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!
Of Continuing Interest
- The number of squares committed to our Quilt for Life is growing fast. Your quilt square is important to help demonstrate the enormity of type 1 diabetes.
- LifeScan is offering a $500 Diabetes Camp Scholarship program that includes 25 $500 scholarships for diabetes camp, or one of 2000 ONE TOUCH Ultra Meters. One lucky grand prize winner will also get a visit at camp from champion swimmer Gary Hall, Jr. And you'll even get a free Marissa Bear with entry while supplies last. No purchase is necessary.
New This Week
- Nicole is 17, lives in Australia, and has had diabetes since she was two.
- David was diagnosed in February 2001 when he was six.
- We now have over 8,000 Friends looking for someone to share wisdom and experiences.
- In March 2002, the Diabetes Team published 250 answers to your questions, bringing the total number of answers online to over 9,750.
- With the start of Daylight Savings Time, be sure to reset the clocks on your blood glucose meter and insulin pump.
- Summer camps for kids with diabetes with updated information for the 2002 camping season include:
- Camp Aldersgate is a co-ed resident camp in Little Rock, Arkansas.
- Camp AZDA at Friendly Pines Camp provides kids with diabetes in Arizona an excellent camping experience.
- Camp De Los Niños, in San Jose, California, offers camp for kids with diabetes ages 6 to 13.
- Camp Fox is a one-week trip for teens to Catalina Island off the coast of southern California.
- Camp Hamwi, in central Ohio, offers horseback riding and outdoor adventure.
- Camp Hertko Hollow, near Des Moines, Iowa, includes a two-story tree house and a real train caboose.
- Camp Holiday Trails, a camp for children with special health needs, is located in Charlottesville, Virginia.
- Camp Hot Shots is a day camp for kids in Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota.
- Camp JADA is a summer day camp for kids with diabetes in Jacksonville, Florida.
- Camp Kno-Koma provides adventures for young people with diabetes in West Virginia.
- Camp Needles in the Pines is a one-week resident camp in Eastern North Carolina.
- Camp Sugar Falls is a summer day camp for kids with diabetes in Tennessee.
- Cruise Camp is a four-day cruise on Carnival Cruise for teens with diabetes ages 13 to 18.
- CODA Kid's Camp is a summer day camp for kids ages 3 through 7 near Columbus, Ohio.
- Diabetes Day Camps in Texas offer an exciting weeklong day camp for kids with diabetes.
- Larry L. Hillblom Camp is a youth resident camp at Sequoia Lake.
- Stepping Stones Day Camp is a summer day camp for new campers ages 8 through 12 near Columbus, Ohio.
- Tennessee Camp for Diabetic Children offers both one and two week camping sessions.
- The Rainbow Club is a summer day camp for kids in Old Greenwich, Connecticut.
- Lab Tests Online, a public service of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry, describes most medical lab tests that you would ever come across.
- Read the transcript of Gary Hall Jr.'s Swimming and Diabetes Camps chat held last week.
- Pfizer For Women, a new health site for women by Pfizer, has information about diabetes.
- We review Great Temptations: Recipes for People with Celiac Disease and Diabetes and publish two recipes from the book: Banana Muffins and Chocolate Chip and Cherry Cookies.
- Biodiagnostics sells the BetaChek visual glucose test strips.
- XylitolNow.com has information about xylitol and sells xylitol sweetened products.
- Seasonality of birth in patients with type 1 diabetes.
- Researchers Suggest Cause for Neural Tube Defects in Babies of Mothers with Diabetes.
- St Vincent's Declaration 10 years on: outcomes of diabetic pregnancies.
- Psychomotor development in the children of mothers with type 1 diabetes mellitus or gestational diabetes mellitus.
- Insulin resistance, intra-abdominal fat, cardiovascular risk factors, and androgens in healthy young women with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Paraoxonase gene cluster is a genetic marker for early microvascular complications in Type 1 diabetes.
- Effect of captopril on left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in young insulin dependent diabetic patients with microalbuminuria.
- Clinical characteristics of non-immune-mediated, idiopathic type 1 (type 1B) diabetes mellitus in Japanese children and adolescents.
- Expression of CD40 identifies a unique pathogenic T cell population in type 1 diabetes.
- CD40L blockade prevents autoimmune diabetes by induction of bitypic NK/DC regulatory cells.
- Autoantibodies to GAD, IA-2 and insulin in ICA-positive first-degree relatives of children with type 1 diabetes: a comparison between parents and siblings.
- Risk assessment for developing type 1 diabetes: intentions of behavioural changes prior to risk notification.
- A lower prevalence of atopy symptoms in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Cygnus Receives Approval for Second-Generation GlucoWatch Biographer.
- Administration of Neutral Protamine Hagedorn Insulin at Bedtime versus with Dinner in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus To Avoid Nocturnal Hypoglycemia and Improve Control.
- Washington state has passed a new law Accommodating children with diabetes in schools.
- Last week's poll asked readers how many times per week they or their child has a hypoglycemic episode that requires treatment. This week's poll asks readers who does regular nighttime blood glucose tests.
- The Featured Product of the Week is the A1cNow Hemoglobin A1c Test, the first ever prescription at home test for HbA1c. Act now and receive a $1.00 discount off the purchase price of the single pack or a $2.00 discount off the two pack!
- The Featured Book of the Week is Making the Best of Life: Book 2: Learning to Live With Diabetes by Jed Block.
- Our section about Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in Diabetes is Worth a Look.
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