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Of Continuing Interest

  1. CWD's Focus on Best Practices: Marco Island 2008 conference is a great escape from winter's chill. While our room block is now full, there is some overflow space at nearby hotels. Please make your reservation and register soon if you are planning on coming.
  2. 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.
  3. The Children with Diabetes Quilt for Life will be displayed on the National Mall in Washington, DC from August 4-5, 2008.
  4. Many activities are planned around the globe for World Diabetes Day -- November 14, 2007.

New This Week

  1. Why Kids Should Exercise from CWD's Sports Corner Host Rick Philbin reviews the latest research showing the health benefits of exercise for kids with type 1 diabetes.
  2. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Can a person with type 1 diabetes continue to make insulin throughout their life? Since my son seems to be able to produce some insulin more than three years since his diagnosis, could he have type 2?
    See the answer.
  3. From the CWD Forums:
    Nervous about pump start
  4. 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.
  5. Integrated Diabetes Services offers a free mealtime dosage calculator form.
  6. The 5th World of Hope Research Conference at the Diabetes Research Institute in Miami, Florida will take place on Saturday, November 3, 2007.
  7. Parents in the Los Angeles area are invited to a meeting about a new Preschool for Children with and without Type 1 Diabetes to be held at 8pm on October 16, 2007. Contact Paula Levy for details at 310 475 8150 or email plevyfsc@aol.com.
  8. IBM'ers are encouraged to contribute to the Diabetes Research Institute.
  9. Parents who have children using continuous sensors are encouraged to participate in a focus group.
  10. A major insulin pump company is conducting a market research study.
  11. 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.
  12. Diabetes Self-Management has relaunched its web site with a new design.
  13. Inhibition of PKCepsilon Improves Glucose-Stimulated Insulin Secretion and Reduces Insulin Clearance. See also Proinsulin maturation, misfolding, and proteotoxicity and Sabotage in the insulin factory? Botched production of insulin molecule may kill pancreas cells and lead to diabetes, U-M study finds.
  14. Solving a critical part of the insulin puzzle. See also Aussie scientists make diabetes breakthrough.
  15. SIRT1 Improves Insulin Sensitivity under Insulin-Resistant Conditions by Repressing PTP1B. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  16. Fatty Acids And Insulin Modulate Myocardial Substrate Metabolism In Humans With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
  17. Multiple SOD1/SFRS15 variants are associated with the development and progression of diabetic nephropathy: The DCCT/EDIC Genetics study.
  18. Cardiovascular disease risk prediction in type 1 diabetes: Accounting for the differences.
  19. Pancreatic scintigraphy with 99mTc-interleukin-2 at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes and after 1 year of nicotinamide therapy.
  20. No increased incidence of diabetes in antidepressant users.
  21. Immunological Responses to Exogenous Insulin.
  22. The Effect of Cinnamon on Glucose Control and Lipid Parameters.
  23. Hypoglycemia In Pregnant Women With Type 1 Diabetes: Predictors And Role Of Metabolic Control.
  24. Level of glycemic control and pregnancy outcome in type 1 diabetes: a comparison between multiple daily insulin injections and continuous subcutaneous insulin infusions.
  25. Families' lived experience one year after a child was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.
  26. Statins May Benefit Kids With Recalcitrant Lipids.
  27. The effects of vitamin d deficiency and insufficiency on the endocrine and paracrine systems.
  28. What blood tests help diagnose celiac disease?
  29. Histopathologic diagnosis of celiac disease in children without clinical evidence of malabsorption.
  30. Environmental factors of celiac disease: Cytotoxicity of hulled wheat species Triticum monococcum, T. turgidum ssp. dicoccum and T. aestivum ssp. spelta.
  31. A case of celiac disease mimicking amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
  32. After All These Years: Al Lewis, Age 73, Living with Type 1 Diabetes for 69 Years.
  33. How I Coped With My Little Brother's Diabetes: Three Things That Made All the Difference.
  34. Glucose Sensor Helps Manage Diabetes.
  35. "The Silent Diabetes".
  36. Woman becomes University Hospital's 100th islet-cell transplant recipient.
  37. Expert urges multi-drug therapy for diabetic patients.
  38. USF center of 10-year international study to determine cause of juvenile diabetes.
  39. Joslin Researchers Uncover Potential Role of Leptin in Diabetes.
  40. CalorieKing Mobile is a new, free web-based application designed for web-enabled mobile phones. Users can search a 50,000-item food database for nutritional information, including such foods as cheeseburgers.
  41. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    It was shortly before noon and my 6 year old told me that she felt low, so she grabbed her monitor and tested her blood sugar. She announced that her blood sugar was 33 so I panicked and grabbed a glucose tablet and juice box. After I juiced her up, I tested her again to see if her blood sugar had come up and the monitor now read "HI". I checked her previous reading and the monitor read "303". I guess in her little mind's eye it read 30 3.
  42. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you you ask your child what they had for lunch and they reply 45 carbs! See more parent humor.
  43. Last week's poll asked readers what blood glucose meter they use most often. This week's poll asks readers if their diabetes team charges them to fill out forms for school and driver's licenses.
  44. The Featured Book of the Week is Trick-or-Treat for Diabetes by Kim Gosselin.
  45. Our Report from AADE 2007 is Worth a Look.

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