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.
- 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.
- The Family Support Network includes over 730 families from 50 states and 23 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.
New This Week
- Aaron is seven and was diagnosed in January 2005.
- Matthew is six and was diagnosed in February 2005.
- Myriam is five, lives in Quebec, and uses an insulin pump.
- There are physiological, emotional, and developmental challenges that occur during adolescence that can make managing diabetes extremely difficult and overwhelming. Teens with diabetes and their parents need multiple supports to deal with these challenges. Join Joslin Social Worker Debbie Butler for a special chat about how to help teens cope with and manage their diabetes on Wednesday, April 13th at 9pm Eastern in the Support chat room.
- You can read the Insulin for Life Australia 2004 Annual Report.
- The ADA's Winter/Spring 2005 issue of ForeFront is online in PDF format (2.6 MB) and has many interesting articles.
- Early infant diet and risk of type 1 diabetes mellitus in Belgrade children.
- Do microbes have a causal role in type 1 diabetes? is the free, full text article to a paper previously cited here.
- Clinical characteristics at onset of Type 1 diabetes in children diagnosed between 1977 and 2001 in the south-east region of Sweden.
- Clinical implications of N-(carboxymethyl)lysine, advanced glycation end product, in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
- Human blood cells coaxed to produce insulin.
- Reluctance of French patients with type 1 diabetes to undergo pig pancreatic islet xenotransplantation.
- Transplantation of neonatal porcine islets and sertoli cells into nonimmunosuppressed nonhuman primates.
- Xenotransplantation of neonatal porcine islets and Sertoli cells into nonimmunosuppressed streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.
- Protection of islets in culture by delivery of oxygen binding neuroglobin via protein transduction.
- Impairment in orthostatic tolerance during heat exposure in individuals with Type I and Type II Diabetes.
- Insulin therapy in pregnancy complicated by diabetes: are insulin analogs a new tool?
- Vitiligo Associated With Subcutaneous Insulin Lispro Infusion in Type 1 Diabetes. Also available in PDF format (see page 4).
- Frequency and perceived burden of diabetes self-management activities in employees with insulin-treated diabetes: relationships with health outcomes.
- Hemolytic Anemia Manifesting As Improved A1C Values.
- Newly diagnosed childhood diabetes: a psychosocial transition for parents?
- Problems That Extend Visit Time and Cost in Diabetes Care: 1. How Depression May Affect the Efficacy and Cost of Care of Diabetic Patients. Also available in PDF format.
- Glucagon-Like Peptide 1-Based Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes: A Focus on Exenatide . Also available in PDF format.
- A Real-World Approach to Insulin Therapy in Primary Care Practice. Also available in PDF format.
- A Systematic Review of Diabetes Disease Management Programs. Also available in PDF format.
- Proactive Case Management of High-risk Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus by a Clinical Pharmacist: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Also available in PDF format.
- Oral Agents for Type 2 Diabetes: An Update. Also available in PDF format.
- Health Outcomes of a 58-Year-Old Man With Type 2 Diabetes Who Had Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. Also available in PDF format.
- Need for quantitative assessment of transglutaminase autoantibodies for celiac disease in screening-identified children.
- The American Nursing Association opposes the American Diabetes Association model legislation that would permit trained non-medical personnel to help with the care of children with diabetes while at school. This includes, in the event of a medical emergency, advocating that schools do nothing except calling 911.
- The GAO has issues a report on Managing Diabetes: Health Plan Coverage of Services and Supplies.
- Health Insurance and Diabetes: The Lack of Available, Affordable, and Adequate Coverage. Also available in PDF format.
- Diabetes Advocates Paint the Statehouse Red. See also The smallest voice was heard.
- Children contract illness after visiting petting zoos.
- Diabetes doesn't slow Bill King.
- New approach to diabetes.
- Diabetes care lapses when kids become adults.
- Center Reaches Out To Young Diabetes Patients.
- Magazine features former Groton woman.
- Pig cells go the distance for diabetic.
- Pig cell transplants into monkeys 'safe and effective'.
- The Diabetic Demographic.
- Attend a dLife TV Taping.
- New Options For Access To Insurance Offered By Canadian Diabetes Association.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My non-D daughter was writing with a mechanical pencil and constantly having trouble with the lead (the kind you insert at the writing point of the pencil). She said, "Mom, this pencil needs a new lancet!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your non-diabetic three-year-old old claims she's low when she's hungry. See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers what blood glucose meter they or their child use most often. This week's poll asks readers if someone at their child's school will administer glucagon if it's needed.
- 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 Taking Control of Your Diabetes, Second Edition by Steven V. Edelman, MD.
- Our page about Gestational Diabetes is Worth a Look.
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