Of Continuing Interest
- 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
- 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.
- Dean Kamen and Al Mann to receive the 2006 CWD Friend for Life Award at the Family and Friends banquet on Thursday, July 20th.
- We've added a new section about Type 2 Diabetes, focused on type 2 diabetes in kids.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Hypoglycemia in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Management. Also available in PDF format.
- 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.
- 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.
- What Value Do You Place on Your Privacy?
- When You're a Parent with Diabetes is a wonderful new book for parents who have diabetes.
- Paratuberculosis and Type I diabetes Is this the trigger?
- Is facilitating pancreatic beta cell regeneration a valid option for clinical therapy?
- Left ventricular chamber and myocardial systolic function reserve in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus: insight from traditional and Doppler tissue imaging echocardiography.
- Retinal Vascular Caliber and Risk of Retinopathy in Young Patients with Type 1 Diabetes.
- Raised C-reactive protein levels in patients with recent onset type 1 diabetes.
- Increased syndecan-1 in serum is related to early nephropathy in type 1 diabetes mellitus patients.
- Type 1 diabetes and multiple sclerosis: a Danish population-based cohort study.
- 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.
- Safety of insulin glulisine when given by continuous subcutaneous infusion using an external pump in patients with type 1 diabetes.
- Exhuberance Over Exubera. Also available in PDF format.
- Urinary dipsticks must not be used to detect diabetes-induced incipient nephropathy.
- Maternal third trimester hyperglycaemic excursions predict large-for-gestational-age infants in type 1 diabetic pregnancy.
- Dental caries in type 1 diabetics: influence of systemic factors of the disease upon the development of dental caries.
- Evaluation of blood pressure changes by 24-hours ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) in young, normotensive patients with diabetes mellitus type I.
- Low-Total-Fat Diet Did Not Reduce the Risk of Cardiovascular Events. Also available in PDF format.
- Combination therapy with an angiotensin receptor blocker and an ACE inhibitor in proteinuric renal disease: a systematic review of the efficacy and safety data.
- Blood glucose levels and problem behavior.
- Crash probe looks at diabetes; Cause Of Erratic Driving Sought After Two Deaths.
- Miss Utah devoted to God, diabetes research.
- Back-to-School Checklist: Paper, Pencils and Diabetes Tool Kit.
- Fireworks can add a spark to life - but they've added five to 10 years to a diabetic teenager's.
- The sweet'n lowdown on juvenile diabetes.
- Give Those Who Battle Diabetes the Recognition They Deserve.
- 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?"
- 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.
- Last week's poll asked readers about their plans regarding continuous glucose sensing. This week's poll asks readers how they check for ketones.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Food, Fun n' Fitness by Mary C. Friesz, PhD, RD, CDE, LDN.
- Our page about Sugar substitutes is Worth a Look.
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