Register now for our "It's a New Day in Diabetes" Conference and Expo, to be held from July 18-22, 2001 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
Join Olympic Gold Medalist Gary Hall, Jr., in opening the Exhibit Hall in the Coronado Ballroom on Wednesday evening from 5:30 - 9:00pm. Gary will meet the kids individually (yes, and the parents, too), pose for photos, and hand out autographed posters. It's a tremendous opportunity to come face to face with an Olympic champion who tames his diabetes daily to be one of the best swimmers in the world.
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- Scott is 10 and lives in Mississippi.
- Alexandra lives in Russia and was recently diagnosed.
- Aileen Cloet writes about her son's diagnosis.
- Rufus, the bear with diabetes, begins his journey to visit families from Children with Diabetes.
- Camps for kids with diabetes with updated schedules for 2001 include:
- Elliott P. Joslin Camp and the Joslin Winter Camp in Charlton, Massachusetts.
- Nature reports on promising first breaths for insulin inhaler.
- Islet Sheet Medical begins collaboration with University of Alberta to test new bioartificial pancreas.
- Blood samples from newborns may be key to beating diabetes.
- Bristol-Myers Squibb To Conduct Clinical Studies Of Glucovance® In Children With Type 2 Diabetes.
- Near-normoglycaemic remission in African-Americans with Type 2 diabetes mellitus is associated with recovery of beta cell function.
- Metabolic Effects of Restoring Partial-Cell Function After Islet Allotransplantation in Type 1 Diabetic Patients.
- Study finds there are asymptomatic type 1 diabetic subjects whose diabetes was diagnosed by the 2-h criteria on OGTT alone.
- Markers of Insulin Resistance Are Strong Risk Factors for Retinopathy Incidence in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Comparison of the Soluble Basal Insulin Analog Insulin Detemir With NPH Insulin.
- The Annals of Internal Medicine has two articles about inhaled insulin and type 2 diabetes:
- Treating Type 2 Diabetes with Inhaled Insulin.
- Inhaled Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes: Solution or Distraction?
- First-phase insulin release during the intravenous glucose tolerance test as a risk factor for type 1 diabetes.
- The American Diabetes Association has updated its Clinical Care Recommendations for 2001.
- Proposed Guidelines on Screening for Risk of Type 1 Diabetes.
- Aspirin Therapy in Diabetes is Underutilized.
- Teaching Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes How to Incorporate Sugar Choices Into Their Daily Meal Plan Promotes Dietary Compliance and Does Not Deteriorate Metabolic Profile.
- Diabetes Patients Grow Attached to Insulin Pump.
- Continuous Subcutaneous Glucose Monitoring in Children With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion Therapy for Children and Adolescents: An Option for Routine Diabetes Care.
- Study suggests that children from single-mother families are at risk of poorer metabolic control and that these families have more challenges to face when raising a child with a chronic illness.
- Free diabetes clinic for kids planned for February 15th in Flint, Michigan.
- The Nursing Standard offers three excellent continuing education articles on its web site in the following topics:
- Type 2 Diabetes
- The development of diabetic ketoacidosis.
- Coeliac disease
- Study reviews Factors Influencing Glycemic Control in Young People With Type 1 Diabetes in Scotland.
- Study: Medication errors too common in schools.
- Diabetes Forecast article shows how insulin pump therapy can help adults with varying schedules.
- A British Medical Journal editorial recommends reducing television viewing and promoting playing to deal with the obesity epidemic in young children.
- The Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society has an article about the success of insulin pump use by one practice.
- The American Diabetes Association has helped many families overcome discrimination at school.
- Study reports on productivity losses associated with diabetes in the US.
- Girl dies from untreated diabetes.
- Denver Post editorial comments on the death last week of a teenager left untreated by her parents due to their religious beliefs.
- Diabetic climbers reach new heights in research.
- Savvnaah High school football star with diabetes advances to play college football.
- LifeScan France offers French visitors information about LifeScan products and services.
- Balance PC, an excellent PC-based diabetes management tool, has updates for Humalog, Accu-Chek metes, and an updated Diabetes Encyclopedia. The price has also been reduced from $79.95 to $49.95.
- Fast Jewellery sells gold engraved medical identification jewelry.
- Last week's poll asked readers if their doctor has talked to them about the benefits of ACE Inhibitors. This week's poll asks readers how long they or their child were hospitalized at diagnosis.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Rufus Come Home by Kim Gosselin.
- Our page on Games and Other Products is Worth a Look. You'll even find a link to Rufus, the bear with diabetes.
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