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.
- Families in the San Francisco Bay Area are invited to a CWD Northern California Get Away Weekend.
- 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 CWD's participation in 1 Congresso Nazionale of Progetto Diabete from May 3-8, 2006.
- Childcare for CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2006 conference is half full. If you are bringing a child age 5 or younger, please sign up soon.
- Share CWD Brochures, URL Cards, Friends for Life conference brochures, and Quilt for Life flyers -- all free.
- The dLife Annual Top 10 awards recognize those individuals or organizations that inspire, motivate, and improve the lives of men, women, and children living with diabetes. Among the 25 nominees is the CWD Quilt for Life.
- This week's episode of Arthur will feature a young girl from the Joslin Diabetes Center who explains blood glucose monitoring and shares her insulin pump.
- Alex is 16, uses a pump, and loves to tap dance.
- Logan was diagnosed at 14 months.
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
What happens if you forget to check for bubbles in the syringe before an injection?
See the answer.
- In the last week, we received 42 new panels for the Quilt for Life, bringing the total to 517 panels. Join us for the showing at the Mall in Washington, D.C. on June 8, 2006 near the Capitol. Panels will be added until there is a cure.
- Chris Dudley hosting one day basketball clinic in Indianapolis on June 3. Space is limited to the first 60 kids and registrations must be received by May 20, 2006.
- Hypoglycemia Preceding Fatal Car Collisions.
- Glycemia and Corrected QT Interval Prolongation in Young Type 1 Diabetic Patients: What is the relation?
- Insulin Packaging: A Medical Error Waiting to Happen. The complete issue of this month's DOC News is available in PDF format.
- Overcoming Barriers and Challenges to Glycemic Control — Insulin and Insulin Pump Therapy is an online continuing education course for nurses, dietitians, and pharmacists.
- An Overview of Insulin Analogs and Premixed Insulin Analogs in the Management of Diabetes is an online continuing education course for nurses, dietitians, and pharmacists.
- 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).
- Study about Safety and Efficacy of PEG-Encapsulated Islet Allografts Implanted in Type I Diabetic Recipients seeks patients with type 1 diabetes.
- T Cell "Brakes" Lost During Human Evolution.
- Progress in islet transplantation in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Renal transplantation in diabetic patients.
- Influence of pancreas and kidney transplant function on recipient survival.
- Evaluation of type 1 diabetics for simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation with regard to cardiovascular risk.
- Regulation of cerebral glucose metabolism.
- Changing cerebral blood flow velocity by transcranial Doppler during head up tilt in patients with diabetes mellitus.
- Human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells transfected with human insulin genes can secrete insulin stably.
- Prolonged survival of allogeneic islets in cynomolgus monkeys after short-term anti-CD154-based therapy: nonimmunologic graft failure?
- Point-of-care Test Identifies Diabetic Ketoacidosis at Triage.
- Utility of "Bolus" Insulin in the Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Weight gain is associated with improved glycaemic control but with adverse changes in plasma lipids and blood pressure in Type 1 diabetes.
- Insulin detemir under steady-state conditions: no accumulation and constant metabolic effect over time with twice daily administration in subjects with Type 1 diabetes.
- Accuracy, effect on insulin therapy and glycemic control and complications of the continuous glucose monitoring system in type 1 diabetic patients.
- Self-Efficacy, Outcome Expectations, and Diabetes Self-Management in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes: transition between diabetes services.
- Comparison of nonmydriatic digital retinal imaging versus dilated ophthalmic examination for nondiabetic eye disease in persons with diabetes.
- Pregnancy in women with diabetes-after the CEMACH report, what now?
- Screening for nephropathy and antiangiotensin use among diabetic patients in an academic community medical center.
- Diabetic muscle infarction of the forearm in a patient with long-standing type 1 diabetes.
- Celiacs: Gluten For Punishment.
- Learning to Live With Celiac Disease.
- Diabetes education component removed from Cover Tennessee.
- Taken, as if they're not yours; Quebec parents of a diabetic son who refused to send him to an 'unsafe' school lose him to the state. See also Home schooling dispute leads to foster care.
- Woman in a diabetic coma 'was thrown off bus'.
- A Canadian legacy left to slip away.
- Yamin's 'Idol' Talent Surprises Family.
- On track to top diabetes.
- Cal Pitcher Morrow Impressing Scouts Despite Health Challenges.
- A Diabetic Mountain Climber's Uphill Battle.
- Diabetic trucker helping put spotlight on disease.
- Diabetic kids storm Parliament.
- Diabetes Research At UH 'Crystalizes' With Major Finding New Insulin-production Method Holds Promise for Diabetics, Impacts Other Fields.
- La Jolla Institute For Allergy & Immunology Scientists Make Major Finding On Potential Cure For Type 1 Diabetes.
- BROTHER searching for the world's best Low GI snack. See Pricks and Pumps: Living with Diabetes for more information.
- Brussels set to ban GI diet food labels.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My daughter was recently diagnosed with diabetes. Missing school and her journal one of the nurses gave her a notebook for her to write in as a hospital journal. I had to call grandma when I read her first entry, "Dear Journal, Hospitals aren't to bad, at least you get room service."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your newly diagnosed child asks if the communion at church is a free food. See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers about how they learned about this web site. This week's poll asks readers if they are stockpiling additional diabetes supplies in light of world tensions and concern about the bird flu.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Kid's Choice Cookbook By Colleen Bartley & John Pateman.
- The Emergency Pack is Worth a Look.
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