Back to Home What's New for 17 June 2007

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. CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2007 conference is less than a month away.
  2. Team Type 1 continues to lead in the Race Across America. They are expected to finish on Monday, June 16th. Follow the final stretch on their blog.
  3. Early registration for CWD's Focus on Pumping conference from October 5-7, 2007 at the Marriott Minneapolis Southwest in Minnetonka, Minnesota ends on June 30.
  4. Exercise for the Nintendo Generation from CWD Sports Corner host Rick Philbin offers tips on video games that get you moving.
  5. Brianna was diagnosed in November 2006 when she was seven.
  6. Athina Diane is six and was diagnosed in February 2007.
  7. Kaleb was 11 and has had diabetes for nine years.
  8. Destiny was diagnosed five days after her third birthday.
  9. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Diagnosed with type 1 two weeks ago when I was in DKA, I was told to stop taking insulin because of my lows. Might I not have type 1? Could I be in my honeymoon period?
    See the answer.
  10. The Quilt for Life now has 578 panels. The next showing is at CWD's 2007 Friends for Life Conference from July 11-15, 2007 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
  11. Join Laura Billetdeaux, CWD's Vice President, Education and Programs, on Wednesday, June 20th at 9pm Eastern in the Conferences Chat Room for a chat about upcoming CWD conferences.
  12. Updated chapters and slides are available for Type 1 Diabetes: Cellular, Molecular & Clinical Immunology by George S. Eisenbarth, MD.
  13. The American College of Physicians Diabetes Portal offers information for patients and clinicians.
  14. Current And Emerging Technologies In Insulin Pumps And Continuous Monitors.
  15. Pancreatic islet transplantation, what has been achieved since Edmonton break-through.
  16. Participant and Parent Experiences in the Parenteral Insulin Arm of the Diabetes Prevention Trial for Type 1 Diabetes.
  17. Islet autoantibody development during follow-up of high-risk children from the general Norwegian population from three months of age: Design and early results from the MIDIA study.
  18. Regional brain volume differences associated with hyperglycemia and severe hypoglycemia in youth with type 1 diabetes.
  19. Interferons induce an antiviral state in human pancreatic islet cells.
  20. Differentiation of transplanted microencapsulated fetal pancreatic cells.
  21. Diabetes Patient Successfully Transplanted in World-first DiabeCellŪ Trial. See also LCT awarded world-first IANZ accreditation for xenotransplantation laboratory and Pig cells transplanted into patient.
  22. Multimerized T cell epitopes protect from experimental autoimmune diabetes by inducing dominant tolerance. See also European researchers poke away at Type 1 diabetes with effective vaccination in mice.
  23. Improved Monitoring of the Hyperglycemic State in Type 1 Diabetes Patients by Use of the Glycoalbumin/HbA1c Ratio.
  24. Glucose concentration can be predicted ahead in time from continuous glucose monitoring sensor time-series.
  25. Assessing glycemia in type 1 diabetic patients using a microdialysis system for continuous glucose monitoring.
  26. Mortality and diabetes from a population based register in Yorkshire 1978-93. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  27. Physical activity and sports participation in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  28. Fertility in women with type 1 diabetes mellitus. A population-based cohort study in Sweden.
  29. Mother-Child Appraised Involvement in Coping with Diabetes Stressors and Emotional Adjustment.
  30. Unmitigated communion and health among adolescents with and without diabetes: the mediating role of eating disturbances.
  31. Hyperglycaemia and externalising behaviour in children with type 1 diabetes.
  32. Why do adolescents with type 1 diabetes and their parents participate in focus groups?
  33. Cross-sectional analysis of adult diabetes type 1 and type 2 patients with diabetic microvascular complications from a German retrospective observational study.
  34. Could we predict asymptomatic cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy in type 1 diabetic patients attending out-patients clinics?
  35. "Sir Insulin Monk Versus the Evil Diana Betes": A Program Addressing Type 2 Diabetes Education and Prevention in Youth. See also Diabetes Education and Prevention in Youth and the online video (Real Player required).
  36. Effect of Rosiglitazone on the Risk of Myocardial Infarction and Death from Cardiovascular Causes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats. See also Rosiglitazone and Cardiovascular Risk.
  37. Effect of a gluten-free diet on growth and small-bowel histology in children with celiac disease in India.
  38. It's a cross-country ride for diabetes cure.
  39. Some diabetic girls skip insulin in dangerous effort to diet.
  40. Bret Michaels, Diabetic Lead Singer of "Poison," Lives Life Large. See also the dLife segment about Bret.
  41. Football is best medicine for diabetes.
  42. Fighting back.
  43. Inhale Or Inject?
  44. Athlete, motivator comes to inspire Vandenberg.
  45. Cycling so much more to Southerland.
  46. In Mice, Drug Protects against Diabetes and Atherosclerosis.
  47. Novel Delivery Method Of Insulin Gene To Combat Juvenile Diabetes Developed.
  48. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My six year old son was diagnosed with Type 1 on April 1 (of all days!) 2002. He is an avid Pokemon fan. We were teaching him how to read the nutrition labels and find out how many carbs are in various foods. One day he picked up a can of light lemonade and said "Mom, this does 2 points damage, can I drink this?" So now we track our carbs by how many "hit points" or how much "damage" a food will do.
  49. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your auto ashtray is full ... of test strips! See more parent humor.
  50. Last week's poll asked readers how many times since diagnosis they have been hospitalized for DKA. This week's poll asks readers if they have considered using Symlin or Byetta.
  51. The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes: An Emotional Journey by Renea Jo Zosel.
  52. Our Art and Poetry section is Worth a Look.

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