Of Continuing Interest
- Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Pumping conference from October 5-7, 2007 at the Marriott Minneapolis Southwest in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
- CWD's Focus on Best Practices: Marco Island 2008 conference is a great escape from winter's chill. The room block is nearly full. Please make your reservation and register soon if you are planning on coming.
- Preliminary information about our Friends for Life Annual Conference 2008, to be held at the Renaissance Orlando Resort at Sea World in Orlando, Florida, from July 23-27, 2008, is now online, including registration information. You may now make your hotel reservations.
- The Children with Diabetes Quilt for Life will be displayed on the National Mall in Washington, DC from August 4-5, 2008.
New This Week
- 2007 CWD Foundation Holiday Cards are now available.
- Parents and young adults with diabetes are strongly encouraged to take the DAWN Youth survey. The DAWN Youth 'WebTalk survey' is an international online survey for young people with diabetes, parents/caregivers of children with diabetes and health professionals involved in caring for people with diabetes.
- Inspired by Diabetes is a global campaign asking people with diabetes, as well as their family, friends and healthcare professionals, to express how diabetes has impacted their lives — and share those stories with others around the world.
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Recently, at school, my son had an inappropriate outburst in the nurse's office. His blood sugar was high at the time. Could his high have cause his behavior? Or, could his behavior have been brought on by the up and down blood sugars he had all week?
See the answer.
- The Quilt for Life now has 596 panels. Please consider adding your panel in time for the showing on the National Mall in August 2008.
- Join Laura Billetdeaux, CWD's Vice President, Education and Programs, on Tuesday, September 18th at 9pm Eastern in the Friends for Life Room Chat Room for a chat about CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2008 conference.
- Sales of the All the Wild Wonders CD benefit the Children with Diabetes Foundation.
- We're running a short survey about your experiences with the Children with Diabetes web site, our Friends for Life conferences, and our regional conferences.
- A major insulin pump company is conducting a market research study.
- Researchers at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan are looking for people with type 1 diabetes between the ages of 18 and 45 to participate in an online study focusing on dealing with stress. Twenty participants will win $100.
- Our sample 504 plans can help you ensure that your child receives excellent diabetes care while at school.
- Drug3k is an online database of prescription medications and is part of the European Organisation of Family Health Research.
- Beta Cell transplantation and immunosuppression: can't live with it, can't live without it.
- Early Nutrition and Risk of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus - A Nationwide Case-control Study in Preschool Children.
- The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) study: study design.
- Impairment of skin capillary recruitment precedes chronic complications in patients with type 1 diabetes.
- Increased Expression of Monocyte CD11b (Mac-1) in Overweight Recent-Onset Type 1 Diabetic Children.
- Human islets derived from donors after cardiac death are fully biofunctional.
- Engraftment of adult porcine islet xenografts in diabetic nonhuman primates through targeting of costimulation pathways.
- Beta-cell replacement and regeneration: Strategies of cell-based therapy for type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- One-year efficacy and safety of Web-based follow-up using cellular phone in type 1 diabetic patients under insulin pump therapy: the PumpNet study.
- Parental preference of prandial insulin aspart compared with preprandial human insulin in a basal-bolus scheme with NPH insulin in a 12-wk crossover study of preschool children with type 1 diabetes.
- Usefulness of the long-acting insulin analogue glargine in basal-bolus therapy for Japanese children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Use of insulin glargine during pregnancy.
- ACE-I/ARB treatment in type 1 diabetes patients with albuminuria is associated with lower odds of progression of coronary artery calcification.
- Predicting diabetic ketoacidosis in children by measuring end-tidal CO(2) via non-invasive nasal capnography.
- Diabetes care, glycemic control, and complications in children with type 1 diabetes from Asia and the Western Pacific Region.
- Technosphere insulin technology.
- Review of phase 2 studies utilizing the AIR particle technology in the delivery of human insulin inhalation powder versus subcutaneous regular or lispro insulin in subjects with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
- Inhaled insulin: extending the horizons of inhalation therapy.
- Insulin antibodies with pulmonary delivery of insulin.
- Autonomic function testing in children and adolescents with diabetes mellitus.
- Glycemic effects of moderate alcohol intake among patients with type 2 diabetes: A Multi-center, randomized clinical intervention trial.
- The Effect of Aspirin Dosing on Platelet Function in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Patients: An Analysis from the ASpirin-Induced Platelet EffeCT (ASPECT) Study.
- Silent Celiac Disease Is Frequent in the Siblings of Newly Diagnosed Celiac Patients.
- Gut microflora associated characteristics in first-degree relatives of children with celiac disease.
- The management of complicated celiac disease.
- Economic burden of a gluten-free diet.
- Risk of primary adrenal insufficiency in patients with celiac disease. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Mutations In The Insulin Gene Can Cause Neonatal Diabetes.
- Cognitive behavioural therapy.
- Israel's Nutrinia brings the magic of mother's milk to baby formula.
- Preventing Type I Diabetes.
- The Cultural War on Diabetes. See also Kaiser Health Disparities Report: A Weekly Look At Race, Ethnicity And Health.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My seven-year-old daughter was just diagnosed 12 days ago and the doctor talked to us about how our genes affected her chances to get diabetes. That night in bed she said, "Mommy, why did you and Daddy give me your pants?"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you consider crayons a "free food." See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked families where their child checks while at school. This week's poll asks families if someone will administer glucagon at school if it's needed.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Little Red Sports Car by Eleanor Troutt, illustrated by J. Chris Price.
- Our page about What To Do When You Give the Wrong Insulin Dose is Worth a Look.
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