Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
- 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.
New This Week
- CWD's Focus on Best Practices conference at the Marriott Marco Island Resort on Marco Island, Florida is sold out. If you made reservations at the hotel but have not yet sent in your registration form for the actual conference, please make sure it is received by December 15. There will be no registrations accepted after that date. Note: If CWD received and processed your registration, you would have received a printed confirmation within two weeks. If you don't have this - you aren't registered, so please double check.
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
For some time, my son has been using his toes for his blood sugar tests, but I read that this should not be done. Is this wrong? Should I tell him to stop?
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.
- Camps for kids with diabetes offer a great learning experience. These camps have updated schedules:
- Camp Sweeney, located 1 1/2 hours north of Dallas/Ft. Worth, offers children ages 6-18 three 3-week residential behavior modification programs, two 1-week programs (1 in the summer and 1 between Christmas and New Years) and weekend family camps.
- You can read the transcript of last week's Holiday Stress chat with Dr. Bob Bulgarelli.
- Purchase coffee through Grounds for a Cause™ and help support the American Diabetes Association.
- Parents and children who are between 7 and 14 years old are invited to participate in a study about Sibling Relationships.
- Adults with type 1 diabetes are sought for a Study On Stress and Emotional Understanding In Diabetes Control.
- Kids aged 8 and older are needed for a nation-wide Randomized Study of Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitors in the Management of Type 1 Diabetes.
- Diabetes Health TV has its first collection of interviews online.
- Enlightened Kosher Cooking is among the most beautiful cookbooks available that focus on healthy recipes for people with diabetes.
- Central Obesity, Incident Microalbuminuria, and Change in Creatinine Clearance in the Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications Study concludes that "... waist circumference predicts the subsequent development of microalbuminuria in type 1 diabetes."
- Predicting the Development of Macrovascular Disease in People with Type 1 Diabetes: A 9-Year Follow-up Study.
- Cardiovascular Risk Factors Predicting the Development of Distal Symmetrical Polyneuropathy in People with Type 1 Diabetes: A 9-Year Follow-up Study.
- Diabetic Neuropathy Differs in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes.
- Pancreatic autoantibodies in Italian patients with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes mellitus over the age of 20 years.
- Inflammatory Process in Type 2 Diabetes: The Role of Cytokines.
- A Potent Immunomodulatory Compound, VGX-1027, Prevents Spontaneous and Accelerated Forms of Autoimmune Diabetes in NOD Mice and Inhibits the Immunoinflammatory Diabetes Induced by Multiple Low Doses of Streptozotocin in CBA/H Mice.
- Research Yields New Insights Into The Cause Of Diabetes.
- Impact of Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring on Children and Their Families.
- Use of Continuous Glucose Monitoring in the Detection and Prevention of Hypoglycemia.
- Clinical experience with an integrated continuous glucose sensor/insulin pump platform: a feasibility study.
- Cost-utility analysis of insulin pumps compared to multiple daily doses of insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus in Spain.
- Glargine versus NPH insulin: Efficacy in comparison with insulin aspart in a basal bolus regimen in type 1 diabetes-The glargine and aspart study (GLASS) A randomised cross-over study.
- The effects of acute hypoglycaemia on memory acquisition and recall and prospective memory in type 1 diabetes.
- Innovative insulins - Where do analogues fit?
- Blood pressure lowering for the prevention and treatment of diabetic kidney disease.
- Hypoglycemia in the newborns of women with diabetes mellitus.
- How do Swedish paediatric clinics diagnose coeliac disease? Results of a nationwide questionnaire study.
- HLA genotyping is useful in the evaluation of the risk for coeliac disease in the 1st-degree relatives of patients with coeliac disease.
- Celiac Disease and HLA in a Bedouin Kindred.
- Coeliacs must learn to live without their daily bread.
- Food fight.
- Claire cooks up a new business to meet food allergy challenge.
- Wheat no more. Go gluten-free.
- School District releases revised diabetes manual.
- 'Double Diabetes' a New Threat.
- Doctors Believe Insulin Pump Therapy is Preferable to Insulin Injections for Managing Diabetes, Says Survey.
- Researchers trial diabetes vaccine.
- South Africa: Today's Children to Bear Brunt of Diabetes Epidemic reports from the IDF meeting in Cape Town.
- Active 12-year-old was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of 4.
- What diabetes did, technology helped undo for Maribeth Russell.
- Petersen won't let diabetes slow him; Oilers forward living NHL dream despite disease.
- Hope to restore Banting house dashed.
- Diabetes killed Daniella, 13.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Our daughter Lauren has always been very open about her diabetes and in school, all her schoolmates are well informed about diabetes and what it means. But sometimes, the other students want in on the "diabetes action." Recently, a girl in Lauren's class raised her hand and asked to go to the nurse. When the teacher asked what was wrong, the little girl explained, "My pancreas is bothering me!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when ou've ever accidentally used Cake Mate as lip gloss (and it was green!). See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers how often they've checked for ketones during the past year. This week's poll asks readers how often they get an error message when checking their blood glucose.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Guide to Healthy Restaurant Eating, Third Edition, by Hope S. Warshaw, MMsc, RD, CDE.
- Getting Started with Continuous Glucose Monitoring is Worth a Look.
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