Of Continuing Interest
- The Family Support Network includes 1,100 families from 50 states and 37 countries who are there to help. If you're new to diabetes, looking for a baby sitter, or need a college parent, 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.
- Learn about insulin pump therapy at our Focus on Pumping regional conference at the San Diego Marriott Mission Valley, San Diego, California, from September 9-11, 2005.
- Diabetes Heroes, by Animas Corporation and Nicole Johnson Baker, celebrates the extraordinary efforts by individuals that make living with diabetes easier and more bearable. Heroes win $1,000 and other great prizes.
New This Week
- Next week, 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. As a result, the next two What's New newsletters may be slightly delayed.
- Mackenzie was diagnosed at age 13 months in May 2005.
- The Quilt for Life added one panel last week, bringing the total to 417. Quilts received before June 30, 2005 will be displayed at CWD's Friends for Life conference at Disney World in July.
- Fathers who have an adolescent child with diabetes are encouraged to participate in a new study, conducted online, called The dynamics of coping with diabetes: Father's perspectives.
- Insulin Needs after CD3-Antibody Therapy in New-Onset Type 1 Diabetes. See also European Researchers Find That Anti-CD3 Antibody Preserves Beta Cell Function in Type 1 Diabetes Patients.
- The therapeutic potential of tumor necrosis factor for autoimmune disease: a mechanistically based hypothesis.
- How viral infections affect the autoimmune process leading to type 1 diabetes.
- Increasing trend of childhood type 1 diabetes in Franche-Comte (France): analysis of age and period effects from 1980 to 1998.
- Late diabetes complications and non-dipping phenomenon in patients with Type 1 diabetes.
- Brain metabolite changes on proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in children with poorly controlled type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- The effect of pancreatic islet transplantation on progression of diabetic retinopathy and neuropathy.
- Vitamin D and diabetes.
- IFN-gamma Low Production Capacity in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Patients at Onset of Disease.
- Indications and efficacy of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) therapy in Type 1 diabetes mellitus: a clinical audit in a specialist service.
- Comparison of three multiple injection regimens for Type 1 diabetes: morning plus dinner or bedtime administration of insulin detemir vs. morning plus bedtime NPH insulin.
- Reproducibility and reliability of hypoglycaemic episodes recorded with Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGMS) in daily life.
- Physical activity and energy intake in adolescent girls with Type 1 diabetes.
- Increased incidence and severity of diabetic ketoacidosis among uninsured children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Clinical presentation of type 1 diabetes.
- Characteristics of childhood and adult-onset type 1 diabetes in a multi-ethnic population.
- Predictors of glucose control in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Treatment regimen determines the relationship between depression and glycemic control.
- Response shift and glycemic control in children with diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Disease management in the young diabetic patient: glucose monitoring, coping skills, and treatment strategies.
- Home blood glucose prediction: validation, safety, and efficacy testing in clinical diabetes.
- Home blood glucose prediction: clinical feasibility and validation in islet cell transplantation candidates.
- Atherosclerosis in childhood and adolescent type 1 diabetes: early disease, early treatment?
- Screening for Abnormalities of Carbohydrate Metabolism in Teens. Also available in PDF format.
- Effect of nebulized albuterol on blood glucose in patients with diabetes mellitus with and without cystic fibrosis.
- Visual Outcomes of Pan-retinal Photocoagulation in Diabetic Retinopathy at One-year Follow-up and Associated Risk Factors. Free full text available in HTML format.
- Prospective screening for biopsy proven coeliac disease, autoimmunity and malabsorption markers in Belgian subjects with Type 1 diabetes.
- High Prevalence of Celiac Disease Among Patients Affected by Crohn's Disease.
- Liver transplantation in a child with celiac disease.
- Severe osteomalacia due to undiagnosed coeliac disease: three case reports of Tunisian women.
- Coeliac disease presenting as dermatitis herpetiformis in infancy.
- Serological screening for celiac disease in premenopausal women with idiopathic osteoporosis.
- Diabetic reactions can put drivers on a collision course.
- Back from South America.
- Kids Join Stars to Plead for Diabetes Funding.
- SHS student to educate Congress about diabetes research.
- Mary Tyler Moore Leads JDRF's Children's Congress to Capitol Hill; Calls for Increased Funding of Diabetes Research and Urges Expansion of Stem Cell Research Policy.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My 8 year old son had only been diagnosed one week when I was reading the news online. There was a headline telling of a diabetic man who had just climbed Mt. Everest. I showed this to him hoping to encourage him. His response: "You mean I have to climb Mt. Everest now?"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your child learns to count backwards before learning to count forwards--they learn this from watching their meter countdown. See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers to describe themselves. This week's poll asks readers about how they organize their diabetes supplies at home.
- FREE BD Logic blood glucose monitor. with purchase of only 50 BD Logic test strips ($74.99 Value)! New BD LogicTM Blood Glucose Monitor 5-Second Test Results ... With Less Pain. The new BD LogicTM Blood Glucose Monitor is ideal if you're looking for the convenience of a small and fast system that allows you to test with less pain. No other meter gives you such fast results using such a small amount of blood. From Diabetic Express, the online store partner and a sponsor of Children with Diabetes.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Practical Psychology for Diabetes Clinicians, 2nd Edition, edited by Barbara J. Anderson, PhD, and Richard R. Rubin, PhD., CDE.
- What You Need to Know about Type 2 Diabetes in Children is Worth a Look.
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