Of Continuing Interest
- The room block for this summer's Friends for Life: Orlando 2006 conference is nearly 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. If you're coming, please reserve a room as soon as you can.
- 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 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.
- Families in the San Francisco Bay Area are invited to a CWD Northern California Get Away Weekend from July 28-31, 2006.
- 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.
- 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.
New This Week
- The Quilt for Life, with 534 panels, will be on display at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on June 8, 2006 near the Capitol from dawn until dusk. Everyone is welcome.
- We report on the recently completed 2006 Colorado Adventure for Teens.
- We've launched a new section about Type 2 and Double Diabetes.
- dLife Announces Top 10 award recipients.
- 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.
- Amanda is 13 and was diagnosed in March 2006.
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
For five of the eight years I've had diabetes, I've had many of the symptoms of celiac. My blood test was negative. Can it still be celiac? If it's not celiac, what could it be?
See the answer.
- June 8, 2006 is the National Conquer Diabetes Call In Day in the US.
- The Education for Children with Diabetes Foundation is seeking recipes for a cookbook, sales of which will be used to raise funds for their scholarships. The cookbook will be available later this summer.
- 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.
- We're running a survey about infusion set tubing.
- My Child Has Diabetes: A Parent's Guide to a Normal Life After Diagnosis is a new book for parents.
- Diabetes Information For Teens is a collection of 59 articles covering all aspects of diabetes for teens.
- 30-year Study Of Type 1 Diabetes Finds No Improvement In Heart Disease Rates helps explain The 30-Year Natural History of Type 1 Diabetes Complications; The Pittsburgh Epidemiology of Diabetes Complications Study Experience, previously reported.
- Assessment of glycemic control after islet transplantation using the continuous glucose monitor in insulin-independent versus insulin-requiring type 1 diabetes subjects.
- Lower-than-Expected Prevalence and Severity of Retinopathy in an Incident Cohort followed during the First 4-14 Years of Type 1 Diabetes.
- Densin and filtrin in the pancreas and in the kidney, targets for humoral autoimmunity in patients with type 1 diabetes.
- Plasma homocysteine levels in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
- Cannabidiol lowers incidence of diabetes in non-obese diabetic mice.
- Thiamine (Vitamin B(1)) Improves Endothelium-Dependent Vasodilatation in the Presence of Hyperglycemia.
- Feasibility and safety of insulin pump therapy in children aged 2 to 7 years with type 1 diabetes: a retrospective study.
- Insulin pump therapy in youth with type 1 diabetes: a retrospective paired study.
- Evaluation of CGMS® During Rapid Blood Glucose Changes in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Extended use of a new continuous glucose monitoring system with wireless data transmission in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Value and limitations of the Continuous Glucose Monitoring System in the management of type 1 diabetes.
- Living with diabetes: the experience as it is told by children. Free Portuguese language full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Inhaled human insulin (Exubera®): a review of its use in adult patients with diabetes mellitus.
- Type 1 diabetes and pregnancy: trends in birth weight over 40 years at a single clinic.
- Reinforced follow-up for children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes and inadequate glycaemic control: a randomized controlled trial intervention via the local pharmacist and telecare.
- Is it time to review the screening guidelines for younger diabetic children?
- Dudley Shoots to Help Kids With Diabetes.
- Agent says Morrison not hindered by diabetes.
- Editorial notebook: A son's journey with diabetes.
- Diabetic Plays Three Sports In Middle School.
- Bikers fight disease - and grief; Among 325 Tour de Cure cyclists, 60-plus have special inspiration.
- First Person: Diabetes: A personal and professional challenge.
- First Person: Forty years of diabetes, and the future.
- First Person: Diabetes - A personal and professional challenge (second article with the same title).
- First Person: High and low blood glucose, and how to treat hypoglycemia.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
We recently painted my daughter's room. We gave her the choice of color. I picked out a pretty shade of pink and she said "No way!" I asked, "Why not? You want a pink room." She said, "I don't want any color that is on a ketone strip!" Sure enough, that was the color of moderate ketones!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when, while driving in the car with your diabetic child, a radio show asks listeners to call in with the answer to the question, "What do parents most often say at their kids?" and your daughter answers, "Did you bolus?" See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked pump users about which infusion set they use. This week's poll asks readers if they have a diabetes emergency kit prepared.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Young Voices: Life with Diabetes by Hala Khalaf.
- Our discussion about Immunizations and Type 1 Diabetes is Worth a Look.
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