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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.
  4. Preliminary information about our Focus on Best Practices: Marco Island 2008 conference is now online, including registration forms.

New This Week

  1. 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 90% full. If you're planning on joining us, please reserve your room soon. The last two Focus on Pumping conferences sold out.
  2. The Family Support Network has over 2,910 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.
  3. Eli is 4 and lives in Oklahoma.
  4. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    When my son woke up high with large ketones, the doctor had me do a pen injection, but he wasn't concerned about the ketones. Neither was the ER when I went there with the ketones and vomiting. Why is this?
    See the answer.
  5. The Quilt for Life now has 554 panels. The Quilt for Life will next be displayed 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.
  6. Camps for kids with diabetes offer a great learning experience. These camps have updated schedules:

    1. The Barton Center for Diabetes Education provides summer camping, a coed Adventure Camp for high school students with diabetes, and year-round weekend programs for youth with diabetes, families and friends.
    2. Camp Diabetes is the Queensland Health Camping Programme established to meet the needs of children and adolescents with type 1 and type 2 diabetes in Queensland, Australia.
    3. Camp De Los Niños, in San Jose, California, offers camp for kids with diabetes ages 6 to 13.
    4. Camp DJ Sequoia Lake offers teens ages 13 to 17 an adventure among the Giant Sequoia trees in the Sierra Nevada Mountains on Sequoia Lake.
    5. Camp Hickory Hill in Columbia, Missouri, offers a great camping experience for children with diabetes.
    6. Camp Kyle T. Woodruff is a free summer day camp in Fall River, Massachusetts.
    7. Camp Vegas offers summer camp for kids in the mountains southwest of Las Vegas, Nevada.
    8. Campamento Diabetes Safari offers camping fun for kids near Mexico City, Mexico.
    9. Day Camps in Nevada provide a free day camp experience for younger kids with diabetes
    10. The Diabetes Youth Program in Toledo, Ohio sponsors Big Shots Resident Camp and Little Shots Day Camp.
    11. Family Camp in Nevada provide a great family camping experience.
    12. Larry L. Hillblom Camp is a youth resident camp at Sequoia Lake.
    13. Montana Youth Retreat offers camping excitement for kids in Montana.
    14. No Limits Diabetes! offers week-long and weekend events for teens with type 1 and type 2 diabetes in southern Indiana.
    15. Teen Cruise Camp is a four-day cruise on Carnival Cruise for teens with diabetes ages 13 to 17.
  7. Join CWD Events Coordinator Laura Billetdeaux on Tuesday, February 6th for a chat about upcoming CWD Conferences. The chat begins at 9pm Eastern in the Conferences chat room.
  8. Taking Control of Your Diabetes: Continuous Glucose Monitoring is a web video presentation by Dr. Steven Edelman.
  9. FDA Approves NovoLog« Category Change for Use in Pregnant Women with Type 1 Diabetes.
  10. Insulin allergy and resistance successfully treated by desensitisation with Aspart insulin.
  11. Diabetes Family Camp at Sea is an educational cruise with Stephen Ponder, MD, CDE (Pediatric Endocrinologist Director of the Children's Diabetes & Endocrine Center Driscoll Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas) and Barbara Anderson, Ph.D. (Professor in Pediatrics Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas). The ship departs from from Seattle for a cruise around Alaska from June 23-30, 2007.
  12. Women, Sex, and Diabetes.
  13. Summer Camp Counselor with Diabetes and/or Insulin Pump Experience Needed.
  14. My Life as a Pancreas: Reflections on Raising a Child with Diabetes will delight parents.
  15. Insulin Pump Pockets hold your pump in a cool cloth pouch.
  16. Stem cells with potential to generate insulin producing cells in man. Free full text available in PDF format.
  17. Tolerance Induction and Endogenous Regeneration of Pancreatic beta-Cells in Established Autoimmune Diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  18. Existence of Islet Regenerating Factors within the Pancreas. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  19. Replenishing Peripheral CD4+ Regulatory T Cells: A Possible Immune-Intervention Strategy in Type 1 Diabetes? Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  20. The Application of Umbilical Cord Blood Cells in the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  21. Questioning Four Preconceived Ideas on Immunotherapy of Clinical Type 1 Diabetes: Lessons from Recent CD3 Antibody Trials. Free full text available in PDF format.
  22. Approaches Towards Endogenous Pancreatic Regeneration.
  23. Resistance of the target islet tissue to autoimmune destruction contributes to genetic susceptibility in Type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
  24. Insulin gene VNTR, CTLA-4 +49A/G and HLA-DQB1 alleles distinguish latent autoimmune diabetes in adults from type 1 diabetes and from type 2 diabetes group.
  25. Serum and urinary cytokine homeostasis and renal tubular function in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  26. Continuous intraperitoneal insulin infusion does not increase the risk of organ-specific autoimmune disease in type 1 diabetic patients: results of a multicentric, comparative study.
  27. Glucose and insulin metabolism in obese youth.
  28. Rising incidence of type 2 diabetes in children in the United Kingdom. Free full text available in PDF format.
  29. Influence of acute alcohol ingestion on the hormonal responses to modest hypoglycaemia in patients with Type 1 diabetes.
  30. Maternal Trait Anxiety and Diabetes Control in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes.
  31. Ethnic differences in the timely diagnosis of children with Type 1 diabetes mellitus in the Netherlands: clinical presentation at onset.
  32. An evaluation of patient preference for an alternative insulin delivery system compared to standard vial and syringe.
  33. Gliadin Peptides Activate Blood Monocytes from Patients with Celiac Disease.
  34. Islet cell, thyroid, adrenal and celiac disease related autoantibodies in patients with Type 1 diabetes from Sri Lanka. Free full text available in PDF format.
  35. Gluten Free Girl is the blog of Shauna James, who has celiac.
  36. Teacher's Aide says Insulin Injection Training not Adequate.
  37. Leaving the nest with Type 1 diabetes.
  38. Little Alicia helps save dad's life.
  39. Diabetes can't knock cowboy out of saddle.
  40. Daughter's disease spurs innovation.
  41. Training puts school staff at ease.
  42. Not content just to survive with diabetes.
  43. Grandma's book helps youngest diabetics.
  44. Using Cell Phones to Monitor Diabetes.
  45. Scientists Find Mechanism for Diabetes Prevention.
  46. Oral Insulin To Prevent Type 1 Diabetes Tested In Study.
  47. MEPs And International Diabetes Organisations Call For Better And Equal Care In Children With Diabetes Around Europe.
  48. Lilly, Novo Cut Insulin Prices for German Customers.
  49. Study Tests Oral Insulin to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes.
  50. LCT to start clinical trial of Type 1 diabetes treatment.
  51. The Results Are in - a Video Game That Improves Your Health.
  52. Unhappy Meals is an interesting article about food from the Sunday magazine of The New York Times.
  53. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    Our 9 year old son has had type 1 since he was three and has just started playing hockey. The team is having hockey photos taken next week. The required form asks "What is your favorite pro team?" Because I didn't know, I asked Jonathan what his favorite pro team was. He thought for a while and then answered "Fried Chicken." I looked at him funny and said "Fried Chicken is your favorite professional hockey team?" He laughed and said, "Oh, I thought you asked me what my favorite protein was!"
  54. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you make sure your child has candy in bed with them. See more parent humor.
  55. Last week's poll asked readers what they think is most important for the next generation of continuous glucose sensors. This week's poll asks readers what insulin pump they use.
  56. The Featured Book of the Week is Understanding Diabetes, 11th Edition by H. Peter Chase, M.D.
  57. Our page about HbA1c Measurement is Worth a Look.

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