Back to Home What's New for 27 November 2005

Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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.

  2. Make plans now to join us for Friends for Life: Orlando 2006, the annual CWD summer conference. Special guests include Chris Dudley, former NBA star, and Jay Leeuwenburg, former NFL star, both of whom grew up with type 1 diabetes and excelled in professional sports.

  3. Our Insulin is Not a Cure t-shirts and bracelets make great gifts and can help educate others.

  4. The Family Support Network includes over 1,740 families from all 50 states and 48 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

  1. She Still Smiles is by Kerri Morrone.

  2. Sports Corner host Rick Philbin and Nicole Johnson Baker share advice about Exercising with Type 1 Diabetes during Pregnancy.

  3. We're considering running CWD Adventures for older teens and adults. Please take our short survey and let us know if you'd be interested.

  4. Calling All School Advocates: ADA/CWD Need You!

  5. We've added a page with links to several diabetes blogs, which are becoming quite popular. If you know of a good diabetes blog, be sure to let us know.

  6. Kristina is 12 and was diagnosed in July 2002.

  7. The Quilt for Life now has 429 panels. We need many more in preparation for a showing at the Mall in Washington, D.C. in June 2006. Please consider making a panel.

  8. Summer camps for kids with diabetes that have updated information for the 2006 camping season include:

    1. Bearskin Meadow Camp in California includes a family camp for younger kids.

    2. Camp Coqui is located in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville, North Carolina.

    3. Camp Hot Shots is a day camps for kids in Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota.

    4. Gales Creek, in Lake Oswego, Oregon, is located on 36 acres of beautiful woodland.

  9. Pharmacist's Guide to Insulin Preparations: A Comprehensive Review.

  10. Behavioral specialists at the Joslin Diabetes Center and the University of Virginia seek help from parents who have children with diabetes from ages 6 to 11.

  11. Stanford University in California is looking for a Research Coordinator to help develop and conduct studies of diabetes-related devices in children and adolescents with diabetes.

  12. Converging Hope: 67 Years Surviving Diabetes is a new book by William David.

  13. Applied Diabetes Research makes insulin pump reservoirs that can be used in the Medtronic MiniMed Paradigm® pumps and which allow the use of any infusion set with a standard Luer lock fitting. The ADR reservoirs are available from FIFTY-50 Pharmacy in the United States and AutoControl Medical in Canada.

  14. Is an Insulin Pen Right for You?

  15. The latest in high-tech and convenient devices.

  16. A look to the future: prediction, prevention, and cure including islet transplantation and stem cell therapy.

  17. On the Edge of Autoimmunity: T-Cell Stimulation by Steady-State Dendritic Cells Prevents Autoimmune Diabetes.

  18. Natural History of Type 1 Diabetes.

  19. Natural History of beta-Cell Function in Type 1 Diabetes.

  20. Impact of IDDM2 on disease pathogenesis and progression in children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes: reduced insulin antibody titres and preserved beta cell function.

  21. Is Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults Distinct From Type 1 Diabetes or Just Type 1 Diabetes at an Older Age?

  22. Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults: Definition, Prevalence, beta-Cell Function, and Treatment.

  23. Mechanisms of Pancreatic beta-Cell Death in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: Many Differences, Few Similarities.

  24. Autoantibodies in Diabetes.

  25. Environmental Triggers and Determinants of Type 1 Diabetes.

  26. Immunology: Insulin auto-antigenicity in type 1 diabetes.

  27. Characteristics of Autoimmunity in Type 1 Diabetes and Type 1.5 Overlap With Type 2 Diabetes.

  28. C-Peptide and glucose values in the peritransplant period after intraportal islet infusions in type 1 diabetes.

  29. Prevention of bleeding after islet transplantation: lessons learned from a multivariate analysis of 132 cases at a single institution.

  30. Successful Islet Transplantation From a Single Pancreas Harvested From a Young, Low-BMI, Non-Heart-Beating Cadaver.

  31. Insulin and islet autoantibodies after pancreas transplantation.

  32. Multipotent progenitor cells isolated from adult human pancreatic tissue.

  33. Growth and Functional Maturation of beta-Cells in Implants of Endocrine Cells Purified From Prenatal Porcine Pancreas.

  34. Aspirin at Low-Intermediate Concentrations Protects Retinal Vessels in Experimental Diabetic Retinopathy Through Non–Platelet-Mediated Effects.

  35. Obesity and type 2 diabetes in children, 1996-7 to 2003-4.

  36. Characterization Of Insulin Secretion And Resistance In Type 2 Diabetes Of Adolescents. Free full text available in PDF format.

  37. Insulin pump treatment of childhood type 1 diabetes.

  38. Use of Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion (Insulin Pump) Therapy in the Hospital Setting.

  39. Insulin analogues in children and teens with type 1 diabetes: advantages and caveats.

  40. Exercise capacity in subjects with type 1 diabetes mellitus in eu- and hyperglycaemia.

  41. Cognitive functioning in children with early onset type 1 diabetes and severe hypoglycemia.

  42. Hypoglycemia: a complication of diabetes therapy in children.

  43. Mechanisms of Hypoglycemia-Associated Autonomic Failure and Its Component Syndromes in Diabetes.

  44. Cardiovascular risk factors in children with type 1 diabetes and their relationship with the glycemic control.

  45. Comparison of a Needle-Type and a Microdialysis Continuous Glucose Monitor in Type 1 Diabetic Patients.

  46. Effectiveness of an uninterrupted procedure to transfer adolescents with Type 1 diabetes from the Paediatric to the Adult Clinic held in the same hospital: eight-year experience with the Parma protocol.

  47. Dietary Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load, Carbohydrate and Fiber Intake, and Measures of Insulin Sensitivity, Secretion, and Adiposity in the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study.

  48. Elevated Hip Fracture Risk in Type 1 Diabetic Patients.

  49. Quality of care from the patient's perspective in pediatric diabetes care.

  50. Internet Communities: Do They Improve Coping With Diabetes?

  51. Use of Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion Pump in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

  52. Celiac disease in type 1 diabetes mellitus in a North American community: prevalence, serologic screening, and clinical features.

  53. Metalloelastase (MMP-12) is upregulated in the gut of pediatric patients with potential celiac disease and in type 1 diabetes.

  54. Thankful to Be Pumping Insulin.

  55. Faith Academy remembers classmate with diabetes fund-raiser.

  56. What Every Parent Should Know About A Detailed Emergency Plan.

  57. McGann can, and so can everyone else.

  58. Afflicted give boost to diabetes research.

  59. Test will try to fend off type 1 diabetes.

  60. Benefit to be held for EG woman.

  61. 100th Pancreas Transplant.

  62. Discrete diabetes test.

  63. Diabetes walk is learning opportunity for students.

  64. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My 5 year old (diabetic) daughter was mad at me the other day. She came walking into the kitchen with her backpack full with all her stuff. She really knows what buttons to push, telling me: "I'm running away, I'm taking a lot of candy, and I'm not taking any insulin!"

  65. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your 3-year-old son with diabetes asks every person who drinks juice, "Are you low?" See more parent humor.

  66. Last week's poll asked readers what they use to record blood glucose values. This week's poll asks readers if they reuse lancets, syringes, or pen needles.

  67. The Featured Product of the Week is the ACCU-CHEK Aviva blood glucose monitor which is free with purchase of 100 Aviva test strips! Do you have insurance? Your diabetes supplies may be free. Visit us at 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.

  68. The Featured Book of the Week is Cooking Up Fun For Kids With Diabetes by Patti Geil and Tami Ross.

  69. Our Humorous Tidbits are Worth a Look.

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