Of Continuing Interest
- Pre-registration is closed for this summer's Friends for Life: Orlando 2006 conference. If you are coming but have not yet registered, you will be able to register on site. If you do not yet have a hotel reservation, please make it this week before the hotel fills up. Just a few rooms remain. 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.
- 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. Registration information is now online.
New This Week
- The Family Support Network has over 2,420 families from all 50 states and 60 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.
- Marissa is nine and lives in Texas.
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My teen daughter, a competitive swimmer, develops ketones near the end of long distance races and has been advised to stop distance races. How can we help her?
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 submission deadline is July 30th. The cookbook will be available later this summer.
- Parents who have kids with diabetes are invited to take a brief survey about Ketone Monitoring.
- Child and Adolescent Research Study is seeking children and adolescents between the ages of 8 and 16 living in the Miami or Ft. Lauderdale area who have a sibling with a chronic illness to participate in a study to investigate how disruption to child health and functioning affects sibling interaction, and how the emotional and psychological status of well siblings is affected by the introduction of a chronic illness in a brother or sister.
- Children ages 6 to 11 who have had diabetes for at least one year, and their parents, are invited to participate in a study about accurately detecting symptoms of low and high sugars.
- 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.
- Learning About Diabetes offers a collection of diabetes education materials that are easy to understand, in both English and Spanish.
- The 11th Edition of Understanding Diabetes by H. Peter Chase, M.D. is now available from the Children's Diabetes Foundation of Denver.
- Folate and vitamin B6 rapidly normalize endothelial dysfunction in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Insulin resistance in type 1 diabetic children and adolescents - a simplified method of estimation.
- Antibiotic treatment partially protects against type 1 diabetes in the Bio-Breeding diabetes-prone rat. Is the gut flora involved in the development of type 1 diabetes?
- Preliminary data on monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
- Birth weight and type 1 diabetes among schoolchildren in Taiwan-A population-based case-controlled study.
- Prenatal viral exposure followed by adult stress produces glucose intolerance in a mouse model.
- UF study sheds light on cystic fibrosis-related diabetes. An audio presentation is also available.
- The effect of long-term swimming program on glycemia control in 14-19-year aged healthy girls and girls with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Cost-effectiveness of basal insulin from a US health system perspective: comparative analyses of detemir, glargine, and NPH.
- The Argument against Glycemic Index: What Are the Other Options?
- Low Glycemic Index Foods Should Play a Role in Improving Overall Glycemic Control in Type-1 and Type-2 Diabetic Patients and, More Specifically, in Correcting Excessive Postprandial Hyperglycemia.
- Optimal diet for glycemia and lipids.
- Antioxidants and diabetes.
- Correlation analysis between diabetic retinopathy and early atherosclerotic changes in adolescents with type 1 diabetes - preliminary report.
- The assessment of 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM), microalbuminuria and diabetic autonomous neuropathy in children with type 1 diabetes and hypertension.
- Oxidative function of neutrophils in periodontitis patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Celiac Success: New Enzyme Efficiently Degrades Gluten In "human Stomach" Environment is a follow up to a study reported last week.
- Gluten-Free Foods and Beverages—the $1.7 Billion Natural Foods "Niche" Market. See also Gluten-free market set to boom, says report.
- Action plan set to help diabetics reports on efforts underway in Scotland to improve diabetes care.
- 'Holy Grail' of diabetes.
- After son's diagnosis, mom writes on diabetes.
- Daughter, diabetic father share competitive bond.
- Infections 'may cause diabetes'.
- A small pump but a big change.
- Bikers Against Diabetes "B.A.D. RIDE" Benefit Invitation. See also Bikers Against Diabetes.
- Crane family copes well with diabetes.
- North experts' diabetes link.
- Diabetic coma caused crash.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My seven-year-old daughter was just diagnosed 12 days ago and the doctor talked to us about how our genes affected her chances to get diabetes. That night in bed she said, "Mommy, why did you and Daddy give me your pants?"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your non D child has the stomach virus and you tell her next time she goes to the bathroom you have to check her ketones and she looks at you as if you have lost your mind! See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers readers to tell us about themselves. This week's poll asks readers about their plans regarding continuous glucose sensing.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Information For Teens, edited by Sandra Augustyn Lawton.
- Our page about How to say "I Have Diabetes" In Many Languages is Worth a Look.
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