Of Continuing Interest
- Let everyone know that insulin is not a cure by wearing a CWD bracelet.
- If you're considering coming to the Friends for Life: 2005 annual CWD conference this summer, now is the time to make your hotel reservations. Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, where we are holding this summer's conference, is sold out for regular rooms (but not those in CWD's room block) for some of the nights our conference is there -- specifically, the weekend of July 8. While we have quite a few rooms in our room block, they are already 50% reserved and will go quickly since we're in the new year. If you reserve your room and find you can't attend, you can always cancel and get your deposit back as long as you cancel 72 hours out from the reservation. To reserve your room, you must call the Disney conference reservations line at 407-939-1020.
- Detailed schedules for parents and kids for the Orlando 2005 conference are now online, helping you to begin your planning.
- Childcare registration is now open for kids who will be attending our Friends for Life: Orlando 2005 summer conference. Registration is limited to the first 100 children, so you are encouraged to submit the registration form as soon as possible.
- Exhibitor information for companies planning to attend our Friends for Life: Orlando 2005 is now available. Companies are encouraged to sign up early to ensure that they get booth space.
- Thanks to Mariana Vivar from Chile and Adriana Escobar from Colombia, we have many pages translated into Spanish.
- The American Diabetes Association is currently accepting applications for the 2005 - 2006 National Youth Advocate. The deadline to apply is February 18, 2005.
- Tennis Players Ages 14-21 with Type 1 Diabetes Eligible for $5,000 Scholarship. See also Novo Nordisk Donnelly Awards Provide Two Scholarships.
- Struggling to pay for diabetes supplies? The Supplies for CWD Foundation can help.
New This Week
- The IDF Tsunami Disaster Fund will be used to rebuild diabetes health facilities in the affected areas and to finance other projects that will address the needs of people with diabetes.
- Night Visits by Pam Bushway shares a parent's anxiety about nighttime testing.
- Christina is in third grade and uses an insulin pump.
- Andrea was diagnosed in 2000 at the age of eight.
- Melody is almost 6 and loves to swim.
- Summer camps for kids with diabetes that have updated information for the 2005 camping season include:
- Bearskin Meadow Camp includes a family camp for younger kids.
- Camp De Los Niños, in San Jose, California, offers camp for kids with diabetes ages 6 to 13.
- Camp DJ Sequoia Lake offers teens ages 13 to 17 an adventure among the Giant Sequoia trees in the Sierra Nevada Mountains on Sequoia Lake.
- The Circle of Life Camp provides camping for kids 8-15 at a lakeside campsite in the Adirondack Mountains in New York State.
- The Diabetes Society of Santa Clara Valley offers Youth Day Camps and Weekend Family Camps throughout the summer and into the fall.
- Larry L. Hillblom Camp is a youth resident camp at Sequoia Lake.
- Sweet Kids Day Camp offers a free camping experience for kids ages 3-7 living in Idaho.
- Join host Natalie Bellini for our monthly IDYA chat on Tuesday, January 18th at 9pm Eastern in the IDYA chat room.
- Pubertal changes in serum leptin levels in adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus: a controlled longitudinal study.
- Comparison of Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Properties of Single-Dose Oral Insulin Spray and Subcutaneous Insulin Injection in Healthy Subjects Using the Euglycemic Clamp Technique.
- Raised glucose concentrations and diabetes are associated with cancer risk. Also available in PDF format.
- Ten-year incidence of self-reported erectile dysfunction in people with long-term type 1 diabetes.
- Impact of simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplant and timing of transplant on kidney allograft survival.
- The Family Investigation of Nephropathy and Diabetes (FIND); Design and methods.
- Apolipoprotein C-III protein concentrations and gene polymorphisms in Type 1 diabetes; Associations with microvascular disease complications in the DCCT/EDIC cohort.
- Osteoporosis and diabetes.
- Metabolic Risk During Antipsychotic Treatment.
- Obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus: a population-based study of adolescents.
- Benefits of an insulin dosage calculation device for adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Parents' reflections on managing their children's diabetes with insulin pumps.
- The impact of diabetes mellitus and other chronic medical conditions on health-related quality of life: Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? Free full text available in PDF format.
- Hyperglycemia and mortality references Persistent hyperglycemia in critically ill children.
- Hemolytic crisis in a non-ketotic and euglycemic child with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and onset of type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Preventing foot ulcers in patients with diabetes.
- Hypoglycemia in stable, insulin-treated veterans with type 2 diabetes; A prospective study of 1662 episodes.
- Glycemic index, postprandial glycemia and cardiovascular disease.
- Insulin resistance, low-fat diets, and low-carbohydrate diets: time to test new menus.
- Patient Safety and Medical System Errors in Diabetes and Endocrinology Consensus Conference: AACE Position Statement. See also Steps to prevent medical errors urged.
- Gluten-Free Cuisine: Is Avoiding the Protein Better for Us?
- Officer uses pepper spray to subdue diabetic suffering from insulin shock.
- Infants to test milk diabetes link.
- Tales from a 'transplant veteran'.
- Dealing with diabetes.
- Stick to It: No Sugar-Coating: Diabetics Endure Plenty of Shots.
- Breakthrough in Treating Diabetes with Adult Stem Cells.
- The FDA has released Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005, including its Key Recommendations.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Our daughter received some bath products for a gift recently. As I was running the bath water, I was also reading the label on the bottle of bubble bath. She looked at me and asked, "How many carbs are in bubbles, Mom?"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you are in a hurry to change out your child's pump site in the morning before school and you realize your pinky finger is numb from the lidocaine and you go to work and can't type (it was numb for about 3 hours). See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers about the insulins they use. This week's poll asks readers where they usually buy their insulin.
- FREE AFTER $30 MAIL-IN REBATE AND $30 MAIL-IN TRADE-IN! The ONE TOUCH Ultra, LifeScan's newest blood glucose meter, sets a new standard for speed by producing results in five seconds. The ONE TOUCH Ultra uses FastDrawTM Design test strips, a new capillary action, end-fill test strip that takes only 1 microliter of blood, is touchable, and is approved for alternative sites (e.g., the arm instead of the finger tip). Diabetic Express is the proud Online Store partner of Children with Diabetes.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Lara Takes Charge by Rocky Lang and Sally Huss.
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