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.
- GlucoWatch Approved by FDA.
- Disetronic has released a safety notice for users of H-TRON an H-TRONplus insulin pumps. Some users have reported receiving too much insulin when their pump was exposed to water, though all these pumps had cracks in the case. They also have an update to the H-TRON and H-TRONplus manual and a question and answer page about this issue.
- Matthew Cooper is in the clinical trial of the GlucoWatch in kids.
- Tyler is nine and has had diabetes for two years.
- Rufus, the bear with diabetes, is traveling around the United States and the world. We have updated reports from our three Rufus ambassadors.
- Camps for kids with diabetes with updated schedules for 2001 include:
- Camp Bluebonnet is a summer day camp in Youngsport, Texas.
- Gales Creek Camp, in Lake Oswego, Oregon, is located on 36 acres of beautiful woodland.
- Join us for our three special chats this week:
- Diabetes and Exercise with Dr. Martin Draznin, on Monday, March 26th at 9pm Eastern in the Exercise Room.
- Getting Support from Significant Others with Wendy Satin Rapaport, on Tuesday, March 27th at 9pm Eastern in the Feelings Matter Room.
- Virtual Support Group: Type 2 Diabetes with Betty Brackenridge and Kris Swenson, on Wednesday, March 28th at 9pm Eastern in the Virtual Support Room.
- Read the transcript of our Diabetes and a Vegetarian Diet chat held on Monday, March 19th.
- Over 60 Friends were added last week. Do you need a friend?
- Kids central to landmark diabetes study.
- Researchers determine that multiple sclerosis and diabetes are closely linked diseases.
- Study finds Increased Prevalence of Significant Coronary Artery Calcification in Patients With Diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Study explores Aspirin Use Among Adults With Diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Dual sensor could provide early warning for diabetics.
- Self-antigen–presenting cells expressing diabetes-associated autoantigens exist in both thymus and peripheral lymphoid organs.
- Inhaled Insulin: An Overview.
- Diabetes Prevention: How About NOW?.
- Limited impact of lifestyle education in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus and microalbuminuria: results from a randomized intervention study.
- Maternal Reports of Raising Children With Chronic Illnesses:The Prevalence of Positive Thinking.
- Paper reviews Management of Hyperglycemic Crises in Patients With Diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Plasma prorenin levels may predict persistent microalbuminuria in children with diabetes.
- Fiber lowers insulin needs of pregnant diabetics.
- Continuity and Quality of Care for Children With Diabetes Who Are Covered by Medicaid.
- Study demonstrates that daily wear soft contact lenses are fine for people with diabetes.
- FDA clears Innovo®, a new insulin delivery device from Novo Nordisk.
- Treatment of obesity: need to focus on high risk abdominally obese patients.
- Case study explores Pregnancy and Early-Onset Type 1 Diabetes.
- 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.
- A hearing about proposed legislation to authorize self-monitoring and treatment of students with diabetes in Massachusetts will be held on Tuesday, March 27th at 1:00 p.m. in Room B-2 of the State House.
- JDRF Volunteer Steven DiPietro and son, Brayton, Before the House Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations Subcommittee.
- Families of Diabetic Kids Stick Together.
- MiniMed has launched a revamped website.
- Last week's poll asked readers how often they or their child has received a retinal photograph as part of their diabetes eye care. This week's poll asks readers at what age they or their children were diagnosed with diabetes.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Clinical Management of the Child and Teenager with Diabetes by Leslie Plotnick, M.D. and Randi Henderson.
- Information on Diabetes for Classmates is Worth a Look.
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