Of Continuing Interest
- 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. Families are encouraged to sign up for focus groups as soon as possible, as slots fill up very quickly.
- Make plans to attend our 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.
- Preliminary information about our Focus on Best Practices: Marco Island 2008 conference is now online, including registration forms.
New This Week
- The room block for CWD's Friends for Life 2007 annual conference at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida is over 90% full. If you're planning on coming, now is the time to register and reserve your hotel room.
- Monday, April 30th is the last day of early registration for CWD's Focus on Pumping: Toronto 2007 from August 17-19, 2007 at the Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
- The Family Support Network has over 3,090 families from all 50 states and 70 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.
- James is 8 and was diagnosed in June 2006.
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Do certain viruses actually lead to beta-cell destruction? What will I learn from the Anti-GAD and Anti-ICA tests I had done?
See the answer.
- The Quilt for Life now has 560 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.
- We're running a brief survey about Pumps, Pens and Syringes.
- Insulin Pump Packs For You offers a wide selection of cloth pump packs.
- Learning About Diabetes has free coloring books for boys and girls with diabetes.
- Inhibition of autoimmune diabetes by oral administration of anti-CD3 monoclonal antibody.
- Rising Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in Children in the U.K.
- Marked increase in type 1 diabetes mellitus incidence in children aged 0-14 yr in Victoria, Australia, from 1999 to 2002.
- Perinatal risk factors for childhood Type 1 diabetes in Western Australia—a population-based study (1980–2002).
- Steep increase of incidence of childhood diabetes since 1999 in Austria. Time trend analysis 1979-2005. A nationwide study.
- Incidence of type 1 diabetes mellitus in the 0- to 17-yr-old Israel population, 1997-2003.
- Association of immune mediators at diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes with later clinical remission.
- GAD65 autoantibody epitopes in adult patients with latent autoimmune diabetes following GAD65 vaccination.
- Telmisartan shows an equivalent effect of vitamin C in further improving endothelial dysfunction after glycemia normalization in type 1 diabetes.
- Combination therapy with an ACE inhibitor and an angiotensin receptor blocker for diabetic nephropathy: a meta-analysis.
- A method for assessing quality of control from glucose profiles.
- Type 1 diabetes-related epidemiological, clinical and laboratory findings. An evaluation with special regard to autoimmunity in children.
- Benefits of Information Technology–Enabled Diabetes Management.
- Maternal history of type 2 diabetes is associated with diabetic nephropathy in type 1 diabetic patients.
- Clustering of Risk Factors in Parents of Patients With Type 1 Diabetes and Nephropathy.
- Contrast sensitivity and fluorescein angiography in evaluating the ocular changes in the relation to the diabetes mellitus type I compensation in young adult patients.
- Diabetic ketoacidosis in Denmark Incidence and mortality estimated from public health registries.
- Changing perspectives in diabetes: their impact on its classification.
- Hematopoietic Stem Cells Derived from Adult Donors are Not a Source of Pancreatic Beta Cells in Adult Non Diabetic Humans.
- Selective unresponsiveness to beta cell autoantigens after induction immunosuppression in pancreas transplantation with anti-interleukin-2 receptor antibody versus anti-thymocyte globulin.
- Chromium Treatment Has No Effect in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes in a Western Population.
- Accuracy of the 5-Day FreeStyle Navigator Continuous Glucose Monitoring System. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Subcutaneous glucose sensor values closely parallel blood glucose during insulin-induced hypoglycaemia.
- Nocturnal hypoglycaemia in Type 1 diabetic patients, assessed with continuous glucose monitoring: frequency, duration and associations.
- Hypoglycemia during sleep impairs consolidation of declarative memory in type 1 diabetic and healthy humans.
- The current issue of Clinical Diabetes has several articles about insulin pump therapy, including:
- Is There a Place for Insulin Pump Therapy in Your Practice? Free full text available in PDF format.
- Insulin Pumps. Free full text available in PDF format.
- The effect of intensive diabetes treatment on resting heart rate in type 1 diabetes: the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial/Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications Study.
- Changes in glycaemic control are related to the systolic function in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Bone size normalizes with age in children and adolescents with Type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Prandial Insulin Dosing Using Run-to-Run Control.
- Identification of Distinct Self-Management Styles of Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Assessment of an empowerment education programme. A randomized study in teenagers with diabetes.
- Increased Second Trimester Maternal Glucose Levels Are Related to Extremely Large-for-Gestational-Age Infants in Women With Type 1 Diabetes.
- High-Viscosity Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose Blunts Postprandial Glucose and Insulin Responses.
- Health outcomes for diabetes patients returning for three annual general practice checks.
- Using Continuous Glucose Monitoring to Measure the Frequency of Low Glucose Values When Using Biphasic Insulin Aspart 30 Compared With Biphasic Human Insulin 30; A double-blind crossover study in individuals with type 2 diabetes.
- Evaluation of Inaccuracies in the Measurement of Glycemia in the Laboratory, by Glucose Meters, and Through Measurement of Hemoglobin A1c.
- Microvascular Complications in Cystic Fibrosis–Related Diabetes.
- Impact of celiac autoimmunity on children with type 1 diabetes.
- Early diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease in type 1 diabetes. A longitudinal, case-control study.
- Coeliac disease in Dutch patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis and vice versa.
- Video Capsule Enteroscopy in the Diagnosis of Celiac Disease: A Multicenter Study.
- New aspects in celiac disease. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Type 1 Pop Star, Nick Jonas Tells His Story.
- Scorching sun trouble for diabetes patients.
- Keeping Kids With Diabetes Safe at School: Non-Medical Staff Can Do the Job, Study Shows is about the ADA's Safe at School program.
- Bayer Diabetes Care Announces Winner Of $100,000 4th Annual Bayer Dream Fund™ Contest; Applications to Win Your Dream Now Being Accepted for 2007 Competition.
- Canadian Diabetes Association Applauds Newfoundland Labrador Budget Commitment to Children Living with Diabetes.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
I'm 21 and a newly diagnosed. I took my uncle's cat to the vet for her weekly Feline Diabetic checkup. One of the kids in the waiting room asked what the cat was in for. I told her, "A diabetes check up." I had to check my sugar just then and she asked what I was doing. I told her I was also diabetic. Her reply was, "It runs in the Family?"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your 4 year old NON-diabetic child comes in at night and says, "My blood sugar was 65 and I need to eat something" and uses that as an excuse to stay up late! See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked parents how soon after diagnosis they began going out again. This week's poll asks readers how many times they have a retinal photograph as part of their diabetes eye care.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Diabetes Travel Guide, 2nd Edition by Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APRN-BC, BC-ADM.
- The Un-Tethered Regimen is Worth a Look.
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