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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. The Children with Diabetes Quilt for Life will be displayed on the National Mall in Washington, DC from August 4-5, 2008.
  4. 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.
  5. 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

  1. CWD's Focus on Best Practices: Marco Island 2008 conference just concluded. We'll have a report online next week.
  2. In 2007, CWD delivered over 50 million pages of content and hosted 7.5 million user sessions.
  3. 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.
  4. From the CWD Forums:
    What do you think of this insurance coverage? Opinions, please.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Parents are invited to help nursing students learn about living with diabetes.
  9. C-peptide Emerging as Significant Factor in Nerve Recovery.
  10. 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).
  11. 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.
  12. Quantitative Linkage Analysis for Pancreatic B-cell Function and Insulin Resistance in a Large Twin Cohort.
  13. Nanoparticle strategies for the oral delivery of insulin.
  14. Complications after body piercing in patient suffering from type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. Rare complication of diabetic acidoketosis: the pneumomediastinum.
  18. Secretory IgA mediates retrotranscytosis of intact gliadin peptides via the transferrin receptor in celiac disease.
  19. Oral pathology in untreated coeliac disease.
  20. Association between coeliac disease and cardiovascular disease.
  21. Life with diabetes can prove inspiring.
  22. 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!
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. The Featured Book of the Week is Yes I Can! Yes You Can! by Denny Dressman and Jay Leeuwenburg
  26. Our page about celiac disease is Worth a Look.

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