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
- We have a few initial photographs of the showing of the Quilt for Life in Washington, D.C. on June 8, 2006.
- We recently launched a new section about Type 2 and Double Diabetes.
- 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.
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My daughter takes a total of 53 to 57 units of insulin a day. What are the long-term effects of using that much insulin? Is it dangerous?
See the answer.
- 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.
- Study on Diabetes Technology Study of Real-Time Glucose Alerts in the Team Management of Diabetes is seeking participants throughout the US.
- Enteral virus infections in early childhood and an enhanced type 1 diabetes-associated antibody response to dietary insulin.
- Stem cell sources for clinical islet transplantation in type 1 diabetes: Embryonic and adult stem cells.
- Parameters favouring successful adult pig islet isolations for xenotransplantation in pig-to-primate models.
- Six-month survival of microencapsulated pig islets and alginate biocompatibility in primates: proof of concept.
- A Newly Developed Bioartificial Pancreas Successfully Controls Blood Glucose in Totally Pancreatectomized Diabetic Pigs.
- Thyroid autoimmunity in children with coexisting type 1 diabetes mellitus and celiac disease: a multicenter study.
- Circulating adipocytokines in non-diabetic and Type 1 diabetic children: relationship to insulin therapy, glycaemic control and pubertal development.
- Fulfilling the promise of insulin pump therapy in childhood diabetes.
- Risk and benefits of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) treatment in school children and adolescents.
- Emerging evidence for the use of insulin pump therapy in infants, toddlers, and preschool-aged children with type 1 diabetes.
- The selection of children and adolescents for treatment with continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII).
- Hypoglycemia and ketoacidosis with insulin pump therapy in children and adolescents.
- Closing the loop: combining insulin pumps and glucose sensors in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Cost-effectiveness of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) in children: illusion or delusion?
- Antidepressants Can Increase Diabetes Risk in Certain Cases.
- Effects of regular physical activity on control of glycemia in pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Plasma glucose response to recreational diving in novice teenage divers with insulin-requiring diabetes mellitus.
- Teenagers with diabetes - Management challenges.
- Amylin replacement therapy in patients with type 1 diabetes.
- Use of pramlintide: the patient's perspective.
- Perceptions of psychosocial support groups by parents who have a child with diabetes: a needs analysis.
- The effects of type 1 diabetes and its long-term complications on physical and mental health status.
- Predators' Fryzel dealing with diabetes; Orlando receiver picked up play after diagnosis.
- Diabetes blocks couple's bid for residency.
- Diabetes is a tough road.
- Studies Aim To Preserve Insulin Production In Type 1 Diabetes; Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet Centers Begin New Trials.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My five-year-old niece has diabetes. She came to visit us and was sitting in our hot tub with my two children. I got a chemical test strip to check the chlorine level and was dipping it into the water when my niece turned to my daughter and said, "Hey, does this hot tub have diabetes too?"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your daughter asks, "Can I get some ketchup to go with my test strips?" instead of her chicken strips. See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers if they have a diabetes emergency kit prepared. This week's poll asks readers if their child's relationship with their grandparents changed since diagnosis.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Secrets of Living and Loving with Diabetes by Janis Roszler, RD, CDE, LD/N, William Polonsky, PhD, CDE, and Steven V. Edelman, MD.
- The CWD UK Information is Worth a Look.
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