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Those interested in trying the Disetronic H-Tron insulin pump using saline can do so by making an appointment prior to the conference. Disetronic will be bringing different infusion sets to wear and will offer their new Ultraflex infusion set for saline trials. A Disetronic Certified Diabetes Nurse Educator will be conducting these saline pump trails. For more information or to make an appointment, contact Meredith Rivers at (800) 915-3698 ext. 5705 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Disetronic also invites you to stop by their booth to learn more about their products and get a free copy of their "Easy as ABC" book. This book tells what you need to know about children using insulin pumps in school.
- Brooke is 15 and was diagnosed in January 2001.
- Vanessa is 16 and lives in California.
- Jillian is 11 and uses an insulin pump.
- Juliana is eight years old and lives in Colombia.
- Sammy Lou is two and was diagnosed in February 2001.
- Matthew Polk, diagnosed at 11 months and now on the pump at age 7, has updated his story.
- The Clara Barton Camp for Girls with Diabetes is holding an Alumni Day on July 28, 2001.
- Join us for a Virtual Support Group: Type 1 Diabetes chat, hosted by Betty Brackenridge and Kris Swenson, on Wednesday, June 13th at 9pm Eastern in the Virtual Support Room.
- Excess mortality in a population with diabetes and the impact of material deprivation: longitudinal, population based study. See also the editorial, "Diabetes black spots and death by postcode".
- Psychological impact of islet cell antibody screening.
- Chronic administration of pharmacologic doses of vitamin E improves the cardiac autonomic nervous system in patients with type 2 diabetes.
- Long-term pharmacologic doses of vitamin e only moderately affect the erythrocytes of patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Diabetes and the Associated Incidence of Subclinical Atherosclerosis and Coronary Artery Disease: Implications for Management. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Gestational Diabetes - Depression Study.
- Marital strife may increase risk of Type 2 diabetes.
- Diabetics Who Can't Afford Special Dietary Needs More Likely To Require Medical Care.
- Comorbidity and Glycemic Control in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes.
- Health Care Use of Individuals With Diabetes in an Employer-Based Insurance Population.
- Unigene Successfully Delivers Oral Insulin.
- Letter discusses prevalence of type 2 diabetes in children in Birmingham, England.
- Maternal Expressed Emotion and Metabolic Control of Children and Adolescents with Diabetes mellitus.
- Decreased bone mineral density and bone formation markers shortly after diagnosis of clinical type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- School-age children born to diabetic mothers and to mothers with gestational diabetes exhibit a high rate of inattention and fine and gross motor impairment.
- Diabetic retinopathy in childhood: long-term follow-up by fluorescein angiography beginning in the first months of disease.
- The ADA offers guidance on the GlucoWatch Biographer.
- The Current State of Glucose Monitoring. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Fathers of children with diabetes mellitus and their role in coping strategies in the family.
- Washington Hospital Center Finds that Most Primary Care Doctors Don't Know Basic Tests for Diabetes Patients.
- MiniMed Inc. Comments on HCFA Decision to Expand Coverage for Insulin Pumps.
- Vitamin E Improves Cardiac Autonomic Nervous System In Type 2 Diabetics.
- Adolescent Diabetics Need More Help In Coping With Disorder.
- Insulin Sensitivity Increases At Moderates Altitudes.
- Conference examines diabetes in American Indian populations.
- Lions camp is a help, joy to diabetic, disabled.
- The Insulin-Free World Foundation urges everyone to support the Insulin-Free World Medicare Pancreas Transplantation Coverage Act of 2001 (H.R. 1361). See also the full text of the bill.
- "Keep hope alive" argues the case for allowing research on stem cells derived from fertilized eggs.
- Teens who learned to cope will represent Hawaii at a diabetes children's congress.
- Bakersfield, California, First-grader with diabetes heading to Washington, D.C..
- Baxter, Minnesota girl recognized for efforts fighting diabetes.
- Diabetic man bikes 100 miles in Tour de Cure.
- Golfer Kelli Kuehne takes on diabetes in her "Teeing It Up To Cure Diabetes" Golf Tournament.
- We've updated our mirror of Rick Mendosa's Online Diabetes Resources.
- Houston diabetes service wins education honor for caring for visually impaired diabetics.
- Last week's poll asked readers about the kind of medical identification products that they or their children use. This week's poll asks readers if they have a diabetes emergency kit.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Pumping Insulin by John Walsh, P.A., C.D.E., and Ruth Roberts, M.A.
- Our Carrying Cases page is Worth a Look.
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