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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. Make plans to come to the Friends for Life: Orlando 2007 annual conference at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida from July 11 - 15, 2007. The Parent and Adult Program and Youth Program are 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.
  4. Preliminary information about our Focus on Best Practices: Marco Island 2008 conference is now online, including registration forms.

New This Week

  1. The hotel room block for CWD's Focus on Pumping: La Jolla 2007 at the San Diego Marriott La Jolla from April 13-15, 2007 is 90% full. If you're planning on joining us, please reserve your room soon. The last two Focus on Pumping conferences sold out.
  2. The Family Support Network has over 2,930 families from all 50 states and 69 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. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    My granddaughter was recently diagnosed with type 1. How do we find caretakers for the summer months? My daughter and I both work.
    See the answer.
  4. The Quilt for Life now has 554 panels. The Quilt for Life will next be displayed 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.
  5. Camps for kids with diabetes offer a great learning experience. These camps have updated schedules:

    1. The ADA Donovan McNabb Diabetes Camp offers kids in Pennsylvania a great camping experience with NFL star Donovan McNabb.
    2. Camp Leo near Shelton, Washington, offers kids a wonderful time in the great outdoors.
    3. Northern Illinois Day Camps provide a great summer experience for younger kids with diabetes, their siblings, and their friends.
    4. Triangle D offers children with diabetes in northern Illinois a summer camping experience.
  6. You can read the transcript from last week's chat about upcoming CWD conferences.
  7. Diabetes: Magnitude and Mechanisms. Free full text available in PDF format.
  8. Arab Children Health Congress calls for supportive action to address lack of awareness on juvenile diabetes.
  9. Kerri Morrone has several new and interesting articles, including An Open Letter to my Pancreas, Law and Disorder (about a failing infusion set), and Quiet Morning, about changing an infusion set.
  10. Learning About Diabetes has a new coloring book for girls with diabetes, available in English and Spanish, in addition to their other free booklets.
  11. Summer Camp Counselor with Diabetes and/or Insulin Pump Experience Needed.
  12. My Own Style Pack offers an assortment of insulin pump packs for kids.
  13. The Ultimate Guide to Accurate Carb Counting by Gary Scheiner can help anyone do a better job of this critical aspect of diabetes management.
  14. Guide to Healthy Fast-Food Eating by Hope Warshaw can help you make better food choices if you eat on the go.
  15. Questioning Four Preconceived Ideas on Immunotherapy of Clinical Type 1 Diabetes: Lessons from Recent CD3 Antibody Trials. Free full text also available in PDF format.
  16. Association of Postprandial Hyperglycemia with in Vitro LDL Oxidation in Non-Smoking Patients with Type 1 Diabetes - a Cross-Sectional Study. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  17. Immunotherapy After Recent-Onset Type 1 Diabetes: Combinatorial Treatment for Achieving Long-Term Remission in Humans? Free full text available in PDF format.
  18. Polyclonal Anti-T-Cell Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus of Recent Onset. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  19. Modulating the Autoimmune Response in Type 1 Diabetes: A Report on the 64th Scientific Sessions of the ADA, June 2004, Orlando, FL, USA. Free full text available in PDF format.
  20. Mucosal tolerance to prevent type 1 diabetes: can the outcome be improved in humans? Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  21. Genes Mediating Environment Interactions in Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  22. B cells in autoimmune diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
  23. Interfering with vagal nerve activity in mice prevents diabetes and hypertension.
  24. Suppression of Hyperglycemia in NOD Mice After Inoculation With Recombinant Vaccinia Viruses.
  25. Imbalance in Th Cell Polarization and its Relevance in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  26. Elimination of insulitis and augmentation of islet {beta} cell regeneration via induction of chimerism in overtly diabetic NOD mice. Free full text available in PDF format.
  27. Longitudinal changes in epitope recognition of autoantibodies against glutamate decarboxylase 65 (GAD65Ab) in prediabetic adults developing diabetes.
  28. Regulation of the inducible nitric oxide synthase and sodium pump in type 1 diabetes.
  29. Prevalence and incidence rate of diabetes mellitus in a Swedish community during 30 years of follow-up.
  30. Higher incidence of type 1 diabetes in males--a study in teenagers and young adults in Krakow region in 1987-1999.
  31. Temporal trends in mortality of patients with diabetes mellitus suffering acute myocardial infarction: a comparison of over 3000 patients between 1995 and 2003.
  32. The role of friendship in the lives of male and female adolescents: does diabetes make a difference?
  33. Metabolic control with insulin pump therapy: the Waikato experience.
  34. Comparison of dinner with bedtime administration of insulin glargine in type 1 diabetic patients treated with basal-bolus regimen.
  35. Clinical picture at the onset of type 1 diabetes mellitus in children.
  36. Predictors of treatment adherence in young children with type 1 diabetes.
  37. Effects of high-dose vitamin E supplementation on oxidative stress and microalbuminuria in young adult patients with childhood onset type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  38. Serum Lipids and Glucose Control: The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study.
  39. Systematic screening for diabetic retinopathy with a digital fundus camera following pupillary dilatation in a university diabetes department.
  40. A Communication Platform for Tele-monitoring and Tele-management of Type 1 Diabetes.
  41. Effect of inhaled insulin on patient-reported outcomes and treatment preference in patients with type 1 diabetes.
  42. Incretins and other peptides in the treatment of diabetes.
  43. Diets and discipline: the narratives of practice of university students with type 1 diabetes.
  44. Hyperandrogenism and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) in Women with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Free full text available in PDF format.
  45. Diabetes and C-Reactive Protein. Free full text available in PDF format.
  46. Circulating Antipericyte Autoantibodies: A Novel Modifier of Risk of Progression of Diabetic Retinopathy?
  47. The financial costs of healthcare treatment for people with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes in the UK with particular reference to differing severity of peripheral neuropathy.
  48. Elimination of dietary gluten and development of type 1 diabetes in high risk subjects. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  49. Coeliac disease and risk of mood disorders - A general population-based cohort study.
  50. Lack of correlation of degree of villous atrophy with severity of clinical presentation of coeliac disease.
  51. Coeliac disease and risk of renal disease-a general population cohort study.
  52. 'Teen rebellion cost me my sight'.
  53. Dealing with diabetes.
  54. FD honors young hero.
  55. Breakthrough discovery for Type 1 Diabetes is about a girl with a very rare form of diabetes.
  56. There oughta be a law.
  57. Tokyo Univ. team's findings could help find diabetes cure.
  58. Imaging Technique Is Highly Accurate In Diagnosing, Locating Pancreas Defects In Newborns.
  59. Statement Of The American Diabetes Association On The Administration's Proposal To Flatten Diabetes Research And Prevention Funding In FY08.
  60. Adults With Diabetes Head to Summer Camp.
  61. Candy Creek offers an assortment of fruit flavored, sugar free lollipops.
  62. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My son Thomas is 11 years old and has had diabetes for 9. Recently he was asking about the early years and was it hard to take care of a toddler with diabetes. As I explained about the "honeymoon period" he commented that it was then that he and diabetes got married. Quickly he followed up with the comment, "Maybe someday we'll get divorced."
  63. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you make sure your daughter wakes you up in the middle of the night and says, "Mommy, I'm beeping." See more parent humor.
  64. Last week's poll asked readers what insulin pump they use. This week's poll asks readers how they get their insulin.
  65. The Featured Book of the Week is Diabesity by Fran Kaufman, M.D.
  66. Our section about Blood Glucose Monitors is Worth a Look.

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