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Of Continuing Interest

  1. Make plans to attend our first Canadian conference -- Focus on Pumping: Toronto 2007 from August 17-19, 2007 at the Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Special guests include country music star George Canyon, Sebastien Sasseville, the first Canadian with diabetes to successfully climb Peak Lenin, and Jen Alexander, an extraordinary swimmer.
  2. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Pumping conference from October 5-7, 2007 at the Marriott Minneapolis Southwest in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
  3. Preliminary information about our Focus on Best Practices: Marco Island 2008 conference is now online, including registration forms.

New This Week

  1. Abbott Receives European CE Mark Approval for FreeStyle Navigator® Continuous Glucose Monitoring System.
  2. Sir Frederick Banting homestead sold to developer, family outraged.
  3. On Tuesday, June 12, Team Type 1 will set off to break their own World Record in the Race Across America.
  4. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Diagnosed with type 1 in March 2006, my teen daughter has experienced a slow heartbeat four times and problems taking deep breaths when her blood sugar was high. Are these issues because her blood sugar is high or something else?
    See the answer.
  5. The Quilt for Life now has 568 panels. New panels must be received by June 15, 2007 to be included in the next showing at CWD's 2007 Friends for Life Conference from July 11-15, 2007 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
  6. The 2007 DESA North American Conference will be held at the Colorado College & The US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado from June 28-30, 2007.
  7. STEP: Social Support To Empower Parents is a study that will provide experienced parent mentors to newly diagnosed families.
  8. CoPilot Health Management System v3.1 is now available for download for users of Abbott Diabetes Care meters.
  9. Stressful life events and psychological dysfunctions before the onset of type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  10. Cognitive performance in type 1 diabetes patients is associated with cerebral white matter volume.
  11. Decreased blood dendritic cell counts in type 1 diabetic children.
  12. Simple switch turns cells embryonic; Technique removes need for eggs or embryos.
  13. Genome-wide association study of 14,000 cases of seven common diseases and 3,000 shared controls. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  14. The role of continuous glucose monitoring in clinical decision-making in diabetes in pregnancy.
  15. Glycaemic control and hypoglycaemia in children, adolescents and young adults with unstable type 1 diabetes mellitus treated with insulin glargine or intermediate-acting insulin.
  16. Treatment with insulin glargine reduces asymptomatic hypoglycemia detected by continuous subcutaneous glucose monitoring in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
  17. Hydroxybutyrate near-patient testing to evaluate a new end-point for intravenous insulin therapy in the treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis in children.
  18. An 18-yr prospective study of pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis: an approach to minimizing the risk of brain herniation during treatment.
  19. Diabetes mellitus and risk of endometrial cancer: a meta-analysis.
  20. Effect of cinnamon on postprandial blood glucose, gastric emptying, and satiety in healthy subjects.
  21. Screening for Addison's disease in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus and recurrent hypoglycaemia.
  22. Rosiglitazone Evaluated for Cardiovascular Outcomes — An Interim Analysis appears to contradict earlier reports of increased cardiovascular effects. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats. See also Rosiglitazone — Continued Uncertainty about Safety, Rosiglitazone and Cardiotoxicity — Weighing the Evidence, and The Record on Rosiglitazone and the Risk of Myocardial Infarction.
  23. Prevalence of coeliac disease (CD) in children with type 1 diabetes (T1D).
  24. Dental enamel defects in children with coeliac disease.
  25. Are xenogeneic anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies the holy grail for celiac patients?
  26. Predictors of Clinical Response to Gluten-Free Diet in Patients Diagnosed With Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
  27. Celiac disease manifested by polyneuropathy and swollen ankles.
  28. Diabetes can't stop Erin Alicebelle Turner.
  29. Seattle at forefront for Type 1 diabetes research.
  30. Camp CoDiak Lets Diabetic Kids Be Kids.
  31. Coping with diabetes while pushing for cure.
  32. Insulin Pens Go Sleek, With Options.
  33. FDA Approves Continuous 7-Day Glucose Monitoring System.
  34. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My 3 year old (diagnosed 9/2004, pumping 3/2005) is very attached to his 6 year old brother. He wants to be just like him. The other day he announced he could not wait to be 6! When I asked why he replied, "Because then I won't have to have a pump anymore!"
  35. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you go into the bathroom and find your 3-year-old son peeing into a Dixie Cup, and when asked why, he looks up at you and replies, "Well I have to test my peetones." See more parent humor.
  36. Last week's poll asked readers if they have a diabetes emergency kit prepared. This week's poll asks readers how many times since diagnosis they have been hospitalized for DKA.
  37. The Featured Book of the Week is The Diabetic Athlete by Sheri Colberg, Ph.D. and Edward Horton.
  38. The CWD Forums are Worth a Look.

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