Of Continuing Interest
- Reservations for the CWD Focus on Best Practices conference at the Marriott Marco Island Resort on Marco Island, Florida from January 4-7, 2007, need to be made prior to December 1 in order to get the discounted CWD rate. After December 1, reservation costs will much higher. Conference registration forms must be completed and sent to CWD by December 15. There will be no on-site registration.
- 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
- The CWD Welcome Kit is once again available. Health care teams are encouraged to request Welcome Kit Coupons for their patients.
- Order your holiday cards from MoreThanCards and help the CWD Foundation.
- The Family Support Network has over 2,740 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:
Is it possible that my son's accidental adult dose of a Hepatitis A vaccine caused his diabetes? He was symptomatic 36 hours after the shot.
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.
- You can read the transcript from last week's chat about upcoming CWD Conferences.
- Diabetes and Pregnancy: A Management Guide.
- New Talking Meter Now Available.
- Diabetes Self-Management has relaunched its website in a blog format.
- Pump Wear's Key Chain Mini Paks can be used to carry emergency glucose with your keys.
- Alana-Mireille Apparel provides clothing designed for girls who use an insulin pump.
- Evidence for immunological priming and increased frequency of CD4(+) CD25(+) cord blood T cells in children born to mothers with type 1 diabetes.
- Effect of heat shock protein peptide DiaPep277 on beta-cell function in paediatric and adult patients with recent-onset diabetes mellitus type 1: two prospective, randomized, double-blind phase II trials.
- Viral infections as potential triggers of type 1 diabetes.
- Diabetes mellitus and dementia.
- Insulin Pump Therapy from the Time of Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes.
- Bedside Monitoring of Blood beta-Hydroxybutyrate Levels in the Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children.
- Unrecognised hypoglycaemia in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes using the continuous glucose monitoring system: Prevalence and contributors.
- Efficacy of Continuous Real-Time Blood Glucose Monitoring During and After Prolonged High-Intensity Cycling Exercise: Spinning with a Continuous Glucose Monitoring System.
- A Novel Analytical Method for Assessing Glucose Variability: Using CGMS in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Improving metabolic control in sub-optimally controlled subjects with Type 1 diabetes: Comparison of two treatment algorithms using insulin glargine.
- Meta-analysis: efficacy and safety of inhaled insulin therapy in adults with diabetes mellitus.
- The prevalence of dental caries in 5 - 18-year-old insulin-dependent diabetics of Fars Province, southern Iran.
- Bone density and markers of bone remodeling in type 1 male diabetic patients.
- Oats in the treatment of childhood coeliac disease: a 2-year controlled trial and a long-term clinical follow-up study.
- Diabetes corralled, Morrison tackles self-doubt.
- Diabetes tests families' fortitude.
- Day in, day out -- New treatments chip away at burden of managing diabetes.
- Kids with diabetes test families' fortitude.
- New Diabetes Monitor Decreases Finger Sticks.
- 5 ways to manage juvenile diabetes.
- Raising awareness of, money for diabetes.
- Insulin pumps covered in Ontario, Canada.
- Educating Patients for Pharmaceutical Companies.
- Insulin Stem Cells Hold Hope for Diabetes Treatment.
- Scientists debate the value of diabetic self-testing.
- Former 6' 11" NBA Center Goes Back to School to Raise Awareness for Diabetes.
- ADA Youth Advocate recruited to frontline in battle against diabetes.
- Diabetech® Extends Its Lead as The Premiere Real-time Diabetes Intervention Service Provider. See also Realizing Proactive Diabetes Care in the 21st Century by Stephen Ponder, M.D.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Our 3 year old son Bretton (now 4.5 years old), diagnosed at 2, came into the kitchen one day balancing the bathroom sink cup carefully in his hands. I looked at him wondering what he was up to and he piped up, "Look mom, I'm checking my ketones!" Guess what was splashing around inside!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when the only thing worse than a substitute teacher is a substitute school nurse. See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers how often, on average, they check their blood sugar each day. This week's poll asks readers what they use to record blood glucose data.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Complete Guide to Carb Counting, 2nd Edition by Hope Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE and Karmeen Kilkarni, MS, RD, CDE.
- Our list of Diabetes Blogs is Worth a Look.
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