Of Continuing Interest
- The room block for this summer's Friends for Life: Orlando 2006 conference is 75% full. You can reserve a room online or, if you would prefer to reserve by phone, please call 1-800-266-9432 or 1-801-832-4532 M-F 8 a.m.-9 p.m. central time. Do not use the central Marriott 800 number to book within the CWD room block; the central reservations area does not have access to it. The Children with Diabetes room block is available on a first-come, first-served, basis.
- Make plans to join us for the CWD Focus on Pumping regional conference at the Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel in Chicago, Illinois from September 29 - October 1, 2006.
New This Week
- We report on the 2006 Clinical Diabetes Technology Meeting, held recently in Boston.
- Families in the San Francisco Bay Area are invited to a CWD Northern California Get Away Weekend.
- Marissa is 12 and was diagnosed in 2005.
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My 13 year old is having intermittent insulin resistance at mid-morning and dinner time. Is it related to his growth spurt? Are corrections the best course of action? Will these erratic sugars continue?
See the answer.
- We added six panels to the Quilt for Life last week, bringing the total to 472 panels. Quilts received by May 10, 2006 will be included in the showing at the Mall in Washington, D.C. on June 8, 2006 near the Capitol.
- Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Intranasal Insulin Administered to Patients with Type 1 Diabetes: A Preliminary Study.
- American Nurses Association Position Could Endanger Students with Diabetes; ADA urges parents to take action.
- Take Action - S.1955 Threatens Diabetes Coverage Laws.
- If you or your child has tried a recently-released continuous glucose sensor, please take a survey about your experiences. Researchers are hoping to learn what features patients like and dislike. $25 will be donated to the organization of your choice (including Children with Diabetes).
- The Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston is looking for families with children between the ages of 9 and 15 who have had Type 1 diabetes for less than one year for a study trying to find ways to help families work together to better manage diabetes during this difficult time. For more information, see Family Management of Childhood Diabetes.
- Teens with type 1 and their parents are needed for a study about how they work together to manage diabetes.
- Brothers' Diabetes Spans History of Insulin.
- Select Wisely offers diabetes emergency cards in multiple languages.
- Evidence for an Association Between Type 1 Diabetes and Premature Carotid Atherosclerosis in Childhood.
- Soluble vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 and soluble E-selectin are associated with micro- and macrovascular complications in Type 1 diabetic patients.
- Cholesterol oxides as biomarkers of oxidative stress in type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
- Early supernormal retinal oxygenation response in patients with diabetes.
- The 30-Year Natural History of Type 1 Diabetes Complications: The Pittsburgh Epidemiology of Diabetes Complications Study Experience.
- A Clinical Screening Tool Identifies Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults.
- The Belgrade childhood diabetes study - comparison of children with Type 1 diabetes with their siblings.
- Tissue selectivity of insulin detemir action in vivo.
- Comparison of type 1, type 2, and atypical ketosis-prone diabetes at 4 years of diabetes duration.
- Increased Plasma Amylin in Type 1 Diabetic Patients After Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation.
- Differential Transmission of Type 1 Diabetes from Diabetic Fathers and Mothers to Their Offspring.
- Combined treatment with lisofylline and exendin-4 reverses autoimmune diabetes.
- Ischaemia is linked to inflammation and induction of angiogenesis in pancreatic islets.
- Effect of Donor Age on Function of Isolated Human Islets.
- Validation of a screening protocol for identifying low-risk candidates with type 1 diabetes mellitus for kidney with or without pancreas transplantation.
- Preemptive versus Nonpreemptive Simultaneous Pancreas-Kidney Transplantation: A Single-Center, Long-Term, Follow-up Study.
- The Use of Insulin Pumps With Meal Bolus Alarms in Children With Type 1 Diabetes to Improve Glycemic Control.
- Newer therapeutic options for children with diabetes mellitus: theoretical and practical considerations.
- Mealtime Interactions Relate to Dietary Adherence and Glycemic Control in Young Children With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Diet of Adolescents With and Without Diabetes.
- Low-glycemic index carbohydrates: an effective behavioral change for glycemic control and weight management in patients with type 1 and 2 diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Structured Personal Diabetes Care in Primary Health Care Affects Only Women's HbA1c.
- Effects of acute hypoglycemia on motivation and cognitive interference in people with type 1 diabetes.
- Diabetes and risk of acute infectious conjunctivitis--a population-based case-control study.
- Pediatric stroke associated with new onset type 1 diabetes mellitus: case reports and review of the literature.
- Diabetes nurse educators and preconception counseling. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Risk and Short-Term Prognosis of Myocardial Infarction Among Users of Antidiabetic Drugs.
- Awakening to a whole new life.
- Legislation will allow students sharps access. See also Law shows common sense that's been lost on educators.
- Olympic skier Freeman aims for medal in '10.
- CVS Gives Whitman Toddler Wrong Prescription. The accompanying video explains more about what happened.
- Con Edison Athlete of the Week: Diabetes can't slow Spedafino.
- Diabetes can't deter Geibel athlete.
- A journey to the "islets".
- Diabetes awareness.
- Diabetic students receive help on campus and on web.
- New Meter Can Help People with Diabetes See the Relationship Between Food and Blood Sugar Control. See also Fact Sheet for the OneTouch® Ultra®2.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
I had just come in from cleaning the inside window of the car my daughter drives. She's had diabetes for over 14 years and recently started driving. When I came in, my wife asked, "Were you showing Marissa how to check the glucose level in the car?" I think she meant oil level.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you see the high gas prices at a station and what you really see are high blood sugar numbers. See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked parents about how long it before they went out again after their child was diagnosed. This week's poll asks readers how often they have had a retinal photograph.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Diabetes Game: A Teenager's Guide to Living Well with Diabetes by Nora Coon.
- Our section about Infusion Sets are Worth a Look.
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