- Join us in Pasadena, California, July 17-21, as hundreds of CWD families join in the 3rd annual conference, Friends For Life: Pasadena 2002. There will be educational sessions for everyone, young and old, whether you are a child or adult with type 1 diabetes, a family member, or a diabetes health care provider. Best of all, enjoy watching the children participate in conference sessions and some very cool social events, interacting, learning, and having fun with other children who face the same challenges each and every day. Find out more!
- Mark is almost 15 and lives in the Netherlands.
- Buy a Marissa Bear And Help Find The Cure. You can buy the Marissa Bear online.
- In October 2001, the Diabetes Team published answers to 206 of your questions about diabetes care. To date, we've published answers to 8,685 questions. Can we answer your question?
- Children with Diabetes delivered over 1 million pages while serving over 210,000 user sessions during October 2001, bringing our totals for 2001 to over 10 million pages delivered and over 2 million user sessions. As always, web site access statistics are freely available for our three web sites: Children with Diabetes, Diabetes 123, and Diabetes Monitor.
- Share Children with Diabetes with your local support group or diabetes team with our free brochures and URL cards.
- Over one hundred new names were added to our Friends Database in the last month, bringing the total to 7,450. If you're looking for someone to share your experiences, or need some help, you'll find someone in Friends.
- The new Celiac / Type 1 Mailing List provides support for families with both type 1 diabetes and celiac.
- Send a Diabetes eCard from LifeScan to your friends and family.
- Intake of vitamin D and risk of type 1 diabetes: a birth-cohort study. (Free registration at The Lancet required to view the full text article.) See also Vitamin D Intake in Early Childhood Linked to Reduced Diabetes Risk. (Free Medscape membership required)
- New Zealand Diabetes Technology Receives International Recognition; Human Clinical Trial a Success.
- Celiac Disease More Common Than Previously Thought in US Children With Diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Abnormal gastrointestinal endocrine cells in patients with diabetes type 1: relationship to gastric emptying and myoelectrical activity.
- Insulin by Mouth: Spray and Pill Look Promising in Phase II Trials. (Free registration required)
- Could TH1 and TH2 diseases coexist? Evaluation of asthma incidence in children with coeliac disease, type 1 diabetes, or rheumatoid arthritis.
- Elevated concentrations of homocysteine in children and adolescents with arterial hypertension accompanying Type 1 diabetes.
- Hospitalization among diabetic children and adolescents and non-diabetic control subjects.
- Mortality of patients with childhood onset (0-17 years) Type I diabetes in Israel.
- Large-Scale Diabetes Study Planned.
- Projected number of diabetic renal disease patients among insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus children in Japan.
- Ramipril and the development of diabetes.
- FDA Approval Received for GlucoWatch® Biographer Manufacture at Cygnus.
- As Diabetes Epidemic Surges, HHS and ADA Join Forces to Fight Heart Disease, the Leading Cause of Death for People with Diabetes.
- Screening for diabetic retinopathy is well received by patients and may improve self-management intentions.
- Diabetes control deteriorates in girls at cessation of growth: relationship with body mass index.
- Adolescent views of diabetes-related parent conflict and support: a focus group analysis.
- Family Practice News Online offers a summary of available insulins at Drug Update: Insulin and Insulin Analogues. (Free registration required)
- Physician explanations for failing to comply with "best practices". See also Physicians Often Disagree With 'Best Practices' in Treating Type 2 Diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required)
- The Importance of Physicians' Nutrition Literacy in the Management of Diabetes Mellitus.
- It's Not Your Fault reports on polycystic-ovary syndrome (PCOS).
- Once rare, type 2 diabetes is now a plague on Indian tribes.
- Cherokees tackle diabetes with education.
- FDA Panel Reviews Alternate Site Blood Glucose Monitoring.
- JDRF's "Promise to Remember Me Campaign 2001-2002" Kicks Off.
- More children deal with diabetes.
- Biotech firm beats market troubles reports on the recent successful initial public offering of TheraSense.
- Non-terrorism charities still need giving hearts reminds us that we must not forget to donate what we can to help researchers find the cure for type 1 diabetes. See also JDRF Using New, Enhanced Programs in Tough Fundraising Climate.
- Diabetes doesn't hinder scholar's spirit.
- Reduced-Sugar Cupcakes are a tasty treat.
- The diabetes-friendly Celebrity Chefs Across America - The Ingredients for Managing Diabetes cookbook is being offered free by GlaxoSmithKline, maker of Avandia, throughout November. Call toll-free at (888) 844-8156.
- Last week's poll asked readers to report how their HbA1c has changed over the past year. This week's poll asks readers about how they record blood glucose readings.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Carbohydrate Counting Cookbook by Tami Ross, RD, CDE and Patti Geil, RD, CDE.
- Computerizing Your Meter is Worth a Look.
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