Back to Home What's New for 18 February 2007

Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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 90% full. If you're planning on joining us, please reserve your room soon. The last two Focus on Pumping conferences sold out.
  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.
  4. Preliminary information about our Focus on Best Practices: Marco Island 2008 conference is now online, including registration forms.

New This Week

  1. We have a preliminary report from the 2007 New York City Family Adventure Weekend.
  2. Detailed session information for parents and adults is now online for Thursday and Friday at CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2007 annual conference.
  3. Doug Burns, Mr. Universe, Pumps Weights and Insulin.
  4. The Family Support Network has over 2,950 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.
  5. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    When in my ex-wife's care, my daughter has been hospitalized for low blood sugar issues. My ex-in-laws provide much of the care, yet have never received diabetes training. What should I do? I am concerned that I am being blamed for my daughter's problems.
    See the answer.
  6. The Quilt for Life now has 554 panels. The Quilt for Life will next be displayed 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.
  7. Camps for kids with diabetes offer a great learning experience. These camps have updated schedules:

    1. Camp Hendon provides a summer camping experience for kids ages 8 to 17 in Kentucky.
    2. Camp Korelitz, in Hamilton, Ohio between Cincinnati and Dayton, offers camp for kids ages 8-15.
    3. Camp JADA is a summer day camp for kids with diabetes, siblings, and friends in Jacksonville, Florida.
    4. Camp John Warvel offers camp for kids with diabetes ages 7 through 15 in North Webster, Indiana.
    5. Camp Tokumto is a day camp program for kids ages 5 to 9 in Cincinnati, Ohio
    6. Kiki's Kids Camp is a day camp in Rome, Georgia.
  8. Diabetes Care in the School and Day Care Setting offers the guidelines of the American Diabetes Asssociation.
  9. Kids and the Gluten-Free Diet.
  10. Inpatient Diabetes and Glycemic Control: What Next? is an online continuing education program for pharmacists and nurses.
  11. Eating Disorders in Teens with Type 1 Diabetes.
  12. Summer Camp Counselor with Diabetes and/or Insulin Pump Experience Needed.
  13. The Prediction of Major Outcomes of Type 1 Diabetes: A 12 year prospective evaluation of three separate definitions of the Metabolic Syndrome, and their components and estimated glucose disposal rate: The Pittsburgh Epidemiology of Diabetes Complications Study Experience.
  14. Caspase Inhibitor Therapy Enhances Marginal Mass Islet Graft Survival and Preserves Long Term Function in Islet Transplantation.
  15. Transient chorea in a patient with type 1 diabetes may induce a reduction in insulin demand through increased spontaneous movements.
  16. Engineered Enteroendocrine Cells Secrete Insulin in Response to Glucose and Reverse Hyperglycemia in Diabetic Mice.
  17. Cell therapy for diabetes mellitus.
  18. Injection of acidic or neutral insulin and pain: A single-center, prospective, controlled, noninterventional study in pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  19. Implantable insulin pumps. A position statement about their clinical use.
  20. Natural history and predictors of disturbed eating behaviour in girls with Type 1 diabetes.
  21. Characteristics of depressiveness among adolescents with diabetes mellitus.
  22. Multisystemic therapy for adolescents with poorly controlled type I diabetes: stability of treatment effects in a randomized controlled trial.
  23. Chromium treatment has no effect in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in a Western Population: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial.
  24. The interaction between eating disorders and celiac disease: an exploration of 10 cases.
  25. Fired aide's backers pack Zeeland board meeting.
  26. Insulin pump praised in New Zealand.
  27. Everyday Heroes: Kids Helping Kids With Diabetes.
  28. Diabetic injection problem sees Grade 1 pupil barred.
  29. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My 3 year old daughter was diagnosed with type 1 in 2006. We became involved with the JDRF walk/fundraiser. After the walk, when we had to check her blood sugar and give her insulin before lunch she looked very confused and proceeded to explain to us that it was no longer necessary to do these things because we had just "walked to cure diabetes."
  30. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your two-year-old insists on putting cotton balls in her doll's diapers to check for ketones. See more parent humor.
  31. Last week's poll asked readers how they get their insulin. This week's poll asks readers about their plans for continuous glucose sensing.
  32. The Featured Book of the Week is Type 1 Diabetes: A Guide for Children, Adolescents and Young Adults -- and Their Caregivers by Ragnar Hanas, M.D.
  33. Our page about the Glucagon Emergency Kit is Worth a Look.

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