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 1,500 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
- Make plans to join CWD families for our Focus on Pumping Regional Conference from March 17-19, 2006 at the Philadelphia Marriott West Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- The Diabetes Research Institute has launched a dramatically improved web site that highlights their many efforts to find a cure for type 1 diabetes.
- Justin is three years old and was diagnosed in July 2005.
- Kristi is 14 and was diagnosed in April 2005.
- Audrey is five and was diagnosed in December 2004.
- Fiona, who was diagnosed right after her first birthday, has been pumping for two years and was also diagnosed with celiac.
- The Quilt for Life now has 425 panels. We need many more. Please consider making a panel.
- You can read the transcript from last week's chat about CWD Conferences.
- Teens are invited to join in a chat about CWD's IDYA activities on Tuesday, September 27th at 9pm Eastern in the IDYA chat room.
- Diabetic Ketoacidosis provides an explanation of DKA and its treatment.
- Join CWD Founder Jeff Hitchcock and CWD Events Coordinator Laura Billetdeaux at the Animas Corporation Annual Tour and Educational Open House on Saturday, October 8th.
- 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.
- Taking Diabetes to School is an excellent 15-minute video explaining diabetes in school, including the laws protecting children with diabetes at school. The video includes examples of kids injecting insulin and doing blood glucose checks and emphasizes CWD's Bill of Rights for Children with Diabetes at School.
- The Third Edition of Hope Warshaw's Guide to Healthy Restaurant Eating is now available, and belongs in every household.
- Are there advantages with U-Albumin/U-Creatinine ratios compared with U-Albumin in monitoring diabetes?
- Increased Plasma Pro-B-Type Natriuretic Peptide in Infants of Women with Type 1 Diabetes.
- In vivo treatment with glucagon-like peptide 1 promotes the graft function of fetal islet-like cell clusters in transplanted mice.
- Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 as a Treatment Option for Type 2 Diabetes and Its Role in Restoring Beta-Cell Mass.
- Immunomodulation with human recombinant autoantigens.
- Production of a recombinant cholera toxin B subunit-insulin B chain peptide hybrid protein by Brevibacillus choshinensis expression system as a nasal vaccine against autoimmune diabetes.
- Gene therapy for diabetes mellitus in rats by intramuscular injection of lentivirus containing insulin gene.
- Diabetes mellitus type 1 in five military aviators: flying with insulin.
- Contrasting Challenges of Insulin Pump Therapy in a Toddler and Adolescent With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Exercise with and without an insulin pump among children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion and multiple dose of insulin regimen display similar patterns of blood glucose excursions in pediatric type 1 diabetes.
- Concomitant Use of Insulin Glargine and NPH in Type I Diabetes.
- Will Long Acting Insulin Analogs Influence the Use of Insulin Pump Therapy in Type 1 Diabetes?
- Identification of factors associated with impaired hypoglycaemia awareness in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
- Correlation of same-visit HbA1c test with laboratory-based measurements: A MetroNet study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Disordered Eating Behaviors in Youth With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Effects of sprint training on extrarenal potassium regulation with intense exercise in type 1 diabetes.
- Invasiveness as a Barrier to Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose in Diabetes.
- Force Requirements and Insulin Delivery Profiles of Four Injection Devices.
- Assessment of Dose Selection Attributes with Audible Notification in Insulin Pen Devices.
- Alternative site self blood glucose testing is preferred by women with gestational diabetes.
- Cerebral edema during treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis in an adult with new onset diabetes.
- Gastric electrical stimulation: an alternative surgical therapy for patients with gastroparesis See also Alternative Treatment for Gastroparesis.
- GPs' perspectives of type 2 diabetes patients' adherence to treatment: A qualitative analysis of barriers and solutions. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Hi-tech advancements in diabetes management from Nephrology News & Issues Online examines the Guardian RT and using oral medications in kids with diabetes.
- Bill would let schools give emergency diabetes injection.
- Care of diabetic students expanding within schools (free registration required).
- Insulin-using drivers granted exemptions.
- Baby Break.
- BT discriminated against diabetic worker (UK). See also the case [British Telecommunications Plc v. J Pousson].
- 2nd Circuit Upholds Barring of Expert's Testimony on Diabetes Drug.
- Novo Nordisk Sues sanofi-aventis for Insulin Delivery Device Patent Infringement.
- Young diabetics sought for study in the UK.
- Local girl example of progress made in fight against diabetes.
- Learning To Live with Diabetes: Six-year-old Kevin is the only student at Herndon Elementary School with type 1 diabetes.
- Helping hand for parents.
- Artist honoured for surviving—thriving—with lifelong diabetes.
- Sis says gift of kidney shows Ostertag's all heart.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
We recently painted my daughter's room. We gave her the choice of color. I picked out a pretty shade of pink and she said "No way!" I asked, "Why not? You want a pink room." She said, "I don't want any color that is on a ketone strip!" Sure enough, that was the color of moderate ketones!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when all three of your children request the "A1C Steak Sauce" at the dinner table. See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers how satisfied they are with the diabetes care their children receive while at school or daycare. This week's poll asks readers about their insulin regimen.
- 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 Diabetes Burnout: What To Do When You Can't Take It Anymore by William Polonsky.
- Our report from the Clinical Diabetes Technology Meeting 2005 is Worth a Look.
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