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 1,230 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
- We have a report from last week's Friends for Life 2005 annual conference. More photos will be posted during the week.
- AOL has stopped accepting email from the CWD mailing list server, for reasons that are not entirely clear. We're working with AOL to understand the issue and get this problem resolved. In the meantime, AOL subscribers will not be able to receive any email from CWD's mailing lists, including the weekly "What's New" and all of the support lists (parents, celiac, etc.). AOL users are encouraged to contact AOL customer support and ask that this issue be resolved quickly.
- Living With Diabetes: How Stressed Are You?
- Rosiglitazone Plus Insulin May Improve Glycemic Control, BP Without Increasing Insulin Needs is a CME course.
- The Third Annual Symposium on Diabetes and Mountains will be held from September 23-28, 2005 at the Bison Peak Lodge in the Tarryall mountains of Colorado's Front Range.
- Families are needed to help with Diabetes Education for Nursing Students.
- The University of Florida is running a study about Cord Blood and Diabetes and is looking for more participants.
- The DAWN (Diabetes Attitudes Wishes & Needs) Spring Issue has articles about how diabetes affects kids from around the world.
- The International Insulin Foundation has released a Report on insulin-requiring diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa. The 52-page report is available PDF format. See also Launch of Diabetes Foundation Report on Insulin-Requiring Diabetes in Sub-Saharan Africa.
- D.A.D. Innovations has new, smaller "Diabetic Driver" decals for your car and "Diabetic Driver" key chains.
- Carotid Intima-Media Thickness: An Index for Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Vitamin D and type 1 diabetes mellitus: state of the art.
- In insulin-autoantibody-positive children from the general population, antibody affinity identifies those at high and low risk.
- Diabetes-associated HLA genotypes affect birthweight in the general population.
- Neonatal diabetes mellitus: from understudy to center stage.
- Incidence of Type 1 diabetes in children in Caceres, Spain, during 1988-1999.
- Effect of Insulin with Concurrent Amino Acid Infusion on Protein Metabolism in Rapidly Growing Pubertal Children with Type 1 Diabetes.
- The Role of Intramyocellular Lipids During Hypoglycemia in Patients With Intensively Treated Type 1 Diabetes.
- Increased accumulation of skin advanced glycation end-products precedes and correlates with clinical manifestation of diabetic neuropathy.
- Inflammation and the etiology of type 2 diabetes.
- A randomized multicentre trial of insulin glargine compared with NPH insulin in people with type 1 diabetes.
- Diabetes and progression of coronary calcium under the influence of statin therapy.
- Brief Report: Disordered Eating and Psychosocial Factors in Adolescent Females with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Diabetic ketoacidosis in children.
- Sibling birthweight as a predictor of macrosomia in women with type 1 diabetes.
- A comparison of blood glucose meters in Australia.
- Insulin pump therapy vs. multiple daily injections in obese Type 2 diabetic patients.
- Separate functional features of proinsulin C-peptide.
- Cirrhosis in Children With Celiac Disease.
- Small Intestinal Contrast Ultrasonography-Based Scoring System: A Promising Approach for the Diagnosis and Follow-Up of Celiac Disease.
- The value of wireless capsule endoscopy in patients with complicated celiac disease.
- Celiac Disease: From Inflammation to Atrophy: A Long-Term Follow-up Study.
- Back From Iraq: A Soldier's Story.
- Diabetes Doesn't Hold Back Ironman Triathlete.
- Cat and Cliff.
- Study Participants Love Inhaled Insulin.
- Why is the fact that bacterial elements can cause Diabetes being ignored? asks Lawrence Broxmeyer MD.
- Kilimanjaro 2005, A Climb for a Cure.
- Taking Control: Kodiak triathlete doesn't let diabetes dictate his life.
- Organ recipient to run in transplant 'Olympics'.
- One woman's war with fake drugs.
- Insulin for Life Receives American Diabetes Association's Distinguished Service Award.
- Joslin-Chaired Study Shows New Compound May Reduce Risk of Vision Loss in Patients With Diabetes.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Our 3 year old son Bretton (now 4.5 years old), diagnosed at 2, came into the kitchen one day balancing the bathroom sink cup carefully in his hands. I looked at him wondering what he was up to and he piped up, "Look mom, I'm checking my ketones!" Guess what was splashing around inside!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your endo is in your family picture. See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers who use insulin pumps about how often they use an extended bolus. This week's poll asks readers if they would like to try inhaled insulin.
- The Featured Product of the Week is the OneTouch UltraSmart blood glucose meter. The OneTouch UltraSmart is ONLY $9.99 AFTER $20 MAIL-IN REBATE and FREE AFTER $30 MAIL-IN TRADE-IN! The OneTouch® UltraSmart® is a Meter and electronic logbook in one. Get the big picture with the OneTouch UltraSmart System you don't just test. Now you can keep track of the things that affect your diabetes. Food, exercise, medication. All with push-button ease. See trends and spot patterns to help you stay in control. It's simple. The OneTouch UltraSmart System is easier to use than a paper logbook. Please visit Diabetic Express to see our complete line of over 1,000 other Diabetes supplies. Diabetic Express is the proud Online Store partner of Children with Diabetes and Diabetes 123.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Best Year of My Life: Book 1: Getting Diabetes by Jed Block.
- The Diabetes Marketplace is Worth a Look.
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