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Of Continuing Interest

  1. Our 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 930 families from 50 states and 27 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.

  4. Plan on coming to our Focus on Pumping regional conference at the San Diego Marriott Mission Valley, San Diego, California, from September 9-11, 2005.

New This Week

  1. For My Mother is a thank you to a mom from a young woman with diabetes.

  2. Will Cross is back on Everest.

  3. Just when you thought you'd seen everything, someone discovers a novel use for insulin pump tubing.

  4. We'll have a report from our Colorado 2005: Focus on the Future conference online early next week.

  5. Meagan is 13 and just got a pump.

  6. The Quilt for Life added two panels last week, bringing the total to 401. 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.

  7. Summer camps for kids with diabetes that have updated information for the 2005 camping season include:

    1. Camp Bluebonnet is a summer day camp in Youngsport, Texas.

  8. Incidence of Type 1 Diabetes from the IDF.

  9. The Final Word on Injections: So what should you do? Inject through your jeans or other clothing? Reuse needles and syringes?

  10. The DRIF will be holding a Research Update with Dr. Norma Kenyon and islet transplant recipient Cindie Gittelman on June 14 at the Marina del Rey Marriott in Marina del Rey, California.

  11. The UC San Francisco Diabetes Center is holding a Patient Symposium on May 21, 2005 from 7:30am to 12:30pm.

  12. Kids Rock The World is a day of outdoor fun in Long Beach, California, sponsored by the ADA.

  13. The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation seeks an energetic and experienced fundraising professional for the position of Regional Director for Long Island, New York.

  14. Insulin sparks autoimmunity. See summary at Study at UCDHSC Identifies Crucial Islet Target in Type 1 Diabetes; Finding Is Likely to Transform the Study of Diabetes Autoimmunity. See also CU team discovers crucial clue to diabetes; Health Sciences scientists find proof of trigger in Type 1.

  15. C-reactive protein concentration is not related to islet autoimmunity status in offspring of parents with type 1 diabetes.

  16. Can Continuous Glucose Monitoring Provide Objective Documentation Of Hypoglycemia Unawareness?

  17. Evaluation of metabolic control using a continuous subcutaneous glucose monitoring system in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus who achieved insulin independence after islet cell transplantation.

  18. "Catastrophic" rise in child diabetes.

  19. Increasing incidence of type 1 diabetes in population from Santiago of Chile: trends in a period of 18 years (1986-2003). Free full text available in HTML format.

  20. Effect of the immunosuppressive regime of Edmonton protocol on the long-term in vitro insulin secretion from islets of two different species and age categories.

  21. LCT reports nine-year survival of transplanted pig islet cells in a diabetic patient. See also Nine-year survival of transplanted pig islet cells in a diabetic patient.

  22. Expanded T cells from pancreatic lymph nodes of type 1 diabetic subjects recognize an insulin epitope.

  23. Subcutaneous xenotransplantation of bovine pancreatic islets.

  24. Prevention and cure of autoimmune diabetes in nonobese diabetic mice by continuous administration of FTY720.

  25. Blood flow in the skin of type 1 diabetic patients before and after combined pancreas/kidney transplantation.

  26. Prolonged allogeneic islet graft survival by protoporphyrins.

  27. Intra- and Inter-islet Synchronization of Metabolically Driven Insulin Secretion.

  28. Optimized Basal-bolus Insulin Regimens In Type 1 Diabetes: Insulin Glulisine Versus Regular Human Insulin In Combination With Basal Insulin Glargine.

  29. Adjunctive Therapy with Pramlintide Lowers HbA1c without Concomitant Weight Gain and Increased Risk of Severe Hypoglycemia in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Approaching Glycemic Targets.

  30. Detection of Cerebral {beta}-Hydroxy Butyrate, Acetoacetate, and Lactate on Proton MR Spectroscopy in Children with Diabetic Ketoacidosis.

  31. Diabetic ketoacidosis.

  32. The Dawn Phenomenon Revisited: Implications For Diabetes Therapy.

  33. Reliability of reporting of self-monitoring of blood glucose in pregnant women.

  34. Contribution of hypoglycemia to medical care expenditures and short-term disability in employees with diabetes.

  35. Psychological factors associated to patient's treatment compliance in Chilean diabetic teenagers. Free full text available in Spanish.

  36. Superior segmental optic nerve hypoplasia and diabetes mellitus.

  37. Intensified insulin therapy of type 2 diabetes mellitus: Pre- or postprandial injection of aspart insulin?

  38. Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Crisis: An Acute Life-threatening Event In Children And Adolescents With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

  39. Gluten-Free Living is a magazine for people with celiac.

  40. Study shows celiac disease can cause osteoporosis.

  41. Dinner for two, gluten for all.

  42. March girl has rare condition.

  43. Diabetic prevented from moving to Canada.

  44. Travel Tips for People with Diabetes. See also our pages about Traveling with Diabetes and Flying With Diabetes.

  45. Jessica Kroner is featured in an article about diabetes in her hospital's quarterly magazine.. (See page four.)

  46. Diabetes won’t deny Niziolek from her place on the diamond.

  47. Miracle of life is quite real for Debbie.

  48. Kno-Koma offers diabetics fun, chance for independence.

  49. Eager to take a chance; A woman tells how an experimental treatment has helped bring her Type 1 diabetes under control.

  50. These Bulldogs are 'pumped up'; Steve Gledhill, Justin Hampton control diabetes with insulin pumps.

  51. Matt Wallace: Making the state baseball tourney last season meant a lot to Matt Wallace, a 2004 RHS graduate who died last week.

  52. Girls With Type 1 Diabetes Don't Let Condition Control Life.

  53. Team diabetes: Internists say it takes a group to manage diabetes.

  54. Carbs / Blood Sugar Readings / Insulin / Managing Diabetes is a Never-Ending Proposition.

  55. Juvenile diabetes demands constant monitoring.

  56. A woman who has been awarded a gold medal for surviving 50 years on insulin hopes to be an inspiration to young diabetics.

  57. World diabetes body worried about young sufferers.

  58. Charges dropped in fatal crash.

  59. Diabetic shock may have caused man to resist rescue workers.

  60. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My son (non-diabetic child) was riding in the car yesterday and asked, "Mom, what are key tones?" My first response or thought of course was diabetic ketones. I started to explain and he said, "No Mom. I am trying to program my cell phone and it wanted to know what tone I want for my keys." We all laughed at this one!

  61. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your husband's beeper goes off and the first thing you check is the insulin pump. See more parent humor.

  62. Last week's poll asked readers about who is primarily responsible for their child's diabetes care. This week's poll asks readers how many unopened bottles of insulin they have on hand.

  63. 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.

  64. The Featured Book of the Week is The Diabetic Gourmet by Francine Prince.

  65. Our Summer Camps section is Worth a Look.

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