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Of Continuing Interest

  1. Make plans to attend CWD's Focus on Pumping conference from October 5-7, 2007 at the Marriott Minneapolis Southwest in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
  2. CWD's Focus on Best Practices: Marco Island 2008 conference is a great escape from winter's chill. The room block is nearly full. Please make your reservation and register soon if you are planning on coming.
  3. Preliminary information about our Friends for Life Annual Conference 2008, to be held at the Renaissance Orlando Resort at Sea World in Orlando, Florida, from July 23-27, 2008, is now online, including registration information. You may now make your hotel reservations.
  4. The Children with Diabetes Quilt for Life will be displayed on the National Mall in Washington, DC from August 4-5, 2008.

New This Week

  1. Mikayla lives in Canada and was diagnosed in August 2007.
  2. Bryson is three and uses an insulin pump.
  3. The Featured Ask the Diabetes Team Question of the Week is:
    What is the recommended practice for exercise with elevated blood glucose without ketones?
    See the answer.
  4. From the CWD Forums:
    How hard is it to do a 504?
  5. The Quilt for Life now has 596 panels. Please consider adding your panel in time for the showing on the National Mall in August 2008.
  6. Pancreas transplant: An insulin-free treatment for type 1 diabetes.
  7. Dr. Faustman's Lab at the Massachusetts General Hospital offers a Summer 2007 update.
  8. Sales of the All the Wild Wonders CD benefit the Children with Diabetes Foundation.
  9. Students living in Maryland, Utah and Oregon are invited to participate in the Haloti Ngata Diabetes Awareness Essay Contest to win a $1,000 Prize.
  10. The 2008 Diabetes UK's Annual Professional Conference will be held in in Glasgow from 5-7 March, 2008.
  11. We're running a short survey about your experiences with the Children with Diabetes web site, our Friends for Life conferences, and our regional conferences.
  12. Parents who have children using continuous sensors are encouraged to participate in a focus group.
  13. A major insulin pump company is conducting a market research study.
  14. Parents and young adults with diabetes are strongly encouraged to take the DAWN Youth survey. The DAWN Youth 'WebTalk survey' is an international online survey for young people with diabetes, parents/caregivers of children with diabetes and health professionals involved in caring for people with diabetes.
  15. The FreeStyle Lite is an update to the FreeStyle Flash and now offers no test strip coding.
  16. Prediction of the clinical remission using the C-peptide level in type 1 diabetes in children.
  17. Familial Risk Factors for Microvascular Complications And Differential Male-Female Risk in a Large Cohort of American Families with Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
  18. Defective function of the Fas apoptotic pathway in type 1 diabetes mellitus correlates with age at onset.
  19. Quality of life after islet transplant: impact of the number of islet infusions and metabolic outcome.
  20. Development and preclinical assessment of a bioartificial pancreas.
  21. Animal models of spontaneous autoimmune disease: type 1 diabetes in the nonobese diabetic mouse.
  22. Arterial hypertension exacerbates oxidative stress in early diabetic retinopathy.
  23. Relating mean blood glucose and glucose variability to the risk of multiple episodes of hypoglycaemia in type 1 diabetes.
  24. Multidimensional study on quality of life in children with type 1 diabetes.
  25. Treatment of type 1 diabetes mellitus revealed below 7 years of age in the Diabetes Center of Silesia, Poland.
  26. Predictors of cognitive impairment in type 1 diabetes.
  27. HbA1c during pregnancy: Its relationship to meal related glycaemia and neonatal birth weight in patients with diabetes.
  28. Evaluation of beta-cell function in diabetic Taiwanese children using a 6-min glucagon test.
  29. Intention to Treat Initiating Insulin and the 4-T Study. Free full text available in PDF format.
  30. Type 1 diabetes and gastroparesis: diagnosis and treatment.
  31. Gastroparesis in type 2 diabetes mellitus: prevalence, etiology, diagnosis, and treatment.
  32. Subclinical neurological abnormalities in children with celiac disease receiving a gluten-free diet.
  33. Long-term follow-up of individuals with celiac disease: An evaluation of current practice guidelines.
  34. Natural history of antibodies to deamidated gliadin peptides and transglutaminase in early childhood celiac disease.
  35. Diabetes act gets schools involved.
  36. Living With Diabetes Demands an Extra Dose of Laughter.
  37. Diabetes patient rides on.
  38. Team Sudbury hopes to raise 95K in annual Walk to Cure Diabetes.
  39. Desert center provides support for kids with diabetes.
  40. 10-year-old coping with diabetes while pushing for cure.
  41. Diabetics swap finger pricks for new sensors.
  42. Designing for Diabetics. Be sure to view the accompanying slide show.
  43. New Technologies Bring New Hope To Diabetes Market.
  44. Quick-burning Carbs May Cause Fatty Liver: Low-glycemic Diet Protected Mice.
  45. Novo Nordisk and IDF present the impact of childhood diabetes.
  46. One Year Study of Exenatide Treatment Showed Improved Beta-Cell Function.
  47. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    On his first appointment after being diagnosed, the nurse was discussing injection sites with our son. "Where do you get your shots?" she asked, meaning, arm, hip, etc. "It all depends," our then 5-year-old explained. "Sometimes in the kitchen, sometimes in the bathroom!"
  48. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when after a trip to Europe, you can say "sugar free" in 12 languages, but "How are you?" in only 2. See more parent humor.
  49. Last week's poll asked families if someone will administer glucagon at school if it's needed. This week's poll asks readers what insulin regimen they or their child use most often.
  50. The Featured Book of the Week is The Ultimate Guide to Accurate Carb Counting by Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE.
  51. Our pages about Insulin Pump Infusion Sets are Worth a Look.

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