Of Continuing Interest
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!
New This Week
- Cori is five and has a new puppy.
- Alexa is 4 1/2 and recently started using the pump.
- With the holiday season upon us, please take a moment to consider a donation to help Russian kids with diabetes.
- Summer camps for kids with diabetes with updated information for the 2002 camping season include:
- About Me Jewelry, started by a parent of a child with diabetes, makes medical identification jewelry.
- Study preserves beta cell mass in people with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes. See ß-cell function in new-onset type 1 diabetes and immunomodulation with a heat-shock protein peptide (DiaPep277) (free registration required) and DiaPep277: Autoimmune Diabetes.
- Long-term follow-up failed to detect in vitro transmission of full-length porcine endogenous retroviruses from specific pathogen-free pig islets to human cells.
- Hepatic insulin production for type 1 diabetes. (Free registration required) (Abstract available at PubMed.)
- Blood glucose normalization upon transplantation of human embryonic pancreas into beta-cell-deficient SCID mice.
- Hypoglycemia-associated autonomic failure.
- Diabetes, Nutrition & Metabolism is the official journal of the Italian Society of Diabetology.
- We have a new section about Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Diabetes.
- We offer advice on What To Do When You Give the Wrong Insulin Dose.
- Walgreen Recalls Lantus.
- The Journal of Pediatrics contains an article about Academic pediatric departments, government agencies, and children with special health care needs.
- Researchers preach prevention to thwart explosion of diabetes.
- Penguins' rookie lives with diabetes.
- The USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory web site contains a wealth of information about food ingredients and nutrition.
- Carb Up and GO!, published by the LSU Ag Center, offers lessons and information about carbohydrates.
- Diabetic Dining offers recipes and nutrional information.
- Last week's poll asked readers about biggest challenge they have with their diabetes team. This week's poll asks readers what age they think is appropriate to begin insulin pump therapy.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Pumping Insulin by John Walsh, P.A., C.D.E., and Ruth Roberts, M.A.
- Our page about Diabetes Warning Signs is Worth a Look.
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