- Diabetes Research Institute Recruits Snoopy in Fight Against Diabetes.
- Join us for a special "Back to School Chat" with Steph Schwartz and Betty Brackenridge on Thursday, August 30th at 9pm Eastern in the School Chat Room.
- Read the transcript from last week's Virtual Support Group: Type 2 Diabetes chat.
- Join in the Diabetes Fun Club day at Six Flags AstroWorld in Houston, Texas, on Saturday, September 8, 2001. For more information about the Diabetes Fun Club, the day at AstroWorld, or how to sponsor tickets or donate a raffle item, please e-mail Michele Corriston at email@example.com or call (281) 821-4164.
- We review the Wizdom Kit from the American Diabetes Association, a new set of booklets for parents and kids.
- Insight by Disetronic is an online tool to help you manage your diabetes and includes uploading of data from a variety of blood glucose meters.
- The September 2001 issue of Diabetes Care has several excellent articles:
- Young Adults With Diabetes - Need for a new treatment paradigm comments on Clinical and Psychological Course of Diabetes From Adolescence to Young Adulthood, a study which found that "behavioral problems in adolescence seem to be important in influencing later glycemic control."
- Can Diabetes Be Prevented by Vegetable Fat? explores the association between the type of dietary fat and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes as reported in Dietary Fat and Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in Older Iowa Women.
- Neuropsychological Profiles of Children With Type 1 Diabetes 6 Years After Disease Onset found that "children with type 1 diabetes performed more poorly than control subjects on measures of intelligence, attention, processing speed, long-term memory, and executive skills." See also Predictors of change in the neuropsychological profiles of children with type 1 diabetes 2 years after disease onset from 1999.
- Treatment Satisfaction With Inhaled Insulin in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Does Microalbuminuria Predict Diabetic Nephropathy?
- Total Antioxidant Status and Coronary Artery Calcification in Type 1 Diabetes.
- Subcutaneous Continuous Glucose Monitoring: Feasibility of a new microdialysis-based glucose sensor system reports on a new continuous blood glucose sensor under development.
- The Promise in Selling Stem Cells from The New York Times examines patents that protect embryonic stem cells and their commercial use.
- Abnormal Glucose Handling by the Kidney in Response to Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes.
- World Leaders In Endocrinology Call For New Diabetes Guidelines.
- ACE Consensus Conference on Guidelines for Glycemic Control.
- Prediction of silent celiac disease at diagnosis of childhood type 1 diabetes by tissue transglutaminase autoantibodies and HLA.
- Risk assessment, prediction and prevention of type 1 diabetes.
- Historical and current perspectives on bone marrow transplantation for prevention and treatment of immunodeficiencies and autoimmunities.
- Insulin resistance as a predictor of age-related diseases.
- Novel approaches toward early diagnosis of islet allograft rejection. (Full text at LWW Online)
- Transdifferentiation of human islet cells in a long-term culture. (Full text at LWW Online)
- Life with continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) therapy: child and parental perspectives and predictors of metabolic control.
- Animas Corporation and the Diabetes Trust Fund to Provide Insulin Pumps to Children and Teens.
- One diabetic therapy discontinued; Mother of children with disease criticizes Lilly.
- Medscape answers a question about type 1 diabetes and insulin resistance. (Free Medscape membership required)
- University of Miami Football Player with diabetes uses an insulin pump.
- Tour of the Ozarks is a bicycle excursion to benefit the American Diabetes Association.
- Ralph Fatello concludes his 365th consecutive day surfing in his quest to raise money and awareness for diabetes.
- Man Stealing Donations For Diabetes Research.
- About Me Jewelry, founded by a mom who has a child with diabetes, sells medical identification jewelry.
- Last week's poll asked readers readers if they know how their insulin is shipped to their pharmacy. This week's poll asks readers about the blood glucose meter they use most often.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Fast Food Facts by Marion Franz, MS, RD, LD, CDE.
- Our page about Insulin Pumps is Worth a Look.
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