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Only 8 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 have a new mailing list for people who want to receive e-mail about diabetes products from diabetes product makers. We will allow vendors to send e-mail to the list, but not share the e-mail addresses on the list.

  2. There's still time to reserve your spot at summer camp.

  3. We have three special chats this week:

    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.

  4. The web sites for the journals of the American Diabetes Association have undergone a major renovation and are offering free trial access to the full text of articles in the journals. The journals, with links to current articles of interest, are:

    1. Diabetes
      1. Correlations of receptor binding and metabolic and mitogenic potencies of insulin analogs designed for clinical use.

    2. Diabetes Care
      1. Higher Intakes of Fish Protein Are Related to a Lower Risk of Microalbuminuria in Young Swedish Type 1 Diabetic Patients.

      2. Mortality Trends in Type 1 Diabetes - The Allegheny County (Pennsylvania) Registry 1965–1999.

      3. Long-Term Oral L-Arginine Administration Improves Peripheral and Hepatic Insulin Sensitivity in Type 2 Diabetic Patients.

      4. Reduction of ACE Activity Is Insufficient to Decrease Microalbuminuria in Normotensive Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.

      5. Impact of Diabetic Nephropathy on Pharmacodynamic and Pharmacokinetic Properties of Insulin in Type 1 Diabetic Patients.

      6. Detection of Hypoglycemia With the GlucoWatch Biographer.

      7. Diabetes-Related Mortality - A pediatrician's view.

      8. Personal Models of Diabetes in Relation to Self-Care, Well-Being, and Glycemic Control - A prospective study in adolescence.

      9. Prevalence of Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Children and Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.

    3. Clinical Diabetes
      1. Is Islet Transplantation a Realistic Therapy for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes in the Near Future?.

      2. The Irrefutable Importance of Glycemic Control.

      3. Is There a Need for a Better Basal Insulin?.

      4. Hyperglycemic Crises in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus.

      5. Patient Information about Diabetes and Surgery.

    4. Diabetes Spectrum
      1. External Barriers to Diabetes Care: Addressing Personal and Health Systems Issues.

      2. Psychosocial Barriers to Diabetes Self-Management and Quality of Life.

  5. Chicago hospitals find hope in diabetic therapy.

  6. Weizmann Institute Scientists Block Loss Of Eyesight In Animals With A Glaucoma-Like Disease.

  7. Postprandial blood glucose latency after oatmeal is a valid screening test for diabetic gastropathy in type 1 diabetes, but not in type 2 diabetes.

  8. Cell therapy for diabetes using piscine islet tissue.

  9. Prevalence and risk factors of retinopathy in children with diabetes mellitus.

  10. Management of diabetic nephropathy.

  11. Asia's first diabetes infoline becomes operational.

  12. Diabetes mellitus - A four-article symposium

  13. Short-term effects of severe hypoglycaemia in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

  14. What's Your Number, Sweetie? is an article about the Glycemic Index.

  15. Q & A answers question about Growth and Maturation in Children With Type 1 Diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required)

  16. Rhode Island kicks off program for collection of syringes.

  17. Riders saddle up to fight diabetes.

  18. Fast Facts - Coeliac Disease by Health Press offers a concise review of coeliac.

  19. Last week's poll asked readers when they test for ketones. This week's poll asks readers if they reuse lancets or syringes.

  20. The Featured Book of the Week is Making the Best of Life: Book 2: Learning to Live With Diabetes by Jed Block.

  21. Parents' Voices is Worth a Look.

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