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Only 9 weeks!

Register now for "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.

Nearly two hundred families from 31 states and 6 countries are currently registered for the upcoming Diabetes123 conference, "It's a New Day in Diabetes." This is already double the attendance of last year's event! Curious where the families are traveling from? Check out the US map!

There is still time to register. Regular registration ends May 31, after which a late fee applies. Send yours today and get ready for a fun-filled vacation and information-packed conference built into one!

  1. We publish our first science project with Eric's Fourth Grade Project.

  2. Planning to attend a diabetes support walk, meeting, camp, or other get together? Be sure to get enough Children with Diabetes brochures to share with everyone who joins you.

  3. There's still time to reserve your spot at summer camp. Camps with updated schedules for 2001 include:

    1. Camp DAY Break provides kids ages 6 to 12 with a two-day camping experience in Jackson, Missouri.

    2. Camp Fitch hosts camp for kids who live near Erie, Pennsylvania.

    3. Camp Fun in the Sun is the only diabetes oriented camp in the Inland Northwest.

    4. Camp John Warvel offers camp for kids ages 7 to 15 in Milford, Indiana.

    5. Camp Korelitz in Clarksville, Ohio, between Cincinnati and Columbus, offers camp for kids ages 8 to 14.

    6. Camp Kushtaka is in Cooper Landing, Alaska.

    7. Camp Sioux offers a summer camp for kids with diabetes in North Dakota.

    8. Camp Tokumto is a day camp program for kids ages 6 to 9. Held throughout Ohio.

    9. Diabetes Day Camps in Texas offer an exciting weeklong day camp for kids with diabetes.

    10. Summer Camp Fun for Kids & Teens with Diabetes in Washington State, sponsored by the ADA Washington Affiliate, provides mainstream camping experiences for kids with diabetes. Includes Mini-Camp Dudley, Camp Orkila, and Camp Sealth.

    11. The Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville, Texas, offers camp for kids with diabetes and other disabilities. The camp is fully paid for by the Texas Lions.

    12. Twin Lakes Diabetes Camp in Mississippi hosts kids ages 7 to 17.

  4. Please take the Diabetes Management Survey.

  5. We have three special chats scheduled for the week of May 20:

    1. Food Matters: Carbohydrate Counting with Hope Warshaw on Monday, May 21st at 9pm Eastern in the Food Matters Room.

    2. Feelings Matter: Parenting Very Young Children with Diabetes with Barb Anderson, on Tuesday, May 22nd at 9pm Eastern in the Feelings Matter Room

    3. Virtual Support Group: Type 2 Diabetes with Betty Brackenridge and Kris Swenson, on Wednesday, May 23rd at 9pm Eastern in the Virtual Support room.

  6. Type 1a diabetes induced by infection and immunization.

  7. Epidemiology of autoimmune reactions induced by vaccination.

  8. Requirements for Viral-mediated Autoimmune Diabetes: beta-Cell Damage and Immune Infiltration.

  9. Stem cells may move diabetics closer to cure.

  10. Reversal of experimental diabetic neuropathy by VEGF gene transfer.

  11. Long-term (5-Year) Effects of a Reduced-Fat Diet Intervention in Individuals With Glucose Intolerance.

  12. Inhaled Insulin Device Offers Precise Dosing Control. (Free Medscape membership required)

  13. Prevalence of acanthosis nigricans and its association with hyperinsulinemia in New Mexico adolescents.

  14. Unexplained hyperglycemia in emergency department patients: frequency, recognition, and referral practices.

  15. The HLA-DPB1--associated component of the IDDM1 and its relationship to the major loci HLA-DQB1, -DQA1, and -DRB1.

  16. Heart rate variability in adolescents and adults with type 1 diabetes.

  17. Intradermal skin test with diabetes specific antigens in patients with type 1 diabetes.

  18. Intensive diabetes management plus coping skills training improved metabolic control and quality of life in adolescents.

  19. Coping skills training for youth with diabetes mellitus has long-lasting effects on metabolic control and quality of life.

  20. Adolescent girls and boys differed in how they incorporated diabetes into their identities and how they managed the illness.

  21. The Effects of the Local Camps on Children with Type I Diabetes Mellitus.

  22. Clinical and psychosocial factors associated with achievement of treatment goals in adolescents with diabetes mellitus.

  23. Endocrinologists Urged to Keep Electronic Records on Diabetics. (Free Medscape membership required)

  24. Canada first to launch self-care incentives for kids with juvenile diabetes.

  25. Newer "designer" insulins and treatments allow diabetes patient to take control.

  26. Many Factors Cause Medical Errors in Patients With Diabetes.

  27. CDC to introduce book on diabetes in women.

  28. Healthy eating for diabetics is healthy eating for everyone else.

  29. Insulin pump therapy helps diabetes, newspaper reports.

  30. The exploding problem of diabetes: Pharmacists are making use of their unique position to help patients manage their disease.

  31. Oral Agents in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

  32. Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Rational Approach Based on Its Pathophysiology.

  33. South Carolina bill would stop schools from endangering health of diabetics.

  34. Bill requiring diabetes coverage offered anew for Ohio residents.

  35. 13-Year-Old To Appeal To Congress For More Funds For Diabetes Research

  36. Real ailments might be good for 'Survivor'.

  37. Lifetoolz is an online magazine for people with diabetes.

  38. TAH Handcrafted Jewelry offers two diabetes awareness bracelets (click bracelets, then the top product).

  39. Last week's poll asked readers what they usually do to reduce the risk of hypoglycemia after exercise. This week's poll asks readers when they test for ketones.

  40. The Featured Book of the Week is Sweet Kids: How to Balance Diabetes Control & Good Nutrition with Family Peace by Betty Page Brackenridge, MS, RD, CDE & Richard R. Rubin, PhD, CDE.

  41. Lancets and Lancing Devices is Worth a Look.

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