- Join us for Focus on Fitness & Nutrition: Texas 2004, a regional conference to be held in San Antonio, Texas, from February 13-15, 2004.
- Jodie is 12 and does her own injections.
- Maddy is in Kindergarten and was diagnosed on July 4, 2003.
- Rachel Knight has won gold and silver medals in karate.
- Join IDYAs for the monthly international IDYA Chat on Saturday, September 20th at Noon Eastern in the IDYA chat room.
- Hager Khechine, a Ph.D. student at the Faculté des sciences de l'administration at Universtité Laval (Quebec), is studying the possible relationship between the use by patients of Internet information related to health with the consumption of medical resources. CWD visitors are invited to participate in this research. The questionnaire must be filled by patients that are directly affected by the illness, not their parents.
- Participants are needed for a Parent-Child Symptom Recognition Study being conducted at the Joslin center in Boston.
- IDYA member Joshua Skiseng is working on a diabetes research project looking at extracurricular activities in students with type 1 diabetes. You can help Josh by taking his survey.
- Diabetes Research in Children Network (DirecNet) is investigating the potential use of glucose monitoring technology and its impact on the management of type 1 diabetes (T1DM) in children. The DirecNet web site includes many Power Point presentations of their research, including the following reports on use of continuous sensors by kids with type 1 diabetes:
- Mealtime Glycemic Excursions in Pediatric Subjects with Type 1 Diabetes: Results of the Diabetes Research in Children Network (DirecNet) Accuracy Study
- GlucoWatch® G2 Biographer, presented at the 2002 ADA Scientific Sessions by Dr. Peter Chase
- Performance of the Medtronic MiniMed Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGMS) in Children with T1DM in the DirecNet Accuracy Study
- Accuracy Study of the Medtronic MiniMed Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGMS) and GlucoWatch® G2TM Biographer (GW2B) in Children with Type 1 Diabetes – A GCRC-based study, presented at the 2003 ADA Scientific Sessions by Dr. Bruce Buckingham
- Medtronic MiniMed's Pump School Online is a great place to learn about insulin pump therapy and Medtronic MiniMed's insulin pumps.
- Illness Representations and Coping as Predictors of Emotional Well-being in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes.
- A Meta-Analysis of the Association Between Childhood Type 1 Diabetes and Atopic Disease.
- Impact of Metabolic Control and Serum Lipids on the Concentration of Advanced Glycation End Products in the Serum of Children and Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes, as Determined by Fluorescence Spectroscopy and N-(Carboxymethyl)Lysine ELISA.
- Increased transvascular low density lipoprotein transport in insulin dependent diabetes: a mechanistic model for development of atherosclerosis.
- New Insights Into Diabetic Polyneuropathy. See also Researchers find ways to spot early diabetic neuropathy.
- Urinary F(2)-isoprostanes in young healthy children at risk for type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Prevalence of hepatitis A, B, C and E virus in adolescents with type-1 diabetes mellitus.
- National Surveillance for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Taiwanese Children.
- Two commonly prescribed diabetes drugs may cause heart failure and fluid buildup, researchers report. See also Thiazolidinedione-Associated Congestive Heart Failure and Pulmonary Edema (in table of contents) and Fluid retention after initiation of thiazolidinedione therapy in diabetic patients with established chronic heart failure..
- How Long Should Insulin Be Used Once a Vial Is Started?
- Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion and Multiple Daily Injection Therapy Are Equally Effective in Type 2 Diabetes.
- Diabetic Retinopathy: Contemporary prevalence in a well-controlled population. Also in PDF format.
- Use of the Internet to optimize self-management of type 1 diabetes: preliminary experience with DiasNet. See also DiasNet--a diabetes advisory system for communication and education via the Internet and DiasNet Home.
- Self-reported social class, self-management behaviors, and the effect of diabetes mellitus in urban, minority young people and their families.
- Interleukin 15: A key to disrupted intraepithelial lymphocyte homeostasis and lymphomagenesis in celiac disease.
- Appeals court revives diabetes suit.
- Living with diabetes for 50 years.
- Terry Fox cyclist heads south.
- Last week's poll asked how many times they've tested for ketones in the past year. This week's poll asks readers satisfied how satisfied they are with the diabetes care their children receive while at school or daycare.
- Our featured page from The Diabetes Monitor is Diabetes Myths.
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- The Featured Book of the Week is Taking Control of Your Diabetes, Second Edition by Steven V. Edelman, MD.
- Our Report from Baltimore 2003 is Worth a Look.
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