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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.
  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. CWD's Focus on Best Practices: Marco Island 2008 conference is a great escape from winter's chill.

New This Week

  1. We have a report from the 2007 Scientific Sessions of the ADA.
  2. Next week is Friends for Life: Orlando 2007, CWD's annual conference and 25th event. Regular registration is now closed. Onsite registration will begin on Tuesday, July 10th at 9:00 am. Childcare is full.
  3. The Family Support Network has over 3,190 families from all 50 states and 70 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. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    This year, my daughter has been hospitalized seven times in DKA. The doctor believes it's from omitting insulin. I don't this is the case. What else could cause such frequent DKA?
    See the answer.
  5. Last week, we added 11 panels to the Quilt for Life, bringing the total to 589. The next showing is next week 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 American Diabetes Association is accepting applications for the 2008 National Youth Advocate.
  7. Parents of children with diabetes, as well as young adults with type 1, are encouraged to participate in the DAWN Youth Survey. Use survey code USP66. For every completed survey, Novo Nordisk will donate $1 to the World Diabetes Foundation project Children with Diabetes in Tanzania, which helps poor children gain access to diabetes treatment.
  8. If you're new to Symlin, the SYMLIN Support Program may help.
  9. SugarStats is a web-based tool for visualizing and tracking blood glucose data.
  10. Long-term correction of diabetes in rats after lentiviral hepatic insulin gene therapy.
  11. Telmisartan Shows an Equivalent Effect of Vitamin C in Further Improving Endothelial Dysfunction After Glycemia Normalization in Type 1 Diabetes.
  12. Effect of oral insulin on insulin autoantibody levels in the Diabetes Prevention Trial Type 1 oral insulin study.
  13. The effect of ramipril therapy on cytokines and parameters of incipient diabetic nephropathy in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  14. Prospective Study of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes and Risk of Stroke Subtypes; The Nurses' Health Study.
  15. Loss of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme-2 (Ace2) Accelerates Diabetic Kidney Injury.
  16. Awakening and Counterregulatory Response to Hypoglycemia During Early and Late Sleep.
  17. A 10-s sprint performed prior to moderate-intensity exercise prevents early post-exercise fall in glycaemia in individuals with type 1 diabetes.
  18. The Use of Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion (CSII): Parental and Professional Perceptions of Self-care Mastery and Autonomy in Children and Adolescents.
  19. Evaluation of periodontal status in young patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (type 1).
  20. Child and parental personality are associated with glycaemic control in Type 1 diabetes.
  21. Differing Causes of Pregnancy Loss in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes.
  22. Six-Year Incidence of Proteinuria in Type 1 Diabetic African Americans.
  23. AIR Inhaled Insulin in Subjects With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
  24. Women and celiac disease: association with unexplained infertility.
  25. Serum and intestinal dipeptidyl peptidase IV (DPP IV/CD26) activity in children with celiac disease.
  26. Where are all those patients with celiac disease?
  27. Celiac disease as a rare cause of primary amenorrhea: a case report.
  28. Immunochemical determination of gluten in malts and beers.
  29. Study Estimates 15,000 Children and Adolescents Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes Annually.
  30. Mother's fight to get son boxing.
  31. It Takes a Village to Fundraise for Diabetes.
  32. Officials move to adjust insulin pump guidelines for police candidates.
  33. Child's diabetes prompted mother to design a new syringe.
  34. Cord blood may preserve insulin levels in children with type 1 diabetes. If you would like to participate in this study, the University of Florida is seeking kids newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes who had their cord blood banked for a study about Cord Blood and Diabetes.
  35. DiObex Announces Clinical Results of VLD(TM)-Glucagon for Nocturnal Hypoglycemia at the 67th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association.
  36. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My four year old Sarah was just diagnosed early this year. A friend gave us the book "Diabetes for Dummies." One day Sarah asked what I was reading and I told her "Diabetes for Dummies." I didn't want her to think that she was a Dummy because she now had diabetes so I quickly added, "I'm the Dummy." A few days later she asked if she would always have diabetes. I gently told her yes. With great concern she then asked, "Will you always be a Dummy?"
  37. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your daughter asks, "Can I get some ketchup to go with my test strips?" instead of her chicken strips. See more parent humor.
  38. Last week's poll asked readers who use insulin pumps if they have their most recent basal rates, insulin-to-carb ratios, and correction factors written down. This week's poll asks readers how they usually check for ketones.
  39. The Featured Book of the Week is A First Book for Understanding Diabetes by H. Peter Chase, M.D.
  40. With CWD's Friends for Life 2007 conference beginning next week, the Report from Friends for Life 2006 is Worth a Look.

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