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Of Continuing Interest

  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. 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. CWD announces its first Canadian conference -- Focus on Pumping: Toronto 2007 from August 17-19, 2007 at the Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  2. We report on the 2007 New York City Family Adventure Weekend.
  3. The Family Support Network has over 2,960 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.
  4. Brandon is 9 and was diagnosed when he was 2 years old.
  5. Brianna is 12 and was diagnosed when she was just 14 months old.
  6. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    My son's endocrinologist has suggested I get tested for MODY based on family history and my thin/normal weight. Knowing the tests are often inconclusive, what should I do?
    See the answer.
  7. We added two panels to the Quilt for Life, bringing the total number of panels to 556. 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.
  8. Camps for kids with diabetes offer a great learning experience. These camps have updated schedules:

    1. ADA Residential Summer Camp Program for Upstate New York offers camping fun plus a radio station.
    2. Camp Aldersgate is a co-ed resident camp in Little Rock, Arkansas.
    3. Camp Colorado offers summer fun for kids with diabetes.
    4. Camp Crestfield in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania offers excitement for kids with diabetes.
    5. Camp Discovery offers camp for kids with type 1 diabetes and a camp for kids with type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes, and metabolic syndrome
    6. Camp Earthworks is a day camp for kids in Springfield, Missouri.
    7. Camp EDI is a residential camp for kids from Illinois and Missouri.
    8. Camp Hamwi, in central Ohio, offers horseback riding and outdoor adventure.
    9. Camp KA-DI-DA-CA is a special day camp for children ages 5-8 with diabetes
    10. Camp Needlepoint and Camp Daypoint offer incredible adventures for kids in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
    11. Camp Sioux offers a summer camp for kids with diabetes in North Dakota.
    12. Camp Victory offers a free camping experience for kids in Louisiana.
    13. CODA Kid's Camp is a summer day camp for kids ages 3 through 7 near Columbus, Ohio.
    14. Diabetes Day Camps in Texas offer an exciting weeklong day camp for kids with diabetes.
    15. Stepping Stones Day Camp is a summer day camp for new campers ages 8 through 12 near Columbus, Ohio.
  9. Scholarships offered for diabetes camp.
  10. Glucosim, by the Illinois Institute of Technology, is a web-based simulation of glucose and insulin levels in the human body.
  11. Families from Canada are encouraged to submit a Disability Tax Credit Certificate for their children with diabetes, who are entitled to this significant benefit.
  12. The current issue of The New England Journal of Medicine offers an article entitled The Rise of In-Store Clinics Threat or Opportunity?. Also available in PDF.
  13. Summer Camp Counselor with Diabetes and/or Insulin Pump Experience Needed.
  14. Paternal smoking is associated with a decreased prevalence of type 1 diabetes mellitus among offspring in two national British birth cohort studies (NCDS and BCS70).
  15. Uncomplicated Type 1 Diabetes Is Associated With Increased Asymmetric Dimethylarginine Concentrations. Free full text available in PDF format.
  16. Fetal growth is increased by maternal type 1 diabetes and HLA DR4-related gene interactions.
  17. Secular trends, disease maps and ecological analyses of the incidence of childhood onset Type 1 diabetes in Northern Ireland, 1989-2003.
  18. Human parechovirus 1 infections in young children-no association with type 1 diabetes.
  19. High T-helper-1 cytokines but low T-helper-3 cytokines, inflammatory cytokines and chemokines in children with high risk of developing type 1 diabetes.
  20. Self-report and parent-report of physical and psychosocial well-being in Dutch adolescents with type 1 diabetes in relation to glycemic control. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
  21. Hyperglycemic crises and their complications in children.
  22. Long-term use of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion compared with multiple daily injections of glargine in pediatric patients.
  23. Temporal trends in the treatment of pediatric type 1 diabetes and impact on acute outcomes.
  24. Calculating the insulin to carbohydrate ratio using the hyperinsulinaemic-euglycaemic clamp-a novel use for a proven technique.
  25. Outside-hospital assistance for children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  26. Diabetes Nutrition and Complications Trial: adherence to the ADA nutritional recommendations, targets of metabolic control, and onset of diabetes complications. A 7-year, prospective, population-based, observational multicenter study.
  27. Medical Costs of Diabetic Complications Total Costs and Excess Costs by Age and Type of Treatment Results of the German CoDiM Study.
  28. An unusual cause of severe hypoglycaemia in type 1 diabetes mellitus. Antepartum pituitary failure: a case report and literature review.
  29. Prevalence of coeliac disease in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus in a clinic based population.
  30. Long-term follow-up of 61 celiac patients diagnosed in childhood: evolution toward latency is possible on a normal diet.
  31. The Importance Of Exclusive Breastfeeding In Infants At Risk For Celiac Disease.
  32. An algorithm for family screening for coeliac disease.
  33. Celiac-Related Properties of Chemically and Enzymatically Modified Gluten Proteins.
  34. Combinations of common chronic paediatric diseases deviate the immune response in diverging directions.
  35. Tetramer visualization of gut-homing gluten-specific T cells in the peripheral blood of celiac disease patients.
  36. Free full text available in PDF format.
  37. Gluten-Free Cooking Spree Comes To New York City.
  38. Pig cells hope for diabetes cure.
  39. Camden Hills grad raises diabetes awareness in Ecuador.
  40. Lilly Introduces World's First Digital Insulin Pen With Memory. See also the HumaPen MEMOIR web page.
  41. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    The other day my mom texted me this: "2 100's today". She watches my son Cole while I attend college full time. I texted back, "good, I changed his basal the other day". She texted back, "No, I was talking about his school work -- two 100% on his school work." We both laughed really hard -- this would only happen if you had a child with diabetes.
  42. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you come home and ask you son how he is doing and he answers with a number. See more parent humor.
  43. Last week's poll asked readers about their plans for continuous glucose sensing. This week's poll asks readers if they use alternate site testing.
  44. The Featured Book of the Week is When You're a Parent with Diabetes by Kathryn Gregorio Palmer.
  45. Our page about Retinopathy is Worth a Look.

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