January 3-5, 2003
Sheraton El Conquistador Resort
July 9-12, 2003
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Of Continuing Interest
- cwdMail is a free, web-based e-mail service provided by Children with Diabetes and 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.
- EMLA cream is being taken off the market in the US in November 2002 until its product packaging can be made child-resistant.
- 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.
- 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.
New This Week
- With winter approaching in the northern hemisphere, people with diabetes are reminded to put some extra glucose tablets and non-perishable food in their cars in case they become stranded or delayed due to bad weather. This is a great use for leftover Halloween candy!
- We now have 289 squares in the Quilt for Life. If you haven't made a square, please consider making one.
- Michelle Renee Martinez is six and lives in San Diego.
- Maria Antonia is five and lives in Cali, Colombia.
- Beth is four and lives in Cork, Ireland.
- Join representatives from Deltec for a special Deltec Cozmo chat on Tuesday, November 12th at 9pm Eastern in the Deltec Cozmo chat room.
- Join Natalie Bellini, diabetes nurse educator, pump trainer, and pump user from Animas Corporation, for a special Teens and Pump Management Chat on Thursday, November 14th at 9 pm Eastern in the Teens and Pumps chat room.
- Read the transcript from last week's chat with the OneTouch® Ultra® Meter and IN TOUCH Software Product Managers from LifeScan.
- The Diabetes Exercise and Sports Association Fall Conference will be held at the new Cal Ripkin stadium in Aberdeen, Maryland on Saturday, November 16th.
- 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.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to answer specific questions.
- The Discovery of Insulin - A Comic Strip offers an abbreviated view on the discovery of insulin.
- The Injection Locator is a product that helps insulin users rotate the site of their insulin injections.
- My Own Type 1 Diabetes Book is now available for free downloading.
- GlucoBase diabetes software runs on Palm OS handhelds and is designed for people with type 2 diabtes.
- Hannah Publications is a non-profit organization designed to provide funding for diabetes and non-profit organizations helping children and families with developmental disorders through the sale of 2003 Calendars.
- Variation in consumption of cow milk proteins and lower incidence of Type 1 diabetes in Iceland vs the other 4 Nordic countries.
- Gender differences in the psychological adjustment to type 1 diabetes mellitus: an explorative study.
- Two-year prospective evaluation of the factors affecting honeymoon frequency and duration in children with insulin dependent diabetes mellitus: the key-role of age at diagnosis.
- Prevalence of retinopathy differs with age at onset of diabetes in a population of patients with Type 1 diabetes.
- Marked abnormalities in heart rate variability are associated with progressive deterioration of renal function in type I diabetic patients with overt nephropathy.
- Cardiovascular autonomic reactivity is decreased in adolescents with Type 1 diabetes.
- Glycaemic control and microvascular complications in a large cohort of Italian Type 1 diabetic out-patients.
- Predictors of coping strategy selection in paediatric patients.
- Diabetic ketoacidosis associated with Metabolife: a report of two cases.
- Insulin lispro: a pharmacoeconomic review of its use in diabetes mellitus.
- Maternal diabetes mellitus and infant malformations.
- Novo Nordisk submits Marketing Authorisation Application for NN304 (insulin detemir), a new long-acting insulin analogue. See also Novo Nordisk: long-acting insulin to take on Aventis.
- Education and Multidisciplinary Team Care Concepts for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes Mellitus (Word 2000 document). Also available in PDF format.
- John Walsh, P.A., C.D.E. and Ruth Roberts, M.A., write about Humalog and Novolog Insulins.
- Basal-bolus insulin therapy in Type 1 diabetes: comparative study of pre-meal administration of a fixed mixture of insulin lispro (50%) and neutral protamine lispro (50%) with human soluble insulin.
- A split regimen of regular insulin at dinner and NPH insulin at bedtime reduced nocturnal hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes.
- Eating disturbances in adolescent girls with type 1 diabetes mellitus. The full text is available in Hebrew.
- Intensive diabetes education program and multidisciplinary team approach in management of newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes mellitus: a greater patient benefit, experience at Siriraj Hospital.
- Effect of gender on counterregulatory responses to euglycemic exercise in type 1 diabetes.
- The Diabetes Hope Foundation offers scholarships to post-secondary adolescents with diabetes in Ontario, Canada.
- Pre-pregnancy diabetes ups risk of birth defects.
- Parents move forward with lawsuit against school administrator.
- Therafuse working on innovative insulin pump device.
- Students step forward for friend.
- Babies to spend decade in study to curb diabetes; Researchers hope to prove suspected link to cow's milk.
- British pilot flies through the Kingdom, continuing worldwide diabetes campaign. See also UK diabetes campaigner to fly in and Diabetes World Flight.
- Morningside man embarks on Antarctic quest. See also The Ultimate Fundraising Walk: 730 miles across the Antarctic to the South Pole – with diabetes and NovoLog and Will's Excellent Antarctic Adventure.
- Diabetes study gets cash boost of £35,000.
- Diabetes Robs George Of England Place.
- 25% Saudis are diabetic, new statistics reveal.
- Last week's poll asked our readers about what sweetener they use most often when they cook. This week's poll asks our readers about what age they think is appropriate to begin insulin pump use.
- 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 Best Year of My Life: Book 1: Getting Diabetes by Jed Block.
- Our Report from Michigan 2002 is Worth a Look.
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