- Specifically mentioning the potential to cure juvenile diabetes, President Bush approves limited federal funding of embryonic stem cell research.
- We've teamed up with Diabetic Express as our preferred online pharmacy. Diabetic Express has a complete line of diabetes supplies including blood glucose monitors, test strips, lancets, syringes, lotions and creams, insulin pump supplies, sugar free food and candy along with prescription medication. Please stop by their store and see what they have to offer.
- Destiny is 3 and loves to play dress up.
- Rick Mendosa shares two original diabetes articles: Lag Time in AlternativeLand and Tagatose is Coming. We've also updated our mirror of Rick's On-line Diabetes Resources.
- What I Did Last Summer: Camps Help Kids Take Control of Their Diabetes by Diabetes Interview shows how important camp can be.
- Summer Camp Offers Fun For Diabetic Children.
- Read the transcript from our Virtual Supprt Group: Type 1 Diabetes chat held last week on August 8th.
- We've updated our glucagon page.
- Diabetes Prevention Program shows Diet and Exercise Dramatically Delay Type 2 Diabetes; Diabetes Medication Metformin Also Effective. See also Diabetes Prevention Program from the Diabetes Monitor and Press Release from NIDDK.
- Environmental triggers of type 1 diabetes.
- Biotech firms seek diabetes treatment. See also Abgenix And Diabetogen Form Collaboration To Develop Anti-CD28 Antibody Therapy and Waratah Pharmaceutical Inc. Islet Neogenesis Therapy.
- Insulin Has Anti-Inflammatory Effects That May Reduce Risk of Atherosclerosis. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Influence of age on clinical and immunological characteristics of newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic patients.
- Searching for glycemic control in pediatric type 1 diabetes: A long way to go by Dr. Fran Kaufman offers an excellent overview of the challenges that children and teens with diabetes face.
- Predictors of glycemic control and short-term adverse outcomes in youth with type 1 diabetes.
- TheraSense offers guidance on Glucose Measurements Using Blood Extracted from the Forearm and the Finger.
- Maternal outcomes of a randomized controlled trial of a community-based support program for families of children with chronic illnesses. (Full Text at Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine)
- Blood glucose awareness training (BGAT-2): long-term benefits. (Full text at Diabetes Care)
- Disease management popular among HMOs.
- Company working on developing wearable, disposable insulin pump.
- Looking for a way to make a difference? Get out and walk to raise money for diabetes research and care. Check out the Walk to Cure Diabetes by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the America's Walk for Diabetes by the American Diabetes Association.
- Diabetics are being treated as second-class citizens by the insurance industry, says a charity that represents them.
- Family creates team to fight diabetes.
- American Diabetes Association and Billie Jean King Foundation Present the Fourth Annual 2001 Donnelly Award Winners.
- Baltimore Orioles pitcher Jason Johnson wears an insulin pump.
- Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Jon Krick has diabetes.
- Diabetes drug 'could help cheats'.
- Last week's poll asked readers if they've considered switching to Lantus (insulin glargine). This week's poll asks readers for their opinion on President Bush's decision to permit limited federal funding of embryonic stem cell research.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Making the Best of Life: Book 2: Learning to Live With Diabetes by Jed Block.
- Body Weight and Health Risk is Worth a Look.
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