- Hannah is seven and was diagnosed when she was 21 months old.
- Joshua is four and was diagnosed in October 2000.
- Amanda recently started pump therapy.
- We've updated our page about Flying With Diabetes Supplies.
- Author Rick Mendosa writes Diabetes Treatment Is Getting More Convenient, Less Painful and Less Expensive.
- Enter the LifeScan ONE TOUCH® Away From Winning sweepstakes to win medical identification jewelry, a ONE TOUCH Ultra, or other prizes.
- TheraSense is once again funding scholarships for children to participate in nationwide diabetes summer camps in 2002. Nominations must be submitted by a Certified Diabetes Educator.
- Read the transcript from last week's Virtual Supprt Group: Type 1 Diabetes chat.
- The 37th Annual Meeting of the European Association For The Study Of Diabetes (EASD) meeting was held in Glasgow, United Kingdom from 9 - 13 September 2001. You can read abstracts from oral presentations and lectures as well as posters.
- Researchers at Monash University and the International Diabetes Institute in Melbourne has implicated infections of common garden vegetables as a possible source of a chemical that causes damage to the pancreas.
- Risk factor screening for abnormal glucose tolerance in pregnancy.
- Screening for gestational diabetes mellitus: can we be more efficient?
- A Genomewide Scan for Type 1-Diabetes Susceptibility in Scandinavian Families: Identification of New Loci with Evidence of Interactions.
- Critique of the UK Prospective Diabetes Study.
- Intrauterine diabetic environment confers risks for type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity in the offspring, in addition to genetic susceptibility.
- Kidney transplantation in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus: long-term prognosis for patients and grafts.
- UT receives $1.7 million for diabetes center; promising new treatment.
- Diabetes control deteriorates in girls at cessation of growth: relationship with body mass index. See also Anticholinergic treatment improves glycaemic control in adolescent girls with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
- Insulin and Glucose Excursion Following Premeal Insulin Lispro or Repaglinide in Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes.
- Article explains the EURODIAB project.
- The American Hearth Association issues a warning about high-protein diets, which are often promoted to people with diabetes as a way of reducing carbohydrate intake. See also Dietary Protein and Weight Reduction: A Statement for Healthcare Professionals From the Nutrition Committee of the Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism of the American Heart Association. (PubMed abstract)
- WebMD offers interactive online presentations, including one on type 1 diabetes.
- Orlistat Effective for Long-Term Weight Loss Maintenance.
- Diabetes Therapeutics and Self-monitoring Diagnostics Market to Reach $31.7 Billion By 2007, demonstrating that diabetes is big business.
- Indiana passed a new law effective July 1, 2001 which requires that school's must allow a student with an acute or chronic disease or medical condition to possess and self-administer medication that must be administered on an emergency basis while the student is on school grounds or off school grounds at a school activity, function, or event if the student's parent files an annual authorization that includes a written statement from the student's physician for the student to self-administer the medication. For details of this new law, see Student Discipline, Child Protection, and Health and Safety and Indiana Code 20-8.1-5.1-7.5.
- TheraSense, Inc. Completes Initial Public Offering.
- Transplants give local woman new start. For more information about pancreas transplantation, see Pancreas Transplantation at the Insulin-Free World Foundation web site.
- Santo's plight makes diabetes walk all that more special.
- Pumps4Kids.ca offers information and support for Canadians interested in insulin pump therapy.
- MedIDs.com sells medical identification products and has a printable medical identification card.
- Last week's poll asked readers about whether they get flu shots for themselves or their child with diabetes. This week's poll asks readers about how many people in their immediate family have type 1 diabetes.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Clinical Management of the Child and Teenager with Diabetes by Leslie Plotnick, M.D. and Randi Henderson.
- The Topical Index of Ask the Diabetes Team Questions is Worth a Look.
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