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Of Continuing Interest

  1. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Pumping conference from October 5-7, 2007 at the Marriott Minneapolis Southwest in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
  2. CWD's Focus on Best Practices: Marco Island 2008 conference is a great escape from winter's chill. The room block is nearly full. Please make your reservation and register soon if you are planning on coming.
  3. Preliminary information about our Friends for Life Annual Conference 2008, to be held at the Renaissance Orlando Resort at Sea World in Orlando, Florida, from July 23-27, 2008, is now online, including registration information. You may now make your hotel reservations.
  4. The Children with Diabetes Quilt for Life will be displayed on the National Mall in Washington, DC from August 4-5, 2008.

New This Week

  1. Many activities are planned around the globe for World Diabetes Day -- November 14, 2007.
  2. Kylli lives in Alaska and was diagnosed when she was 5 1/2.
  3. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    We give our son insulin based on his blood sugar and don't count carbohydrates. What are the pros and cons of these two methods of dosing insulin?
    See the answer.
  4. From the CWD Forums:
    New forum - parents whose kids are in college
  5. The Quilt for Life now has 596 panels. Please consider adding your panel in time for the showing on the National Mall in August 2008.
  6. JAMA offers a patient page about Type 1 Diabetes.
  7. Several lectures and presentations from the 1st International EASD Postgraduate Course in Clinical Diabetes, St. Petersburg, held from April 27 - 29 2007, are available.
  8. Sales of the All the Wild Wonders CD benefit the Children with Diabetes Foundation.
  9. Students living in Maryland, Utah and Oregon are invited to participate in the Haloti Ngata Diabetes Awareness Essay Contest to win a $1,000 Prize.
  10. Parents who have children using continuous sensors are encouraged to participate in a focus group.
  11. A major insulin pump company is conducting a market research study.
  12. Parents and young adults with diabetes are strongly encouraged to take the DAWN Youth survey. The DAWN Youth 'WebTalk survey' is an international online survey for young people with diabetes, parents/caregivers of children with diabetes and health professionals involved in caring for people with diabetes.
  13. California schools required to give medical help to kids with diabetes.
  14. Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Intake and Islet Autoimmunity in Children at Increased Risk for Type 1 Diabetes. See also Omega-3s may protect children from diabetes and Omega-3s fight diabetes.
  15. Early mortality in EURODIAB population-based cohorts of type 1 diabetes diagnosed in childhood since 1989. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  16. Glycaemic control and antibody status among patients with newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetes.
  17. Elevated serum levels of adiponectin in children, adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes and the impact of age, gender, body mass index and metabolic control: a longitudinal study.
  18. Environmental causes of type 1 diabetes.
  19. Presence of residual beta cells and co-existing islet autoimmunity in the NOD mouse during longstanding diabetes: a combined histochemical and immunohistochemical study.
  20. New sources of pancreatic beta cells.
  21. Revascularization and remodelling of pancreatic islets grafted under the kidney capsule.
  22. Rapid loss of intraportally transplanted islets: an overview of pathophysiology and preventive strategies.
  23. Homocysteine and diabetic retinopathy.
  24. Continuous glucose monitoring in children with type 1 diabetes.
  25. Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion versus Multiple Daily Injections of Insulin: Economic Comparison in Adult and Adolescent Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Australia.
  26. Impact of physical activity on heart rate variability in children with type 1 diabetes.
  27. Identifying the special needs of children with Type 1 diabetes in the school setting. An overview of parents' perceptions.
  28. Approaches to integrating paediatric diabetes care and structured education: experiences from the Families, Adolescents, and Children's Teamwork Study (FACTS).
  29. Serum angiotensin-converting enzyme and frequency of severe hypoglycaemia in Type 1 diabetes: does a relationship exist?
  30. Self-care problems of adolescents with type 1 diabetes in southern Taiwan.
  31. Impaired short-term blood pressure regulation and autonomic dysbalance in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  32. Exhaled methyl nitrate as a noninvasive marker of hyperglycemia in type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
  33. Insulin dependant diabetes mellitus: implications for male reproductive function.
  34. Management of type 2 diabetes in youth: an update. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  35. Hormonal Profile in Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome with or without Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Free full text available in PDF format.
  36. Acetyl-L-carnitine in diabetic polyneuropathy: experimental and clinical data.
  37. Off-label use of exenatide for the management of insulin-resistant type 1 diabetes mellitus in an obese patient with human immunodeficiency virus infection.
  38. Two styles of acupuncture for treating painful diabetic neuropathy--a pilot randomised control trial.
  39. Actions of insulin beyond glycemic control: a perspective on insulin detemir.
  40. Development of autoimmunity to transglutaminase C in children of patients with type 1 diabetes: relationship to islet autoantibodies and infant feeding.
  41. Correction of Celiac Disease After Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Acute Myelogenous Leukemia.
  42. Clinical, subclinical and potential autoimmune diseases in an Italian population of children with Celiac disease.
  43. Celiac disease, pregnancy, small for gestational age: role of extravillous trophoblast.
  44. California School Nurse Associations Jeopardize Diabetes Care Ruling.
  45. A child's diabetes brought trials and a bit of wisdom.
  46. Healthwatch: Juvenile Diabetes On The Rise.
  47. Sweet news: Continuous blood glucose monitor latest device to help manage diabetes.
  48. Teenager a ‘strong' ambassador.
  49. DexCom Tackles Continuous Monitoring Market for Diabetes.
  50. Program trains dogs to alert diabetics to low blood sugar.
  51. More than eight decades since its discovery, insulin is still not reaching many who require it to live.
  52. Diamyd Diabetes Vaccine Effective for at Least 21 Months.
  53. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    We recently moved to a new home with pool. I was getting ready to take my non-diabetic 3 year old swimming. She was waiting patiently on the deck while I checked the chlorine level with a pool test-strip. She watches me read the strip and then says, "Can we swim mommy or does the pool have ketones?"
  54. 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.
  55. Last week's poll asked readder what insulin regimen they or their child use most often. This week's poll asks readers what blood glucose meter they use most often.
  56. The Featured Book of the Week is Cheating Destiny by James S. Hirsch.
  57. The Report from the Friends for Life Annual Conference 2007 is Worth a Look.

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