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Of Continuing Interest

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  1. CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2006 annual conference is this week. 2,000 people from around the US and the world are expected. Watch for a brief report next Sunday. As a result of the conference, next Sunday's What's New may be delayed.

  2. Dean Kamen and Al Mann to receive the 2006 CWD Friend for Life Award at the Family and Friends banquet on Thursday, July 20th.

  3. We've added a new section about Type 2 Diabetes, focused on type 2 diabetes in kids.

  4. Disetronic Medical Systems Inc Announces a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Disetronic D-TRONplus Power Packs used in D-TRONplus Insulin Pumps. See also URGENT PRODUCT RECALL: Notification of the New Requirement for increased replacement of the power pack in your D-TRONplus Insulin Pump – Every 2 Weeks.

  5. The Family Support Network has over 2,450 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.

  6. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    When she travels to England, Spain, France and Italy, what should my teen daughter do if she loses her diabetes supplies or they are stolen?
    See the answer.

  7. Hypoglycemia in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Management. Also available in PDF format.

  8. Youth Advocates for Diabetes Awareness are working to raise awareness of diabetes throughout the world as part of the IDF's Unite for Diabetes campaign.

  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 submission deadline is July 30th. The cookbook will be available later this summer.

  10. Parents who have kids with diabetes are invited to take a brief survey about Ketone Monitoring.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

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

  14. 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.

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

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

  17. What Value Do You Place on Your Privacy?

  18. When You're a Parent with Diabetes is a wonderful new book for parents who have diabetes.

  19. Paratuberculosis and Type I diabetes Is this the trigger?

  20. Is facilitating pancreatic beta cell regeneration a valid option for clinical therapy?

  21. Left ventricular chamber and myocardial systolic function reserve in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus: insight from traditional and Doppler tissue imaging echocardiography.

  22. Retinal Vascular Caliber and Risk of Retinopathy in Young Patients with Type 1 Diabetes.

  23. Raised C-reactive protein levels in patients with recent onset type 1 diabetes.

  24. Increased syndecan-1 in serum is related to early nephropathy in type 1 diabetes mellitus patients.

  25. Type 1 diabetes and multiple sclerosis: a Danish population-based cohort study.

  26. A novel drug delivery system for type 1 diabetes: Insulin-mimetic vanadyl-poly(gamma-glutamic acid) complex. See also Bis(allixinato)oxovanadium(IV) complex is a potent antidiabetic agent: studies on structure-activity relationship for a series of hydroxypyrone-vanadium complexes.

  27. Safety of insulin glulisine when given by continuous subcutaneous infusion using an external pump in patients with type 1 diabetes.

  28. Exhuberance Over Exubera. Also available in PDF format.

  29. Urinary dipsticks must not be used to detect diabetes-induced incipient nephropathy.

  30. Maternal third trimester hyperglycaemic excursions predict large-for-gestational-age infants in type 1 diabetic pregnancy.

  31. Dental caries in type 1 diabetics: influence of systemic factors of the disease upon the development of dental caries.

  32. Evaluation of blood pressure changes by 24-hours ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) in young, normotensive patients with diabetes mellitus type I.

  33. Low-Total-Fat Diet Did Not Reduce the Risk of Cardiovascular Events. Also available in PDF format.

  34. Combination therapy with an angiotensin receptor blocker and an ACE inhibitor in proteinuric renal disease: a systematic review of the efficacy and safety data.

  35. Blood glucose levels and problem behavior.

  36. Crash probe looks at diabetes; Cause Of Erratic Driving Sought After Two Deaths.

  37. Miss Utah devoted to God, diabetes research.

  38. Back-to-School Checklist: Paper, Pencils and Diabetes Tool Kit.

  39. Fireworks can add a spark to life - but they've added five to 10 years to a diabetic teenager's.

  40. The sweet'n lowdown on juvenile diabetes.

  41. Give Those Who Battle Diabetes the Recognition They Deserve.

  42. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    We recently moved to a new home with pool. I was getting ready to take my non-diabetic 3 year old swimming. She was waiting patiently on the deck while I checked the chlorine level with a pool test-strip. She watches me read the strip and then says, "Can we swim mommy or does the pool have ketones?"

  43. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you are talking about a friend's car problem as "He needs to fix his carbohydrates" instead of carburetor. See more parent humor.

  44. Last week's poll asked readers about their plans regarding continuous glucose sensing. This week's poll asks readers how they check for ketones.

  45. The Featured Book of the Week is Food, Fun n' Fitness by Mary C. Friesz, PhD, RD, CDE, LDN.

  46. Our page about Sugar substitutes is Worth a Look.

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