Back to Home What's New for 29 July 2007

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. Our report from Friends for Life: Orlando 2007 is online, with many additional pages of photos since last week. More photo pages will be added this week.
  2. Ex-Mr. Universe sues Redwood City for $5 million.
  3. The Family Support Network has over 3,260 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:
    I'm a new pumper and have two issues. How do I get my infusion sets to stay in longer? How do I prevent blood from getting in the tubing?
    See the answer.
  5. The Quilt for Life now has 595 panels.
  6. A Cure for Tara Dawn is a new video about living with diabetes.
  7. The next Kids Rick the World - Los Angeles Diabetes Day Camp for teens will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2007.
  8. 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.
  9. People with type 2 diabetes are invited to participate in Meet the Face of Change. See also The Search Begins for the Face of Change of Diabetes.
  10. Oxidative stress in childhood type 1 diabetes: Results from a study covering the first 20 years of evolution.
  11. Prevalence and prognostic implications of the metabolic syndrome in community-based patients with type 1 diabetes: The Fremantle Diabetes Study.
  12. Presence of GAD Antibodies During Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Predicts Type 1 Diabetes.
  13. The Effect of Medical Therapy and Islet Cell Transplantation on Diabetic Nephropathy: An Interim Report.
  14. Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and the serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in the United States: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
  15. Age-related differences in metabolic response to continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion in pre-pubertal and pubertal children with Type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  16. Proportional Dose-Response Relationship and Lower Within-Patient Variability of Insulin Detemir and NPH Insulin in Subjects With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
  17. Towards peakless, reproducible and long-acting insulins. An assessment of the basal analogues based on isoglycaemic clamp studies.
  18. Prevalence and clinical significance of organ-specific autoantibodies in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  19. The Effect of Intensive Diabetes Treatment on Resting Heart Rate in Type 1 Diabetes.
  20. Incidence and Risk Factors of Prolonged QTc Interval in Type 1 Diabetes.
  21. Sliding scale insulin use: myth or insanity?
  22. Prolonged glucose requirements after intentional glargine and aspart overdose.
  23. In First, Do No Harm, Dr. Irl Hirsch cautions about the blanket use of prophylactic ACE inhibitors in patients with no kidney impairment.
  24. Designing individual treatments for coeliac disease.
  25. For the Gluten-Averse, a Menu That Works.
  26. Young Type 1 Diabetics Benefit From Exercise. Article references Impact of Physical Activity on Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Children With Type 1 Diabetes: A multicenter study of 23,251 patients (Diabetes Care 30:2098-2100, 2007), for which only an extract is freely available.
  27. Diabetic finishes 'wicked' 19-hour Maritimes swim. See also Swimmer completes round trip of Strait.
  28. Diabetic and Determined.
  29. Dedicated volunteer helps those affected by diabetes.
  30. Fundraiser to help pay for teen's insulin pump.
  31. Boy, 14, in coma at Potter movie.
  32. GP pays damages to partner of musician who died from diabetes. See also GP pays out after diabetes death.
  33. Jake's progress.
  34. Race for Life: Triathlon Camp for Diabetics.
  35. Diabetes diagnosis doesn't bench local ringette star.
  36. Diabetes make concessions to fashion.
  37. Local firm gets $500,000 grant for human trials of diabetes drug.
  38. Swedes make diabetes discovery. See also Hope for diabetics after cell transplant.
  39. Thomas D. Stern Elected National Chairman Of Diabetes Research Institute Foundation.
  40. Insulin Pumps Market Witnessing Robust Growth -- Sales to Touch $2.8 Billion by 2010, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
  41. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My daughter Abbie was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in September 2000 when she was 5 years old. She has one older sister and two younger sisters. One day, recently, she was having a low and I gave her a popsicle. I explained to her sisters that this was like medicine for Abbie. Her two-year-sister coughed and said, "I need some medicine."
  42. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you reach in your purse and pull out a pen only to find it is a syringe. See more parent humor.
  43. Last week's poll asked readers if they have sought counseling to help them cope with diabetes. This week's poll asks readers about reuse of diabetes care products.
  44. The Featured Book of the Week is The Discovery of Insulin by Michael Bliss.
  45. The Report from Dubai 2007 is Worth a Look.

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