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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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. The room block is now 80% full and will very likely sell out, just like our last regional conference. If you're planning to come to the conference, please book your room and register for the conference as soon soon as possible.
  2. 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 online. With the room block over 60% full, now is the time to book.

New This Week

  1. We've updated our page about Traveling with Diabetes in light of new security guidelines. Note that the TSA specifically permits insulin and insulin pumps to be carried on to airplanes and forbids TSA agents from requesting that you remove your insulin pump. See also Traveling with diabetes supplies from the ADA.
  2. CWD attended the 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Diabetes Educators in Los Angeles last week.
  3. The Family Support Network has over 2,500 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.
  4. As you gather your back-to-school supplies, be sure to include CWD Brochures, URL Cards, conference brochures, and Quilt for Life flyers for your school staff, as well as your local friends who have kids with diabetes. Our brochures are all free.
  5. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    My son's school claims only a nurse can deal with my son's pump, but will not provide a full time nurse. What should I do? They have suggested I send my son to a school further away that has a full time nurse!
    See the answer.
  6. The Quilt for Life now has 547 panels. We need hundreds more.
  7. JDRF is accepting applications for its Children's Congress 2007. Applications must be received by October 5, 2006.
  8. The Education for CWD Foundation is now selling colorful magnets for your car or home to help fund educational opportunities for kids with diabetes.
  9. Nanny needed in Northern Virginia.
  10. Vascular endothelial and smooth muscle function relate to body mass index and glucose in obese and non-obese children. Full text available in PDF format.
  11. Exercise training lowers plasma visfatin concentrations in patients with type 1 diabetes. Full text available in PDF format.
  12. Evaluation of the left ventricular hemodynamic function and myocardial perfusion by gated single photon emission tomography, in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus; prodromal signs of cardiovascular disease after four years.
  13. Polymorphism I/D of the angiotensin-converting enzyme gene and disturbance of blood prssure in type 1 diabetic children and adolescents.
  14. Effect of standard nicotinamide in the prevention of type 1 diabetes in first degree relatives of persons with type 1 diabetes.
  15. Liver stem cell-derived beta-cell surrogates for treatment of type 1 diabetes.
  16. Emerging Science Note/Sugar Blues is an audio presentation about diabetes and depression.
  17. Insulin Therapy in Pediatric Patients with Type I Diabetes: Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion versus Multiple Daily Injections. Full text available in PDF format.
  18. Cost-effectiveness of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) in children: illusion or delusion?
  19. Risk and benefits of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) treatment in school children and adolescents.
  20. Hypoglycemia and ketoacidosis with insulin pump therapy in children and adolescents.
  21. Current practice of insulin pump therapy in children and adolescents - the Hannover recipe.
  22. In vitro stability of insulin lispro in continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion.
  23. Technical risks with subcutaneous insulin infusion.
  24. Psychosocial characteristics of diabetic students at sporting students hospital in Alexandria.
  25. Prehypertension risk factors in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
  26. Will availability of inhaled human insulin (Exubera(R)) improve management of type 2 diabetes? The design of the Real World trial.
  27. Cooking gluten-free: A celiac survival guide.
  28. Shocking rise in child diabetes.
  29. Cell Transplant Helps Reverse Diabetes.
  30. Call to highlight the dangers of diabetes.
  31. Larry C. Deeb, MD, of Tallahassee, FL, Elected American Diabetes Association President, Medicine and Science.
  32. Joslin Diabetes Center Awards Victory Medal to New York Man Living 75 Years with Type 1 Diabetes.
  33. SpectRx, Inc. Announces Introduction of the SimpleChoice®twist 90-degree infusion set with 360-degree rotation.
  34. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    This is yucky, but you know kids. My son was getting ready for school and was blowing his nose and said to me, "Hey mom, you know how little kids pick their noses and eat it? Well, I wonder how many carbs are in boogers?" Oh how gross! I laughed and laughed! There's a boy for you!
  35. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when for Halloween your child dresses up as a sharps box. See more parent humor.
  36. Last week's poll asked readers how diabetes has affected their children who do not have it. This week's poll asks readers if their child has a 504 plan for diabetes care at school.
  37. The Featured Book of the Week is Understanding Diabetes, 11th Edition by H. Peter Chase, M.D.
  38. Our Information for Teachers and Child-Care Providers is Worth a Look.

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