Back to Home What's New for 18 March 2007

Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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. Kids arriving early can join in Chris Dudley's Basketball Clinic on Tuesday, July 10th. 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.
  2. CWD announces its first Canadian conference -- Focus on Pumping: Toronto 2007 from August 17-19, 2007 at the Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Special guests include country music star George Canyon, Sebastien Sasseville, the first Canadian with diabetes to successfully climb Peak Lenin, and Jen Alexander, an extraordinary swimmer.
  3. Preliminary information about our Focus on Best Practices: Marco Island 2008 conference is now online, including registration forms.

New This Week

  1. Registration for CWD's Focus on Pumping: La Jolla 2007 at the San Diego Marriott La Jolla from April 13-15, 2007 ends on March 30th.
  2. Families attending our Friends for Life: Orlando 2007 annual conference are encouraged to sign up for focus groups as soon as possible, as slots fill up very quickly.
  3. CWD's Sports Corner host Rick Philbin helps answer Why Does My Blood Sugar Go Up with Exercise or Competition?
  4. Kailee is 6 and had a blood sugar of 1600 when she was diagnosed.
  5. Marisa is 13 and was diagnosed in March 2007.
  6. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    How can we find out if our son's diabetes is one caused by a genetic mutation? Our son was diagnosed in August 2006 at the age of three.
    See the answer.
  7. The Quilt for Life now has 557. 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.
  8. Camps for kids with diabetes offer a great learning experience. These camps have updated schedules:

    1. Camp Bluebonnet is a summer day camp in Youngsport, Texas.
  9. Families are invited to participate in an online Continuous Glucose Sensor Survey being run by a team from the University of Virginia.
  10. ACCU-CHEK Travel offers travel advice and tips to people with diabetes.
  11. Friends with Diabetes, an organization that offers diabetes education and support for Jewish families, has its latest newsletter online in PDF format.
  12. Summer Camp Counselor with Diabetes and/or Insulin Pump Experience Needed.
  13. The Medtronic MiniLink™ REAL-Time Transmitter is a much smaller transmitter head for the Medtronic MiniMed Paradigm® REAL-Time System.
  14. Major childhood infectious diseases and other determinants associated with type 1 diabetes: a case-control study.
  15. Coxsackie B4 virus infection of {beta} cells and natural killer cell insulitis in recent-onset type 1 diabetic patients.
  16. Chemokines as drug targets in type 1 diabetes.
  17. Translational Mini-Review Series on Type 1 Diabetes: Systematic analysis of T cell epitopes in autoimmune diabetes.
  18. Translational Mini-Review Series on Type 1 Diabetes: Immune-based therapeutic approaches for type 1 diabetes.
  19. Building a bridge between clinical and basic research: the phenotypic elements of familial predisposition to type 1 diabetes.
  20. MICA marks additional risk factors for Type 1 diabetes on extended HLA haplotypes: An association and meta-analysis.
  21. Simultaneous onset of type 1 diabetes in monozygotic twins younger than 1 year.
  22. Erythrocyte susceptibility to oxidative stress and antioxidant status in patients with type 1 diabetes.
  23. Defining the roles of T cell membrane proteinase and CD44 in type 1 diabetes.
  24. Dendritic cell-expanded, islet-specific CD4+ CD25+ CD62L+ regulatory T cells restore normoglycemia in diabetic NOD mice.
  25. Prediction of severe hypoglycemia.
  26. Safe at School; A Virginia Experience.
  27. Insulin glargine in intensively-treated type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free Spanish language full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  28. A multi-centre randomised controlled trial of motivational interviewing in teenagers with diabetes.
  29. Young women with diabetes: using Internet communication to create stability during life transitions.
  30. Outcome of pregnancy in women with type 1 diabetes intensively treated with continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion or conventional therapy. A case-control study.
  31. The relationship between pre-pregnancy care and early pregnancy loss, major congenital anomaly or perinatal death in type I diabetes.
  32. Evaluation of treatment adherence in type 1 diabetes: a novel approach.
  33. Helicobacter pylori infection and eradication are not related to glycosylated hemoglobin levels (HbA1c) in young patients with type 1 diabetes.
  34. Effects of Once-Weekly Dosing of a Long-Acting Release Formulation of Exenatide on Glucose Control and Body Weight in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes.
  35. Capsule Endoscopy Changes Patient Management in Routine Clinical Practice.
  36. Intestinal Permeability and Antigliadin Antibody Test for Monitoring Adult Patients with Celiac Disease.
  37. Detection of Celiac Disease in Primary Care: A Multicenter Case-Finding Study in North America.
  38. Correlation of Clinical and Histopathological with Endoscopic Findings of Celiac Disease in the Turkish Population.
  39. Celiac disease associated antibodies in persons with latent autoimmune diabetes of adult and type 2 diabetes.
  40. Gliadin, glutenin or both? The search for the Holy Grail in coeliac disease.
  41. Somali population discovering diabetes. See also the video of of a young girl who immigrated from Somalia and was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.
  42. Editorial: Easing burden on diabetic drivers.
  43. Marissa's Mission.
  44. Dramatic increase in child diabetes. See also Research urged as cases of diabetes in children surge 500% in 20 years, Study: 'Clean' Children At Greater Risk Of Diabetes, and Sharp increase in type 1 diabetes among children mystifies researchers.
  45. Few Schools Using Simple Test to Find Diabetes in Teens.
  46. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    It is sad how much our little ones are picking up on the lingo associated with diabetes. My little granddaughter was calling to my son and he didn't respond right away, so she yelled out, "You get over here, right this insulin!"
  47. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you ask your 7 year old announces at school that he has lost his "site" and his classmates think he has gone blind! See more parent humor.
  48. Last week's poll asked readers about the number of different basal rates in their main pump profile. This week's poll asks readers about the infusion set they use most often.
  49. The Featured Book of the Week is Dare to Dream: Flying Solo With Diabetes by Douglas Cairns.
  50. The Report from Marco Island 2007 is Worth a Look.

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