Back to Home What's New for 20 March 2005

Of Continuing Interest

  1. Join us for the Focus on the Future: Colorado 2005 conference. Come and learn about continuous glucose sensing, insulin delivery systems, pump therapy, best practices, and new medicines for people with diabetes that can help reduce the risk of complications. Plus have a great time with other CWD families.

  2. The Family Support Network now includes almost 600 families from 50 states and 19 countries. If you're new to diabetes, the Family Support Network will help you connect with families near you. If you haven't joined, please become part of the Family Support Network.

  3. The new Education for Children with Diabetes Foundation provides scholarships for activities related to diabetes education, including diabetes summer camps and diabetes education conferences, for both the child with diabetes and the child's family. Scholarship assistance is available for the CWD Friends for Life 2004 summer conference at Disney World. The application deadline for scholarship funds for the Friends for Life conference is April 1, 2005.

New This Week

  1. You can read the 2004 Annual Report from the Diabetes Research Institute.

  2. dLifeTV, a new television series about living well with diabetes, premiers tonight, Sunday, March 20th, at 7pm Eastern on CNBC. dLifeTV is part of dLife, which also offers online content, email news, and dLifeRadio.

  3. Wear one of our "Insulin Is Not A Cure" or "I Believe" (in a cure) bracelets (or both!) to help raise money for research, scholarships, and supplies for families in need.

  4. Lilly is seeking applications for the 2005 LillyForLife awards. We have copies of the application forms online on our Funds page.

  5. Emily is 16 and was diagnosed three years ago.

  6. Summer camps for kids with diabetes that have updated information for the 2005 camping season include:

    1. Twin Lakes Diabetes Camp in Mississippi hosts kids ages 7 to 17.

  7. Read the transcript from last week's Sports and Exercise chat.

  8. Parents of young kids with diabetes are encouraged to bring their kids for our bi-weekly Kids Chat on Sunday, March 20th, at 8:00 pm Eastern Time in the Kids Chat Room. This is a chance for school aged kids to chat online with each other while supervised by their parents.

  9. Join CWD Events Coordinator Laura Billetdeaux for a chat about the Friends for Life 2005 summer conference on Wednesday, March 23rd at 9pm Eastern in the Friends for Life chat room.

  10. Gestational diabetes mellitus.

  11. We're running a survey about glucagon use in school and would appreciate your feedback.

  12. Younger age at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes mellitus in children of immigrated families born in Italy.

  13. Combination Therapy with Epidermal Growth Factor and Gastrin Induces Neogenesis of Human Islet {beta}-Cells from Pancreatic Duct Cells and an Increase in Functional {beta}-Cell Mass.

  14. Inhibition of cellular immune responses to encapsulated porcine islet xenografts by simultaneous blockade of two different costimulatory pathways.

  15. Effects of diet and exercise on muscle and liver intracellular lipid contents and insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetic patients.

  16. Cancer Drug for Diabetes? summarizes Imatinib and Regression of Type 2 Diabetes.

  17. Chemists Identify Key Gene in Development of Type 1 Diabetes.

  18. Self-Care Autonomy and Outcomes of Intensive Therapy or Usual Care in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes.

  19. Sharing stories: complex intervention for diabetes education in minority ethnic groups who do not speak English. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.

  20. Going high with type 1 diabetes.

  21. Personality factors and disordered eating in young women with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  22. Identity and adherence in a diabetes patient: transformations in psychotherapy.

  23. The Association between Health Insurance Coverage and Diabetes Care; Data from the 2000 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.

  24. Employees with diabetes are not automatically more tired.

  25. Gluten-free diet may alleviate depressive and behavioural symptoms in adolescents with coeliac disease: a prospective follow-up case-series study. Free full text available in PDF format.

  26. High Prevalence of Celiac Disease in Patients with Lactose Intolerance.

  27. Celiac disease in close family members.

  28. Given capsule endoscopy in celiac disease: evaluation of diagnostic accuracy and interobserver agreement.

  29. Autonomic neuropathy and coeliac disease.

  30. Prospective screening for coeliac disease in patients with Graves' hyperthyroidism using anti-gliadin and tissue transglutaminase antibodies.

  31. Systematic review: the liver in coeliac disease.

  32. Growth hormone deficiency and coeliac disease: an unusual association?

  33. A 10-minute remedy.

  34. Diabetic contractor sent home from Iraq wants to return. See also Firefighter with diabetes may sue to return to Iraq.

  35. Diabetic detainee risks losing sight.

  36. Diabetic ordered off BA flight. See also Diabetic forced off plane for carrying insulin kit.

  37. Family copes with daughter’s diabetes.

  38. UM student and mountain climber doesn't let insulin pump slow him down.

  39. Vikings pitcher won’t take loss from diabetes.

  40. Morrison injects Zags with renewed energy. See also Zags' star fights diabetes and Diabetic Morrison Leads Zags at Texas Tech.

  41. Senior to compete in national contest.

  42. Diabetes patient walks the walk in fund raising.

  43. Son's disease propels a stem cell pioneer.

  44. Dad of Diabetic Daughter Wins Big; As Do Millions with Diabetes and Amylin Pharmaceuticals.

  45. Amylin Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Approval of SYMLIN(R) for Insulin-Using Type 2 and Type 1 Diabetes.

  46. Singer Rosanne Cash Appears In Public Service Announcement To Help People With Diabetes -- And Their Loved Ones -- Avoid Complications And Save Lives.

  47. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:

    I told my son to check his blood sugar. He pulled the kit out of his book bag from school. Then he asked, "Hey, Mom, how can I check it with this?" He was holding a film canister! Earlier that morning I had inadvertently picked up the film container and packed that instead of the vial of test strips! Good thing he didn't have to test that day at school.

  48. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you have the coolest first grader in the entire school -- none of other children have a "beeper" and personal nurse who follows them everywhere they go. See more parent humor.

  49. Last week's poll asked readers how satisfied they are with the diabetes care their children receives while at school or daycare. This week's poll asks readers if their diabetes team has discussed ACE inhibitors with them.

  50. FREE Ascensia Contour blood glucose monitor with purchase of 100 Contour test strips and with enrollment in our Patient Compliance Program. Only $28.44 per box of 50 Contour strips with membership. From Diabetic Express, the online store partner and a sponsor of Children with Diabetes.

  51. The Featured Book of the Week is Cooking Up Fun For Kids With Diabetes by Patti Geil and Tami Ross.

  52. Our page about Hyperglycemia and Ketone Testing is Worth a Look.

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