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.
- CWD CoPilot is a free, web-based diabetes data management system sposored by TheraSense. You can upload data from the FreeStyle and Tracker meters, and enter data in by hand.
- Make plans now to join us for the 2003-2004 Cruise Into the New Year with CWD! REgistration deadline is February 1, 2003.
- The THOR Foundation is offering scholarships for families to attend our Orlando 2003: Friends for Life summer conference. The application deadline is March 31, 2003. Apply now!
New This Week
- We've added Celiac as a topical index for questions submitted to The Diabetes Team.
- Lindsey is 7 and was diagnosed in December 2002.
- Summer camps for kids with diabetes with updated information for the 2003 camping season include:
- Bearskin Meadow Camp includes a family camp for younger kids.
- Camp Buck is held at beautiful Lake Tahoe.
- Camp Chicagami offers family, kid, and teen camping weekends.
- Camp Discovery offers residential camp for kids in Kansas.
- Camp KA-DI-DA-CA is a special day camp for children ages 5-8 with diabetes in Kansas.
- Camp Leo near Tacoma, Washington, offers kids a wonderful time in the great outdoors.
- Camp Vegas offers summer camp for kids in the mountains southwest of Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Day Camps in Nevada provide a free day camp experience for younger kids with diabetes.
- Family Camps in Nevada offer two sessions.
- Read the transcript from last week's chat about Pump Therapy in Kids and Teens.
- Read the transcript from last week's chat with our International Diabetes Youth Ambassadors.
- The Victory Over Diabetes Cruise will benefit the JDRF.
- We're running a needs assessment survey about diabetes in Los Angeles County for a Social Work graduate student at UCLA.
- Diabetes Myths, Misconceptions, and Big Fat Lies! by Kris Swenson, RN, CDE and Betty Brackenridge, MS, RD, CDE clears up misconceptions about diabetes and gives you ammunition to deal with well-meaning but misguided friends and relatives.
- My Own Type 1 Diabetes Book is now available for free as a PDF file that you can print.
- Mortality From Cerebrovascular Disease in a Cohort of 23 000 Patients With Insulin-Treated Diabetes. See also Young adults with insulin-treated diabetes have elevated stroke risk.
- Prospective study of enteroviral infections and development of beta-cell autoimmunity. Diabetes autoimmunity study in the young (DAISY).
- Enterovirus infection may induce humoral immune response reacting with islet cell autoantigens in humans.
- Parameters of oxidative stress in children with Type 1 diabetes mellitus and their relatives.
- Prediction of spontaneous autoimmune diabetes in NOD mice by quantification of autoreactive T cells in peripheral blood.
- Relationship between avoidable hospitalizations for diabetes mellitus and income level.
- Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Among Florida Children and Adolescents, 1994 through 1998.
- Influence of family history of type 2 diabetes on insulin sensitivity in prepubertal children.
- Frequency of coeliac disease in Hungarian children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Teddy bears help take the edge off juvenile diabetes.
- Sault diabetes sufferer gets new lease on life with islet cell transplant program.
- Young athlete, 18, has had Type I Diabetes since age of 12.
- Keeping it Level: Prelgovisk monitors diabetes even while playing.
- A state medical examiner says a 26-year-old Cherokee County inmate died because he did not get treatment for his diabetes while he was in jail. Tapes from 911 calls are available.
- Last week's poll asked readers how often they change their lancet for blood glucose tests. This week's poll asks readers if they or their child use alternate site testing for blood glucose monitoring.
- Now available without a prescription at Diabetic Express! Introducing A1cNow. The A1cNow Monitor is the first ever single-use test for hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) the "gold standard" indicator of diabetes management. Save $2.00 off single pack! Only $22.95! Regularly $24.95 or $3.00 off 2 Pack Test! Regularly $45.95. Only $42.95! The test is easy to use, needs only a drop of blood and takes just 8 minutes. A1cNow is FDA approved and provides accurate results for patient use at home. Each monitor will be sent with a disposable lancet device and complete easy to use instructions. Please visit Diabetic Express to see our complete line of over 900 other Diabetes supplies. Diabetic Express is the proud Online Store partner of Children with Diabetes and Diabetes 123.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Growing Up With Diabetes: What Children Want Their Parents to Know by Alicia McAuliffe.
- What To Do When You Give the Wrong Insulin Dose is Worth a Look.
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