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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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.
  2. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Pumping conference from October 5-7, 2007 at the Marriott Minneapolis Southwest in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
  3. Preliminary information about our Focus on Best Practices: Marco Island 2008 conference is now online, including registration forms.

New This Week

  1. The Family Support Network has over 3,150 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.
  2. Shelby is 12 and was diagnosed when she was nine.
  3. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    If a 2 ounce serving of pasta is 42 grams of carbohydrates and contains 5 grams of dietary fiber, how do I calculate the bolus amount?
    See the answer.
  4. The Quilt for Life now has 568 panels. New panels must be received by June 15, 2007 to be included in the next showing at CWD's 2007 Friends for Life Conference from July 11-15, 2007 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
  5. Transplanting Islets.
  6. The University of Florida is seeking kids newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes who had their cord blood banked for a study about Cord Blood and Diabetes.
  7. Parent: Schools don't understand needs of ill children.
  8. Parents looking for a babysitter now have three easy ways to find someone near them:

    1. Search CWD's Family Support Network
    2. Safe Sittings connects parents with teens with type 1 diabetes who babysit
    3. Diabetic Sitter helps parents who have a child with diabetes find a babysitter
  9. The OneTouch UltraMini is now available in four colors.
  10. The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Juvenile Diabetes is a new book by Moira McCarthy.
  11. Major increase in Type 1 diabetes-no support for the Accelerator Hypothesis.
  12. Engineered enteroendocrine cells secrete insulin in response to glucose and reverse hyperglycemia in diabetic mice.
  13. Association between Glycosylated Hemoglobin Level and Cardiovascular and All-Cause Mortality in Type 1 Diabetes.
  14. Oxidant stress, immune dysregulation, and vascular function in type I diabetes.
  15. Meta-analysis of the effects of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on lipoproteins and other emerging lipid cardiovascular risk markers in patients with type 2 diabetes.
  16. A method to predict the metabolic effects of changes in insulin treatment in subgroups of a large population based patient cohort.
  17. The Role of Insulin Resistance in Predicting the Progression to Type 1 Diabetes.
  18. Thiazolidinediones and Heart Failure: A Teleo-Analysis.
  19. Length of gestation and gender are associated with HLA genotypes at risk for Type 1 diabetes (Italian DIABFIN 3).
  20. Insulin aspart : an evidence-based medicine review.
  21. Glargine versus NPH insulin: Efficacy in comparison with insulin aspart in a basal bolus regimen in type 1 diabetes-The glargine and aspart study (GLASS) A randomised cross-over study.
  22. Improving metabolic control in sub-optimally controlled subjects with Type 1 diabetes: comparison of two treatment algorithms using insulin glargine.
  23. A review of human and analogue insulin trials.
  24. A randomized pilot study in Type 1 diabetes complicated by severe hypoglycaemia, comparing rigorous hypoglycaemia avoidance with insulin analogue therapy, CSII or education alone.
  25. A transition care programme which improves diabetes control and reduces hospital admission rates in young adults with Type 1 diabetes aged 15-25 years.
  26. Antepartum and intra-partum insulin management of type 1 and type 2 diabetic women: Impact on clinically significant neonatal hypoglycemia.
  27. Continuous glucose monitoring versus self-monitoring of blood glucose in the treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus.
  28. Outcomes of pregnancies affected by impaired glucose tolerance.
  29. Safety and tolerability of acarbose in the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
  30. Evaluation of the efficacy and tolerability of acarbose in patients with diabetes mellitus : a postmarketing surveillance study.
  31. The Perfect Storm—Drug Safety And Rosiglitazone is an editorial by Richard Hellman, MD, FACP, FACE, and was published in the the May/June edition of the journal Endocrine Practice.
  32. Screening by anti-endomysium antibodies for celiac disease in Tunisian children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  33. High prevalence of glucose intolerance even among young adults in south India.
  34. Long wait for coeliac diagnosis.
  35. Vaccine hope for food disease sufferers.
  36. Mr. Universe beats rap; Bodybuilder was suffering from insulin shock during cop brawl.
  37. American Diabetes Association: Diabetes Management in Schools Act Will Help Ensure Oklahoma Students with Diabetes Are Safe at School.
  38. Tragic Consequences; Fatal Crash Cases Hard To Prosecute is about two drivers with type 1 diabetes who causes fatal accidents due to hypoglycemic reactions.
  39. Zip the Dog's Nose Knows Lows: Diabetes Alert Dog Saves a Life.
  40. Nurses recognized for helping students in diabetes maintenance.
  41. TV Can Be Bad for Children With Diabetes.
  42. Martin player of year.
  43. Multi-talented Weiss raises money to research cure for juvenile diabetes.
  44. Living with diabetes — and how!
  45. Diabetes gets her best shot.
  46. Cyclist Inspires at Camp.
  47. Camp for children with diabetes assists with independence.
  48. Dexcom™ Receives FDA Approval For Its 7-Day STS® Continuous Glucose Monitoring System.
  49. Study tests oral insulin to prevent type 1 diabetes. For more information see Oral Insulin for Prevention of Diabetes in Relatives at Risk for Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus at the TrialNet web site.
  50. Another world-first for LCT's xeno facilities.
  51. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    After recently buying "Mary Poppins" on DVD, our 6 kids went around singing all the songs. Well, John, our pumping 5 year old son had to put his own twist on "A Spoonful of Sugar." His version goes:
    Just a bolus full of insulin makes my sugars come down,
    sugars come down,
    sugars come down.
    In the most painless way!
  52. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you find your five-year-old daughter testing the finger of her baby doll and saying "Uh-Oh, what did you eat?" See more parent humor.
  53. Last week's poll asked readers if they have been tested for celiac. This week's poll asks readers if they have a diabetes emergency kit prepared.
  54. The Featured Book of the Week is My Child Has Diabetes: A Parent's Guide to a Normal Life After Diagnosis by Karen Hargrave-Nykaza.
  55. Our Care Suggestions are Worth a Look.

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