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.
Come to the conference and try a pump! Animas Corporation will be offering a great opportunity for potential would-be pumpers. For more information, contact Maura Emory, CDE, at 1-877-YES Pump, extension 164. Appointments are necessary.
Also join Olympic Gold Medalist Gary Hall, Jr., in opening the Exhibit Hall in the Coronado Ballroom on Wednesday evening from 5:30 - 9:00pm.
- It's time to reserve your spot at summer camp. Camps with updated schedules for 2001 include:
- Camp Endres, near Davis, Oklahoma, provides a camping experience for kids ages 9 to 16.
- Camp Hope provides summer camp for children with diabetes between the ages of 7 and 18 living in Wyoming.
- Camp Lo-Be-Gone, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is a day camp for children ages 5 - 11 with diabetes and their siblings.
- Camp Kno-Koma provides adventures for young people with diabetes in West Virginia.
- Gore Range Diabetic Adventure provides four days of days hiking, fishing and peak climbing in the Colorado Rockies.
- We have an updated glucose monitor spreadsheet comparison by Tom Bartol.
- We're running a survey about support for parents and kids for a student in college in the UK.
- Join us for two special chats this week:
- Virtual Support Group: Type 1 Diabetes with Betty Brackenridge and Kris Swenson, on Wednesday, May 9th at 9pm Eastern in the Virtual Support Room.
- Teen Diabetes Chat on Saturday, May 12th from 11:15am to 12:30 Pacific Time, hosted by Children's Hospital Orange County California, in the Teen Diabetes Chat room.
- Intensive Therapy Documented to Reduce Mortality in Type 1 Diabetics. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Treatment with antioxidants at onset of type 1 diabetes in children has no effect either on the preservation of beta cell function or on metabolic balance.
- Increased ß-Adrenergic Sensitivity Restores Hypoglycemia Awareness in Diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Epidemiology of type I diabetes mellitus in Switzerland: steep rise in incidence in under 5 year old children in the past decade.
- Long-Acting Insulin Lowers Risk of Nocturnal Hypoglycemia in Type 2 Diabetics. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Long-Term Comparison Between Perindopril and Nifedipine in Normotensive Patients With Type 1 Diabetes and Microalbuminuria.
- Bactericidal Protein Stops Abnormal Blood Vessel Growth in Retina. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Partial remission phase and metabolic control in type 1 diabetes mellitus in children and adolescents.
- Coeliac disease and Type 1 diabetes mellitus - the case for screening.
- Guidelines for Premeal Insulin Dose Reduction for Postprandial Exercise.
- Avoidance of Hypoglycemia Restores Hypoglycemia Awareness by Increasing beta-Adrenergic Sensitivity in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Anticholinergic treatment improves glycaemic control in adolescent girls with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
- Diabetes hasn't kept Hall out of swim of things.
- Fans living the dream score for diabetes research.
- Coach Bo encourages business leaders to walk for a diabetes cure.
- Kuehne an instant hit raising money for diabetes.
- Last week's poll asked readers how many times they visited their doctor before they were correctly diagnosed with diabetes. This week's poll asks readers they usually do to reduce the risk of hypoglycemia after exercise.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Ten Keys to Helping Your Child Grow Up With Diabetes by Tim Wysocki, Ph.D.
- Standards of Clinical Care is Worth a Look.
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