Of Continuing Interest
- Join us for the Focus on the Future: Colorado 2005 conference. Come and learn about continuous glucose sensing, insulin delivery systems, pump therapy, best practices, and new medicines for people with diabetes that can help reduce the risk of complications. Plus have a great time with other CWD families.
- The Family Support Network now includes almost 650 families from 50 states and 21 countries. If you're new to diabetes, the Family Support Network will help you connect with families near you. If you haven't joined, please become part of the Family Support Network.
- The new Education for Children with Diabetes Foundation is offering financial scholarships for families to attend the CWD Friends for Life 2005 Summer Conference at Disney World. The application deadline is April 1, 2005. Money remains available, so families are encouraged to apply.
- Struggling to pay for diabetes supplies? The Supplies for CWD Foundation can help.
- Wear one of our "Insulin Is Not A Cure" or "I Believe" (in a cure) bracelets (or both!) to help raise money for research, scholarships, and supplies for families in need.
- Lilly is seeking applications for the 2005 LillyForLife awards. We have copies of the application forms online on our Funds page.
New This Week
- David Mendosa writes about Where Do We Stand With the Noninvasive Dream?
- Diabetic Neuropathies.
- The new FreeStyle CoPilotTM Health Management System is now available.
- Change in perceived health and functioning over time in patients with type I diabetes mellitus.
- The stages of type 1A diabetes: 2005.
- Maternal Efforts to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes in At-Risk Children.
- Autoantibody "Subspecificity" in Type 1 Diabetes: Risk for organ-specific autoimmunity clusters in distinct groups.
- Residual insulin secretion at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes is independently associated with both, age of onset and HLA genotype.
- Human leukocyte antigen class I B and C loci contribute to Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) susceptibility and age at T1D onset.
- Critical Role Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor (MIF) Activity in Experimental Autoimmune Diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Coronary Artery Disease Is Common in Nonuremic, Asymptomatic Type 1 Diabetic Islet Transplant Candidates.
- Pancreas transplantation in Ireland.
- Depression-related hyperglycemia in type 1 diabetes: a mediational approach.
- Depressive Symptoms and Mortality among Persons with and without Diabetes.
- Development of a New Fear of Hypoglycemia Scale: Preliminary Results.
- Parent and Adolescent Versions of the Diabetes-Specific Parental Support for Adolescents' Autonomy Scale: Development and Initial Testing.
- Cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus : management strategies.
- Inhalation of Insulin (Exubera) Is Associated With Augmented Disposal of Portally Infused Glucose in Dogs.
- Effects of Glycemic Control on Target Organ Responses to Epinephrine in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Increased renal glucose metabolism in Type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Early referral to kidney-pancreas transplantation in type 1 diabetics prevents ESRD.
- Acute Induction of Gene Expression in Brain and Liver by Insulin-Induced Hypoglycemia.
- Prevalence of type 1 diabetes among 6- to 18-year-old Kuwaiti children.
- Achieving Permanent Survival of Islet Xenografts by Independent Manipulation of Direct and Indirect T-Cell Responses.
- Reversal of Diabetes in Pancreatectomized Pigs After Transplantation of Neonatal Porcine Islets.
- Latent autoimmune diabetes of adulthood. Unique features that distinguish it from types 1 and 2.
- The Metabolic Syndrome and Concentrations of C-Reactive Protein Among U.S. Youth.
- Diabesity : are weight loss medications effective?
- The prevalence of obesity and associated morbidity among 17-year-old Israeli conscripts.
- Combined oral contraceptives in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome.
- Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion in toddlers and children with type 1 diabetes mellitus is safe and effective.
- Insulin pump use in young adolescents with type 1 diabetes: a descriptive study.
- Reduced Hypoglycemia Risk With Insulin Glargine: A meta-analysis comparing insulin glargine with human NPH insulin in type 2 diabetes.
- Self-monitoring of blood glucose in children and teens with diabetes.
- Comparison of fingerstick hemoglobin A1c levels assayed by DCA 2000 with the DCCT/EDIC central laboratory assay: results of a Diabetes Research in Children Network (DirecNet) Study.
- The Role of Amylin and Glucagon in the Dampening of Glycemic Excursions in Children With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Leisure Time Physical Activity Is Associated With Poor Glycemic Control in Type 1 Diabetic Women.
- A randomized trial of regular standardized telephone contact by a diabetes nurse educator in adolescents with poor diabetes control.
- Insulin resistance in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus: relation to obesity.
- Twenty years of a multidisciplinary paediatric diabetes home care unit.
- Effect of bread containing resistant starch on postprandial blood glucose levels in humans.
- Short-term administration of dark chocolate is followed by a significant increase in insulin sensitivity and a decrease in blood pressure in healthy persons. See also Cocoa, diabetes, and hypertension: should we eat more chocolate? and Dark Chocolate May Improve Insulin Sensitivity/Resistance and Blood Pressure.
- Use of HLA Typing in Diagnosing Celiac Disease in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Go gluten-free, deliciously.
- Sisters make altered bread.
- Medical lapse caused death of inmate, autopsy finds.
- Diabetes bill could boost employment.
- Christine Kenny the poster child for juvenile diabetes.
- Study urges steps to fast-track new diabetes monitor.
- Millionaire math whiz knew Amylin's drug would help his Rachel.
- Shot in arm for diabetics.
- Dealing with diabetes: Camp helps kids cope.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My four year old Sarah was just diagnosed early this year. A friend gave us the book "Diabetes for Dummies." One day Sarah asked what I was reading and I told her "Diabetes for Dummies." I didn't want her to think that she was a Dummy because she now had diabetes so I quickly added, "I'm the Dummy." A few days later she asked if she would always have diabetes. I gently told her yes. With great concern she then asked, "Will you always be a Dummy?"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when the top shelf in the refrigerator door is reserved for bottles of insulin instead of eggs. See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers if their diabetes team has discussed ACE inhibitors with them. This week's poll asks readers how they think type 1 diabetes will be cured.
- FREE Ascensia Contour blood glucose monitor with purchase of 100 Contour test strips and with enrollment in our Patient Compliance Program. Only $28.44 per box of 50 Contour strips with membership. From Diabetic Express, the online store partner and a sponsor of Children with Diabetes.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Diabesity by Fran Kaufman, M.D.
- Our page about Medical Identification Products is Worth a Look.
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