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.
- The Children with Diabetes Foundation has extended the deadline to March 15, 2001 for its International Ambassador Scholarship, which will pay for a family from outside the United States to attend the 2001 Diabetes Conference and Expo this summer.
- Due to growing demand, we've found a second Rufus, the bear with diabetes, to travel to families around the world.
- Camps for kids with diabetes with updated schedules for 2001 include:
- Camp Ivy is a day camp in Hampton, Georgia.
- Join us for our monthly support chat about Type 2 diabetes on Wednesday, February 28th at 9pm Eastern in the Virtual Support room.
- Read the transcript of our special chat from last week, All About Snacks: Bedtime and Otherwise.
- Human islet cell transplantation – future prospects.
- Limited impact of lifestyle education in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus and microalbuminuria: results from a randomized intervention study.
- Microalbuminuria in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus from general practice: course and predictive value.
- In its third annual report, the UK Xenotransplantation Interim Regulatory Authority (UKXIRA), set up by the Government to monitor the research, says the use of animals for transplants has not lived up to its early promise. See also UKXIRA 3rd Annual Report.
- Study finds lower quality of life for people with Type 2 diabetes who use insulin.
- Study examined whether ACE inhibitors would provide kidney protection in patients with Type 1 who did not have high blood pressure.
- Lowering of Microalbuminuria in Diabetic Patients by a Sympathicoplegic Agent: Novel Approach to Prevent Progression of Diabetic Nephropathy?
- Autobiographical memory in diabetes mellitus patients.
- What attracts patients with diabetes to an internet support group? A 21-month longitudinal website study.
- Reducing hospital inpatient length of stay for patients with diabetes.
- Effect of the treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection on gastric emptying and its influence on the glycaemic control in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Study examined Parenting Styles, Regimen Adherence, and Glycemic Control in 4- to 10-Year-Old Children With Diabetes
- Read the newsletter of the Diabetes Institute for Immunology and Transplantaion at the University of Minnesota. This issue focuses on islet and pacreas transplants.
- Knowledge About Diabetes Lacking Among Patients in India. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Taipei Times reports that diabetes is running rampant and that the death rate among Taiwanese diabetes sufferers is higher than that of other countries.
- US Supreme Court rules that state workers cannot use the Americans with Disabilities Act to sue for discrimination. For the full text of the opinion, see University of Alabama v. Garrett, 99-1240 (PDF) or BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA et al. v. GARRETT et al. (HTML).
- Join actor John Ratzenberger (star of the TV series "Cheers,"), Nicole Johnson, Miss America 1999, and U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) for the first day of issuance ceremony for the new Diabetes Awareness Stamp, to be held at 11 a.m. on March 16 at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston.
- A Proud Letterman Humbled by Life tells the story of a young man living with Type 1 diabetes.
- Last week's poll asked readers how many different blood glucose meters they regularly use. This week's poll asks readers what their blood sugar, or their child's, was at time of diagnosis.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Burnout: What To Do When You Can't Take It Anymore by William Polonsky.
- Our Guidelines for Treating Lows by Age is Worth a Look.
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