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.
- 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.
- 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 1,530 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
- Lilly announces 2005 LillyForLife Award winners.
- Kristel is 22 months old and lives in New Zealand.
- Patrick is from eastern France and is now running marathons.
- The Quilt for Life now has 426 panels. We need many more. Please consider making a panel.
- Summer camps for kids with diabetes that have updated information for the 2006 camping season include:
- The ADA Donovan McNabb Diabetes Camp offers kids in Pennsylvania a great camping experience with NFL star Donovan McNabb.
- Camp Cosmo offers a youth resident camp and family day camp for children and youth in Nebraska, Wyoming, and South Dakota.
- 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.
- The Texas Diabetes Council offers Guidelines for Training School Employees Who Are Not Licensed Healthcare Professionals.
- Dealing With Diabetes: Physicians Must Communicate More With Schools.
- Casewatch, run by Quackwatch founder Stephen Barrett, M.D. and Robert S. Baratz, M.D., D.D.S, Ph.D., reports on false or inflated health claims for products and services.
- LifeScan is replacing specific OneTouch® SureStep® Meters due to a possible issue with the meter's display.
- Mothers' Experiences of Serious Life Events Increase the Risk of Diabetes-Related Autoimmunity in Their Children.
- Hospitalization because of diabetes and bereavement: a national cohort study of parents who lost a child.
- A human beta-cell line for transplantation therapy to control type 1 diabetes. See also Human Beta-cell Line Offers Hope for Type 1 Diabetes Breakthrough, 'Reversibly immortalized' cell line that can supply large amounts of insulin-producing human beta-cells, Plans to develop a "universal beta-cell line" - treatment for type 1 diabetes, and Good-bye Insulin Shots.
- Signals From the Embryonic Mouse Pancreas Induce Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells Into Insulin-Producing beta-Cell–Like Cells.
- UCSD Study Sheds New Light on Insulin's Role in Blocking Fat Breakdown in Patients with Type II Diabetes. See also Chronically high levels of insulin may block specific hormones that trigger energy release into the body.
- The Role of Autoimmunity at Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes in the Development of Thyroid and Celiac Disease and Microvascular Complications.
- Modulation of the Renal Response to ACE Inhibition by ACE Insertion/Deletion Polymorphism During Hyperglycemia in Normotensive, Normoalbuminuric Type 1 Diabetic Patients.
- Antiangiogenic Endostatin Peptide Ameliorates Renal Alterations in the Early Stage of a Type 1 Diabetic Nephropathy Model.
- Maternal consumption of dairy products during pregnancy and lactation, and the development of cow's milk antibodies in the offspring.
- New test predicts damage from diabetes.
- The socioeconomic correlates of global complication prevalence in type 1 diabetes (T1D): A multinational comparison.
- Evaluating the Clinical Accuracy of Two Continuous Glucose Sensors Using Continuous Glucose–Error Grid Analysis.
- Glycemic Characteristics in Continuously Monitored Patients With Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: Normative values.
- Interstitial fluid glucose dynamics during insulin-induced hypoglycaemia.
- Early hypoglycaemia after accidental intramuscular injection of insulin glargine.
- Frequency and Timing of Severe Hypoglycemia Affects Spatial Memory in Children With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Decreased isometric muscle strength after acute hyperglycaemia in Type 1 diabetic patients.
- Prandial hyperglycemia: is it important to track and treat?
- Dose Response of Inhaled Dry-Powder Insulin and Dose Equivalence to Subcutaneous Insulin Lispro.
- Mortality in Childhood-Onset Type 1 Diabetes: A population-based study.
- A systematic review of telemedicine interventions to support blood glucose self-monitoring in diabetes.
- Psychosocial problems and barriers to improved diabetes management: results of the Cross-National Diabetes Attitudes, Wishes and Needs (DAWN) Study.
- Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy and Depressive Symptoms.
- A computer-directed intravenous insulin system shown to be safe, simple, and effective in 120,618 h of operation.
- Healer shopping in Africa: new evidence from rural-urban qualitative study of Ghanaian diabetes experiences explores the challenge of providing diabetes care in poor countries. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Diabetes advocates push for cost reduction act.
- Tempe Union sued over diabetic testing. See also Forbidding a diabetic to carry his testing needle is outrageous, Diabetic claims school won't let him carry testing equipment, Diabetic student can't test self alone, Tempe student's diabetic testing the focus of lawsuit,
- Local resident makes tiny bouquets for large cause.
- A dose of reality.
- Faceoff with diabetes.
- Black Lab helps woman cope with her diabetes.
- Diabetic 'obsessed' with blood sugar balance.
- Animas Launches the ezSet(TM) Infusion Set.
- DiObex Receives Fast-Track Status From FDA for VLD-Glucagon.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Our daughter, Lillian was diagnosed on February 16, 2005 at the age of three. She has a best friend named Luke. Luke was over for lunch the other day and saw me take Lilly's "levels." After cooking their grilled cheese for lunch I asked if anyone would like ketchup. There must have been a red connection because Luke said, "I would like my grilled cheese plain please, and I don't want any blood on my finger either."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your non-diabetic 3 year old, with glucose monitor in hand, states that she's been thirsty all day, had at least 8 glasses of water, and thinks you should check her blood sugar. See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers about their insulin regimen. This week's poll asks readers about which blood glucose meter they use most often.
- 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 Complete Guide to Carb Counting, 2nd Edition by Hope Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE and Karmeen Kilkarni, MS, RD, CDE.
- Our page about ADHD and Diabetes is Worth a Look.
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