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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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.

  2. Families in the San Francisco Bay Area are invited to a CWD Northern California Get Away Weekend.

  3. 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

  1. Share CWD Brochures, URL Cards, Friends for Life conference brochures, and Quilt for Life flyers -- all free.

  2. Ariel is 12 got an insulin pump in December 2005.

  3. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Is glucagon really bad after the expiration date?
    See the answer.

  4. The Quilt for Life now has 475 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. Please consider making a panel.

  5. American Nurses Association Position Could Endanger Students with Diabetes; ADA urges parents to take action.

  6. Take Action - S.1955 Threatens Diabetes Coverage Laws.

  7. 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).

  8. A Call for a Worldwide Unity in Diabetes.

  9. A cure for type 1 diabetes? references Anti-CD3 and nasal proinsulin combination therapy enhances remission from recent-onset autoimmune diabetes by inducing Tregs, previously reported. Free full text available in PDF format.

  10. Current indications for pancreas or islet transplant.

  11. Comparison of 1-year patient and graft survival rates between preemptive and dialysed simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplant recipients.

  12. Does familiarity breed acceptance? The influence of policy on physicians' attitudes toward newborn screening programs.

  13. Synthesis and biological evaluation of lisofylline (LSF) analogs as a potential treatment for Type 1 diabetes.

  14. Impact of Renin Angiotensin System Modulation on the Hyperfiltration State in Type 1 Diabetes.

  15. An immunologic homunculus for type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.

  16. Prevalence of Diabetes and Impaired Fasting Glucose Levels Among US Adolescents: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2002.

  17. Dermatosis in children with diabetes mellitus.

  18. Muscle adiposity and body fat distribution in type 1 and type 2 diabetes: varying relationships according to diabetes type.

  19. Use of a standardized protocol to decrease medication errors and adverse events related to sliding scale insulin.

  20. Methodology for hypoglycaemia detection based on the processing, analysis and classification of the electroencephalogram.

  21. Mixing rapid-acting insulin analogues with insulin glargine in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  22. Clinical Decision-Making in Blood Pressure Management of Patients with Diabetes Mellitus: An Oklahoma Physicians Resource/Research Network (OKPRN) Study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.

  23. Telemedical support to improve glycemic control in adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  24. Family Mediators and Moderators of Treatment Outcomes Among Youths with Poorly Controlled Type 1 Diabetes: Results From a Randomized Controlled Trial.

  25. Diabetes mellitus as a model of psychosomatic and somatopsychic interrelationships.

  26. Diabetes and Ramadan: Review of the literature.

  27. Dietary Intake among Youth with Diabetes: The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study.

  28. Effect of glycemic control on microalbuminuria and arterial blood pressure in patients with type 1 diabetes.

  29. Dioabetic dyslipoproteinemia.

  30. Contraindications can damage your health--is metformin a case in point?

  31. Pregnancy in women with Type 2 diabetes: who takes metformin and what is the outcome?

  32. As more diabetics turn up with celiac disease, doctors grapple with universal testing.

  33. New Gluten-Free Flour Developed for Sufferers of Celiac Sprue.

  34. Princess Lindsey.

  35. Day in the life of a diabetic is lived strictly by numbers.

  36. Aztecs freshman on softball field despite challenges of diabetes.

  37. Mother of invention; Daughter's diabetes inspires business selling insulin pump-friendly gear.

  38. Oak Park students ride for diabetes research.

  39. Discovering drugs that work.

  40. Diabetic sues over Taser use; Redmond police thought she was drunk.

  41. Man Receives Wrong Prescription From Cambridge CVS.

  42. Clinician Presents Generex Oral-lyn(TM) Clinical Data at the Pediatric Academic Societies' 2006 Annual Meeting.

  43. James Shapiro, M.D. Joins Sanguine in Developing Islet Cell Transportation Testing.

  44. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    Tonight after her bath Rachel, age 5, was running around the house giggling, "I'm naked, I'm naked....oops, except I'm wearing my site!"

  45. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your kid has one extra dance recital ticket and of all the people in the world to invite, she invites the school nurse. See more parent humor.

  46. Last week's poll asked readers how often they have had a retinal photograph. This week's poll asks readers about how they learned about this web site.

  47. The Featured Book of the Week is Getting the Most Out of Diabetes Camp: A Guide for Parents and Kids.

  48. Our section about Summer Camps is Worth a Look.

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