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 includes over 700 families from 50 states and 22 countries who are there to help. 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.
- 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.
New This Week
- Our new insulin is not a cure t-shirts are the perfect accompaniment to our insulin is not a cure red bracelets. Proceeds help fund research (through the Diabetes Research Institute), scholarships for kids with diabetes (through the Education for Children with Diabetes Foundation), and diabetes supplies for families in need (through the Supplies for Children with Diabetes Foundation). Use our order form to get yours.
- CWD's Sports Corner host Rick Philbin offers tips for preventing post-exercise hypoglycemia in The After Exercise Blues.
- Johanna is twelve and was diagnosed in early 2005.
- Antonio is four and was diagnosed when he was three.
- Myranda is 10 and uses an insulin pump.
- Lauren is almost nine and lives in the UK.
- Summer camps for kids with diabetes that have updated information for the 2005 camping season include:
- Camp Diabetes is the Queensland Health Camping Programme established to meet the needs of children and adolescents with
Type 1Diabetes in Queensland, Australia.
- Camp Hot Shots is a day camps for kids in Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota.
- Camp Leo near Skelton, Washington, offers kids a wonderful time in the great outdoors.
- Parents of young kids with diabetes are encouraged to bring their kids for our bi-weekly Kids Chat tonight at 8:00 pm Eastern Time in the Kids Chat Room. This is a chance for school aged kids to chat online with each other while supervised by their parents.
- Hunt family shares Rhode Island glucagon bill testimony.
- Families in Nashville, Tennessee are invited to An Evening with CWD on Thursday, April 28, 2005 from 7:30-9:00PM.
- Insulin Pumpers Canada is hosting EXPO 2005 on May 7, 2005 at the Holiday Inn Harbourview in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
- The University of Florida is running a study about Cord Blood and Diabetes and is looking for more participants.
- Researchers at Kennedy Krieger Institute are studying Children's Responses to Injections.
- The role of the innate immunity in islet transplantation.
- Inflammatory gene expression in Coxsackievirus B-4-infected human islets of Langerhans.
- Regulatory T cells and type 1 diabetes.
- Predicting type 1 diabetes.
- Glycaemic effects of incretins in Type 1 diabetes mellitus A concise review, with emphasis on studies in humans.
- Human blood cells coaxed to produce insulin.
- Xenogenous transplantation of insular cells without immunosuppressive therapy in the treatment of insulin-dependent diabetes.
- TRIGR - Trial to Reduce the Incidence of type 1 diabetes in the Genetically at Risk.
- Clinical outcomes of phacoemulsification cataract surgery in diabetes patients: visual function (VF-14), visual acuity and patient satisfaction.
- Changes in Glucose Tolerance Over Time in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Controlled Study. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Intrauterine exposure to diabetes is a determinant of hemoglobin A1c and systolic blood pressure in Pima Indian children. Free full text available in PDF format.
- High-sensitivity C-reactive protein is associated with insulin resistance and cardiovascular autonomic dysfunction in type 2 diabetic patients.
- Optimization of basal insulin delivery in Type 1 diabetes: a retrospective study on the use of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion and insulin glargine.
- School attendance in children with Type 1 diabetes.
- Scuba diving with diabetes mellitus--the UK experience 1991-2001.
- Adherence to physical activity in young people with type 1 diabetes.
- Factors related to CSII compliance.
- What could be the reasons for giving up the implanted pump treatment?
- Motor vehicle accidents during episodes of hypoglycaemia--case reports and lessons to be learnt.
- Effect of a levonorgestrel intrauterine system on women with type 1 diabetes: a randomized trial.
- Is the relationship between adherence behaviours and glycaemic control bi-directional at adolescence? A longitudinal cohort study..
- Patient adherence improves glycemic control.
- Barriers to A1C Testing Among a Managed Care Population.
- Implementing the chronic care model for improvements in diabetes care and education in a rural primary care practice.
- The spoken knowledge in low literacy in diabetes scale: a diabetes knowledge scale for vulnerable patients.
- IT'S MINE: Initiating Treatment Success--My Individualized Nutrition and Exercise Plan.
- Cross-sectional study of care, socio-economic status and complications in young French patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Electrical spinal cord stimulation in the long-term treatment of chronic painful diabetic neuropathy.
- New criteria for impaired fasting glucose and screening for diabetes in cystic fibrosis.
- Workplace exposures and employment patterns in adult onset asthmatics and diabetics.
- Mood and Cognitive Function in Elderly Diabetic Patients Living in Care Facilities.
- Twice-daily pre-mixed insulin rather than basal insulin therapy alone results in better overall glycaemic control in patients with Type 2 diabetes.
- Atypical presentation of coeliac disease. Also available in PDF format.
- Antibody negative coeliac disease presenting in elderly people—an easily missed diagnosis. Also available in PDF format.
- Celiac disease in adult patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus in Tunisia.
- Pediatric Gastroenterologists Release Survey Results on Celiac Disease Awareness - Physician Survey Shows Need for Education About Diagnosis and Symptoms.
- Against the Grain: Finding Silent Celiac Disease.
- Coping with my Child's Diabetes.
- Driven to help others: Kathy Duke juggles civic duties, business, family - and diabetes.
- Dowling's Cordova overcoming diabetes.
- Research holds out hope for Plymouth teenager.
- Expert Says Diabetes Linked to Obesity Skyrocketing in US, Elsewhere.
- No kidding! Diabetes targets the cradle.
- Craig Medred: Scdoris is special, but so are other mushers includes a story about Guy Blankenship, an Iditarod racer with diabetes.
- Luck steps up as goalkeeper.
- Moderation replacing lists of taboo foods.
- Driver's Insulin Pump Blamed for Fatal Crash.
- Woman sues Munson over alleged insulin overdose.
- Medtronic Expands Educational Support For Improved Diabetes Management.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My son was diagnosed on November 29, 2004. He was 15 at the time. Since this is all new to us, we are doing finger pokes in the middle of the night. One night I went in and did the poke and my heart sunk. I said, "My God, it's 28!" Steven looked at me and said, "Mom, you have it upside down, it's 82." Oh well I was tired.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your 16-year-old child with diabetes decides to leave syringes and Lantus out for Santa and his reindeer. See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers how they think type 1 diabetes will be cured. This week's poll asks readers what blood glucose meter they or their child use most often.
- April Price Special! OneTouch Ultra Kit Only $29.99! Free After $30 Mail-in Rebate! The OneTouch Ultra, LifeScan's newest blood glucose meter, sets a new standard for speed by producing results in five seconds. The ONE TOUCH Ultra uses FastDraw(TM) 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). From Diabetic Express, the online store partner and a sponsor of Children with Diabetes.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Diabetic Athlete by Sheri Colberg, Ph.D. and Edward Horton.
- Our Care Suggestions are Worth a Look.
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