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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. Our report from Friends for Life: Orlando 2007 is online. More photo pages will be added this week.
  2. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Through TrialNet, our daughter tested positive for GAD and MIAA auto-antibodies. Does this mean her body is already attacking her beta cells? Will she get diabetes? If she qualifies, should she start on oral medication?
    See the answer.
  3. The Quilt for Life now has 595 panels.
  4. 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.
  5. R.O.C.K. offers How To Create A Health Care Plan For Celiac Disease and Celiac Disease Handbook for School Professionals to help kids with celiac.
  6. Diabetic children are being forced to inject in the school toilets.
  7. Calorie King and Joslin have a new browser toolbar to help you search for nutritional information.
  8. Dr. Sheri Colberg, author of The Diabetic Athlete, would like to hear from active kids with diabetes and/or their parents about how they manage their blood sugars to successfully participate in various sports and activities. She has plans to include several in-depth profiles of select athletic youth with diabetes in her upcoming 2nd edition of this book, due out in November 2008. More information about her previous books can be found on her web site at If your child or teen is particularly active and successful at diabetes management, please contact Dr. Sheri by e-mail at to arrange an interview time.
  9. Modification of adverse inflammation is required to cure new-onset type 1 diabetic hosts.
  10. Exendin-4 improves reversal of diabetes in NOD mice treated with anti-CD3 mAb by enhancing recovery of {beta} cells.
  11. Impact of Oxidative Stress on the Endothelial Dysfunction of Children and Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: Protection by Superoxide Dismutase?
  12. Rotavirus infections and development of type 1 diabetes: an evasive conundrum.
  13. IGF-1 and leptin associate with fetal HDL-cholesterol at birth: examination in offspring of mothers with type 1 diabetes.
  14. Influence of glycemic variables on hemoglobin A1c.
  15. Polymorphism of bovine beta-casein and its potential effect on human health.
  16. Immunoregulatory dendritic cells to prevent and reverse new-onset Type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  17. Refining basal insulin therapy: what have we learned in the age of analogues?
  18. Self-care In Children With Type 1 Diabetes: A Survey of Mothers.
  19. QT interval prolongation in association with impaired circadian variation of blood pressure and heart rate in adolescents with Type 1 diabetes.
  20. Changes in the glycaemic profiles of women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes during pregnancy.
  21. Masked hypertension in diabetes mellitus: a potential risk.
  22. Diabetic ketoacidosis and cerebral oedema in Sweden-a 2-year paediatric population study.
  23. A disease management programme for patients with diabetes mellitus is associated with improved quality of care within existing budgets.
  24. The influence of gluten: weaning recommendations for healthy children and children at risk for celiac disease.
  25. A Good Night's Sleep With Diabetes.
  26. Lemonade Stand Raises $3,900 To Get Service Dog For Brother.
  27. Jake's progress.
  28. Little Girl Serves As Role Model For Other Children.
  29. Insulin Grown In Plants Relieves Diabetes In Mice: Holds Promise For Humans.
  30. Stephen Covey, Author Of The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People«, Applies His Principles To Managing Diabetes. See also AADE 7 Self Care Behaviors.
  31. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    Our 11 year old, recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, treats a low with 3 marshmallows. Her 10 year old cousin saw Grandpa snacking on marshmallows this week and said to him, "I didn't know you also had diabetes."
  32. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when everyone in the family says they are "low" instead of hungry! See more parent humor.
  33. Last week's poll asked readers about reuse of diabetes care products. This week's poll asks readers how diabetes has affected their children who don't have diabetes.
  34. The Featured Book of the Week is Celiac Disease: A Hidden Epidemic by Peter H.R. Green, MD and Rory Jones.
  35. The Report from the Clinical Diabetes Technology Meeting 2007 is Worth a Look.

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