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Southwest Regional
Conference and Expo

January 3-5, 2003
Sheraton El Conquistador Resort
Tucson, Arizona


2003 Annual
Conference and Expo

July 9-12, 2003
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Of Continuing Interest

  1. You can now generate a Quilt for Life Calendar from the Quilt for Life Online Gallery. Create and print the calendars and share them with family, friends, and your elected officials to help remind them why it's important to increase funding for diabetes research.

  2. Looking for holiday cards? Check out DRI's Holiday Kards, where four out of the five card designs were submitted by CWD kids! The cards help support the Diabetes Research Institute, a world leader in research to find a cure for type 1 diabetes.

  3. Join Olympic gold medalist Gary Hall, Jr., hailed the fastest swimmer in the world, and the scientific staff of the Diabetes Research Institute for What's Up Doc?, a half-day interactive tour of the DRI facility for children with diabetes and their families to be held Saturday, November 9, 2002 in Miami, Florida.

New This Week

  1. This week Children with Diabetes launches cwdMail, a free, web-based e-mail service sponsored by LifeScan. cwdMail provides a simple web-based interface and rigorous anti-spam filtering to reduce the amount of unsolicited commercial e-mail you receive. Also, your cwdMail address will never be sold or shared with anyone.

  2. The Diabetes Team published answers to 190 questions in October, bringing the total number of questions and answers online to 11,192. What's your diabetes question?

  3. EMLA cream is being taken off the market in the US in November 2002 until its product packaging can be made child-resistant.

  4. CWD Foundation Awards Largest Grant to Date to the Diabetes Research Institute.

  5. On Saturday, October 26, 2002 the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation hosted its 3rd Annual Research Conference in New York City. One of the highlights was a speech by Ken Bernstein, who has been cured of type 1 diabetes with an islet cell transplant.

  6. Jim McCord completed his cross-country run from San Diego to Washington, D.C. on the Capitol steps on Saturday, November 2nd. Our congratulations go out to Jim and his supporters for showing that one person can make a difference.

  7. We've added a page about Insulin Pens.

  8. Join us for a special LifeScan Chat with the OneTouch® Product Team. Here's your chance to chat live with the OneTouch® Ultra® Meter and IN TOUCH Software Product Managers. The chat will be held on Wednesday, November 6th at 9pm Eastern in the LifeScan chat room.

  9. We're running a Diabetes and Asthma Survey for Professor Shih-Wen Huang, M.D. of the Division of Immunology & Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida College of Medicine.

  10. Dr. Cynthia Schmidt, Assistant Professor of Nursing at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, is conducting an online survey for children with type 1 diabetes. The survey will allow children to provide anonymous information about their type 1 diabetes-related self-care activities and their feelings and concerns about having diabetes. Information gained from this survey will provide nurses and other health care professionals with important knowledge which will improve the care they provide to children and adolescents with diabetes. Dr. Schmidt can be reached via e-mail at to answer specific questions.

  11. We've updated our page on How to Say "I Have Diabetes" in Many Languages. If you can add to the list, please send an e-mail to

  12. We review The Best of Diabetes Self-Management.

  13. Identification of Insulin-Producing Cells Derived from Embryonic Stem Cells by Zinc-Chelating Dithizone. Free full text available in HTML and PDF.

  14. Glucose-responsive insulin-producing cells from stem cells.

  15. A type 1 diabetes-related protein from wheat (triticum aestivum): cDNA clone of a wheat storage globulin, Glb1, linked to islet damage. (Free full text as PDF.)

  16. Establishment of T cell lines to bovine b-casein and b-casein derived epitopes in patients with type 1 diabetes.

  17. Humoral and cellular immune responses to proinsulin in adults with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes .

  18. The Epidemiology of Type 1 Diabetes in Children in Philadelphia 1990–1994: Evidence of an epidemic.

  19. Personal Control and Disordered Eating in Female Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.

  20. Effects of Vitamin E on Cardiovascular and Microvascular Outcomes in High-Risk Patients With Diabetes.

  21. Prevention of Hypoglycemia Using Risk Assessment With a Continuous Glucose Monitoring System.

  22. Thyroid dysfunction during pregnancy and in the first postpartum year in women with diabetes mellitus type I.

  23. Reduction of the Accumulation of Advanced Glycation End Products by ACE Inhibition in Experimental Diabetic Nephropathy.

  24. Nocturnal hypoglycemia detected with the continuous glucose monitoring system in pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes.

  25. A Direct Comparison of Insulin Aspart and Insulin Lispro in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.

  26. A Randomized Trial of Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion and Intensive Injection Therapy in Type 1 Diabetes for Patients With Long-Standing Poor Glycemic Control.

  27. Insulin pump therapy in the 21st century: Strategies for successful use in adults, adolescents, and children with diabetes.

  28. Individualizing insulin management: Three practical cases, rules for regimen adjustment.

  29. NIH Reports Progress in Diabetes Research. See the full report, entitled Conquering Diabetes: Highlights of Program Efforts, Research Advances and Opportunities, in HTML or PDF format. See also Report to Congress Frames Diabetes Research Agenda.

  30. People who use nutritional supplements will find Do All Supplements Contain What Their Labels Say They Contain? interesting reading.

  31. Diabetes in Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance.

  32. BD Consumer Healthcare Introduces Shortest Insulin Pen Needle Ever in the United States.

  33. President Bush proclaims November National Diabetes Month.

  34. Fighting medical job limits: Diabetes activists take on rules that stop all with the disease from driving for a living.

  35. Memphis Jury Returns Verdict Against Northwest Airlines In EEOC Disability Case On Behalf Of Diabetic Applicant.

  36. UK researchers testing possible diabetes vaccine.

  37. Evidence points to A1 link to diabetes.

  38. Juvenile diabetes a numbers game for local family.

  39. Family’s knowledge, vigilance help 6-year-old cope with diabetes.

  40. Juvenile Diabetes survivor seeks help in finding a cure.

  41. Teen's death prompts new DHR standards.

  42. 26-year-old diabetic inmate died because he didn't get treatment.

  43. Debiotech MEMS-based pump for insulin delivery in October issue of Small Times Magazine.

  44. Last week's poll asked our readers how they record blood glucose values. This week's poll asks our readers about what sweetener they use most often when they cook.

  45. 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!

  46. The Featured Book of the Week is Understanding Insulin-Dependent Diabetes (10th Edition) by H. Peter Chase, M.D.

  47. Our Presentations About Diabetes are Worth a Look.

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