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Of Continuing Interest

  1. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Pumping: Seattle 2008 Regional Conference, to be held from February 29 - March 2, 2008 at the Renaissance Seattle in Seattle, Washington.
  2. Make plans now to attend CWD's 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.
  3. The Children with Diabetes Quilt for Life will be displayed on the National Mall in Washington, DC from August 4-5, 2008.
  4. Maple Grove Farms is offering a Family Scholarship to CWD's Friends for Life 2008 conference. Applications are due by January 15, 2008.
  5. CWD's "Insulin Is Not a Cure" T-Shirts make great holiday gifts. They're now available in white text on black or black text on white.

New This Week

  1. The Education for Children with Diabetes Foundation is offering scholarships for families and young adults to attend CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2008 conference.
  2. With the holiday season approaching, we encourage CWD readers help make a difference through the Education for Children with Diabetes Foundation, the CWD Foundation, and the IDF's Life for a Child program.
  3. Kelly Close offers her perspective on the keynote speech from the recently concluded Diabetes Technology Meeting.
  4. Families from around the world are urged to sign the petition which states that prohibiting non-nurses from administering insulin is harmful to students with diabetes. Please take a few moments to personalize your letter to make your voice heard.
  5. 365 Diabetes photos is a collection of daily photos from people living with diabetes.
  6. The Family Support Network has over 3,460 families from all 50 states and 73 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.
  7. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    What effect will donating blood every eight weeks have on A1c results? My results are consistently lower than I expect them to be.
    See the answer.
  8. From the CWD Forums:
    First time being sick since dx'd! Help!
  9. The Quilt for Life now has 598 panels. Please consider adding your panel in time for the showing on the National Mall in August 2008.
  10. ISPAD Clinical Practice Consensus Guidelines 2006/2007 are now online.
  11. CME credit is available for watching the Discovery Health program about Diabetes: A Global Epidemic.
  12. You can see the results of our recent blood glucose meter experience survey.
  13. 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. More young adults are particularly needed.
  14. Health Care Professionals are also encouraged to take the DAWN Youth survey for Professionals. Please use survey code USE33.
  15. Participants are needed for a Research Study On Children With Type 2 Diabetes in the Long Beach, California area.
  16. Nikki Lang, a teenager with type 1 diabetes from Los Angeles, has a new CD. Nikki is the inspiration for the book Lara Takes Charge.
  17. Cheating Destiny by James Hirsch is now available in paperback. This is an exceptional book.
  18. Pump Wear introduces stylish meter cases.
  19. Family history of diabetes, autoimmunity, and risk factors for cardiovascular disease among children with diabetes in the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study.
  20. The islet autoantibody titres: their clinical relevance in latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) and the classification of diabetes mellitus.
  21. Increased TLR2 and TLR4 Expression in Monocytes from Patients with Type 1 Diabetes: Further Evidence of a Pro-inflammatory state. Free full text available in PDF format.
  22. Essential roles of TGF-{beta} in anti-CD3 antibody therapy: reversal of diabetes in nonobese diabetic mice independent of Foxp3+CD4+ regulatory T cells. Free full text available in PDF format.
  23. How far are physical education teachers from elementary school prepared to help pupils with diabetes while they are at school?
  24. NICE backs insulin pump therapy. See Diabetes - insulin pump therapy (Appraisal consultation document).
  25. Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion benefits quality of life in preschool-age children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  26. Restoring euglycemia in the Basal state using continuous glucose monitoring in subjects with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  27. A morning dose of insulin glargine prevents nocturnal ketosis after postprandial interruption of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion with insulin lispro.
  28. Defining the role of insulin detemir in Basal insulin therapy.
  29. Parental fear of hypoglycemia: young children treated with continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion.
  30. Gingival bleeding in 6- to 13-year-old children with diabetes mellitus.
  31. Insulin requirement in patients with type 1 diabetes with reduced renal function: a comparison of human and analogue insulin.
  32. Retinal haemodynamics in individuals with well-controlled type 1 diabetes.
  33. Autoimmune gastritis in type 1 diabetes: a clinically oriented review. Free full text available in PDF format.
  34. Comparison of continuous blood glucose measurement with conventional documentation of hypoglycemia in patients with type 2 diabetes on multiple daily insulin injection therapy.
  35. Transferring to insulin detemir from NPH insulin or insulin glargine in type 2 diabetes patients on basal-only therapy with oral antidiabetic drugs improves glycaemic control and reduces weight gain and risk of hypoglycaemia: 14-week follow-up data from PREDICTIVE(TM).
  36. Clinical Pattern of Celiac Disease Is Still Changing.
  37. Ninety percent of celiac disease is being missed.
  38. Inflammatory bowel disease in celiac patients.
  39. Pilot study on the correlation of optical coherence tomography with histology in celiac disease and normal subjects.
  40. Diabetes patients come to aid of Bangladesh.
  41. Diabetes and children - no holiday for these young people.
  42. To Your Health: Type One Diabetes.
  43. To The Extreme.
  44. Think Pig is from an article published in the New Zealand Listener.
  45. Diabetes becoming big problem in cats.
  46. Diamyd Executes Agreement With Us National Institutes Of Health For A Type 1 Diabetes Trial With The Experimental Diamyd« Diabetes Vaccine.
  47. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    One evening at bedtime, my eight year old daughter was playing hide and seek under the blankets on the bed. When I entered the room to look for her, you would not have known by looking at the bed that she was under the blankets. However, the dead giveaway was her pump laying out from under the blankets, which she didn't realize. I immediately burst out laughing and said, "Your pump gave you away." Now it has become a big joke at bedtime.
  48. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when, asked by someone if they can borrow a pen, you reply: "H or Lantus?" See more parent humor.
  49. Last week's poll asked readers how many times per day they or their child do a blood glucose check. This week's poll asks readers about their plans for continuous glucose sensing.
  50. The Featured Book of the Week is The 4-Ingredient Diabetes Cookbook by Nancy S. Hughes.
  51. Our page about Getting Started with Continuous Glucose Monitoring is Worth a Look.

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