Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
- 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 new Family Support Network can help you connect with other families, adults, and teens living with diabetes. It can also help you find a babysitter or local family to help college students with diabetes who are living away from home. The Family Support Network is generously sponsored by ONE TOUCH.
- The first charitable donation checks from CWD Bracelet sales were sent out last week. $10,000 went to the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation to support research into a cure, $5,000 went to the Supplies for Children with Diabetes Foundation to help families who are struggling to pay for diabetes supplies and to help families with diabetes who were in the recent tsunami, and $5,000 went to the new Education for Children with Diabetes Foundation to fund educational opportunities for kids with diabetes.
- The home page sports a slightly updated look, with clearer headlines to help you find information. As always, comments are welcome.
- Ruby was diagnosed just before she turned four.
- Virginia writes her son's diagnosis.
- Summer camps for kids with diabetes that have updated information for the 2005 camping season include:
- Camp Carolina Trails offers A Week of Fun and Friendship for kids in North Carolina
- Gales Creek, in Lake Oswego, Oregon, is located on 36 acres of beautiful woodland.
- Lions Camp Merrick / Glyndon Diabetes Program in Maryland provides a camping experience not only for kids with diabetes, but for their families too! Kids from the District of Columbia and Virginia are welcome.
- Advances in Blood Glucose Monitoring Techniques is a free online CME course.
- The Public Library of Science has an online quiz about diabetes.
- The Emotional And Psychological Effects Of Dealing With Diabetes: What Do Families Need/Want?.
- Psychological Stress May Induce Diabetes-Related Autoimmunity in Infancy.
- Parental age at delivery, birth order, birth weight and gestational age are associated with the risk of childhood Type 1 diabetes: a UK regional retrospective cohort study.
- Increasing body weight predicts the earlier onset of insulin-dependant diabetes in childhood: testing the 'accelerator hypothesis' (2).
- Vitamin d in type 1 diabetes prevention.
- Psychiatric morbidity and health outcome in Type 1 diabetes - perspectives from a prospective longitudinal study.
- Insulin treatment and cardiovascular disease; friend or foe? A point of view.
- Vascular risk factors and diabetic neuropathy.
- Predicting vascular risk in Type 1 diabetes: stratification in a hospital based population in Scotland.
- The Relationship of Diabetic Retinopathy to Preclinical Diabetic Glomerulopathy Lesions in Type 1 Diabetic Patients: The Renin-Angiotensin System Study.
- Unchanged incidence of diabetic nephropathy in Type 1 diabetes: a nation-wide study in Iceland.
- Cumulative Incidence of Type 1 Diabetes in 10,168 Siblings of Finnish Young-Onset Type 1 Diabetic Patients.
- Secondary Attack Rate of Type 1 Diabetes in Colorado Families.
- Residual beta-Cell Function and Male/Female Ratio Are Higher in Incident Young Adults Than in Children.
- Pancreatic Islet Transplantation.
- Antigen-Specific FoxP3-Transduced T-Cells Can Control Established Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- 'Disappearing diabetes'-resolution of apparent Type 1 diabetes in a patient with AIDS and cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection.
- Fast-food habits, weight gain, and insulin resistance (the CARDIA study): 15-year prospective analysis. See also 15-year Study Shows Strong Link Between Fast Food, Obesity And Insulin Resistance.
- Dynamic Changes in beta-Cell Mass and Pancreatic Insulin During the Evolution of Nutrition-Dependent Diabetes in Psammomys obesus. Full text available in HTML format.
- Lilly Discontinues 1.5ml Humalog Cartridges.
- Diabetes UK Reports Possible fault in OptiPen Pro-1.
- Improved diabetes control by using 'close adjustment algorithms'.
- Episodes of severe hypoglycemia--increasing problem in type 1 diabetes.
- Hypoglycemia Anticipation, Awareness and Treatment Training (HAATT) Reduces Occurrence of Severe Hypoglycemia Among Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Early Diabetes-Related Complications in Adolescents.
- Pregnancy In Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.
- The role of glycemic control and incidence of spontaneous abortions pregnant women with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- T-cell receptor repertoire and function in umbilical cord blood lymphocytes from newborns of type 1 diabetic mothers.
- Pubertal stage and hypoglycaemia counterregulation in type 1 diabetes.
- Insulin Glulisine: Insulin Receptor Signaling Characteristics In Vivo.
- Preventing Childhood Obesity: Schools and communities need to do their part to encourage healthy habits.
- Addition of Primary Care–Based Retinal Imaging Technology to an Existing Eye Care Professional Referral Program Increased the Rate of Surveillance and Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy.
- Poor Pregnancy Outcome in Women With Type 2 Diabetes.
- IgA anti-transglutaminase antibodies as a tool for screening atypical forms of coeliac disease in a French at-risk paediatric population.
- Micronutrient Sprinkles to Control Childhood Anaemia. (Children with celiac often have anemia.)
- Hunting down the kitchen culprits.
- Celiac disease can be treated with positive outcomes.
- Heartland Ingredients: A gluten-free alternative.
- Boy's 911 call saves dad.
- Diabetes Doesn't Stop UNO's Chappell.
- Wrestling with diabetes.
- Scientists Stonewall on Spurious Soda Scare.
- Joslin Diabetes Center Scientists Discover 'Master Switch' that Triggers Insulin Resistance and Type 2 Diabetes.
- Bayer HealthCare Diabetes Care Division Announces Winner of 2004 Ascensia Dream Fund(R) Contest.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is: On a site change the day before Halloween, my daughter Megan (8, dx'd at 5) told me to make sure I refill her insulin pump reservoir because she was going to be doing a lot of bolusing.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you're up at 2:00 a.m. trying to coax your child to drink some chocolate milk to treat a low you immediately wonder how many other CWD parents are up doing the same thing.. See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers if they use alternative site testing for blood glucose monitoring. This week's poll asks parents about how soon they went out again after their child was diagnosed.
- 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 Sweet Kids: How to Balance Diabetes Control & Good Nutrition with Family Peace, Second Edition by Betty Page Brackenridge, MS, RD, CDE & Richard R. Rubin, PhD, CDE.
- Our CWD Español section is Worth a Look.
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