Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
- 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.
- Preliminary information is now online for our Friends for Life: Orlando 2007 Conference, to be held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort at Disney World in Florida from July 11-15, 2007. You may now reserve your room by calling Disney directly at 407-939-1020 and telling them that you are in the Children with Diabetes room block. You may also registration for the conference.
New This Week
- Families and young adults are invited to the CWD Bay Area Adventure to be held at the Marriott Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, California from November 3-5, 2006. This weekend event is for both families and college-age (young adult) CWD participants.
- Diabetes Heroes is a way to celebrate the extraordinary efforts by individuals that make living with diabetes easier and more bearable. Prizes include a $1,000 cash award. Essays must be submitted by September 15, 2006, so submit your essay soon.
- Please take a couple minutes to tell us about your experience with the CWD web site and our conferences.
- We upgraded the CWD Forums last week. Please report any problems you encounter.
- Life for a Child with Diabetes is an IDF-sponsored program that provides insulin, injection supplies, and glucose monitoring products to children with type 1 diabetes who live in countries where such children usually struggle to survive. Your donations are tax deductible and will make an enormous difference. See IDF Child Sponsorship from the December 2003 issue of Diabetes Voice for more information about the program. See also the December 2005 and June 2006 Life For A Child with Diabetes newsletters, which report on the program's activities.
- The Family Support Network has over 2,580 families from all 50 states and 64 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. Now's also a great time to search for someone near you and introduce yourself.
- Autumn, a teen with type 1 diabetes, drives a dragster.
- Maria Antonia is nine and lives in Cali, Colombia.
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Since my last A1c was a bit high, I made dietary changes. But, my blood sugar is higher in the morning than at bedtime even though I have not eaten anything. Why does this happen?
See the answer.
- The Quilt for Life now has 548 panels. Please contribute your square.
- Read the transcript of last week's Back to School chat with ADA School Advocate Crystal Jackson.
- JDRF is accepting applications for its Children's Congress 2007. Applications must be received by October 5, 2006.
- The Education for CWD Foundation is now selling colorful magnets for your car or home to help fund educational opportunities for kids with diabetes.
- Families are invited to help nursing students learn about living with diabetes.
- Diabetes Prevention Source is conducting a research study to learn more about successful approaches to increasing physical activity.
- A 'Gadget Guy' Embraces Diabetes is about David Kliff's use of the OmniPod.
- Nanny needed in Northern Virginia.
- A screening system for detecting genetic risk markers of type 1 diabetes in dried blood spots.
- Secondary prevention of type 1 diabetes mellitus: stopping immune destruction and promoting beta-cell regeneration. Full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Mechanistic insights into targeting T cell membrane proteinase to promote islet beta-cell rejuvenation in type 1 diabetes.
- Development of microvascular complications in type 1 diabetic patients 10 years follow-up.
- Risk factors of diabetic nephropathy progression in patients with a long history of diabetic mellitus as shown by a retrospective analysis.
- Persistent Renal Hypertrophy and Faster Decline of Glomerular Filtration Rate Precede the Development of Microalbuminuria in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Coronary artery calcification, serum lipids, lipoproteins, and peripheral inflammatory markers in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes.
- Epidemiology of type 1 diabetes in children and adolescents aged less than 15 years in the provinces of Castilla y Leon (Spain).
- Influence of osmolytes on in vivo glucose monitoring using optical coherence tomography.
- How low can we go ... safely?: Factors affecting intensive diabetes is an editorial from the August 2006 issue of The Journal of Pediatrics. Also available in PDF format. This editorial is in the same issue as Optimal control of type 1 diabetes mellitus in youth receiving intensive treatment, previously reported. See also Most Children With Type 1 Diabetes Can Achieve Good Glycemic Control.
- Growth and body composition in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Portuguese language full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Study on the frequency of caries and associated factors in type 1 diabetes mellitus. Portuguese language full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Lipid abnormalities are prevalent in youth with type 1 and type 2 diabetes: The search for diabetes in youth study.
- Eating disorders and diabetes mellitus.
- Knowledge improvement with web-based diabetes education program: brainfood.
- Fetal and neonatal outcomes of diabetic pregnancies.
- Diabetes management in the USA and England: comparative analysis of national surveys.
- Change in lipid profile in celiac disease: beneficial effect of gluten-free diet.
- Management of celiac disease in childhood and adolescence: unique challenges and strategies.
- Bowel sonography in adult celiac disease: diagnostic accuracy and ultrasonographic features.
- Celiac Disease Could be a Frequent Disease in Mexico: Prevalence of Tissue Transglutaminase Antibody in Healthy Blood Donors.
- Diagnosis of celiac disease. Full text available in HTML format.
- Unusual manifestations of celiac disease. Full text available in HTML format.
- Enzymatic gluten detoxification: the proof of the pudding is in the eating!.
- The Beep of the Sensor, the Thrill of Control.
- Errors admitted in diabetic death.
- Civil servant harassed for taking medicine to rock gig.
- Father rides 122 miles for daughter's diabetes.
- Montana State QB plays through diabetes.
- Steelers' Kendall Simmons Tackles Diabetes.
- Needle bins put in public toilets.
- Cats Get Diabetes Too.
- Baked Brie makes a great appetizer. See our other Recipes.
- FunJuice is an excellent fruit drink sweetened with Splenda. The concentrated juice can also be used to make smoothies and other treats.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
We were at the local county fair and my 15 year old daughter insisted we not leave until she had a frozen lemonade. She pleaded: "Oh please Mommy, I have been saving up my insulin all day for this!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you are in bed ill and your child with diabetes asks, "Do you have ketones?" and then offers to let you have some of insulin so you'll get better. See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers how many times they have had to inject glucagon. This week's poll asks readers about who they see for their diabetes care.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Pumping Insulin, Fourth Edition by John Walsh, P.A., C.D.E., and Ruth Roberts, M.A.
- Our Report from ADA 2006 is Worth a Look.
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