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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. The Family Support Network includes over 1,860 families from all 50 states and 52 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. In 2005, CWD ...

    • Delivered 22.6 million pages
    • Hosted 4.9 million user sessions
    • Had visitors from 149 countries
    • Published 1,133 answers to questions submitted to our Diabetes Team, bringing the total number of questions and answers online to 16,162 as of January 1, 2006

  2. Watch John Ratzenberger's Made in America on January 3, 2006 to learn about the Cozmo insulin pump and Smiths Medical in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

  3. Diabetic Drugstore joins CWD as our online store partner. Please visit their online store when you shop for your diabetes supplies.

  4. Teens with diabetes who play tennis are encouraged to apply for the Donnelly Award scholarships.

  5. Calling All School Advocates: ADA/CWD Need You to participate in a program at CWD's Friends for Life 2006 conference.

  6. The Quilt for Life now has 431 panels. We need many more in preparation for a showing at the Mall in Washington, D.C. on June 8, 2006 near the Capitol. Please consider making a panel.

  7. Insulin for Life collects and distributes insulin and other diabetes supplies that would otherwise be wasted. Their 2005 Annual Report summarizes their excellent work.

  8. Please let us know if a CWD teen soccer camp at the University of Santa Clara would be of interest to you.

  9. Families are needed to help with Diabetes Education for Nursing Students.

  10. Yes I Can! Yes You Can! is about Jay Leeuwenburg, who was diagnosed at age 12 and went on to play nine years in the NFL as an offensive lineman.

  11. Immunosuppression and Procedure-Related Complications in 26 Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Receiving Allogeneic Islet Cell Transplantation.

  12. Time course of oxidative stress status in the postprandial and postabsorptive States in type 1 diabetes mellitus: relationship to glucose and lipid changes.

  13. In vivo imaging of islet transplantation.

  14. Interleukin-1 Stimulates beta-Cell Necrosis and Release of the Immunological Adjuvant HMGB1. Also available in PDF format.

  15. Plasma osteoprotegerin levels are associated with glycaemic status, systolic blood pressure, kidney function and cardiovascular morbidity in type 1 diabetic patients.

  16. An association between type 1 diabetes and idiopathic generalized epilepsy.

  17. Immune responses to an encapsulated allogeneic islet beta-cell line in diabetic NOD mice.

  18. Bacterial and plant enterotoxin B subunit-autoantigen fusion proteins suppress diabetes insulitis.

  19. The Human Glomerular Podocyte Is a Novel Target for Insulin Action.

  20. Metabolic control and educational status in children with type 1 diabetes: effects of a summer camp and intensive insulin treatment.

  21. Reproductive disturbances in type 1 diabetic women.

  22. Frequency and clinical characteristics of ketoacidosis at onset of childhood type 1 diabetes mellitus in Northwest Saudi Arabia.

  23. Plasma nitrotyrosine levels, antioxidant vitamins and hyperglycaemia.

  24. Decreased ß-Cell Function in Overweight Latino Children With Impaired Fasting Glucose.

  25. Improved glycaemic control--an unintended benefit of a nurse-led cardiovascular risk reduction clinic.

  26. Celiac disease in Tunisia: serological screening in healthy blood donors.

  27. Gluten-Free Foods Becoming Mainstream In U.S.

  28. Many Laws To Go Into Effect In 2006. See also Yee's Foster Care Bill Signed into Law; Governor Signs Life-Saving Legislation for Foster Care Children with Diabetes

  29. Inspirational Leader.

  30. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    Our 11 year old, recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, treats a low with 3 marshmallows. Her 10 year old cousin saw Grandpa snacking on marshmallows this week and said to him, "I didn't know you also had diabetes."

  31. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you are doing Madlibs with the kids and "pancreas" comes up as a body part, and "insulin pump" comes up as a noun. See more parent humor.

  32. Last week's poll asked readers to tell us what their relationship to diabetes is. This week's poll asks readers how they think type 1 diabetes will be cured first.

  33. Diabetic Drug Store is "What's New" this year! Finding diabetic testing supplies, cooking ingredients, and diabetic organizers and insulin aids has just gotten a lot easier. Diabetic Drug Store brings the complete line of all diabetic products to you, no more jumping from site to site. New items added monthly to help you stay ahead of the curve in managing your diabetes. Visit Diabetic Drug Store, our new online store partner, today. For more information, go to

  34. The Featured Book of the Week is Dare to Dream: Flying Solo With Diabetes by Douglas Cairns.

  35. Our page about Celiac Disease is Worth a Look.

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