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 nearly 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 report from the showing of the Quilt for Life in Washington, D.C. on June 8, 2006.
- We have a brief report from the 2006 ADA Scientific Sessions.
- dLife's Tom Karlya offers Reflections on a Father's Day.
- 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.
- 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.
- Michael writes "About Me".
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Children newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes who have banked cord blood are needed for an important clinical trial.
- 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.
- Study on Diabetes Technology Study of Real-Time Glucose Alerts in the Team Management of Diabetes is seeking participants throughout the US.
- ADA: 50-Year Type 1 Diabetes Survivors Show Islet Cells.
- Diabetes mellitus and immunization.
- Solitary pancreas transplantation for life-threatening allergy to human insulin.
- Early diastolic impairment of diabetic heart: The significance of right ventricle.
- Cerebral hyperemia and impaired cerebral autoregulation associated with diabetic ketoacidosis in critically ill children.
- Alcohol intake, consumption pattern and beverage type, and the risk of Type 2 diabetes.
- 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.
- Mortality in African-Americans with Type 1 diabetes: The New Jersey 725.
- Sugar monitor gets kids involved in diabetes care reports on data presented by Dr. Bruce Buckingham at the ADA's 2006 Scientific Sessions.
- Insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome in type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free Portuguese language full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Parent Report of Mealtime Behaviors in Young Children with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: Implications for Better Assessment of Dietary Adherence Problems in the Clinic.
- Potential causes of weight gain in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Effect of calcium dobesilate on progression of early diabetic retinopathy: a randomised double-blind study.
- Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Antihypertensive Treatment. A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.
- Inflammatory bowel disease: maladaptation of the vigilant genotype in a hyper-clean world?
- Harlem's Fetters won't let diabetes stop her.
- From curing hams to curing diseases; Researchers say pig islet cells are a viable alternative to human donors in treating Type 1 diabetes.
- NASA and Universities Join to Fight Diabetes.
- 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!"
- 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.
- 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.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Smart Pumping for People with Diabetes, edited by Howard Wolpert, MD.
- With summer upon us in the northern hemisphere, our page about The Un-Tethered Regimen is Worth a Look.
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