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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. Applications for the Education for CWD Foundation 2008-2009 college scholarships, sponsored by Bayer Healthcare, are now online.
  5. The Education for Children with Diabetes Foundation has extended its Friends for Life 2008 family scholarships to include families from the United States and Canada.

New This Week

  1. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    We have no family history of diabetes. Could my daughter's diabetes be related to the mumps she had earlier?
    See the answer.
  2. From the CWD Forums:
    So, how important is the endo?
  3. The Quilt for Life now has 601 panels. Please consider adding your panel in time for the showing on the National Mall in August 2008.
  4. Camps for kids with diabetes offer a great learning experience. These camps have updated schedules:

    1. Camp Carefree in New Hampshire provides two weeks of fun for kids with diabetes in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine.
    2. Camp Colorado offers summer fun for kids with diabetes.
  5. Join CWD's Laura Billetdeaux for a chat about CWD's Friends for Life Annual Conference 2008 on Wednesday, February 6th at 9pm Eastern in the Friends for Life chat room.
  6. National Athletic Trainers' Association Position Statement: Management of the Athlete With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
  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. The application deadline for the Inspired by Diabetes program has been extended to March 31, 2008.
  10. Diabetes SA Pretoria (South Africa) has updated its web site.
  11. Understanding Insulin Pumps & Continuous Glucose Sensors is a new book by Dr. Peter Chase.
  12. 50 Secrets of the Longest Living People with Diabetes offers great suggestions for getting the most out of life -- with diabetes.
  13. Is C-peptide replacement the missing link for successful treatment of neurological complications in type 1 diabetes?
  14. Does the secular increase in body mass in children contribute to the increasing incidence of type 1 diabetes?
  15. Time series analysis of ultraviolet B radiation and type 1 diabetes in Newfoundland.
  16. Very high and increasing incidence of type 1 diabetes mellitus in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
  17. Maternal diet during pregnancy and islet autoimmunity in offspring.
  18. The Effect of Glycemic Exposure on the Risk of Microvascular Complications in the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial -- Revisited.
  19. Genetically engineered K cells provide sufficient insulin to correct hyperglycemia in a nude murine model.
  20. C-reactive Protein In Relation To The Development Of Microalbuminuria In Type 1 Diabetes: The Oxford Regional Prospective Study.
  21. Salsalate Improves Glycemia and Inflammatory Parameters in Obese Young Adults. See also Mild NSAID Hints at Type 2 Diabetes Prevention.
  22. Efficacy of cholesterol-lowering therapy in 18,686 people with diabetes in 14 randomised trials of statins: a meta-analysis.
  23. Use of CoZmonitor(R) in youth with type 1 diabetes.
  24. Basal insulin switch from NPH to glargine in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
  25. Glycemic control in adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus improves lipid serum levels and oxidative stress.
  26. Outcome of pregnancy in type 1 diabetic patients treated with insulin lispro or regular insulin: an Italian experience.
  27. Fetal and perinatal outcomes in type 1 diabetes pregnancy: a randomized study comparing insulin aspart with human insulin in 322 subjects.
  28. ADA: Patients Beat Physicians at Insulin Dose Adjustment.
  29. The effect of oral alpha-lipoic acid on oxidative stress in adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  30. Effective Treatment With Oral Sulfonylureas in Patients With Diabetes Due to Sulfonylurea Receptor 1 (SUR1) Mutations.
  31. Glycemic index of meals and postprandial glycemia in patients with permanent neonatal diabetes due to Kir6.2 gene mutations.
  32. Triple diabetes: coexistence of type 1 diabetes mellitus and a novel mutation in the gene responsible for MODY3 in an overweight adolescent.
  33. Peripheral neuropathy is an early complication of type 2 diabetes in adolescence.
  34. Small particle size of a solid meal increases gastric emptying and late postprandial glycaemic response in diabetic subjects with gastroparesis.
  35. Insulin allergy: clinical manifestations and management strategies.
  36. Celiac disease. The free full text offers an excellent overview of celiac disease for the family practice physician. Also available in PDF format.
  37. Oral Manifestations of Celiac Disease.
  38. Low prevalence of neurologic and psychiatric manifestations in children with gluten sensitivity.
  39. Celiac disease in India. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  40. Celiac disease: aeromedical considerations.
  41. Diabetes And Bulimia.
  42. Living with (and paying for) diabetes.
  43. Speaker first diabetic to reach Mt. Everest's summit.
  44. Diabetes hits close to home includes a video about young Finn.
  45. Running down diabetes: Athletes train for Iron Man event and documentary.
  46. Rolling Hills Estates' running man keeps on going and Perfect Attendance are about David Harper, 75, who has had type 1 diabetes for more than 50 years.
  47. Illness can't keep girl away from skating rink.
  48. MSU research may aid type 1 diabetes.
  49. Pigs Could Be the Salvation of Diabetes Sufferers.
  50. Diabetes study focusing on fatty acid.
  51. A1 and A2 milk: what is the fuss?
  52. Back to 9 needles a day. See also Thief grabs boy's $6,600 insulin pump.
  53. Student 'Ambassador' Dies Neglected & Alone.
  54. Medtronic Announces FDA Approval of CGMS® iPro™ Continuous Glucose Recorder.
  55. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My 6-yr old diabetic granddaughter (Ashley) was explaining to her 4-yr old sister what it was like learning to read. What she meant to say was "First you start with basic reading." What she actually said was, "First you start with basal reading."
  56. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you find a quilt that comes in blue or red that would go perfect in your child's room and you automatically pick the red one because it will hide the spots left after middle of the night blood checks. See more parent humor.
  57. Last week's poll asked readers what they feel is most important in the next generation of continuous glucose sensors. This week's poll asks readers what insulin pump they use.
  58. The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetic Travel Tales and Tips by Marilyn L. Garcia.
  59. Our page about HbA1c Measurement section is Worth a Look.

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