Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
- The Family Support Network includes over 980 families from 50 states and 29 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.
- 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
- In just five weeks, hundreds of families from across the country and around the world will meet at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort at Disney World for Friends for Life 2005, the annual CWD summer conference. There are just a few rooms left at the hotel, so if you're thinking of coming, call Disney World soon at 407-939-1020 to reserve your room. This year's conference is shaping up to be the best ever!
- Diabetes Heroes is a program that celebrates the extraordinary efforts by individuals that make living with diabetes easier and more bearable. Heroes win $1,000 and other great prizes.
- The Quilt for Life added one panel last week, bringing the total to 405. 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.
- Young kids with diabetes are invited to join in on the bi-weekly Young Kids Chat on Sunday, May 29th at 8pm Eastern in the Kids chat room.
- You can read the transcript from last week's Friends for Life: Orlando 2005 chat.
- Dare to Dream: Flying Solo With Diabetes by Douglas Cairns is a fabulous story about not giving up your dreams in the face of diabetes.
- Specifications for the new OmniPod insulin pump system by Insulet Corporation are now online.
- Novo Nordisk to withdraw 3 ml Actrapid cartridges in the UK.
- Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Interstitial Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue and Skeletal Muscle Reflects Excursions in Cerebral Cortex.
- Environmental Triggers for Type 1 Diabetes.
- Therapeutic Neovascularization Using Cord Blood–Derived Endothelial Progenitor Cells for Diabetic Neuropathy.
- Association between a protein polymorphism in the start codon of the vitamin D receptor gene and severe diabetic retinopathy in C-peptide-negative type 1 diabetes.
- Frequency, Severity, and Morbidity of Hypoglycemia Occurring in the Workplace in People With Insulin-Treated Diabetes.
- Dose-Response Relationship of Oral Insulin Spray in Healthy Subjects.
- Long-Term Impact of Breast-Feeding on Body Weight and Glucose Tolerance in Children of Diabetic Mothers.
- Nephropathy, but not retinopathy, is associated with the development of heart disease in Type 1 diabetes: a 12-year observation study of 462 patients.
- Diabetic Retinopathy Is Associated With Mortality and Cardiovascular Disease Incidence.
- Simultaneous type 1 diabetes onset in mother and son coincident with an enteroviral infection.
- Achieving and maintaining insulin independence in human islet transplant recipients.
- Islet Transplantation Is Associated With an Improvement of Cardiovascular Function in Type 1 Diabetic Kidney Transplant Patients. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- The Beneficial Effects of Pancreas Transplant Alone on Diabetic Nephropathy.
- Natural History of Kidney Graft Survival, Hypertrophy, and Vascular Function in End-Stage Renal Disease Type 1 Diabetic Kidney-Transplanted Patients; Beneficial impact of pancreas and successful islet cotransplantation.
- NIH Researchers Discover How Insulin Allows Entry of Glucose Into Cells.
- Congenital anomaly rate in offspring of mothers with diabetes treated with insulin lispro during pregnancy.
- A Randomized Controlled Trial of Insulin Pump Therapy in Young Children With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Influence of an Early-Onset Age of Type 1 Diabetes on Cerebral Structure and Cognitive Function.
- Influence of Caffeine on Frequency of Hypoglycemia Detected by Continuous Interstitial Glucose Monitoring System in Patients With Long-Standing Type 1 Diabetes.
- Frequency and predictors of hypoglycaemia in Type 1 and insulin-treated Type 2 diabetes: a population-based study.
- Dietary Glycemic Index, Glycemic Load, Fiber, Simple Sugars, and Insulin Resistance.
- Research Shows Benefit of Low–Glycemic-Load Diet Over Low-Fat Diet.
- The Decline in Blood Glucose Levels Is Less With Intermittent High-Intensity Compared With Moderate Exercise in Individuals With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Management of Competitive Athletes With Diabetes.
- Make Your Diabetic Patients Walk: Long-term impact of different amounts of physical activity on type 2 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Needlestick injury in acute care nurses caring for patients with diabetes mellitus: a retrospective study.
- Wellness Goes Wireless; New multipurpose cell phones, PDAs help patients monitor and report vital signs.
- 'Diabetes Doesn't Have to Stop You' is an interview with Will Cross, conducted from Mount Everest on May 16, 2005.
- Happy ending.
- Despite diabetes, UW golfer becomes Pac-10 champion.
- Even with two chronic diseases, Camden girl is always in high spirits.
- Living With Diabetes: First-grader is learning how to cope with illness, but the shots are no fun.
- Addison Twp. fire chief pedals to battle diabetes.
- A Sunday stroll could bring a cure to millions; As Adam Morrison showed in the NCAAs, diabetes doesn't have to hold you back.
- Graduate tackles ailment head-on.
- Animas Corporation and Nicole Johnson Baker Launch Diabetes Hero Campaign; Distributes Diabetes Heroes Awareness Bracelets to Children Nationwide.
- Inspirational New Book Shows How One Man Found A Way To Live His Dreams With Diabetes Against All Odds.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My daughter has had diabetes for over three years now. She is nearly seven and wears a pump. I was cleaning her closet the other day and found one of her bears had a pair of her underpants on. I went to take them off and found that she had a pump "set" stuck to the bear's butt. I went to take it off and she screamed, "That's her set, don't take that off, she'll go high and get ketones!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you arrive at your child's play and within 15 minutes the director, vocal director and choreographer all come up to you and instead of saying "Hello" they tell you, "He just checked his numbers and they're fine." See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers when they last refilled their glucagon prescription. This week's poll asks readers who provides assistance in the care of their child's diabetes while their child is at school.
- 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.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Secrets of Living and Loving with Diabetes by Janis Roszler, RD, CDE, LD/N, William Polonsky, PhD, CDE, and Steven V. Edelman, MD.
- Our Emergency Pack page is Worth a Look.
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