Of Continuing Interest
- Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Pumping: Seattle 2008 Regional Conference, to be held from February 29 - March 2, 2008 at the Renaissance Seattle in Seattle, Washington.
- Make plans now to attend CWD's 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.
- The Children with Diabetes Quilt for Life will be displayed on the National Mall in Washington, DC from August 4-5, 2008.
- The Education for Children with Diabetes Foundation is offering scholarships for families and young adults to attend CWD's Friends for Life: Orlando 2008 conference.
- Maple Grove Farms is offering a Family Scholarship to CWD's Friends for Life 2008 conference. Applications are due by January 15, 2008.
New This Week
- CWD's Focus on Best Practices: Marco Island 2008 conference just concluded. We'll have a report online next week.
- In 2007, CWD delivered over 50 million pages of content and hosted 7.5 million user sessions.
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
My daughter's caregiver accidentally pricked her own finger with a lancet then used it to test my daughter. Since the woman has a hepatitis antibody in her blood that keeps her from being eligible to donate blood, should I be concerned?
See the answer.
- From the CWD Forums:
What do you think of this insurance coverage? Opinions, please.
- The Quilt for Life now has 599 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 of Education and Programming, for a chat about upcoming CWD Conferences on Wednesday, January 9th at 9pm Eastern in the conferences chat room.
- Families are Needed Who Have an Infant Under age 5 Months or a Mother in the Last Trimester of Pregnancy and a Family Member with Type 1 Diabetes are highly encouraged to participate in the TrialNet NIP study.
- Parents are invited to help nursing students learn about living with diabetes.
- C-peptide Emerging as Significant Factor in Nerve Recovery.
- Extent of Beta cell destruction is important but insufficient to predict the onset of type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats (see link in full text HTML).
- Heterozygous Missense Mutations in the Insulin Gene are linked to Permanent Diabetes appearing in the Neonatal Period or in Early-Infancy: A report from the French ND Study Group.
- Quantitative Linkage Analysis for Pancreatic B-cell Function and Insulin Resistance in a Large Twin Cohort.
- Nanoparticle strategies for the oral delivery of insulin.
- Complications after body piercing in patient suffering from type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Feasibility of a mobile phone-based data service for functional insulin treatment of type 1 diabetes mellitus patients. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Arterial Hypertension Determined By Ambulatory Blood Pressure Profiles: Contribution To Microalbuminuria Risk In A Multicenter Investigation In 2105 Children And Adolescents With Diabetes Mellitus Type 1.
- Rare complication of diabetic acidoketosis: the pneumomediastinum.
- Secretory IgA mediates retrotranscytosis of intact gliadin peptides via the transferrin receptor in celiac disease.
- Oral pathology in untreated coeliac disease.
- Association between coeliac disease and cardiovascular disease.
- Life with diabetes can prove inspiring.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
You know you are home from a CWD conference when you reach into your pocket and find SOMEONE ELSE'S used test strip!
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your child asks you if "water proof" means "toilet proof" in reference to the pump. See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers what one innovation they believe we'll see in 2008. This week's poll asks readers how they think type 1 diabetes will be cured first.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Yes I Can! Yes You Can! by Denny Dressman and Jay Leeuwenburg
- Our page about celiac disease is Worth a Look.
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