Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
- Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Pumping conference from October 5-7, 2007 at the Marriott Minneapolis Southwest in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
- Preliminary information about our Focus on Best Practices: Marco Island 2008 conference is now online, including registration forms.
New This Week
- Team Type 1 finished first in the Race Across America.
- 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.
- The Family Support Network has over 3,175 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.
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Recently, someone told me that new research shows that type 1 diabetics will not awake on lows. What is your opinion and what should I do about that?
See the answer.
- 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.
- The American Diabetes Association is accepting applications for the 2008 National Youth Advocate.
- Is Your Diabetic Child Prepared for a School Emergency?
- Voices of Diabetes from Novo Nordisk includes stories from people living with diabetes.
- Even SuperHeroes Get Diabetes is the story of a boy named Kelvin
- Exenatide blocks JAK1-STAT1 in pancreatic beta cells.
- Bone metabolism is linked to disease duration and metabolic control in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Rapid-onset type 1 diabetes associated with cytomegalovirus infection and islet autoantibody synthesis. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Peptide-activated double-negative T cells can prevent autoimmune type-1 diabetes development.
- Organ specific autoantibodies in preclinical and early clinical type 1 diabetes in Turkey.
- Influence of stressful life events on the onset of Type 1 diabetes in childhood.
- Comparison between basal insulin glargine and NPH insulin in patients with diabetes type 1 on conventional intensive insulin therapy.
- Systematic Review of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Risk of Fracture.
- Fate of Five Celiac Disease-Associated Antibodies During Normal Diet in Genetically At-Risk Children Observed from Birth in a Natural History Study.
- Affinity maturation of immunoglobulin A anti-tissue transglutaminase autoantibodies during development of coeliac disease.
- Role of the "Immersion Technique" in Diagnosing Celiac Disease With Villous Atrophy Limited to the Duodenal Bulb.
- Diabetes cure advocate returns from Washington.
- Living with diabetes; Fairfield teen testifies on Capitol Hill about juvenile diabetes.
- Young Girls With Diabetes At Risk For Dia-Bullimia.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My sister has diabetes. When I was 7 or 8 eight years old, I was always jealous when my sister got sweets to treat low blood sugar. One time when she got a fruit snack, I said, "I feel low, too! I need a fruit snack." Then, my mom said "OK, let's test you!" and I said, "NO, NO, NO! I'm not THAT hungry."
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your two type 1 teens who both drive now argue whoever has the best BG gets the car. See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers if they have considered using Symlin or Byetta. This week's poll asks readers who use insulin pumps if they have their most recent basal rates, insulin-to-carb ratios, and correction factors written down.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Juvenile Diabetes by Moira McCarthy.
- The Emergency Pack page is Worth a Look.
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