Of Continuing Interest
- 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. The room block is essentially full, so reserve your room now.
- Join your friends for the CWD New York City Family Adventure Weekend at the New York Midtown East Courtyard by Marriott from February 16-19, 2007.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Pumping: La Jolla 2007 conference at the San Diego Marriott La Jolla from April 13-15, 2007.
- Planning to come to the Friends for Life: Orlando 2007 annual conference? We have preliminary program information and a sessions list to help with your planning. Registration information is also now online.
- Chris Dudley brings his Basketball Clinic to the 2007 Friends for Life Conference. Registration for the basketball clinic is limited to 60 participants, and you must be registered for the Friends for Life conference before you can register for the basketball clinic.
New This Week
- We report on the 2006 Diabetes Technology Meeting, just completed in Atlanta.
- The Diabetes Technology Society has launched the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. All articles in the first issue are available free, including free full text. Of particular interest is The Artificial Pancreas: How Sweet Engineering Will Solve Bitter Problems by David Klonoff, M.D.
- You can read summaries of the presentations from the recently concluded DRI New York Research Update. Of particular interest is Potential of Regeneration of Insulin Producing Cells to Reverse Type 1 Diabetes.
- A Lifetime of Diabetes is a collection of photographs that captures what living with type 1 diabetes means.
- The Family Support Network has over 2,710 families from all 50 states and 67 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.
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
After eight years with type 1, why does my son now need less insulin? For two weeks, we have been reducing his insulin due to low blood sugars.
See the answer.
- The Quilt for Life now has 551 panels. The Quilt for Life is scheduled to be displayed at the 2007 Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association from June 22-26, 2007 in Chicago, Illinois, and at CWD's 2007 Friends for Life Conference from July 11-15, 2007 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Please contribute your square.
- The first Insulin Congress meets in Washington, D.C. from November 10-12, 2006.
- Amy Tenderich writes about the Top 10 Patient Gripes in Diabetes Health magazine.
- The 2nd Annual Diabetes O.C. Blog Choice Awards offers blog readers a chance to vote for their favorite diabetes-related blog.
- Teens are invited to design a new diabetes case or bag and can win a video iPod.
- Lower levels of plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D among young adults at diagnosis of autoimmune type 1 diabetes compared with control subjects: results from the nationwide Diabetes Incidence Study in Sweden (DISS).
- Maternal understanding of infant diabetes risk: Differential effects of maternal anxiety and depression.
- Metabolic factors affecting residual Beta cell function assessed by C-Peptide secretion in patients with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes.
- Markers of absorption and synthesis of cholesterol in men with type 1 diabetes.
- Glucose-monitoring with continuous subcutaneous microdialysis in neonatal diabetes mellitus.
- Fuzzy-based controller for glucose regulation in type-1 diabetic patients by subcutaneous route.
- Partial versus Full Allogeneic Hemopoietic Chimerization Is a Preferential Means to Inhibit Type 1 Diabetes as the Latter Induces Generalized Immunosuppression.
- Occurrence of oral subclinical infections in insulin treated diabetics.
- Effects of behavioral family systems therapy for diabetes on adolescents' family relationships, treatment adherence, and metabolic control.
- Individuals with diabetes mellitus with and without depressive symptoms: could social network explain the comorbidity?
- Determinants of daily insulin use in Type 1 diabetes.
- Management strategies for brittle diabetes.
- Performing subcutaneous injections: a literature review.
- Clinical evaluation of inhaled insulin.
- Urinary flow disturbance as an early sign of autonomic neuropathy in diabetic children and adolescents.
- Antioxidants and coronary artery disease among individuals with type 1 diabetes: Findings from the Pittsburgh Epidemiology of Diabetes Complications Study.
- Diabetes and arterial stiffening.
- The role of autonomic cardiovascular neuropathy in pathogenesis of ischemic heart disease in patients with diabetes mellitus.
- Celiac disease. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Clinical Value of Immunoglobulin A Antitransglutaminase Assay in the Diagnosis of Celiac Disease.
- Levels of serologic markers of celiac disease in patients with reflux esophagitis. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Prevalence of celiac disease in an urban area of Brazil with predominantly European ancestry. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Celiac Disease: It's Common, and Commonly Misdiagnosed.
- Little ones can suffer too: Rate of disease is going up for children under 5, like Benjamin.
- Raised on insulin: What it's like to live with juvenile diabetes.
- Mr. Laughton goes to Ottawa.
- Regina girl to urge MPs to support diabetes research.
- Caution emerges over inhalable insulin; Long-term effects, costs questioned.
- Diabetes Can't Slow Her.
- Diabetes doesn't have to ruin your vacation plans.
- Guide Dog flunkies earn kudos in their second life as diabetes coma alarms.
- Batavia girl blazed her own trail.
- Daughter's death and a lifetime's mission.
- Sweet Potato Pie uses no added sugar.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My 7 year-old daughter (non-diabetic) was always a big help to her sister in fetching the glucose or juice during those emergency lows. It didn't take long, however, for her to flop on the couch one day and declare that she thought her blood sugar was low and that she REALLY needed a cookie, quick.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you consider crayons a "free food." See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers how they usually treat hypoglycemia. This week's poll asks how long an insulin vial usually lasts.
- The Featured Book of the Week is 101 Tips on Nutrition for People with Diabetes, Second Edition, by Patti B. Geil, MS, RD, FADA, CDE and Lea Ann Holzmeister, RD, CDE.
- Our Holiday Songs page is Worth a Look.
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