Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
- 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 1,480 families from all 50 states and 44 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.
New This Week
- Read the report from our Focus on Pumping: San Diego 2005 conference.
- It is with sadness that we report that Diabetes Portal, run by Deb Butterfield, has shut down.
- The Gifts of Experience: Type 1 Long-Timers Impart Their Wisdom for Healthy Longevity.
- Jabari was diagnosed when he was 12 months old.
- The Quilt for Life now has 425 panels. We need many more. Please consider making a panel.
- Join CWD Events Coordinator Laura Billetdeaux for a chat about CWD's upcoming conferences on Tuesday, September 20th at 9pm Eastern in the "CWD Conferences" chat room.
- The Penn State Diabetes Center has a collection of diabetes education videos online.
- Please take a couple minutes and give us your thoughts on our Global Youth survey.
- Kaja Osholm Kjølås, a 3rd year Industrial Design student at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design in Norway, seeks your help with a survey about Meter Design for Children.
- Guidelines For the Provision of Health and Educational Services For Students in the New York City Public Schools includes glucose monitoring and insulin pump forms.
- NovoLog Packaging Changed to Reduce Dispensing Errors.
- Up-regulation Of Advanced-glycated Products Receptors In The Brain Of Diabetic Rats Is Prevented By Antioxidant Treatment. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Use of Long-Term Microdialysis Subcutaneous Glucose Monitoring in the Management of Neonatal Diabetes.
- Gluatamic Acid Decarboxylase Autoantibody Prevalence and Association with HLA Genotype in Patients with Younger-Onset Type 1 Diabetes and Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy.
- Insulin - a primary autoantigen in type 1 diabetes?
- The pancreatic islet endothelial cell: Emerging roles in islet function and disease.
- Morphological and functional changes in the diabetic peripheral nerve: using diagnostic ultrasound and neurosensory testing to select candidates for nerve decompression.
- Surgical Decompression in Lower-Extremity Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy.
- Surgical treatment of peripheral neuropathy: outcomes from 100 consecutive decompressions.
- Lilly moves forward with inhaled insulin.
- Inhaled insulin for diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Therapy with insulin glargine (Lantus®) in toddlers, children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
- Continuous Glucose Monitoring Has Potential for Patients With Diabetes.
- Exenatide Achieves Glycemic Control Equivalent to Glargine.
- Gender differences in renal responses to hyperglycemia and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition in diabetes.
- Explicit memory performance in infants of diabetic mothers at 1 year of age.
- Depression and diabetes in children and adolescents.
- Brief Report: Glycemic Control, Quality of Life, and School Experiences Among Students with Diabetes.
- Family Dynamics and Chronic Illness: Children with Diabetes in the Context of their Families.
- Canine diabetes mellitus: can old dogs teach us new tricks?
- Food fight: For a person with celiac disease, staying well takes more than avoiding bread.
- Diabetes doctor puts kids first: Lilly award is testament to physician's caring nature.
- Living with a diabetic is an eye opening experience.
- The Long Honeymoon: New research on diabetes aims at prolonging the initial insulin high.
- 7-year-old girl with Type 1 juvenile diabetes a 'trooper'.
- Camps help kids with diabetes thrive.
- Diabetes can be everyday struggle for some kids.
- Steelers' Kendall Simmons Tackles Diabetes.
- PSU's Paxson back for more.
- FDA Approves NovoLog® (insulin aspart [rDNA origin] injection) for treatment of diabetes in children.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My five-year-old niece has diabetes. She came to visit us and was sitting in our hot tub with my two children. I got a chemical test strip to check the chlorine level and was dipping it into the water when my niece turned to my daughter and said, "Hey, does this hot tub have diabetes too?"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your child asks you if "water proof" means "toilet proof" in reference to the pump. See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers where their child performs blood tests while at school. This week's poll asks readers how satisfied they are with the diabetes care their children receive while at school or daycare.
- 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.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Joslin Diabetes Great Chefs Cook Healthy Cookbook by Frances Towner Giedt and Bonnie Sanders Polin, Ph.D.
- Our page about MODY is Worth a Look.
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