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.
- Emily is five and will be getting a pump in May 2001.
- Dalton is 11 1/2 and lives in Washington state.
- Camps for kids with diabetes with updated schedules for 2001 include:
- Camp Colorado offers summer fun for kids with diabetes, including an equestrian camp.
- Camp Gilbert offers kids in South Dakota a summer camping experience.
- Camp Vegas offers summer camp for kids and a family camp session in the mountains southwest of Las Vegas, Nevada.
- The Diabetes Youth Program of Toledo, Ohio, sponsors Diabetes Resident Camp and Summer Day Camp.
- Join us for our monthly Type 1 Virtual Support Group chat on Wednesday, March 14th at 9pm Eastern in the Virtual Support Chat Room. With Betty Brackenridge and Kris Swenson.
- Help spread the word about Children with Diabetes with our free brochures.
- Menlo Park scientist Tom Peyser works on device that will help his daughter, Jenny, live with diabetes.
- A Novel Subtype of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Characterized by a Rapid Onset and an Absence of Diabetes-Related Antibodies.
- Second Chance is the newsletter of the Diabetes Institute for Immunology and Transplantation at the University of Minnesota.
- USA Today ran an article about Insulin without injections nearly a reality.
- Girls With Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome May Be at Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Article reviews the role of viruses in Type I diabetes.
- Study finds dramatic rise in incidence of Type 1 diabetes in kids under 5 in Switzerland.
- Feasibility of genetic and immunological prediction of Type I diabetes in a population-based birth cohort.
- Sansum Medical Research Center seeks candidates for Development Director.
- Study examined Racial Divergence in Adiposity During Adolescence.
- Cygnus Signs U.S. Market Research Agreement With LifeScan For the GlucoWatch Biographer.
- MiniMed's new pump is called the Paradigm. If you've purchased a MiniMed 508 pump after March 1, 2001, you will be able to upgrade to the new pump for free after February 2002.
- The Diabetes Mall looks at new insulin pumps.
- Patients taking Glucophage XR can get a month of free medicine.
- The ADA's 16th Annual Southern Regional Conference on Diabetes is being held from May 24-27, 2001 at the Sawgrass Marriott Resort in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
- Check Your Hemoglobin A1c I.Q. at the National Diabetes Education Program web site.
- The CDC offers an annotated bibliography on the economics of diabetes.
- The American Academy of Family Physicians offers guidance on patient empowerment in Helping Patients Take Charge of Their Chronic Illnesses.
- The British Medical Journal publised letters about the outcome of pregnancy in diabetic women.
- As Diabetes Strikes Younger, Children Get Lessons in Defense.
- Study demonstrates that people with Type 2 diabetes can enjoy sugar in their diet.
- Study found that substituting dietary saturated for monounsaturated fat impairs insulin sensitivity in healthy men and women.
- The Canyon Ranch Health Resort in Tucson, Arizona, offers a session on diabetes.
- The Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation Convention will be held from March 16-18 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
- The ADA has its Annual Report from 2000 online.
- Class action OKd in suit by diabetics against police.
- Legislature changes health insurance regs for Wyoming.
- Scott R. King, president of Islet Sheet Medical, was profiled in The American Spectator magazine.
- Young man fights diabetes with bodybuilding.
- Last week's poll asked readers about the age of the blood glucose meter that they use most often. This week's poll asks readers when they last refilled their glucagon prescription.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Convenience Food Facts by Arlene Monk, RD, LD, CDE, and Nancy Cooper, RD, LD, CDE.
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