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
- The Children with Diabetes Quilt for Life will help demonstrate the enormity of type 1 diabetes, helping to raise awareness of the need for a cure. Join in by adding a quilt square for yourself or your child.
- Caroline was diagnosed at the age of eight months.
- Lucy is 14 and lives in Lincolnshire, England.
- David lives in California and wears a pump.
- Summer camps for kids with diabetes with updated information for the 2002 camping season include:
- Camp Hendon provides a summer camping experience for kids ages 8 to 17 in Kentucky.
- Camp Ivy is a day camp in Hampton, Georgia.
- Camp John Warvel offers camp for kids ages 7 to 15 in Milford, Indiana.
- Sweet Kids Day Camp offers a free camping experience for kids ages 3-7 living in Idaho.
- Juvenile Diabetes Ottawa offers information and links to diabetes-related support and events in Ottawa, Canada.
- Guidelines For Care Of Students With Diabetes (Appendices) from the Washington State Task Force for Students with Diabetes is available online. This excellent guide can serve as a starting point for school systems interested in establishing a diabetes program.
- Join us for a special chat about our upcoming Pasadena 2002 Conference, with host Laura Billetdeaux, Children with Diabetes Events Coordinator, on Monday, February 18th at 9pm Eastern in the Pasadena 2002 chat room.
- We've updated our mirror of Rick Mendosa's Online Diabetes Resources.
- We review the new Accu-Chek Compact blood glucose monitor.
- The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is conducting a Newly Diagnosed Diabetes Mellitus Study to determine whether ingested (oral) human recombinant interferon will preserve residual beta cell function. They are recruiting newly diagnosed kids with type 1 diabetes from all over the US who are willing to travel four times per year to the Texas or Maryland (the NIH Bethesda campus) study centers.
- Impaired intellectual development in children with Type I diabetes: association with HbA1 c, age at diagnosis and sex.
- Vitamin A, retinol binding protein and lipids in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Insulin-specific tolerance in diabetes.
- Relation of diabetic patients' health-related control appraisals and physician-patient interpersonal impacts to patients' metabolic control and satisfaction with treatment.
- In vitro test of new biomaterials for the development of a bioartificial pancreas.
- Metabolic impact of puberty on the course of type 1 diabetes.
- The dynamics of coping and adaptating to the impact when diagnosed with diabetes.
- Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness in Children With Type 1 Diabetes.
- What should the role of ACE inhibitors be in the treatment of diabetes? Lessons from HOPE and MICRO-HOPE.
- Which contraceptive methods are recommended for young women with type 1 diabetes mellitus?. A survey among gynaecologists in Greece.
- Periodontal disease in pregnancy complicated by type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Impaired vascular reactivity in pregnant women with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
- Desensitization to human recombinant DNA insulin in an adolescent with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
- Eating Disorders in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Pig cells on political agenda discusses the work of Dr. Bob Elliot from New Zealand, who is using xenotransplantation to cure type 1 diabetes.
- Breakthrough for diabetics banned in NZ.
- Diabetics give Fitzsimons food for thought.
- Micro pump works without moving parts.
- Parents Can Influence Their Teenagers to Eat Properly.
- A diabetic since his freshman year of high school, Lafayette's Mike Farrell has not let the disease get in his way.
- Last week's poll asked readers at what age they feel it is appropriate to tell kids about diabetes complications. This week's poll asks readers about how many different blood glucose meters they use.
- The Featured Product of the Week is the FreeStyle blood glucose kit, now free with the purchase of only 100 FreeStyle test strips. The FreeStyle allows you to use alternative sites for blood glucose monitoring.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Fast Food Facts by Marion Franz, MS, RD, LD, CDE.
- Our Diabetes Dictionary is Worth a Look.
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