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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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.

  2. The Family Support Network includes over 850 families from 50 states and 24 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.

  3. Struggling to pay for diabetes supplies? The Supplies for CWD Foundation can help.

New This Week

  1. Melissa is 17 and was diagnosed when she was nine.

  2. The Quilt for Life added three panels last week, bringing the total to 399. CWD will be displaying the Quilt for Life at the 2005 Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association in San Diego from June 10-14, 2005. If you're considering making a quilt panel, please do so soon so yours can be included at the ADA conference.

  3. MiniMed has a listing of company sponsored Patient Information Events, searchable by ZIP Code.

  4. UK University Seeks Diabetes Sufferers for Study.

  5. Effects of Oral Insulin in Relatives of Patients With Type 1 Diabetes: The Diabetes Prevention Trial–Type 1 concluded that "...oral insulin did not delay or prevent type 1 diabetes."

  6. Study shows natural glucose byproduct may prevent brain damage and cognitive impairment after diabetic coma. See also Pyruvate Administered After Severe Hypoglycemia Reduces Neuronal Death and Cognitive Impairment.

  7. Time-Action Profile of Inhaled Insulin in Comparison With Subcutaneously Injected Insulin Lispro and Regular Human Insulin.

  8. Living-Donor Islet Transplantation: A Newsmaker Interview With Shinichi Matsumoto, MD, PhD.

  9. Incretin hormones and insulin sensitivity.

  10. Producing Insulin from Neural Cells. Also available in PDF format.

  11. Differentiation of Insulin-Producing Cells from Human Neural Progenitor Cells. Also available in PDF format. See also Stem cells from brain transformed to produce insulin at Stanford.

  12. The effect of perindopril on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in patients with diabetes in the EUROPA study: results from the PERSUADE substudy.

  13. Seasonal patterns in monthly hemoglobin A1c values.

  14. Ovarian Function During Puberty In Girls With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (DM1): Response To Leuprolide. Free full text available in PDF format.

  15. Approaches for the cure of type 1 diabetes by cellular and gene therapy.

  16. Advanced Glycation End Products Are Associated With Pulse Pressure in Type 1 Diabetes. The EURODIAB Prospective Complications Study.

  17. Magnesium Deficiency Is Associated With Insulin Resistance in Obese Children.

  18. Rebuilding Blocks is about stem cell research.

  19. The role of vitamin D in protecting type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in HTML format.

  20. Changes in Intestinal Morphology and Permeability in the BioBreeding Rat Before the Onset of Type 1 Diabetes.

  21. Optimal insulin pump dosing and postprandial glycemia following a pizza meal using the continuous glucose monitoring system.

  22. Memory of insulin pumps and their record as a source of information about insulin therapy in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

  23. A novel approach to continuous glucose analysis utilizing glycemic variation.

  24. Impact of modem-transferred blood glucose data on clinician work efficiency and patient glycemic control.

  25. Surveillance and Treatment for CVD in Children With Diabetes.

  26. ACE Inhibitor Prevents Early Sign of Kidney Disease.

  27. Statins and diabetes.

  28. FDA Approves New Adjunct Treatment for Glucose Control .

  29. A Randomized Multicenter Trial Comparing the GlucoWatch Biographer With Standard Glucose Monitoring in Children With Type 1 Diabetes.

  30. A Double-Blind, Randomized, Dose-Response Study Investigating the Pharmacodynamic and Pharmacokinetic Properties of the Long-Acting Insulin Analog Detemir.

  31. Awareness and Treatment of Dyslipidemia in Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes.

  32. Reduction in Cardiovascular Events With Atorvastatin in 2,532 Patients With Type 2 Diabetes.

  33. Effects of Exenatide (Exendin-4) on Glycemic Control Over 30 Weeks in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Treated With Metformin and a Sulfonylurea.

  34. Effects of Exenatide (Exendin-4) on Glycemic Control and Weight Over 30 Weeks in Metformin-Treated Patients With Type 2 Diabetes.

  35. Diabetes care provision and glycaemic control in Northern Ireland: a UK regional audit.

  36. Elevated Pregnancy Losses at High and Low Extremes of Maternal Glucose in Early Normal and Diabetic Pregnancy.

  37. Pregnancy Experience Among Women With and Without Gestational Diabetes in the U.S., 1995 National Survey of Family Growth.

  38. Eliminating Inpatient Sliding-Scale Insulin: A reeducation project with medical house staff.

  39. Families in South Carolina are encouraged to support Senate Bill 144, which will allow children with diabetes to carry their supplies with them while in school. The bill will be heard before the 3M sub-committee (House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee) on May 3, 2005 at 2:30 p.m. in Room 427 of the Blatt Building, located on South Carolina State Capitol grounds.

  40. 'Charlatan' guilty in girl's death; Naturopath's bad advice helped kill diabetic. See also A Quebec judge convicts a natural therapist in the manslaughter death of a diabetic 12-year-old.

  41. Molly is a 14 year old spot-nosed monkey who has had insulin-dependent diabetes for six years.

  42. Insulin pumps give kids a new life.

  43. 'Super sniffer wonder dog' is more than a friend to girl with diabetes.

  44. Diabetes no match for Eagle.

  45. Diabetic's writing offers information, inspiration.

  46. Teacher turns 'obsession' into diabetes fund-raiser.

  47. County youths not immune to diabetes.

  48. Health Alert: Islet transplant.

  49. 'Snorting insulin safe and effective' is about inhaled insulin.

  50. Schoolyard Prank Puts Students at Risk for HIV.

  51. Amylin and Lilly Announce FDA Approval of BYETTATM (exenatide) injection. See also the new web site.

  52. Junior Scientist at Joslin Diabetes Center Earns Two Prestigious Career Development Grants To Study Stem Cells.

  53. No Sugar Daddy offers low carb, sugar free, and gluten free products. Prices can be listed in either US dollars or Canadian dollars to make it easier to shop.

  54. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    Last week Maggie, my daughter who has type 1 diabetes, and I were in the car doing some errands and we passed a church that had a very tall, skinny steeple. Maggie screamed, "Mom! Oh my gosh! Look at the size of that needle!"

  55. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when every time she asks for something and you say no she replies, "Pretty please momma with Splenda on top!" See more parent humor.

  56. Last week's poll asked how many times our readers have had a retinal photograph as part of their diabetes eye. This week's poll asks readers when they think type 1 diabetes will be cured.

  57. FREE ACCU-CHEK Compact blood glucose monitor after Manufacturer's Rebate and Trade-in! Brand new meter from Accu-Chek! Never Handle Test Strips Again! Touch button and strip appears automatically. Apply small sample. Results in approximately 15 seconds. Touch button again and strip ejects automatically. From Diabetic Express, the online store partner and a sponsor of Children with Diabetes.

  58. The Featured Book of the Week is Can Mom Have a Piece of My Birthday Cake? written by Rochelle L. Stern, illustrated by Rosalind Orland.

  59. Our section about Infusion Sets is Worth a Look.

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