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Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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.
  2. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Pumping conference from October 5-7, 2007 at the Marriott Minneapolis Southwest in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
  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 3,130 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. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    Is it possible to experience high blood sugars and moderate to large ketones for no reason? Could this be because my son has begun puberty?
    See the answer.
  3. We added four panels to the Quilt for Life, bringing the total number of panels to 568 panels. New panels must be received by June 15, 2007 to be included in the next showing at CWD's 2007 Friends for Life Conference from July 11-15, 2007 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
  4. Readers in Ohio are encouraged to support the Diabetes Cost Reduction Act.
  5. Sales of the All The Wild Wonders CD benefit the CWD Foundation and help fund innovative research into a cure for type 1 diabetes. You can preview the CD at its MySpace site.
  6. The University of Florida is seeking kids newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes who had their cord blood banked for a study about Cord Blood and Diabetes.
  7. Drug News: Insulin Device Safety Concerns.
  8. Normalization of the IGF-IGFBP Axis by Sustained Nightly Insulinization in Type 1 Diabetes.
  9. Orange Juice or Fructose Intake Does Not Induce Oxidative and Inflammatory Response.
  10. Oxidant stress, immune dysregulation, and vascular function in type I diabetes.
  11. Presence of GAD-antibodies during gestational diabetes predicts type 1 diabetes.
  12. Effect of BMI on Lifetime Risk for Diabetes in the U.S.
  13. Childhood Obesity and Metabolic Imprinting: The Ongoing Effects of Maternal Hyperglycemia.
  14. Identification of insulin autoantibodies of IgA isotype that preferentially target non-human insulin.
  15. Genetic and phenotypic diversity of echovirus 30 strains and pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes.
  16. Discordant expression of pro-B-type and pro-C-type natriuretic peptide in newborn infants of mothers with type 1 diabetes.
  17. Downregulation of GLP-1 and GIP Receptor Expression by Hyperglycemia; Possible Contribution to Impaired Incretin Effects in Diabetes.
  18. Effect of Rosiglitazone on the Risk of Myocardial Infarction and Death from Cardiovascular Causes. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats. See also Rosiglitazone and Cardiovascular Risk; FDA Issues Safety Alert on Avandia; Rosiglitazone: seeking a balanced perspective, an editorial from The Lancet; GlaxoSmithKline Responds to NEJM Article on Avandia, and Avandia Update from GSK.
  19. Prediction of Severe Hypoglycemia.
  20. Continuous glucose monitoring versus self-monitoring of blood glucose in the treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus.
  21. Concomitant Reduction of LDL-Cholesterol and Biomarkers of Inflammation with Low Dose Simvastatin Therapy in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
  22. The prevalence of cutaneous manifestations in young patients with IDDM.
  23. Oral health status and dental service needs of diabetic patients.
  24. Clinical studies on chronic diabetic nephropathy and recent data concerning prevention of risks of nephropathy and cardiovascular diseases.
  25. Objectively Measured Light-Intensity Physical Activity Is Independently Associated With 2-h Plasma Glucose.
  26. Meal-stimulated glucagon release is associated with postprandial blood glucose level and does not interfere with glycemic control in children and adolescents with new onset type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
  27. Young women with diabetes: using Internet communication to create stability during life transitions.
  28. Interindividual Variability and Intra-Individual Reproducibility of Glycemic Index Values for Commercial White Bread.
  29. Relationship of Physician Volume With Process Measures and Outcomes in Diabetes.
  30. Effects of Once-Weekly Dosing of a Long-Acting Release Formulation of Exenatide on Glucose Control and Body Weight in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes.
  31. Carbonated Beverages and Chronic Kidney Disease.
  32. Increased prevalence of celiac disease in first and second-grade relatives. A report of a family with 19 studied members.
  33. Highly efficient gluten degradation by lactobacilli and fungal proteases during food processing: new perspectives for celiac disease.
  34. A population-based study of coeliac disease, neurodegenerative and neuroinflammatory diseases.
  35. Capsule endoscopy in refractory celiac disease.
  36. Persistent small bowel mucosal villous atrophy without symptoms in coeliac disease.
  37. The Westchester Celiac Sprue Support Group has a group of traveling Teddy bears to help kids with celiac.
  38. Legal Victory for Families of Disabled Students has relevance for families of kids with diabetes.
  39. Second-grade girl comes to the rescue.
  40. Graduation sweet for diabetic.
  41. Diabetes fails to hold scholarship students back.
  42. MV's Bennett overcomes obstacles.
  43. Camp for children with diabetes assists with independence.
  44. Local boy to lobby for diabetes research.
  45. Bad eating habits can form in first years.
  46. Dealing with pets' diabetes.
  47. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    My son recently was ill and had returned to school. His blood sugar went extremely low and the rescue had to be called. This obviously caused quite a commotion at the school. That evening a mother called to say that her daughter was worried about my son and had reported "Mom, his blood sugar was so low it was down to his belly button!"
  48. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when you see the high gas prices at a station and what you really see are high blood sugar numbers. See more parent humor.
  49. Last week's poll asked readers they last refilled their glucagon prescription. This week's poll asks readers if they have been tested for celiac.
  50. The Featured Book of the Week is The Ultimate Guide to Accurate Carb Counting by Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE.
  51. Sports Corner is Worth a Look.

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