Back to Home What's New for 19 August 2001
  1. We report on the American Association of Diabetes Educators 2001 Annual Meeting.

  2. We've received many requests for information about donating extra diabetes supplies to a worthy cause. We recommend the Collection for Russian Kids.

  3. Rachel is 6 1/2 and lives in Tennessee.

  4. HbA1c - the 7% Solution by Rick Mendosa examines the importance of the HbA1c test for people with Type 2 diabetes.

  5. Join us for our monthly Virtual Support Group: Type 2 Diabetes chat, hosted by Betty Brackenridge and Kris Swenson, on Wednesday, August 22nd at 9pm Eastern in the Virtual Support Room.

  6. Cygnus Receives Important FDA Approval for Large-Scale Manufacturing.

  7. LifeScan offers a tool to convert whole blood values to plasma and plasma values to whole blood.

  8. We review a new book for kids with diabetes entitled Matthew Takes His Shot.

  9. Pump Wear, Inc. offers clothing for kids who use insulin pumps.

  10. Carb Check is a Palm program that allows easy lookup of carbohydrate data for some 200+ foods with the supplied database.

  11. Increased vascular endothelial growth factor serum concentrations may help to identify patients with onset of type 1 diabetes during childhood at risk for developing persistent microalbuminuria.

  12. Value of Microalbuminuria Screening in People with Type 2 Diabetes Questioned.

  13. Enterovirus antibody levels during the first two years of life in prediabetic autoantibody-positive children.

  14. Who reads Internet materials about diabetes? explores use of the Internet in Russia.

  15. Maternal and paternal age at delivery, birth order, and risk of childhood onset type 1 diabetes.

  16. Expression of Calbindin-D28k in a Pancreatic Islet ß-Cell Line Protects against Cytokine-Induced Apoptosis and Necrosis.

  17. Novo Nordisk issued patent for the use of an insulin-like polypeptide without hypoglycaemic effect for delaying or preventing the onset of diabetes.

  18. Canadian Diabetes Association Awards $5 Million to Diabetes Research.

  19. Glucagon administration - underevaluated and undertaught.

  20. A phenomenological study of chronic sorrow in people with type 1 diabetes.

  21. The Supplement: New horizons in insulin pump therapy from Practical Diabetes International includes many excellent articles and letters, including Insulin pumps in children and adolescents by Dr. Ragnar Hanas and Psychological aspects of pumps and patient selection by Dr. Cathy Lloyd.

  22. Summary of the 5th Scientific Spring meeting of the Psycho-Social Aspects of Diabetes (PSAD) study group of the EASD.

  23. Improving the outcome for children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes: results of a changing service in Copenhagen.

  24. Iron supplementation inhibits cough associated with ACE inhibitors.

  25. Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada Supports US Federal Funding For Embryonic Stem Cell Research.

  26. Negotiations to start on licensing of embryonic stem cell lines for federally funded research.

  27. Deputies Sue Diabetic Driver They Beat After Traffic Stop.

  28. Come to New York in October 2001 for DRI's Finding a Cure: A Year of Progress in the World of Diabetes.

  29. EzeeDiabetes provides information for people living with diabetes in South Africa.

  30. Last week's poll asked readers for their opinion on President Bush's decision to permit limited federal funding of embryonic stem cell research. This week's poll asks readers if they know how their insulin is shipped to their pharmacy.

  31. The Featured Book of the Week is Convenience Food Facts by Arlene Monk, RD, LD, CDE, and Nancy Cooper, RD, LD, CDE.

  32. Classification and Diagnosis of Diabetes is Worth a Look.

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