Of Continuing Interest
- The room block for this summer's Friends for Life: Orlando 2006 conference is 90% 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.
- 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.
- 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
- Families attending the Friends for Life: Orlando 2006 conference need to complete and submit a Childcare Medical Information Sheet for all kids in childcare no later than July 1, 2006.
- Looking for a great winter vacation? Join us for CWD Focus on Best Practices at the Marriott Marco Island Resort on Marco Island, Florida from January 4-7, 2007.
- The Family Support Network has over 2,300 families from all 50 states and 59 countries. If you're new to diabetes, looking for a baby sitter for your child, want to babysit others, or need a college parent, the Family Support Network can help you connect with families near you. If you haven't joined, please become part of the Family Support Network.
- Share CWD Brochures, URL Cards, Friends for Life conference brochures, and Quilt for Life flyers -- all free.
- Sports Corner host Rick Philbin interviews Bill King and teaches us about Running Marathons with Type 1 Diabetes.
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Because my son has type 1, I periodically check my daughter's blood sugar. Recently, she's had some symptoms and elevated random blood sugars. Her A1c was fine. Could she be in the early stages of the disease?
See the answer.
- The Quilt for Life now has 521 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.
- You can view the presentations from JDRF's Global Diabetes Research Forum: Discovery, Development, and Delivery of Type 1 Diabetes Therapeutics from May 23 to August 23, 2006.
- June 8, 2006 is the National Conquer Diabetes Call In Day in the US.
- 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.
- You can see videos of how the OmniPod insulin management system works on the MyOmniPod web site.
- Trends in diabetes mellitus among privately insured children, 1998-2002.
- Effect of nicotinamide on newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic children.
- Cognitive Performance, Psychological Well-Being, and Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Older Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Reversal of Type 1 Diabetes by Engineering a Glucose Sensor in Skeletal Muscle.
- Induction of Tolerance in Type 1 Diabetes via Both CD4+CD25+ T Regulatory Cells and T Regulatory Type 1 Cells.
- Investigation of the age-at-onset heterogeneity in type 1 diabetes through mathematical modeling.
- 1,5-Anhydroglucitol and Postprandial Hyperglycemia as Measured by Continuous Glucose Monitoring System in Moderately Controlled Patients With Diabetes.
- Hyperglycemia Stimulates Coagulation, Whereas Hyperinsulinemia Impairs Fibrinolysis in Healthy Humans.
- Autoimmune thyropathies in diabetics.
- Towards a pro-inflammatory and immunomodulatory emerging role of leptin.
- Triamcinolone as adjunctive treatment to laser panretinal photocoagulation for proliferative diabetic retinopathy.
- Dietary Fat Intake Predicts 1-Year Change in Body Fat in Adolescent Girls With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Idiosyncratic Personal Explanations for Blood Glucose Events Are Associated With Poorer Self-Management and Glycemic Control in Adult Patients With Long-Standing Type 1 Diabetes.
- Guided self-determination improves life skills with Type 1 diabetes and A1C in randomized controlled trial.
- Self-care of young adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
- Prevalence of Diabetes Complications in Adolescents With Type 2 Compared With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Results of the cross-national Diabetes Attitudes, Wishes and Needs (DAWN) study.
- Physician and Nurse Use of Psychosocial Strategies in Diabetes Care; Results of the cross-national Diabetes Attitudes, Wishes and Needs (DAWN) study.
- Subclinical peripheral neuropathy in type 1 diabetic adolescents and its relationship with metabolic control.
- A randomized trial of low-protein diet in type 1 and in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with incipient and overt nephropathy.
- The effect of diabetes mellitus treatment and good glycemic control on the erectile function in men with diabetes mellitus-induced erectile dysfunction: a pilot study.
- Celiac Disease. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Serum prevalence of celiac disease in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Celiac Disease-Sandwiched between Innate and Adaptive Immunity.
- Eating disorders and celiac disease: A case report.
- School and leisure activities in adolescents and young adults with chronic digestive disorders: impact of burden of disease.
- Climber's pinnacle of success.
- Dudley Shoots to Help Kids With Diabetes.
- Diabetes an NBA hurdle for Morrison.
- Yamin's Diabetes Sparks Partnership.
- Parents commend school for helping daughter.
- Diabetics May Get Second Chance to Drive Big Rigs.
- Devices Automate Diabetes Testing.
- Diabetics get high-tech help to track sugar.
- Managing diabetes; Clyde resident not slowed by disease.
- Results from Diamyd(TM) study in 70 children with Autoimmune Type 1 Diabetes to be presented at the European Diabetes Meeting.
- Phosphagenics announces positive preclinical trial results for its transdermal insulin formulation.
- Ocoee Beagle Who Saved Owner's Life Wins 2006 VITA Wireless Samaritan Award.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
I never thought my five-year-old daughter would use diabetes to her advantage. One day after lunch at the mall, I treated her to an ice cream dessert. I wanted to have a little taste of it. I asked her if I could have a few licks, hoping she would graciously share. Instead she said, "Mom you'll mess up the carb count!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you ask your child what they had for lunch and they reply "45 carbs." See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers when they last refilled their glucagon prescription. This week's poll asks pump users about which infusion set they use.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetic Travel Tales and Tips by Marilyn L. Garcia
- Our Mailing Lists are Worth a Look.
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