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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

New This Week

  1. Children with diabetes sue school districts, state for assistance; denial of glucose monitoring and insulin administration during the school day challenged.

  2. Diabetes Stories is a collection of audio recordings of the life-stories of 50 people diagnosed with diabetes between 1927 and 1997. A Real Audio player is required.

  3. Join Lee Now, which supports the work of Dr. Denise Faustman at Harvard, has updated their web site.

  4. Use the Family Support Network to find a family near you who can babysit or a family close to your college student living away from home.

  5. Join diabetes nurse Joe Solowiejczyk for a chat about Parenting and Diabetes Management-Without Headaches on Wednesday, October 19th at 9pm Eastern in the Guest Chat room. Joe will discuss the impact of family dynamics and communication on diabetes management, offer tips on how to get your teenagers to be responsible about their diabetes management and offer suggestions for coping with the emotional aspects of diabetes.

  6. An Overview of Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion Therapy is a free, continuing education program for physicians, pharmacists, and nurses.

  7. Dealing with diabetes mellitus in children provides an Irish perspective on caring for kids with diabetes.

  8. CartoonMD has a new set of cartoons that explain Exenatide and Pramlintide.

  9. How to Deal With the 'Diabetes Police'.

  10. The Precision Xtra has a new blood glucose test strip that requires just 0.6 microliters of blood and produces results in five seconds.

  11. LG shows off the KP8400 cell phone with blood tester for diabetics.

  12. Dr. Denise Faustman offers a Fall 2005 Update on her work to cure type 1 diabetes.

  13. Islet neogenesis: A potential therapeutic tool in type 1 diabetes.

  14. Immunological mechanisms associated with long-term remission of human type 1 diabetes.

  15. How robust is the evidence for viruses in the induction of type 1 diabetes?

  16. Proinsulin levels and the proinsulin:c-peptide ratio complement autoantibody measurement for predicting type 1 diabetes.

  17. Soluble, dimeric HLA DR4-peptide chimeras: An approach for detection and immunoregulation of human type-1 diabetes.

  18. The impact of diabetes on cognition: What can be learned from rodent models?

  19. Incidence of end-stage renal disease in patients with type 1 diabetes.

  20. School dinners and markers of cardiovascular health and type 2 diabetes in 13-16 year olds: cross sectional study.

  21. Normal Fasting Plasma Glucose Levels and Type 2 Diabetes in Young Men.

  22. Treatment of young type 1 diabetes patients in an adult diabetes clinic.

  23. The pre-school child with diabetes: a cross-cultural survey of dietary habits and parental attitudes.

  24. Brain glucose concentrations in patients with type 1 diabetes and hypoglycemia unawareness.

  25. Continuous glucose monitoring system: an attractive support tool in diabetes education.

  26. The practical management of patients with type 1 diabetes requiring in-patient care due to an eating disorder.

  27. Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial of Blood Glucose Awareness Training (BGAT III) in Switzerland and Germany.

  28. How do people with diabetes access information?

  29. Strokes and diabetes.

  30. Polycystic ovarian syndrome and diabetes.

  31. Sprue- whew!: Celiac sufferers pooped.

  32. School district settles lawsuit with diabetic.

  33. No standard for state's diabetic kids.

  34. Oregon school bus driver loses job after sick child told to get off.

  35. Schools focus on helping diabetic children.

  36. Another Sort of Insulin Shock: Medication Error Prompts Suit.

  37. EXUBERA® receives positive opinion from CHMP for the treatment of type 1 + type 2 diabetes.

  38. SU chemistry professor develops breakthrough technology for non-invasive, pain-free glucose testing.

  39. New GlucoBurst(TM), The Fast-acting Glucose Gel in a Revolutionary Packet, Raises Blood Sugar Levels Fast for Diabetics, Hypoglycemics, and Athletes.

  40. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    As a new pumper, I wanted to express to the world the said fact. Therefore, I specialized my license plate-NSLNPMP. To my chagrin, nobody had any idea what it stood for, but my dad (who has a pretty good understanding of me) had the most original idea -- "Nice and Plump?"

  41. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you find yourself arguing with your daughter because she WON'T eat her ice cream before she goes to bed! See more parent humor.

  42. Last week's poll asked readers about their Halloween plans. This week's poll asks readers how often they or their child change lancets for blood glucose checks.

  43. The Featured Product of the Week is the Ascensia Contour blood glucose monitor which is free with purchase of 100 Contour test strips and enrollment in our Patient Compliance Program. Only $28.44 per box of 50 Contour strips with membership! Do you have insurance? Your diabetes supplies may be free. Visit us at www.DiabeticCareServices.com. 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.

  44. The Featured Book of the Week is Needles: A Memoir of Growing Up With Diabetes by Andie Dominick.

  45. Our page about Immunizations and Type 1 Diabetes is Worth a Look.

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