Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
- Make plans to come to the Friends for Life: Orlando 2007 annual conference at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida from July 11 - 15, 2007.
- 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 have a report and lots of photos from the CWD Focus on Best Practices conference, held at the Marriott Marco Island Resort in Marco Island, Florida.
- The hotel room block for CWD's Focus on Pumping: La Jolla 2007 at the San Diego Marriott La Jolla from April 13-15, 2007 is now 65% full. If you're planning on joining us, please reserve your room soon. The last two Focus on Pumping conferences sold out.
- The Parent and Adult Program and Youth Program for Friends for Life: Orlando 2007 is now online.
- The Family Support Network has over 2,850 families from all 50 states and 68 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:
With respect to the "cure" recently seen in the journal Cell, will this be for those who were recently diagnosed or those who have had type 1 for a long time? Are there any islet cells left after someone has had diabetes for years?
See the answer.
- The Quilt for Life now has 553 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 Seale Harris is a camp for children with diabetes in Alabama since 1947.
- Join CWD Events Coordinator Laura Billetdeaux for a chat about upcoming CWD conferences on Tuesday, January 16th at 9pm Eastern in the Conferences Chat Room.
- Join Dr. Wendy Rapaport for a special chat about psychological and social issues on Wednesday, January 17th at 9pm Eastern in the Social Support Chat Room.
- The Role of Blood Glucose Monitoring in Diabetes is for pharmacists, nurses, and dietitians.
- Managing the Microvascular and Macrovascular Complications of Diabetes is for pharmacists, nurses, and dietitians.
- Families are invited to help nursing students learn about living with diabetes.
- iD is a USB data device that can store your personal medical information.
- Changes in Renal Function after Clinical Islet Transplantation: Four-Year Observational Study.
- Living donor islet transplantation, the alternative approach to overcome the obstacles limiting transplant.
- Correlation between beta cell mass and glycemic control in type 1 diabetic recipients of islet cell graft.
- Comparison of conventional and non-invasive techniques for the early identification of diabetic neuropathy in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
- Serum protease inhibitor concentrations and total antitrypsin activity in diabetic and non-diabetic children during adolescence.
- At-Risk and Recent-Onset Type 1 Diabetic Subjects Have Increased Apoptosis in the CD4+CD25+ T-Cell Fraction. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats (click on the link from the HTML page for PDF).
- Serum IL-1beta, IL-2, and IL-6 in insulin-dependent diabetic children. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Pancreatic alpha-cell differentiation by mesenchyme-to-epithelial transition: implications for cell-based therapies in children.
- Peptide-pulsed immature dendritic cells reduce response to beta cell target antigens and protect NOD recipients from type I diabetes.
- Acute liver dysfunction complicated with uncontrollable glycemia due to insulin antibody: successful treatment with glucocorticoid and lispro insulin. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) in children with type 1 diabetes.
- Aspart and lispro insulin, is there any difference when used with an insulin pump treatment?
- The development of an innovative education curriculum for 11-16 yr old children with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM).
- What Adolescents With Type I Diabetes and Their Parents Want From Testing Technology: A Qualitative Study.
- Adjunctive therapy with pramlintide in patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus.
- A prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to establish a safe gluten threshold for patients with celiac disease.
- High prevalence of celiac disease in Brazilian blood donor volunteers based on screening by IgA antitissue transglutaminase antibody.
- Bridling at Insulin's Cost, States Push for Generics.
- Carb and calorie intake low in young diabetics.
- Health Science Center asked to participate in national diabetes study.
- Allergic reactions to insulin have declined and Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion (CSII) could reduce them further.
- High school runner received surprise diagnosis: diabetes.
- Youth ambassadors.
- Elliott Yamin; Advocate and 'Idol'.
- Diabetic pilot should not have flown solo.
- Mobile Bluetooth Blood Glucose Meter.
- Diabetes Drug Shows Promise for Preventing Brain Injury from Radiation Therapy.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My 6-yr old diabetic granddaughter (Ashley) was explaining to her 4-yr old sister what it was like learning to read. What she meant to say was "First you start with basic reading." What she actually said was, "First you start with basal reading."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you have been doing frequent night checks because your child has been running a fever and find yourself in the bathroom getting Children's Tylenol before you realize the 103 was on the glucose meter, not the digital thermometer. See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers how they think type 1 diabetes will be cured first. This week's poll asks readers at what age they or their child was diagnosed.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Enlightened Kosher Cooking by Nechama Cohen.
- Our page about Mini-Dose Glucagon Rescue for Hypoglycemia in Children With Type 1 Diabetes is Worth a Look.
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