Back to Home What's New for 2 September 2001
  1. Justin was diagnosed on Memorial Day 2001 at the age of 15 months.

  2. Matthew Polk has been on a pump for a couple months and brings us up to date.

  3. Rick Mendosa offers us guidance about How to Talk to Your Doctor About Diabetes.

  4. We've updated many of the Rufus Diaries. Be sure to have a look.

  5. In August 2001, the Diabetes Team published answers to 240 of your questions about diabetes care, bringing our total to 8,266 questions and answers online.

  6. Read the transcript from last week's Back to School Chat.

  7. Our next scheduled chat is Virtual Support Group: Type 1 Diabetes on Wednesday, September 12th at 9pm Eastern in the Virtual Support chat room, hosted by Betty Brackenridge and Kris Swenson.

  8. The American Diabetes Association has announced that it will be ending free online access to the full text of articles in its journals, effective September 6, 2001.

  9. Age-old Drug Points To Potential New Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes

  10. Study suggests protective effect of breastfeeding for more than three months in preventing type 1 diabetes.

  11. Activation of natural killer T cells by -galactosylceramide treatment prevents the onset and recurrence of autoimmune Type 1 diabetes. (Free Nature registration required)

  12. CD1-restricted NK T cells protect nonobese diabetic mice from developing diabetes.

  13. Researchers closer to delivering new insulin pill for diabetics.

  14. Complete protection of islets against allorejection and autoimmunity by a simple barium-alginate membrane.

  15. Endothelial perturbation in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes: association with markers of the inflammatory reaction.

  16. Congestive Heart Failure in Type 2 Diabetes: Prevalence, incidence, and risk factors.

  17. The British Medical Journal published several Letters about Screening for type 2 diabetes, in reply to Should we screen for type 2 diabetes? Evaluation against National Screening Committee criteria.

  18. National Institutes of Health (NIH) Update on Existing Human Embryonic Stem Cells reports on existing embryonic stem cell lines that meet President Bush's criteria for federal funding.

  19. Effect of M40403 treatment of diabetic rats on endoneurial blood flow, motor nerve conduction velocity and vascular function of epineurial arterioles of the sciatic nerve. See also Enzyme Mimetic Compound Could Reduce Complications of Diabetes by MetaPhore.

  20. Chemical Sensors, Single Molecule Detection and Quantum Dots is a presentation by Stephen M. Lane of the Medical Technology Program at the Lawrence livermore National Laboratory that describes work on sensor technology with MiniMed.

  21. The Pacific Business Group on Health has published its one-page 2001 Basic Guidelines for Diabetes Care.

  22. The effect of extend bar containing uncooked cornstarch on night-time glycemic excursion in subjects with type 2 diabetes.

  23. Variations of Ambulatory Blood Pressure With Position in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes: Influence of disease duration and microangiopathy in a pilot study.

  24. Lamotrigine reduces painful diabetic neuropathy.

  25. MiniMed, now officially part of Medtronic, announces name change to 'Medtronic MiniMed'.

  26. N-Style ID, started by the parent of a child with diabetes, offers fun and fashionable watchbands and medical identification bracelets for every occasion.

  27. Medical Alert Corporation offers medical identification watches for kids and adults.

  28. Last week's poll asked readers about the blood glucose meter they use most often. This week's poll asks readers if they have a 504 plan in place for their children.

  29. The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Burnout: What To Do When You Can't Take It Anymore by William Polonsky.

  30. Our page with Information for Teachers is Worth a Look.

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