Of Continuing Interest
- The first Children with Diabetes: Focus on Technology weekend conferences will be held September 27-29, 2002 at the Crystal Mountain Resort near Traverse City, Michigan.
- We have a full report from Pasadena 2002 Conference: Friends for Life.
- Jim McCord is on his cross-country run from San Diego to Washington, D.C. to call attention to the need for increased federal funding for diabetes research. You can track his progress online or call 859-512-1550 for up-to-the-minute schedule information so you can meet Jim as he runs through your city.
- Our new Diabetes Youth Ambassador section is for teens around the world to help raise diabetes awareness where they live.
New This Week
- In July 2002, the Diabetes Team published 225 answers to your questions about diabetes, bringing the total number of questions and answers online to 10,652. If you have a question about diabetes, check our topical index or submit your question to our team of experts.
- If you have not yet made a Quilt for Life square, please do so. We need hundreds, if not thousands, more squares to really show the impact of type 1 diabetes.
- Cacey is 11 and was diagnosed in January 2002.
- Aisha is 13, uses a pump, and lives in Australia.
- Courtney is 14 and uses a pump.
- Trevor is three and was diagnosed in July 2002.
- Carylanne is almost six and wants to be a zoologist.
- Diabetes Day is a poem by Kiersten Ridgel.
- Barbara Dougherty writes about her son's diagnosis.
- Join us for a Back to School Chat with Crystal Jackson and Steph Schwartz on Tuesday, August 6th at 9pm Eastern in the "Back to School" Room.
- The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation is seeking original artwork from kids for use in holiday cards. First prize is a $200 scholarship toward the CWD conference next year.
- Tour of the Ozarks is bicycle excursion to benefit the Diabetes Education Fund.
- ISPAD (International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes) has an excellent collection of articles in PDF format from the Second International Novo Nordisk Symposium on Childhood Diabetes, held June 1-2, 2001 in Copenhagen.
- Amylin Replacement With Pramlintide in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: A Physiological Approach to Overcome Barriers With Insulin Therapy.
- Elevated C-reactive protein associates with early-stage carotid atherosclerosis in young subjects with type 1 diabetes.
- Lack of physiological suppression of circulating IGFBP-1 in puberty in patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
- Space-time clustering of childhood Type 1 diabetes in Devon and Cornwall, England.
- Hypoglycaemia: The limiting factor in the glycaemic management of Type I and Type II Diabetes.
- Hypoglycaemia unawareness and the brain.
- Evidence from twins for acquired cellular immune hyperactivity in type 1 diabetes.
- Effects on heart rate variability of metoprolol supplementary to ongoing ACE-inhibitor treatment in Type I diabetic patients with abnormal albuminuria.
- New trends in the treatment of diabetic nephropathy in children.
- Amadori-albumin correlates with microvascular complications and precedes nephropathy in type 1 diabetic patients.
- Clustering of Cases of Insulin Dependent Diabetes (IDDM) Occurring Three Years After Hemophilus Influenza B (HiB) Immunization Support Causal Relationship Between Immunization and IDDM.
- Family conflict, adherence, and glycaemic control in youth with short duration Type 1 diabetes.
- A randomized control trial of the effect of negotiated telephone support on glycaemic control in young people with Type 1 diabetes.
- Current methods of transfer of young people with Type 1 diabetes to adult services.
- Osteoporosis and Diabetes.
- Boy with diabetes, 16, dies in custody of Alabama Department of Human Resources.
- Leader of Florida's screening program for type 1 diabetes supports program's effectiveness.
- Family converts diagnosis into drive for all diabetics.
- Islet transplants to be available in Japan soon.
- Driver with diabetes to be charged with vehicular manslaughter in accident that caused death.
- A disorderly conduct charge filed against a diabetic Heath man who went into shock in a Kroger parking lot has been dismissed.
- Strong Statistical Correlation Between Prevalence Of Diabetes, Air Pollution.
- Study: 'Sexier' diseases get most cash.
- Patients hail cell transplant for diabetes.
- Atkins Diet Alert is a web site that advises against high-protein diets.
- Last week's poll asked readers how often they use control solution to check their blood glucose meter. This week's poll asks readers who use or have used a pump if they've ever taken a break from the pump.
- 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 Diabetic Gourmet by Francine Prince.
- Our page on Computerizing Your Meter is Worth a Look.
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