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.
- Check out our Jobs Pages.
New This Week
- 'Beardevil' heads for falls.
- Ashley is 13 and lives in Oklahoma.
- Adam was born with Down Syndrome and was diagnosed one day before his first birthday.
- We've added a page about MODY, or Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young.
- Join us for a special chat about islet cell transplantation, hosted by Dr. Camillo Ricordi, Scientific Director and Chief Academic Officer of the Diabetes Research Institute and Stacy Joy Goodman Professor of Surgery and Medicine and Chief of the Division of Cellular Transplantation at the University of Miami School of Medicine. The chat begins at 9pm Eastern on Tuesday, May 20th and will be held in the Dr. Ricordi chat room.
- You can read the transcript from our European IDYA chat and the transcript from our regular monthly IDYA chat.
- Children with Diabetes is participating in two seminars in June:
- Children With Diabetes: Treatment Options on Monday June 9, 2003 from 6-9pm at the Philadelphia Marriott West in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.
- Diabetes Treatment Options: New Insulin, New Technology, New Therapies on Tuesday June 10, 2003 from 6-9pm at the Adams Mark Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- The International Diabetes Center is holding a professional symposium entitled Pediatric Diabetes Care...Connecting the Dots from June 26-27, 2003 in Minneapolis.
- We review Diabetic Eye Disease by A. Paul Chous, M.A., O.D.
- Your Jump to the Pump, by Animas Corporation, offers an introduction to insulin pump therapy.
- Islet transplantation, stem cells, and transfusion medicine. Free full text available as HTML and PDF.
- Marital status and family size of type 1 diabetic patients in a French cohort.
- Diagnostics and therapy of diabetic nephrology.
- Development of type 1 diabetes in wild bank voles associated with islet autoantibodies and the novel ljungan virus.
- Transdermal drug delivery of insulin with ultradeformable carriers.
- Disabling an integral CTL epitope allows suppression of autoimmune diabetes by intranasal proinsulin peptide.
- PAS: Toddlers with Diabetes May Benefit from Switch to Insulin Pump Therapy. See also A Randomized, Controlled Study of Insulin Pump Therapy in Diabetic Toddlers.
- Insulin Pump Therapy in Preschool Children with Type 1 Diabetes concludes that "insulin pump therapy is safe and effective in young children with type 1 diabetes." Reported at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Society.
- Blood glucose monitoring in the management of type 1 diabetes in childhood.
- Adolescents' behavioral autonomy related to diabetes management and adolescent activities/rules.
- Outpatient insulin therapy in type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus: scientific review.
- Case study: feasibility of multisystemic therapy as a treatment for urban adolescents with poorly controlled type 1 diabetes.
- Presentations of adult celiac disease in a nationwide patient support group.
- The Canadian celiac health survey – the Ottawa chapter pilot. Full text available in PDF format.
- Celiac disease hits close to home.
- Bravo! Foods Partners with Diabetes Research Institute to Promote Slim Slammers, America's Only Flavored Milk with No Sugar Added.
- Sontra faces a test of survival reports on one company trying to develop a non-invasive, continuous glucose monitor, but also discusses the overall marketplace for glucose monitoring.
- Camp provides help for diabetic children.
- Unomedical is the new name for Maersk Medical, largest maker of insulin infusion sets in the world. In November 2002, several IDYA members visited Maersk Medical to learn about how infusion sets are made.
- Last week's poll asked readers if they have a diabetes emergency kit prepared. This week's poll asks readers when they last refilled their glucagon prescription.
- Our featured page from The Diabetes Monitor is Advances in Lancets, a discussion about some new fingerstickers.
- Introductory Price Special from Diabetic Express! New! ONE TOUCH® UltraSmart Blood Glucose Monitoring System. Blood Glucose Meter and Electronic Logbook in One! Only $29.95 after $20 manufacturer rebate and $30 trade-in! Trade-in offer is valid for all non-ONE TOUCH meters and the ONE TOUCH Profile. The ONE TOUCH UltraSmart uses FastDraw Design Ultra test strips, a new capillary action, end-fill test strip that takes only 1 microliter of blood, is touchable, and is approved for alternative sites (e.g., the arm instead of the finger tip). SmartButtons make your entries fast and easy. Patterns are easy to see and understand. Less pain, less blood, accurate results in 5 seconds! Please visit Diabetic Express to see our complete line of over 1000 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 The Discovery of Insulin by Michael Bliss.
- If you're undecided about coming to our Friends for Life: Orlando 2003 conference, our Report from Friends for Life 2002: Pasadena is Worth a Look.
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