- Read the report from our Friends for Life 2003 conference.
- The FDA has published the letter to Roche regarding the embargo of Disetronic insulin pumps, dated July 11, 2003.
- We hosted a roundtable discussion at the ADA 2003 Scientific Sessions.
- Danielle is 15 and was diagnosed in 1997.
- We've added a Grandparents Section and our first grandparent is Sandra Hollenberg, who wrote a book about her grandson.
- Join Diabetes Nurse Specialist Steph Schwartz for a chat about 504 plans on Thursday, July 24th at 9pm Eastern in the 504 Plans chat room.
- IDYAs from around the world are invited to a chat about issues related to advocacy. The chat begins at Noon Eastern on Saturday, July 26th in the IDYA chat room.
- A graduate student at the Anderson School at UCLA is working on a research project for a new conceptual design of an implantable insulin pump and is looking for current patients with diabetes to participate in a study. This involves a 20-30 minute phone conversation and potentially filling out a short survey. Please contact James Orkins at James_Orkins@yahoo.com or on 415.378.6562 if you are interested.
- Every family is encouraged to download a copy of Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for School Personnel from the web site of the National Diabetes Education Program, a joint program of the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If the 88-page PDF file is too large for you to download, you can request a free copy of the document by printing the order form and faxing or mailing it to the NDEP.
- We've updated our mirror of Rick Mendosa's On-line Diabetes Resources.
- dbaza is offering a 50% discount on their diabetes education software to CWD visitors who enter WB106003 as the promotional code when they order, bringing the price down to $39.50. Families can complete a survey two months after purchase to receive and additional $20 rebate.
- Rick Mendosa writes about Traveling with Insulin: Keeping Insulin Cool Without Refrigeration or Ice.
- The ALLHAT Study.
- Ketoacidosis at onset of type 1 diabetes mellitus in children – frequency and clinical presentation.
- Normal hepatic glycogen storage after fasting and feeding in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
- Carbohydrate-Induced Memory Impairment in Adults With Type 2 Diabetes.
- The Need for Glycemic Trials in Type 2 Diabetes.
- Gastric Emptying of Solid and Liquid Meals in Healthy Controls Compared with Long-Term Type-1 Diabetes Mellitus under Optimal Glucose Control..
- Improved survival in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus after renal transplantation compared with hemodialysis: a case-control study.
- Vitamin d receptor gene polymorphism affects onset pattern of type 1 diabetes.
- Left Ventricular Systolic and Diastolic Function in Normotensive Type 1 Diabetic Patients With or Without Autonomic Neuropathy.
- Cognitive and Physical Disabilities and Aging-Related Complications of Diabetes.
- A New Cell Secreting Insulin. See also Fish insulin discovery a breakthrough in diabetes treatment.
- Insulin glargine improves hemoglobin A1c in children and adolescents with poorly controlled type 1 diabetes.
- Insulin glargine: a systematic review of a long-acting insulin analogue.
- Postgraduate Medicine Online has several new online courses related to diabetes:
- Advances in insulin therapy
- Optimizing insulin regimens in type 1 diabetes
- Novel insulins and strict glycemic control
- The changing model of insulin use in type 2 diabetes
- Treatment of Hypertension in Adults With Diabetes.
- Expanded ABCs of Diabetes.
- A Cross-Sectional Study of Alcohol Consumption Patterns and Biologic Markers of Glycemic Control Among 459 Women.
- Collaboration is the key: Identification of a celiac protein.
- Causes of death in patients with celiac disease in a population-based Swedish cohort.
- Diabetes, The Americans with Disabilities Act, and The EEOC.
- Epilepsy Drug Topamax Targets Diabetes: Topamax Appears to Correct Underlying Risk Factors.
- Summer conjures tales of two cyclists.
- Screenwriter working on all-Montana project.
- Diabetes Walk in Kenya Raises Over 1M Shillings.
- 'Mr. Diabetes' takes message on road. See also 'Mr. Diabetes' walks along and Defeat Diabetes.
- Last week's poll asked readers if they or their child has ever had a microalbumin test. This week's poll asks readers if this web site has helped them or their child.
- Our featured page from The Diabetes Monitor is How do you usually treat unexpected high blood sugar?
- 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 Insulin-Dependent Diabetes in Children, Adolescents and Adults by Ragnar Hanas, M.D.
- CoPilot, CWD's online diabetes management tool, is Worth a Look.
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