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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. 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.

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Make plans now to join us for the 2003-2004 Cruise Into the New Year with CWD!

New This Week

  1. The T.H.O.R. Foundation is offering scholarships to the Friends for Life 2003 Annual Conference and Expo. The application deadline is December 31, 2002. Apply today, and be sure to include information about what you are doing related to diabetes advocacy, as that is a big part of their selection process.

  2. If your holiday plans include air travel, please review our page about Flying With Diabetes.

  3. We've added two new features to each page in our site: "E-mail This Article" to send an e-mail with a link to a page to a friend, and "Printer Friendly Format" to remove the top and bottom nagivation elements for easier printing. If you notice any problems with either of these features, please e-mail info@childrenwithdiabetes.com.

  4. Ksenia is 15 and lives in Moscow, Russia.

  5. Kaylee is 4 and was diagnosed when she was 2.

  6. Read the transcript from our chat with Laura Billetdeaux, Events Coordinator for Children with Diabetes, about our upcoming Orlando 2003: Friends for Life conference.

  7. Read the transcript from our chat with Clare Rosenfeld about our International Diabetes Youth Ambassador (IDYA) program.

  8. Help Find a Cure is an ISP service that donates part of its proceeds to the Diabetes Research Institute to find a cure for type 1 diabetes.

  9. We're running a survey about the importance of features found in blood glucose monitors. Your opinion matters.

  10. 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.

  11. 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 caschmi@siue.edu to answer specific questions.

  12. Diabetes Food Pyramid Bingo is an excellent game to help you learn about good food choices.

  13. We review Can Mom Have a Piece of My Birthday Cake?, a new book that helps explain a parent's diabetes to kids.

  14. Enterovirus infections are associated with the induction of beta-cell autoimmunity in a prospective birth cohort study.

  15. New study to compare the safety of HMR1964 and insulin aspart used in continuous subcutaneous infusion in type 1 diabetes.

  16. Depression In Juvenile Diabetics Study Seeks Children Ages 8-16 With Type 1 Diabetes .

  17. Incidence Data of Childhood-Onset Type I Diabetes in France During 1988-1997: The Case for a Shift Toward Younger Age at Onset.

  18. Oral Insulin Product Hexyl-Insulin Monoconjugate 2 (HIM2) in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: The Glucose Stabilization Effects of HIM2.

  19. Partnership Creates One Of The World's Largest Diabetic Retinopathy Research Centers At Penn State Hershey.

  20. UK Announces Results of Diabetic Eye Study.

  21. Retinopathy in older patients with diabetes mellitus. See also Elderly Diabetics Have Increased Likelihood Of Developing Diabetic Retinopathy.

  22. Marked abnormalities in heart rate variability are associated with progressive deterioration of renal function in type I diabetic patients with overt nephropathy.

  23. Clinical Usefulness of Cystatin C for the Estimation of Glomerular Filtration Rate in Type 1 Diabetes: Reproducibility and accuracy compared with standard measures and iohexol clearance.

  24. beta-cell dysfunction and insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes: role of metabolic and genetic abnormalities.

  25. A longitudinal study of gastric emptying and upper gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with diabetes mellitus.

  26. Diabetes during Ramadhan.

  27. HHS Launches First National Diabetes Prevention Campaign.

  28. American Cyanamid Settles Lawsuit Related to Not Hiring People With Diabetes.

  29. High Sierra 4-H Walks To Find A Cure For Diabetes.

  30. Transplant fights severe diabetes.

  31. Father resists idea of transferring son for access to nurse.

  32. Aged 10, with diabetes, and already her ideal world's gone.

  33. Health-conscious attend conference.

  34. Gingerbread genius: Architectural firms create confectionary street of dreams.

  35. COOK OF THE WEEK: These are tasty recipes.

  36. Boynton a chip off old block.

  37. Attacking the goal, and chronic disease.

  38. Incidence of diabetes grows among Latinos.

  39. Is Diabetes The Next High Cholesterol?

  40. 12 firms to battle diabetes, depression.

  41. Ethiopian Diabetic Association Obtains Donation. (Donation worth approximately US$27,500.)

  42. Umbilical cord blood drawing more interest.

  43. We've added several new recipes this week, including Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins.

  44. Last week's poll asked our readers if they or their children take diabetes-related nutritional supplements. This week's poll asks readers how often they take a correction dose of insulin to reduce high blood sugar.

  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 The Carbohydrate Counting Cookbook by Tami Ross, RD, CDE and Patti Geil, RD, CDE.

  47. Our page on Immunizations and Type 1 Diabetes is Worth a Look.

  48. Note: Next week's What's New E-mail Newsletter will be delivered on Monday, December 2 instead of Sunday, December 1.

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