Of Continuing Interest
- Come to the Pasadena 2002 conference and try a pump! Three pump companies, Animas, Disetronic, and Medtronic MiniMed, will be offering this great opportunity for potential would-be pumpers. Anyone interested in wearing a pump (with saline) may do so Thursday and Friday at the conference. A prescription from your physician is required and must include the wording "insulin pump trial with saline."
New This Week
- Cygnus Launches GlucoWatch® Biographer in U.S. See the GlucoWatch web site for ordering information.
- Rufus and Ruby, the bears with diabetes, are now available in the UK. See the KIDSAC (Kids who are Insulin Dependent Searching for a Cure) page from the JDRF UK. Also see Teddy helps children face the needle.
- Emma is 7 years old and was diagnosed in September 2001.
- Summer camps for kids with diabetes with updated information for the 2002 camping season include:
- FCYD Utah Summer Camp is for kids with diabetes in Utah.
- EzeeDiabetes, published by CojjoHealth Services, is a diabetes-related web site in South Africa.
- Read the transcript of our Pasadena 2002 Conference chat held on Tuesday, April 16th.
- We review the MediSense Sof-Tact meter.
- Parental hypertension and 24 h-blood pressure in children prior to diabetic nephropathy.
- Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in patients with diabetes in the Losartan Intervention For Endpoint reduction in hypertension study (LIFE): a randomised trial against atenolol.
- Diabetic nephropathy in children and adolescents and its consequences in adults.
- Autonomic neuropathy in children and adolescents with diabetes mellitus.
- Diabetic patients can safely undergo vascular surgery, claim US researchers.
- Relationship between the Effects of Cisapride on Gastric Emptying and Plasma Glucose Concentrations in Diabetic Gastroparesis.
- Should pediatric patients with hyperlipidemia receive drug therapy?
- Procter & Gamble Announces Strategic Alliance with GMP Companies for Novel Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus.
- Chromosomal Anomalies among the Offspring of Women with Gestational Diabetes.
- Increasing incidence of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents: treatment considerations.
- Indwelling catheters used from the onset of diabetes decrease injection pain and pre-injection anxiety.
- Lipid profile in children with insulin dependent diabetes mellitus.
- Caries Incidence in Young Type 1 Diabetes mellitus Patients in Relation to Metabolic Control and Caries-Associated Risk Factors.
- The Death of the "1800-Calorie ADA Diet".
- The Food and Drug Administration has approved the NovoPen® Junior.
- SpectRx, Inc. Announces FDA Clearance of Improved, Minimally Invasive Insulin Delivery Patch for Insulin Pumps. See SimpleChoice Patch for product information.
- Importance of psychosocial aspects of diabetes confirmed by summit meeting.
- Diabetes at School: What a Child's Health Care Team Needs to Know About Federal Disability Law.
- One pump helped restore her life.
- Scientists Close in on Trigger Of Insulin Resistance.
- Kanata girl gives Rufus the Bear some TLC.
- Last week's poll asked readers how they dispose of sharps at home. This week's poll asks readers about which glucose meter they use most often.
- 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 The Johns Hopkins Guide to Diabetes by Christopher D. Saudek, M.D., Richard R. Rubin, Ph.D., CDE, and Cynthia S. Shump, R.N., CDE.
- Our page about Lantus is Worth a Look.
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