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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

New This Week

  1. Early Registration for CWD's Focus on Pumping: La Jolla 2007 conference ends on January 8, 2007. The conference is expected to sell out, so if you are planning on attending, now is the time to make your reservation.
  2. The Family Support Network has over 2,810 families from all 50 states and 67 countries. If you're new to diabetes, looking for a baby sitter for your child, want to babysit others, or need a college parent, the Family Support Network can help you connect with families near you. If you haven't joined, please become part of the Family Support Network. Now's also a great time to search for someone near you and introduce yourself.
  3. Mary is 13 and lives in New Hampshire.
  4. Gael is 10 months old and was diagnosed in December 2006.
  5. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    My son, diagnosed with type 1, had negative antibodies, therefore non-autoimmune diabetes. So, are there treatments other than insulin? His younger sister tested normal. What are the chances she will develop diabetes?
    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. Camps for kids with diabetes offer a great learning experience. These camps have updated schedules:

    1. Bearskin Meadow Camp in California includes a family camp for younger kids.
    2. Florida's Diabetes Camp sits on 47 acres on the shores of beautiful Lake Winona.
  8. Families are invited to help nursing students learn about living with diabetes.
  9. Parents and children who are between 7 and 14 years old are invited to participate in a study about Sibling Relationships.
  10. Adults with type 1 diabetes are sought for a Study On Stress and Emotional Understanding In Diabetes Control.
  11. Kids aged 8 and older are needed for a nation-wide Randomized Study of Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitors in the Management of Type 1 Diabetes.
  12. The NDEP offers Your Game Plan to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes.
  13. Autonomic Nerve Testing Predicts the Development of Complications.
  14. Signs of -Cell Autoimmunity in Nondiabetic Schoolchildren: A comparison between Russian Karelia with a low incidence of type 1 diabetes and Finland with a high incidence rate.
  15. Glycemic Thresholds for Activation of Counterregulatory Hormone and Symptom Responses in Islet Transplant Recipients.
  16. Bedside neuropathy disability score compared to quantitative sensory testing for measurement of diabetic neuropathy in children, adolescents, and young adults with type 1 diabetes.
  17. Subclinical Coronary and Aortic Atherosclerosis Detected by Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Type 1 Diabetes With and Without Diabetic Nephropathy.
  18. Functional and histological evaluation of transplanted pancreatic islets immunoprotected by PEGylation and cyclosporine for 1 year.
  19. Increasing the Accuracy of Oral Glucose Tolerance Testing and Extending Its Application to Individuals With Normal Glucose Tolerance for the Prediction of Type 1 Diabetes: The Diabetes Prevention Trial-Type 1.
  20. Skin Autofluorescence Is a Strong Predictor of Cardiac Mortality in Diabetes.
  21. The changing spectrum of diabetes in Mexican American youth.
  22. Cortisol Secretion in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes: Relationship with chronic complications.
  23. The Accuracy of the FreeStyle Navigator Continuous Glucose Monitoring System in Children With Type 1 Diabetes.
  24. Managing type I diabetes in pregnancy: how near normal is necessary?
  25. Long- and short-haul travel by air: issues for people with diabetes on insulin.
  26. C-Peptide Replacement Therapy and Sensory Nerve Function in Type 1 Diabetic Neuropathy.
  27. HLA-DQB1*0201 homozygosis predisposes to severe intestinal damage in celiac disease.
  28. No observed local immunological response at cell level after five years of oats in adult coeliac disease.
  29. Gluten-Free Diet Impact on Leptin Levels in Asymptomatic Coeliac Adolescents: One Year of Follow-Up.
  30. Coeliac disease and primary hyperparathyroidism: an association?
  31. Population screening for coeliac disease in a low prevalence area in Italy.
  32. First prevalence of celiac disease in a Portuguese population.
  33. Prevalence of diabetes-related autoantibodies in celiac disease.
  34. Undiagnosed coeliac disease and nutritional deficiencies in adults screened in primary health care.
  35. Effect of HLA DQ2, dietary exposure and coeliac disease on the development of antibody response to gliadin in children.
  36. Desperate call for help -- then a fatal crash; Disoriented by diabetes, teacher smashes into tree.
  37. Diabetes puts Neumann in motion.
  38. Lexington teen is national spokesman; Passion for diabetes research, education led him to youth post.
  39. Teen stricken by diabetes wins role in Rose Parade.
  40. Diabetics in the Workplace Confront a Tangle of Laws.
  41. Cancer drug found helpful in controlling diabetes.
  42. New Hypertension Guidelines Fail to Improve Blood Pressure Control in People With Diabetes; Separate Study Finds Adolescent Pupil Size Predicts Later Complications.
  43. Frontline: The Diet Wars is an excellent PBS presentation about dieting and weight problems.
  44. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    This morning Taylor noticed a jet stream in the sky from a plane that had flown by recently. She said, "Hey Mom, that must be where the space ship Lantus took off." It took me a moment to realize she thought she was looking at the jet stream where the Space Shuttle Atlantis had taken off.
  45. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you ask for a pen and they bring you the insulin pen. See more parent humor.
  46. Last week's poll asked readers who use insulin pumps what they do with their infusion set tubing. This week's poll asks readers about innovations they think will appear in 2007.
  47. The Featured Book of the Week is My Child Has Diabetes: A Parent's Guide to a Normal Life After Diagnosis by Karen Hargrave-Nykaza.
  48. Our page about the Dead in Bed Syndrome is Worth a Look.

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