Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
- Make plans now to attend CWD's Focus on Technology: Bethesda 2008 conference, to be held at the Marriott Bethesda North, Bethesda, Maryland from September 26-28, 2008. Family scholarships are available from the Education for Children with Diabetes Foundation.
- Make plans now to attend CWD's Focus on Best Practices: Marco Island 2009 conference, to be held at the Marco Island Marriott Resort in Marco Island, Florida from January 1-4, 2009.
New This Week
- With summer approaching, now is a good time to review and replenish the supplies in your diabetes emergency kit.
- OneTouch Diabetes shares the "Word in Your Hand" project, more of which can be seen at Tu Diabetes.
- KT: Mother, Entrepreneur, Diabetes Advocate.
- The IDF Life for a Child program supports the care of close to 1,000 children in over 17 countries worldwide.
- Happy Mother's Day, Dads.
- Shelby is 13 and lives in Arizona.
- The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
Is there any association between alcohol intake and insulin secretion and sensitivity? How does the body process alcohol, as carbohydrates, sugar, or otherwise?
See the answer.
- From the CWD Forums:
Misplaced our primary meter today
- Four new panels were added to the Quilt for Life, bringing the total to 614. Please consider adding your panel in time for the showing on the National Mall in August 2008.
- CLSI Publishes New Guideline for Continuous Interstitial Glucose Monitoring. See also Performance Metrics for Continuous Interstitial Glucose Monitoring.
- Insulin Pump Therapy in Children and Adolescents is an online CME course. Free registration required.
- Families from Florida are encouraged to take a few minutes to complete an online survey by the American Diabetes Association about diabetes care in school.
- The Winter 2008 Professional Section Quarterly from the American Diabetes Association is now online.
- Infiltration of forkhead box P3-expressing cells in small intestinal mucosa in coeliac disease but not in type 1 diabetes.
- Relation of circulating concentrations of chemokine receptor CCR5 ligands to C-peptide, proinsulin and HbA1c and disease progression in type 1 diabetes.
- Fulminant type 1 diabetes as a model of nature to explore the role of C-peptide.
- The mechanisms that underlie glucose sensing during hypoglycaemia in diabetes.
- Association analysis of the type 2 diabetes loci in type 1 diabetes.
- Prevalence of atopy in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus, hepatitis B virus carriers, and healthy children: Role of T helper 1 (Th1)-type immune response.
- Immunological efficacy of heat shock protein 60 peptide DiaPep277(TM) therapy in clinical type I diabetes.
- Islet transplantation in patients with autoimmune diabetes induces homeostatic cytokines that expand autoreactive memory T cells. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Immunosuppression in islet transplantation. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Elevated Catalase And Heme Oxygenase-1 May Contribute To Improved Postischaemic Cardiac Function In Long-term Type 1 Diabetes.
- The Relationship between Negative Communication and Body Image Dissatisfaction in Adolescent Females with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
- Health economic consequences of insulin analogues in the treatment of type 1 diabetes in Denmark.
- Road traffic accidents and diabetes: insulin use does not determine risk.
- Randomized Efficacy Trial of Early Preconception Counseling for Diabetic Teens (READY-Girls).
- Flexible, intensive insulin therapy and dietary freedom in adolescents and young adults with Type 1 diabetes: a prospective implementation study.
- Upper abdominal symptoms in patients with Type 1 diabetes: unrelated to impairment in gastric emptying caused by autonomic neuropathy.
- Insulin and glucose profiles during continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion compared with injection of a long-acting insulin in Type 2 diabetes.
- Varenicline may trigger severe hypoglycaemia in Type 1 diabetes.
- GLP-1: physiological effects and potential therapeutic applications.
- The assessment of autoimmunological status and prevalence of different forms of celiac disease among children with type 1 diabetes mellitus and celiac disease.
- Affective and psychiatric disorders in celiac disease.
- Metabolic and nutritional features in adult celiac patients.
- Parallels between pathogens and gluten peptides in celiac sprue. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats. (The PDF has excellent diagrams of the celiac disease process.)
- Radioimmunological detection of anti-transglutaminase autoantibodies in human saliva: a useful test to monitor celiac disease follow-up.
- I Don't Live Like I Have Diabetes.
- Coffeys: With three children who are diabetic, family juggles 'huge emotional blur'.
- Marathon triumph for diabetes sufferer.
- Peabody family of four with diabetes travels to D.C. to fight for research.
- Ideas bring laughter, but 'sweet life' wins.
- Doctor, nurse test glucose monitoring system.
- Fresno School Nurses 'Onto' Benefits of Insulin Pumps.
- School nurses adjust to needs of diabetic students.
- Smiths Medical to Promote and Distribute Abbott's FreeStyle Navigator Continuous Glucose Monitoring System.
- Pelikan Technologies And Lilly Form Alliance To Promote Diabetes Education; Collaboration Highlights Education and Finger Health in Diabetes Management. See also Pelikan Technologies to learn more about the Pelikan Sun electronic lancing device.
- The CWD Foundation receives a significant contribution from the acquisition of Children With Diabetes by Johnson & Johnson.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
Our daughter Lauren has always been very open about her diabetes and in school, all her schoolmates are well informed about diabetes and what it means. But sometimes, the other students want in on the "diabetes action." Recently, a girl in Lauren's class raised her hand and asked to go to the nurse. When the teacher asked what was wrong, the little girl explained, "My pancreas is bothering me!"
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your husband comes in and asks your child what they are up to and they respond "176" instead of "playing." See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers what they think is the hardest part of living with diabetes. This week's poll asks readers how many times have they or their child has had a retinal photograph as part of their diabetes eye care.
- The Featured Book of the Week is My Life as a Pancreas: Reflections on Raising a Child with Diabetes by Priscilla Call Essert.
- Our Report from Friends for Life 2007 is Worth a Look.
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