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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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. Kids arriving early can join in Chris Dudley's Basketball Clinic on Tuesday, July 10th. 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. Families are encouraged to sign up for focus groups as soon as possible, as slots fill up very quickly.
  2. Make plans to attend our first Canadian conference -- Focus on Pumping: Toronto 2007 from August 17-19, 2007 at the Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Special guests include country music star George Canyon, Sebastien Sasseville, the first Canadian with diabetes to successfully climb Peak Lenin, and Jen Alexander, an extraordinary swimmer.
  3. Preliminary information about our Focus on Best Practices: Marco Island 2008 conference is now online, including registration forms.

New This Week

  1. The Family Support Network has over 3,070 families from all 50 states and 70 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.
  2. Residents of New Hampshire who have children with a chronic health condition may be eligible for a grant of $1,000 per calendar year from the Council for Children & Adolescents with Chronic Health Conditions.
  3. diaTribe writes about CWD's Friends for Life conference.
  4. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Is there some way to determine the bolus ratio and duration for a dual wave bolus for "stubborn foods" like pizza and pasta?
    See the answer.
  5. The Quilt for Life now has 558 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.
  6. Join Team Type 1 founder Phil Southerland for a special chat about Team Type 1 Tackles Tour of Virginia on Wednesday, April 18th at 9pm Eastern in the Team Type 1 Chat Room.
  7. Join CWD Events Coordinator Laura Billetdeaux on Thursday, April 19th for a chat about upcoming CWD Conferences. The chat begins at 9pm Eastern in the Conferences chat room.
  8. The National Diabetes Education Program offers When Your Child Is Diagnosed with Diabetes: Parents' Questions for the Health Care Team.
  9. Expectant families with a mom or dad or sibling with type 1 diabetes are needed for the TEDDY, an NIH funded study that's trying to uncover the environmental triggers of type 1 diabetes.
  10. Families who have a child using multiple injection therapy are needed for a brief survey and will receive a $10 gift voucher.
  11. Families are invited to participate in an online Continuous Glucose Sensor Survey being run by a team from the University of Virginia.
  12. Summer Camp Counselor with Diabetes and/or Insulin Pump Experience Needed.
  13. The InsuCalc Insulin Dosing Wheel is designed for health care professionals to help them teach insulin dosing.
  14. Autologous Nonmyeloablative Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Newly Diagnosed Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats. See also Type I diabetics live without insulin in stem cell experiment and Stem cells re-set the immune systems of diabetes patients.
  15. Association between glycosylated hemoglobin level and 16-year incidence of chronic kidney disease in type 1 diabetes.
  16. Changes in Depressive Symptoms and Glycemic Control in Diabetes Mellitus.
  17. Rotavirus infection of infant and young adult nonobese diabetic mice involves extraintestinal spread and delays diabetes onset.
  18. Relationship between interstitial and blood glucose in type 1 diabetes patients: delay and the push-pull phenomenon revisited.
  19. Seeking the Factors Predisposing to Local Skin Inflammatory State Development in Children with Type 1 Diabetes (T1DM) Treated with Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion (CSII).
  20. The Role of Parental Monitoring in Adolescent Health Outcomes: Impact on Regimen Adherence in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes.
  21. Long-term Improvement of Metabolic Control Without Increased Risk of Hypoglycaemia by Intensive Insulin Regimens in Type 1 Diabetes Patients Treated in a Regular Clinical Setting.
  22. Menstrual Cycle Effects on Insulin Sensitivity in Women with Type 1 Diabetes: A Pilot Study.
  23. New technology, new errors: how to prime an upgrade of an insulin infusion pump.
  24. Blood glucose and ketone monitoring in type 1 diabetic patients in the controlled environment of a summer camp.
  25. Progression of retinopathy during pregnancy in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  26. Correlation of Duodenal Histology With Tissue Transglutaminase and Endomysial Antibody Levels in Pediatric Celiac Disease.
  27. Failure to respond to hepatitis B vaccine in children with celiac disease.
  28. Young girl lends voice to diabetes cause.
  29. Massillon girl selected as diabetes delegate.
  30. Diabetes can't stop marathoner's drive.
  31. 13-Year-Old Donates Toy-Filled Backpacks to Diabetes Patients at Winthrop.
  32. The diabetic who is part pig.
  33. Know Your Numbers, Outlive Your Diabetes: An Expert Interview with Richard A. Jackson, MD, and Amy L. Tenderich, MA.
  34. Basic research study creates new treatment protocol to “re-educate” immune system and prevent beta cell destruction.
  35. Autoimmune disease triggered if T cells miss a single protein early on.
  36. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    As a new pumper, I wanted to express to the world the said fact. Therefore, I specialized my license plate-NSLNPMP. To my chagrin, nobody had any idea what it stood for, but my dad (who has a pretty good understanding of me) had the most original idea -- "Nice and Plump?"
  37. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you reach in your purse, grab your tube of lotion and realize you are rubbing cake frosting into your hands. See more parent humor.
  38. Last week's poll asked readers how often they download data from their glucose meter at home. This week's poll asks readers which glucose meter they use most often.
  39. The Featured Book of the Week is The Secrets of Living and Loving with Diabetes by Janis Roszler, RD, CDE, LD/N, William Polonsky, PhD, CDE, and Steven V. Edelman, MD.
  40. Our Report from AADE 2006 is Worth a Look.

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