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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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. If you're interested in a saline pump trial, now is the time to contact the pump company you're interested in.

  2. Come to CWD's Cancun 2006: Focus on Best Practices conference from January 4-8, 2006 for a vacation break and to learn more about diabetes care at the beautiful Marriott CasaMagna Resort in Cancun, Mexico. Registration closes on December 4, 2005.

  3. The Family Support Network includes over 1,350 families from all 50 states and 40 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.

  4. 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. Essays are due by September 15, 2005.

New This Week

  1. We have a brief report from the 2005 meeting of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, held last week in Washington, D.C.

  2. Jenny is 16 and lives in California.

  3. Nathan is six and started pumping in July 2005.

  4. The Quilt for Life now has 422 panels. We need many more. Please consider making a panel.

  5. Circulating acylated and total ghrelin and galanin in children with insulin-treated type 1 diabetes: relationship to insulin therapy, metabolic control and pubertal development.

  6. Therapeutic targets for the prevention of type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  7. Islet transplantation in type I diabetes mellitus.

  8. Estimation of lipoperoxidative damage and antioxidant status in diabetic children: Relationship with individual antioxidants.

  9. The DIabetic REtinopathy Candesartan Trials (DIRECT) Programme: baseline characteristics.

  10. Increased serum adiponectin levels in type 1 diabetic patients with microvascular complications.

  11. Developments in the prediction of type 1 diabetes mellitus, with special reference to insulin autoantibodies.

  12. HLA DR/DQ alleles and risk of type I diabetes in childhood: a population-based case-control study.

  13. Usefulness of the addition of metformin to insulin in pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  14. Switch to Multiple Daily Injections With Insulin Glargine and Insulin Lispro From Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion With Insulin Lispro: A Randomized, Open-Label Study Using a Continuous Glucose Monitoring System.

  15. Pre-meal insulin aspart compared with pre-meal soluble human insulin in type 1 diabetes.

  16. A 3-year prospective randomized controlled clinical trial of group care in type 1 diabetes.

  17. American College of Endocrinology and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Position Statement on Patient Safety and Medical System Errors in Diabetes and Endocrinology.

  18. Characteristics Associated with Neuropathy and/or Retinopathy in a Hospital Outpatient Diabetic Clinic.

  19. A healthy dose of togetherness: Camp Possibilities gives diabetic kids a place where testing blood and taking insulin are a small part of a big experience.

  20. Quest for diabetes cure puts student's project in motion.

  21. Interrogated diabetic sues village, cops.

  22. Medtronic Announces FDA Approval Of Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring System.

  23. Nipro relaunches the Amigo insulin pump.

  24. Breakthrough Expands Reach of Intensive Insulin Therapy.

  25. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    After reading about the high usage of Meth in the county we live in, I was discussing drug use with my 11 year old son. He said, "Mom, you don't have to worry about me doing drugs, I wouldn't know the carb count."

  26. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your two-year-old non diabetic says "me too" to get her blood checked and wears an old monitor around her waste in a pump pouch. See more parent humor.

  27. Last week's poll asked readers how diabetes has affected their children who do not have it. This week's poll asks readers teens and adults with diabetes how often they check their blood sugar before they drive.

  28. The Featured Product of the Week is the ACCU-CHEK Compact blood glucose meter. The Accu-Chek Compact is FREE with purchase of 100 Compact test strips! 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! Please visit Diabetic Express to see our complete line of over 1000 other Diabetes supplies. Diabetic Express is the proud Online Store partner of Children with Diabetes and Diabetes123.

  29. The Featured Book of the Week is Kids, Insulin Pumps & You ... A Parent's Guide to Insulin Pump Therapy for Kids by Kathy Spain, RN, BSN, CCRN.

  30. Our page about Hyperglycemia and Ketone Testing is Worth a Look.

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