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Of Continuing Interest

  1. Make plans now to join us at the Friends for Life Annual Conference at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida from July 6-10, 2005.

  2. We're running a special poll about whether families are experiencing any changes in care at school as a result of the American Federation of Teachers vote in July 2004 against diabetes care by non-nurses.

  3. The Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston is seeking a Director for the Joslin Diabetes Camp.

New This Week

  1. Donnie is eight and was diagnosed in June 2004.

  2. Trinity is five and just got an insulin pump.

  3. We now have 382 panels in the Quilt for Life. We need hundreds more. If you haven't made a quilt square, please consider doing so. You can download the instructions on making and submitting a quilt square.

  4. Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet is a group of studies looking at the prevention and early treatment of type 1 diabetes.

  5. American Diabetes Association Launches Safe at School program to help counter the American Federation of Teacher's effort to prevent non-nurses from providing diabetes care to kids at school.

  6. Fundacion Diabetes Juvenil de Chile offers support for families in Chile.

  7. More Than Cards is selling Kid's Artwork Holiday Cards with proceeds benefiting the Children with Diabetes Foundation.

  8. FIFTY-50 Pharmacy has glucose meter cover kits available for most meters.

  9. Seasonality of type 1 diabetes mellitus in children and its modification by weekends and holidays: retrospective observational study.

  10. Waiting to inhale: noninjectable insulin, are we there yet?

  11. NIH Funds Centers to Study Islet Transplantation. See also UM to share millions for diabetes research,

  12. UCSF Stem Cell Research Focuses on Beta Cell Production.

  13. Transplantation as a therapeutic option for diabetic nephropathy.

  14. Silymarin protects pancreatic {beta}-cells against cytokine-mediated toxicity: Implication of c-Jun NH2-Terminal Kinase and Janus kinase/signal transducer and activator of transcription (STAT) pathways. Full text available in PDF format.

  15. Role of cyclooxygenase-2 in cytokine-induced beta -cell dysfunction and damage by isolated rat and human islets. Free full text available in PDF format.

  16. Pioglitazone and Sodium Salicylate Protect Human {beta}-Cells against Apoptosis and Impaired Function Induced by Glucose and Interleukin-1{beta}.

  17. Genetic and perinatal factors as risk for childhood type 1 diabetes.

  18. Prevention of type 1 diabetes by gene therapy. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.

  19. Distinct idiotypes of insulin autoantibody in autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type 2 and childhood onset type 1 diabetes.

  20. A new way to look at eye complications in diabetes.

  21. Modelling the effect of alcohol in Type 1 diabetes.

  22. SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth: a multicenter study of the prevalence, incidence and classification of diabetes mellitus in youth. See also the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth web site.

  23. Interventions to Improve Research Participants' Understanding in Informed Consent for Research.

  24. Management of newly diagnosed diabetes: home or hospital?

  25. Diabetes patients' ability to estimate dietary carbohydrate content for use in a decision support system.

  26. Meta-analysis of the health effects of using the glycaemic index in meal-planning.

  27. Botox Treats Diabetic Gastrointestinal Disorder references The Treatment of Diabetic Gastroparesis With Botulinum Toxin Injection of the Pylorus.

  28. Oral glucose tolerance test in children and adolescents: Positives and pitfalls.

  29. Does tight control of blood glucose in pregnant women with diabetes improve neonatal outcomes?

  30. Lactation, diabetes, and nutrition recommendations.

  31. Risk of cesarean wound complications in diabetic gestations.

  32. Optimizing combination therapy for type 2 diabetes in adolescents and adults: A case-based approach.

  33. Caffeine ingestion before an oral glucose tolerance test impairs blood glucose management in men with type 2 diabetes.

  34. Lyrica (Pregabalin) Offers Sustained Relief Of Peripheral Neuropathic Pain.

  35. Coeliac disease: the great imitator. See also the Letter to the Editor about the article.

  36. Psychological support counselling improves gluten-free diet compliance in coeliac patients with affective disorders..

  37. Risk of malignancy in diagnosed coeliac disease: a 24-year prospective, population-based, cohort study.

  38. The role of video capsule endoscopy in the diagnosis of digestive diseases: a review of current possibilities.

  39. Beta-cell, thyroid and coeliac autoimmunity in children with type 1 diabetes. Free full text in Spanish available in HTML and PDF.

  40. Factors relating to compliance with a gluten-free diet in patients with coeliac disease: comparison of white Caucasian and South Asian patients.

  41. What happens to patients with positive tissue transglutaminase and endomysium antibody results in general practice?

  42. Whole Foods Market Announces Opening of Its First Gluten-Free Bakehouse.

  43. Protecting the Uninsured is an editorial from The New England Journal of Medicine.

  44. Support group provides community for campus diabetics.

  45. Coping With Juvenile Diabetes A Family Affair.

  46. Teens aim to fight diabetes with concert.

  47. A big, tough inspiration.

  48. Akram now bats for diabetes.

  49. Diamyd starts larger trial in type 2 diabetes patients in Sweden.

  50. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:

    I just started teaching kindergarten. Since my 10-year-old son is a diabetic, the school decided to have a new student with diabetes in my class. Thing were going fine until the student decided to EAT part of a crayon and taste the glue. I looked at him and said, "Sweetie, please don't eat the art supplies. I don't know how to count the carbs for them!"

  51. Last week's poll asked readers about the financial burden of paying for diabetes supplies. This week's poll asks readers about which blood glucose meter they use most often.

  52. FreeStyle Flash blood glucose monitoring system. Now test with the world's smallest meter! Free when you purchase a minimum of 50 FreeStyle test strips! Free Data Cable for your computer via mail in offer. Please visit Diabetic Express to see our complete line of over 1000 other Diabetes supplies. Diabetic Express is the proud Online Store partner of Children with Diabetes.

  53. The Featured Book of the Week is The Best Year of My Life: Book 1: Getting Diabetes by Jed Block.

  54. Our Diabetes Dictionary is Worth a Look.

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