparison of Children and Adults with Anti-Endomysial Antibodies.
  46. Extruded rice flour as a gluten substitute in the production of rice bread.
  47. Talkback Responses: Zeeland school aide fired offers responses from the community about a school aide who was fired for refusing to give insulin injections.
  48. Diabetics: one sweet market. (Registration required)
  49. Jacqui Needed Her Best Buddy.
  50. Children receiving 'flawed' diabetes care. See also Diabetic children face 'limb risk'.
  51. 150 Children from Across the Country Selected to Visit Washington, D.C. as Delegates to JDRF's Children's Congress 2007.
  52. Miracle Muffins offers a collection of low glycemic, high-fiber mixes for several flavors of muffins.
  53. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My wife Brenda recently had a birthday. Laura sent an email to the parents list saying "Brenda is 48" which triggered a bunch of "Oh my you're low!" responses rather than "Happy birthday" notes. The best responses were "Hypo Birthday Brenda!" and "have lots of cake - you won't be 48 anymore."
  54. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you go through a drive-in at Dunkin' Donuts and see the sign that said "High Curb" and you start laughing because you think it said "HIGH CARB." See more parent humor.
  55. Last week's poll asked readers about which insulins they use. This week's poll asks readers what they think is most important for the next generation of continuous glucose sensors.
  56. The Featured Book of the Week is Can Mom Have a Piece of My Birthday Cake? written by Rochelle L. Stern, illustrated by Rosalind Orland.
  57. CWD Español is Worth a Look.

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