Back to Home What's New for 3 December 2006

Of Continuing Interest

  1. Join your friends for the CWD New York City Family Adventure Weekend at the New York Midtown East Courtyard by Marriott from February 16-19, 2007.
  2. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Pumping: La Jolla 2007 conference at the San Diego Marriott La Jolla from April 13-15, 2007.
  3. Planning to come to the Friends for Life: Orlando 2007 annual conference? We have preliminary program information and a sessions list to help with your planning. Registration information is also now online.
  4. Chris Dudley brings his Basketball Clinic to the 2007 Friends for Life Conference. Registration for the basketball clinic is limited to 60 participants, and you must be registered for the Friends for Life conference before you can register for the basketball clinic.
  5. The CWD Welcome Kit is once again available. Health care teams are encouraged to request Welcome Kit Coupons for their patients.
  6. Order your holiday cards from MoreThanCards and help the CWD Foundation.

New This Week

  1. CWD's Focus on Best Practices conference at the Marriott Marco Island Resort on Marco Island, Florida is sold out. If you made reservations at the hotel but have not yet sent in your registration form for the actual conference, please make sure it is received by December 15. There will be no registrations accepted after that date. Note: If CWD received and processed your registration, you would have received a printed confirmation within two weeks. If you don't have this - you aren't registered, so please double check.
  2. Getting Started with Continuous Glucose Monitoring by Linda Mackowiak, MS, RN, CDE, will help you understand the basics about continuous sensing.
  3. Hanah is seven and lives in Michigan.
  4. Tuathla is eight and lives in the south of France.
  5. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Are there any risks associated with using Levemir while pregnant?
    See the answer.
  6. The Quilt for Life now has 551 panels. The Quilt for Life is scheduled to be displayed at the 2007 Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association from June 22-26, 2007 in Chicago, Illinois, and at CWD's 2007 Friends for Life Conference from July 11-15, 2007 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Please contribute your square.
  7. Join Dr. Bob Bulgarelli on Wednesday, December 6th for a special chat about Managing Holiday Stress. The chat begins at 9pm Eastern in the Holiday Stress Chat Room.
  8. The Care of Students with Diabetes Act in Illinois will ensure that children with diabetes are medically safe at school and day care and have access to the same educational opportunities as other children. All families from Illinois are encouraged to help.
  9. The 2007 DESA North American Conference will be held from June 28-30, 2007 at the Colorado College & The US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
  10. Adults with type 1 diabetes are sought for a Study On Stress and Emotional Understanding In Diabetes Control.
  11. Beaded Daisy offers a selection of medical identification bracelets and necklaces from Canada.
  12. Feasibility of Automating Insulin Delivery for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes.
  13. Continuous glucose monitoring and external insulin pump: towards a subcutaneous closed loop.
  14. The Effect of Intensive Glycemic Treatment on Coronary Artery Calcification in Type 1 Diabetic Participants of the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial/Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (DCCT/EDIC) Study.
  15. Inhalation of Human Insulin (Exubera) Augments the Efficiency of Muscle Glucose Uptake In Vivo.
  16. Protection from type 1 diabetes by vitamin d receptor haplotypes.
  17. Immunointervention in newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes.
  18. DiaPep277(R) Preserves Endogenous Insulin Production by Immunomodulation in Type 1 Diabetes.
  19. HLA Class I Epitope Discovery in Type 1 Diabetes.
  20. Effects of Autoimmunity and Immune Therapy on -Cell Turnover in Type 1 Diabetes.
  21. Is it dietary insulin?
  22. Viruses cause type 1 diabetes in animals.
  23. Immunomodulation for the Prevention of SPIDDM and LADA.
  24. Insulin Treatment in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Induces Upregulation of Regulatory T-Cell Markers in Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells Stimulated With Insulin In Vitro.
  25. Adiponectin in Childhood and Adolescent Obesity and Its Association with Inflammatory Markers and Components of the Metabolic Syndrome.
  26. Early Involvement of the Spinal Cord in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy.
  27. Skin Autofluorescence as a Noninvasive Marker of Vascular Damage in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes.
  28. C-Peptide Reverses Nociceptive Neuropathy in Type 1 Diabetes.
  29. Cord Blood Islet Autoantibodies Are Related to Stress in the Mother during Pregnancy.
  30. Recovery of Islet -Cell Function in Streptozotocin- Induced Diabetic Mice; An Indirect Role for the Spleen.
  31. Molecular Mechanisms of Insulin Resistance in Humans and Their Potential Links With Mitochondrial Dysfunction.
  32. Plasma C-Peptide and Cognitive Performance in Older Men Without Diabetes.
  33. Relationship of Fasting and Hourly Blood Glucose Levels to HbA1c Values; Safety, accuracy, and improvements in glucose profiles obtained using a 7-day continuous glucose sensor.
  34. Short-acting insulin analogs - critical assessment of meta-analyses.
  35. Insulin glargine improves glycemic control and health-related quality of life in type 1 diabetes.
  36. Children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes eat a more atherosclerosis-prone diet than healthy control subjects in Norway.
  37. Pioglitazone as adjunctive therapy in adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
  38. 25 years experiences on diabetic ketoacidotic patients.
  39. Adiponectin and leptin: Potential tools in the differential diagnosis of pediatric diabetes?
  40. Relationship Between Low-Normal Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease in Type 1 Diabetes.
  41. HbA1c in Early Diabetic Pregnancy and Pregnancy Outcomes.
  42. Long-Term Effect of the Internet-Based Glucose Monitoring System on HbA1c Reduction and Glucose Stability.
  43. QT dispersion: comparison between diabetic and non-diabetic individuals and correlation with cardiac autonomic neuropathy.
  44. Effect of Eucaloric High- and Low-Sucrose Diets With Identical Macronutrient Profile on Insulin Resistance and Vascular Risk.
  45. Botulinum Toxin Treatment for Oropharyngeal Dysphagia Associated With Diabetic Neuropathy.
  46. Genome-wide linkage analysis of 160 North American families with celiac disease.
  47. A new indirect chemiluminescent immunoassay to measure anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies.
  48. Alice's Story.
  49. CNN Newsroom Anchor Heidi Collins to be Official Spokesperson for the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness.
  50. Despite diabetes, photographer keeps life in focus.
  51. New Glucose Monitors Leave Finger Sticks Behind.
  52. Depression and eating disorders can complicate diabetes.
  53. Driven to succeed.
  54. Kendall Simmons Tackles Diabetes.
  55. These sisters are brave, smart, confident and living with diabetes.
  56. WDM activist for diabetic education is honored.
  57. 25 years and counting for Gnome Countryside.
  58. Damon Dash knows: To be a winner, train hard.
  59. Fund diabetes research, to help people, your wallet.
  60. Her nose knows.
  61. Health officials approach Alabama diabetes with new effort.
  62. Pfizer's new inhalable insulin slow to catch on.
  63. GuardControl Study Shows Improved Glycemic Control in Type 1 Diabetes Using REAL-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring.
  64. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My son was at the endo yesterday and the nurse was commenting on his high readings lately. The nurse commented, "It looks like the honeymoon is over." Robbie (age 6) replied, "It can't be, I don't even have a wife yet!"
  65. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you clean the lint trap of your clothes dryer and find a bunch of test strips. See more parent humor.
  66. Last week's poll asked readers what they think is the hardest part of living with diabetes. This week's poll asks readers how often they've checked for ketones during the past year.
  67. The Featured Book of the Week is Smart Pumping for People with Diabetes, edited by Howard Wolpert, MD.
  68. Our Report from the Diabetes Technology Meeting 2006 is Worth a Look.

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