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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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.
  2. 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. The Parent and Adult Program and Youth Program are now online.
  3. 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

  1. Early registration for CWD's Friends for Life 2007 conference ends on January 31, 2007. Save $25 per family by registering before then.
  2. 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 about 75% full. If you're planning on joining us, please reserve your room soon. The last two Focus on Pumping conferences sold out.
  3. The Family Support Network has over 2,870 families from all 50 states and 69 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.
  4. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    What is the difference between starvation ketones and ketones from a high blood sugar? Why do starvation ketones not require an ER visit?
    See the answer.
  5. 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.
  6. Camps for kids with diabetes offer a great learning experience. These camps have updated schedules:

    1. Camp Carowanis, a bilingual summer camp for diabetic boys and girls ages 8 to 15 in Mont-Royal, Quebec, Canada. (Version Française)
  7. Join Team Type 1 founder Phil Southerland for a special chat about exercise, diabetes, and biking across the US on Thursday, January 25th at 9pm Eastern in the Exercise Chat Room.
  8. Read the transcript from last week's chat with Dr. Wendy Rapaport about psychological and social issues.
  9. Read the transcript from last week's chat with CWD Events Coordinator Laura Billetdeaux about upcoming CWD conferences.
  10. Do I Have Celiac? is a check list offered by the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness.
  11. The 2007 Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA)/Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (CSEM) Professional Conference and Annual Meeting will be held from October 24-27, 2007 at the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre, Vancouver, BC.
  12. Researchers At UC Irvine Seek Children With Metabolic Syndrome And Healthy Controls For Study To Better Understand How Inflammation Is Regulated By Exercise.
  13. Families are invited to help nursing students learn about living with diabetes.
  14. College students with type 1 diabetes are invited to participate in an online survey to help Connecticut College senior Avery Block with her Psychology Honors Thesis.
  15. Life With Diabetes: A Patient's Perspective.
  16. BD sells glucose monitoring business to Sanvita, allowing BD Logic and Paradigm Link users to continue to purchase strips. See also the Sanvita web site.
  17. Sticky Jewelry has new kids medical identification products.
  18. Effect of exenatide on Beta cell function after islet transplantation in type 1 diabetes.
  19. Growth hormone-IGF-I axis and growth velocity in Chinese children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  20. An IGF-I gene polymorphism modifies the risk of developing persistent microalbuminuria in type 1 diabetes.
  21. Association between Haptoglobin Gene Variants and Diabetic Nephropathy: Haptoglobin Polymorphism in Nephropathy Susceptibility.
  22. Systemic autoantibodies and their correction in patients with diabetic retinopathy in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  23. Magnetic resonance imaging: a reliable method for measuring pancreatic volume in Type 1 diabetes.
  24. Model based study on monitoring ketone bodies to improve safety in intensive insulin therapy.
  25. Fulminant type 1 diabetes as a high risk group for diabetic microangiopathy-a nationwide 5-year-study in Japan.
  26. Plasmid-based gene therapy of diabetes mellitus.
  27. Effect of complete Freund's adjuvant on islet beta cell apoptosis and its mechanism in non-obese diabetic mice.
  28. Obesity and Diabetes in the Developing World — A Growing Challenge. Free full text available in PDF format.
  29. Metabolic syndrome : Origin within the central nervous system?
  30. Caring for young adults with diabetes. Also available in PDF format. See also The Maestro Project.
  31. Insulin detemir compared with NPH insulin in children and adolescents with Type 1 diabetes.
  32. Admissions for diabetic ketoacidosis in ethnic minority groups in a city hospital.
  33. Bone mineral density and hip structural analysis in type 1 diabetic men.
  34. Metabolic control and nocturnal enuresis in children with type 1 diabetes.
  35. Family influence on self-care, quality of life, and metabolic control in school-age children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
  36. Pre-eclampsia but not pregnancy-induced hypertension is a risk factor for diabetic nephropathy in type 1 diabetic women.
  37. Physiological effects of exercise training in patients with type 1 diabetes. Free Portuguese-language full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  38. Continuous insulin infusion improves postoperative glucose control in patients with diabetes mellitus undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  39. Managing diabetes care using an integrated regional e-health approach.
  40. Telemedicine for diabetes support in family doctors' practices: a pilot project.
  41. The effect of the holiday season on body weight and composition in college students. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  42. New fat, same old problem with an added twist? See also Stearic acid-rich interesterified fat and trans-rich fat raise the LDL/HDL ratio and plasma glucose relative to palm olein in humans, also available in PDF format.
  43. Celiac disease presenting with motor neuropathy: Effect of gluten free-diet.
  44. Serum levels of soluble CD163 correlate with the inflammatory process in coeliac disease.
  45. Immunoglobulin A autoantibodies against transglutaminase 2 in the small intestinal mucosa predict forthcoming coeliac disease.
  46. Systematic review: the use of serology to exclude or diagnose coeliac disease (a comparison of the endomysial and tissue transglutaminase antibody tests).
  47. Diabetes, celiac disease present challenges for 6-year-old.
  48. School aide won't give insulin shots -- she's fired. See also Who should be giving those shots?, Principal's Aide is fired for refusing to take medical training, and a video about the story.
  49. Diabetes On Rise, Along With Medical Costs.
  50. Coordination is key in caring for complex diabetes.
  51. Africa: Every Minute, 6 People Die From Diabetes.
  52. World TeamTennis accepting applications for Novo Nordisk Donnelly Award scholarships.
  53. Diabetech® To Transform Global Diabetes Care in 2007 with Launch of GlucoMON®2 Wireless Glucose Meter.
  54. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My five year old son has diabetes. I was explaining to him the difference between type 1 and type 2. I told him that those who have type 2 do not always need insulin shots but can instead eat healthy and exercise. Now whenever he goes out to ride his bike he tells me how he wishes that he had type 2 because he would just ride his bike all day until his diabetes went away.
  55. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your six year old runs to the bathroom yelling "I've got to go Type 2!" See more parent humor.
  56. Last week's poll asked readers at what age they or their child was diagnosed. This week's poll asks readers about which insulins they use.
  57. The Featured Book of the Week is Sweet Kids: How to Balance Diabetes Control & Good Nutrition with Family Peace, Second Edition by Betty Page Brackenridge, MS, RD, CDE & Richard R. Rubin, PhD, CDE.
  58. Our page about Hyperglycemia and Ketone Testing is Worth a Look.

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