- This week we launch two scheduled chats: Food Matters and the Virtual Support Group.
- Join us on Monday, September 18 at 9:00 pm Eastern US for the first Food Matters chat. The topic: Carbs and Control. Your host: Betty Brackenridge.
- Join us on Wednesday, September 20 at 9:00 pm Eastern US for the first Virtual Support Group let by diabetes educators Kris Swenson and Betty Brackenridge. This week's topic: Type 2 Diabetes.
- Sandy has made a web page for her daughter Colleen Claire.
- Boy battles diabetes, sandtraps.
- Jackson family has special incentive to participate in Walk to Cure Diabetes.
- Young Bountiful diabetic honored for being an inspiration to others.
- Diabetes Patient Embarks on 4-Month 'Ultra-Marathon'.
- Kodiak Bear is a police dog with diabetes.
- We're helping a college student run a College Project Survey.
- Editorial in the British Medical Journal asks Can islet cell transplantation treat diabetes?.
- California passes law requiring in-classroom or close-to-classroom blood glucose testing for all kids with diabetes.
- The Sweet Kids support group (Broome County, New York) for kids ages 5-13 will be having a Fall Fun Event at El Ranch de Paz in Owego, New York on October 14th from 7-9pm. Please join us for a hayride and bonfire. E-mail Brenda at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
- High blood pressure and diabetes mellitus: are all antihypertensive drugs created equal?.
- Study explored Diabetes and oral health promotion.
- Current Opinion in Endocrinology & Diabetes includes full-text articles, including:
- Diagnosing diabetes in 2000.
- Glycemic index of foods and glycemic control in type I diabetes.
- The cause of the epidemic of type 2 diabetes in children.
- Comparison of insulin regimens for patients with type 2 diabetes.
- Recent advances in the genetics of maturity-onset diabetes of the young and other forms of autosomal dominant diabetes.
- Study examines the Pathogenesis of Type 2 Diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Paper explores Innovations in Managing Type 2 Diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Pathogenesis of Obesity concludes that "obesity produces insulin resistance, which, in turn, leads to a number of the associated diseases that cause morbidity and premature mortality in many persons." (Free Medscape membership required)
- Effect of Niacin on Lipid and Lipoprotein Levels and Glycemic Control in Patients With Diabetes and Peripheral Arterial Disease.
- MiniMed has redone its website.
- Faces of Diabetes is a 2001 Calendar being sold this fall for the benefit of Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.
- Sugar Bytes offers "easy to digest diabetes information for Canadians."
- Last week's poll asked readers if they are interested in insulin pump therapy. This week's poll asks readers what type of meal planning they use.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Diabetic Gourmet by Francine Prince.
- The Food Guide Pyramid is Worth a Look.
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