- Pre-registration is now closed for "It's a New Day in Diabetes" Conference and Expo, to be held this week from July 18-22, 2001 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. On-site registration begins July 18th at the Coronado Springs Resort Convention Center.
- Camp Wana Kura is a day camp for young kids with diabetes near San Diego.
- Launa Hodgson, a graduate student at California State University, Chico, is looking for volunteers age 18 and over to fill out an online survey about the quality of life for people with Type 1 diabetes using an insulin pump.
- If you can't make it to our conference at Disney World this week, stop by the Disney 2001 chat room Wednesday evening or all day Thursday and Friday to chat with visitors to the conference. We'll have a web cam set up to view the show floor.
- Be sure to read the transcripts from last week's chats:
- School Chat from Monday, July 9.
- Virtual Supprt Group: Type 1 Diabetes from Wednesday, July 11.
- ELA-Max is an over-the-counter numbing cream that can be used before inserting insulin pump infusion sets.
- Lauren's Hope sells medical identification bracelets and donates a portion of its sales to the JDRF.
- We review MiniMed's Carbohydrate Counting booklet.
- The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation urges support for stem cell reseach funding.
- Protection from diabetes and induction of insulin autoantibodies with insulin B:9-23 derived peptides.
- Gene therapy for diabetes using lentiviral vectors.
- Full text to articles published in Diabetologia are available free through August 19, 2001. Registration is required.
- Child and parental mental ability and glycaemic control in children with Type 1 diabetes.
- Role of glycosylated hemoglobin of preconception stage in diabetic pregnancy outcome.
- A national screening programme for diabetic retinopathy.
- Rate and prediction of infection in children with diabetic ketoacidosis.
- Newest Sweetener Stirs Up Old Debate.
- Czech study confirms benefits of insulin pump therapy.
- Patient safety is all about taking that extra step.
- Camp Fun in the Sun, a summer camp for children with diabetes, is offering scholarships to diabetic children whose families cannot afford the costs of camp.
- Diabetes benefit generates $300,000 worth of smiles.
- Kiss A Pig contest raises money for diabetes.
- Using a creative approach and a cuddly teddy bear, a pair of Bluefield State College senior nursing students have developed a program to help children with diabetes and their families.
- The Children's Diabetes Foundation supports the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes.
- Last week's poll asked readers readers what product they use most often to deliver insulin. This week's poll asks readers how they test for ketones.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Discovery of Insulin by Michael Bliss.
- Ask the Diabetes Team is Worth a Look.
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