Of Continuing Interest
- The Family Support Network includes over 1,150 families from 50 states and 38 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
- Families from across the country and around the world are already gathering at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort at Disney World for Friends for Life 2005, the annual CWD summer conference. We'll have a report next weekend.
- The Quilt for Life added two panels last week, bringing the total to 419. The Quilt will be displayed at the CWD Friends for Life conference this week.
- The Pathobiology of Diabetic Complications: A Unifying Mechanism is Michael Brownlee's Banting Lecture and offers a detailed insight into the cause of diabetes complications.
- Tennis champ awarded by tennis legend.
- 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.
- Blood Needed for the Red Cross notes that people with diabetes can donate blood.
- FDA Approves Exenatide.
- The ADA's DOC NEWS reports on the latest in high-tech and convenient devices.
- Russia to open first insulin making plant.
- Seasonality of month of birth of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus in homogenous and heterogeneous populations.
- Oral probiotic administration induces interleukin-10 production and prevents spontaneous autoimmune diabetes in the non-obese diabetic mouse.
- Five-Year Follow-Up After Clinical Islet Transplantation.
- Use of Inhaled Insulin in a Basal/Bolus Insulin Regimen in Type 1 Diabetic Subjects.
- Epidemiology of type I diabetes mellitus among Arab children.
- Psychosocial and Socioeconomic Risk Factors for Premature Death in Young People With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Impact of Overweight on Chronic Microvascular Complications in Type 1 Diabetic Patients.
- The changing epidemiology of diabetic microangiopathy in type 1 diabetes.
- Relation of C-Reactive Protein to Insulin Resistance and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Youth.
- Effects of Irbesartan on Intracellular Antioxidant Enzyme Expression and Activity in Adolescents and Young Adults With Early Diabetic Angiopathy.
- Predictors of 5-Year Urinary Albumin Excretion Rate Patterns in Initially Normoalbuminuric Patients.
- Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion in type 1 diabetic Saudi children. A comparison with conventional insulin therapy.
- The Effect of Rosiglitazone on Overweight Subjects With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Use of Multisystemic Therapy to Improve Regimen Adherence Among Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes in Chronic Poor Metabolic Control.
- Web-Based Care Management in Patients With Poorly Controlled Diabetes.
- Hersh: New study on celiac disease.
- Restaurants now offering gluten-free food.
- Reason to smile follows years of sickness and chronic pain.
- The Gluten-Free Mall Underwrites "Gut Reaction" Public Radio Documentary on Celiac Disease.
- Looking at Every Ingredient While They Have a Screaming Toddler in the Trolley.
- Camp for diabetics offers rare fellowship.
- Camp New Horizons.
- Wayland High's profile in courage.
- Lauren: 'diabetes almost got me'.
- Teen visits Billings on diabetes tour.
- Falmouth 11-Year-Old Highlights Need for Diabetes Research.
- Scott's just living with diabetes.
- Supply scare for juvenile diabetic lifeline.
- The ride of his life: George Ledbetter is cycling from Mexico to Canada for charity and his daughter's memory.
- Persevering is part of his game; Chiefs OF handles diabetes, slumps and even the Red Sox and Cubs.
- Intensive therapy cuts diabetes problems: study.
- Solving the diabetes puzzle that baffled the world.
- Cutting down on needles: FDA is determining whether to approve inhaled insulin for diabetics after a study proves effectiveness.
- Korea Advances One Step Closer to Stem Cell Therapy.
- Bulgarian Boyan Petrov is attempting K2 this summer, but Boyan’s toughest challenge is the one he faces every day type 1 diabetes.
- Gov. Blagojevich signs law to fund more Diabetes research.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My daughter (Jessy) is now 10 and 1/2, but when she was seven we walked for the JDF. I had told Jessy the JDF was raising money to find a cure for diabetes. She and her friends went around the neighborhood collecting pledges many days (I was very impressed with her enthusiasm). The morning after the walk, I woke her up for school and the first thing she said to me (with a big smile), was "Did they find the cure?" It broke my heart.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when for Halloween your child dresses up as a sharps box. See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers about how they organize their diabetes supplies at home. This week's poll asks readers who use insulin pump about how often they chance their infusion sets.
- 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 Young Voices: Life with Diabetes by Hala Khalaf.
- The Report from Friends for Life 2004 is Worth a Look.
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