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 sponsored by TheraSense. You can upload data from the FreeStyle and Tracker meters, and enter data in by hand.
- 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
- Potential Cracks in Accu-Chek Strip Vials.
- Caution About Pumps and Magnetic Fields.
- Early registration for our Friends For Life: Orlando 2003 conference March 31. Register today, and be sure to sign up for pump trials if you're interested in trying a pump!
- We've launched a new Diabetes Jobs section.
- Enter LifeScan's Summer Camp Scholarship Program to have a chance to win a $500 scholarship to camp. The first 2,000 entrants get their choice of a free OneTouch Ultra Meter decorative "skin".
- Many summer camps for kids with diabetes have updated information for the 2003 camping season. It's time to reserve your spot. Newly updated camps include:
- Camp Kakhamela offers kids and families in British Columbia a wonderful camping experience.
- We've added a page about Celiac Disease.
- We've added a page about Persistent Hyperinsulinaemic Hypoglycaemia of Infancy (PHHI).
- Join the LifeScan product team for a special chat about their new OneTouch® UltraSmart blood glucose meter. The chat begins at 9pm Eastern on Wednesday, March 5th in the LifeScan chat room.
- Join Laura Billetdeaux, CWD's Events Coordinator, for a special chat about our upcoming Friends for Life: Orlando 2003 conference. The chat begins at 9pm Eastern on Thursday, March 6th in the Orlando 2003 chat room.
- Read the transcript from last week's chat with Clare Rosenfeld about the CWD IDYA Program.
- A Cure in Your Shopping Bag: Procter & Gamble Program Helps JDRF. You can view the ad's cover in small or large sizes.
- We review LifeScan's new OneTouch® UltraSmart meter.
- Ischaemic heart disease, Type 1 diabetes, and cow milk A1 beta-casein.
- Autoimmune Islet Destruction in Spontaneous Type 1 Diabetes Is Not Beta-Cell Exclusive (free full text).
- Inhaled Insulin Using the AERx Insulin Diabetes Management System in Healthy and Asthmatic Subjects.
- The Impact of Smoking on Inhaled Insulin.
- Vascular function and carotid intimal-medial thickness in children with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
- The Sensory Symptoms of Diabetic Polyneuropathy Are Improved With alpha-Lipoic Acid.
- The outcome in Australian children with hyperinsulinism of infancy: early extensive surgery in severe cases lowers risk of diabetes.
- The effect of growth hormone (GH) replacement therapy in adult patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus and GH deficiency.
- A Controlled Trial of Web-Based Diabetes Disease Management.
- Smoking and Progression of Diabetic Nephropathy in Type 1 Diabetes.
- The morphology of islets within the porcine donor pancreas determines the isolation result: successful isolation of pancreatic islets can now be achieved from young market pigs.
- Hypoglycemia Prevalence in Prepubertal Children With Type 1 Diabetes on Standard Insulin Regimen: Use of Continuous Glucose Monitoring System. This study shows concludes that the "Use of standard insulin regimens results in high prevalence and large intraindividual variation in hypoglycemia, particularly at night."
- Randomized Cross-Over Trial of Insulin Glargine Plus Lispro or NPH Insulin Plus Regular Human Insulin in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes on Intensive Insulin Regimens.
- Clinical Performance of CGMS in Type 1 Diabetic Patients Treated by Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion Using Insulin Analogs.
- Insulin Detemir Is Associated With More Predictable Glycemic Control and Reduced Risk of Hypoglycemia Than NPH Insulin in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes on a Basal-Bolus Regimen With Premeal Insulin Aspart.
- UK's NICE issues Guidance on the use of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion for diabetes (26 page PDF). See also Media Briefing: Guidance on the use of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion for diabetes and UK National Institute for Clinical Excellence Recommends Insulin Pump Therapy for Some Type 1 Diabetes Patients.
- ISPAD offers a statement about Global standardization and harmonization of HbA1c.
- Diagnostic criteria for diabetes revisited: making use of combined criteria.
- Carbs vs. sugar: Diabetic meal plans have changed.
- An Ailment's Common Grain: Survey Finds Surprising Incidence of Gluten Reaction.
- Family or party? Cloning vote forced Nethercutt to choose.
- Allie Winer: Unstoppable teen blends aiding other diabetics, teaching and theater.
- Diabetes Highlander's Trans-World Flying Feat.
- Are you diabetic?
- Kids lead walk for cure.
- U.S. Nordic Skiers Defying the Odds. Skier Kris Freeman has type 1 diabetes.
- Last week's poll asked readers about who does the middle of the night testing (moms win out again). This week's poll asks readers who use pumps about their insulin regimen before they switched to a pump.
- 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 $23.95! Regularly $24.95 or $43.95 for the 2-Pack Test! 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 Kids, Insulin Pumps & You ... A Parent's Guide to Insulin Pump Therapy for Kids by Kathy Spain, RN, BSN, CCRN.
- Our page about Lantus insulin is Worth a Look.
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