Back to Home What's New for 18 June 2006

Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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.

  2. Childcare for CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2006 conference is nearly full. If you are bringing a child age 5 or younger, please sign up soon.

  3. 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.

  4. Families in the San Francisco Bay Area are invited to a CWD Northern California Get Away Weekend from July 28-31, 2006.

  5. 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.

  6. 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

  1. We have a report from the showing of the Quilt for Life in Washington, D.C. on June 8, 2006.

  2. We have a brief report from the 2006 ADA Scientific Sessions.

  3. dLife's Tom Karlya offers Reflections on a Father's Day.

  4. We recently launched a new section about Type 2 and Double Diabetes. Kids with type 1 diabetes can also have symptoms of type 2 diabetes.

  5. The Family Support Network has over 2,350 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.

  6. Michael writes "About Me".

  7. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Our family doctor has put my teen daughter on a sliding scale. However, this is not working well. She eats without proper insulin dosing and has out of control blood sugars. What should I do?
    See the answer.

  8. We added three panels last week to the Quilt for Life, bringing the total to 538. The next showing of the Quilt is at the Children with Diabetes Friends for Life: Orlando 2006 annual conference. Panels received before July 10th will be included in the showing in Orlando.

  9. 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.

  10. Children newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes who have banked cord blood are needed for an important clinical trial.

  11. 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.

  12. Teens with type 1 and their parents are needed for a study about how they work together to manage diabetes.

  13. Study on Diabetes Technology Study of Real-Time Glucose Alerts in the Team Management of Diabetes is seeking participants throughout the US.

  14. ADA: 50-Year Type 1 Diabetes Survivors Show Islet Cells.

  15. Diabetes mellitus and immunization.

  16. Solitary pancreas transplantation for life-threatening allergy to human insulin.

  17. Early diastolic impairment of diabetic heart: The significance of right ventricle.

  18. Cerebral hyperemia and impaired cerebral autoregulation associated with diabetic ketoacidosis in critically ill children.

  19. Alcohol intake, consumption pattern and beverage type, and the risk of Type 2 diabetes.

  20. Nationwide Long-term Study Shows Brain Function Not Impaired By Tight Diabetes Control and Severe Hypoglycemia. See also ADA: Cognitive Function Preserved with Tight Glucose Control.

  21. Mortality in African-Americans with Type 1 diabetes: The New Jersey 725.

  22. Sugar monitor gets kids involved in diabetes care reports on data presented by Dr. Bruce Buckingham at the ADA's 2006 Scientific Sessions.

  23. Insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome in type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free Portuguese language full text available in HTML and PDF formats.

  24. Parent Report of Mealtime Behaviors in Young Children with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: Implications for Better Assessment of Dietary Adherence Problems in the Clinic.

  25. Potential causes of weight gain in type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  26. Effect of calcium dobesilate on progression of early diabetic retinopathy: a randomised double-blind study.

  27. Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Antihypertensive Treatment. A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

  28. Inflammatory bowel disease: maladaptation of the vigilant genotype in a hyper-clean world?

  29. Harlem's Fetters won't let diabetes stop her.

  30. From curing hams to curing diseases; Researchers say pig islet cells are a viable alternative to human donors in treating Type 1 diabetes.

  31. NASA and Universities Join to Fight Diabetes.

  32. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My non-D daughter was writing with a mechanical pencil and constantly having trouble with the lead (the kind you insert at the writing point of the pencil). She said, "Mom, this pencil needs a new lancet!"

  33. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when asked by someone if they can borrow a pen, you reply: "H or NPH?" See more parent humor.

  34. Last week's poll asked readers if their child's relationship with their grandparents changed since diagnosis. This week's poll asks readers if they have considered using Symlin or Byetta.

  35. The Featured Book of the Week is Smart Pumping for People with Diabetes, edited by Howard Wolpert, MD.

  36. With summer upon us in the northern hemisphere, our page about The Un-Tethered Regimen is Worth a Look.

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