- This week, over 100 families from four countries from Children with Diabetes will gather in Orlando, Florida.
- Jessica is twelve and was diagnosed in March 2000.
- Kristin Suchy reminds us of the importance of being alert to the signs of diabetes.
- Camps for kids with diabetes that have updated information include:
- Camp Needlepoint and Camp Daypoint offer incredible adventures for kids in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
- Camp UTADA offers summer fun for kids and teens.
- Tennessee Camp for Diabetic Children offers both one and two week camping sessions.
- Dr. Camillo Ricordi reports on the Alberta Foundation's successful islet transplants.
- Abstracts from the 60th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association are online for you to review. Here are some selected abstracts:
- A study by members of the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh reports that 94% of families are satisfied with the care their children receive at school. This is significantly higher than our recent poll suggests.
- Study finds insulin pumps to be an effective alternative to insulin injection therapy in children and adolescents.
- Study shows that a small dose of glucagon is a safe and effective means of managing children and adolescents with impending hypoglycemia.
- Study explores the relationship of energy balance to additional food for nocturnal hypoglycemia in children with type 1 diabetes during summer camps.
- Study shows that parental knowledge of diabetes care directly correlates with children's HbA1c values.
- Study reviews Management of Hypoglycemia by Children with Diabetes and Their Parents.
- Detailed Data from a Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGMS) Facilitates Comprehensive Diabetes Management Recommendations.
- Study explores the Psychological Impact of Screening Programs in Mothers of Children At-Risk for Type 1 Diabetes.
- Study shows that children with recently diagnosed diabetes report similar quality of life satisfaction as kids without diabetes.
- Study found that Severe Hypoglycemia Does Not Impair Cognitive Function in Older Children with Diabetes Over a 9-Month Interval.
- Study explored the impact of insurance on the care for people with Type 1 diabetes.
- You'll find a discussion of ACE Inhibitors at Medscape.
- In Your Backyard: On Diabetes and Disabilities Law offers advice to families who are dealing with uncooperative schools.
- The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund publishes books that help explain the rights of people with disabilities.
- A recent study examined trace elements in diabetes mellitus.
- Betty Brackenridge, noted diabetes educator and member of the Diabetes Team, is hosting a chat entitled "The Diabetic Diet is Dead" at DiabetesWebsite.com on Wednesday, June 6 at 6:00 pm Pacific US Time.
- Last week's poll asked readers which blood glucose meter they use most often. This week's poll asks readers how often they check their blood sugar each day.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Stop the Rollercoaster: How to Take Charge of Your Blood Sugars in Diabetes by John Walsh, P.A., C.D.E., Ruth Roberts, M.A., and Lois Jovanovic-Peterson, M.D.
- Our page on Carrying Cases is Worth a Look.
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