Of Continuing Interest
- Do you value the information and support that you get from Children with Diabetes? Would you like to help? You can by making a donation to Children with Diabetes using PayPal.
- Join faculty from the Diabetes Research Institute for the 4th Annual DRI Research Conference entitled Islet Transplantation: From Research to Reality, on Saturday, October 25, 2003 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel on Park Avenue and 42nd St. at Grand Central Station in New York City.
- DRI's Holiday Kard Kampaign offers holiday cards drawn by children with diabetes and supports the cure-related research efforts of the Diabetes Research Institute in Miami, Florida.
- Enter the Diabetes Mall Monthly Contest and take a chance to win a Deltec Cozmo insulin pump!
- LifeScan has some cool jack-o'-lanterns stencils in their Kids' Clubhouse.
New This Week
- Jen is 16 and was diagnosed about a year ago.
- The Quilt for Life now has 342 squares. We need hundreds more.
- If you're planning your 2004 summer already, CWD's Friends for Life 2004 will be held at the Sheraton Universal in Universal City, California (near Los Angeles) from July 14 - 17. Also, the following summer camps for kids with diabetes have updated information for the 2004 camping season.
- Camp Kudzu provides camp for kids in Georgia.
- Camp Kyle T. Woodruff is a summer day camp in Fall River, Massachusetts.
- Camp Sweeney, located 1 1/2 hours north of Dallas/Ft. Worth, offers children ages 6-18 three 3-week residential behavior modification programs, two 1-week programs (1 in the summer and 1 between Christmas and New Years) and weekend family camps.
- Join Pump Trainer Natalie Bellini for a chat about Pumps and Halloween on Wednesday, October 22nd at 9pm Eastern in the Pumping with Natalie chat room.
- We review BD Diabetes Software, for users of the BD Logic and Latitude blood glucose meters.
- Level of an Advanced Glycated End Product Is Genetically Determined.
- Young and Elderly Type 2 Diabetic Patients Inhaling Insulin with the AERx(R) Insulin Diabetes Management System: A Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Comparison.
- Preventative biology of type 1 diabetes: implications for clinical preventative studies.
- Chilean study examined examined cow's milk exposure among kids with type 1 diabetes.
- Glucose, Advanced Glycation End Products, and Diabetes Complications: What Is New and What Works.
- Third-Party Reimbursement for Diabetes Care, Self-Management Education, and Supplies.
- Recent advances in therapy of diabetes.
- The 1 September 2003 issue of the Medical Journal of Australia is devoted to chronic illness. Selected articles of interest include:
- Children with chronic conditions.
- Chronic illness in adolescents.
- Using information technology to improve the management of chronic disease.
- Getting it right: why bother with patient-centred care?
- Statin Treatment in Diabetes Mellitus. See also Statin Treatment in Diabetic Subjects: What the Heart Protection Study Shows.
- Identifying risk factors for the development of diabetic ketoacidosis in new onset type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Thyroid function in children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Rotator cuff repair in patients with type I diabetes mellitus.
- Timing of fetal growth acceleration in women with insulin-dependent diabetes.
- Glucose Control and Mortality in Critically Ill Patients.
- Local family works to fight celiac disease.
- The Role of Health Care Professionals in Diabetes Discrimination Issues at Work and School.
- Bill exempts diabetic students from 'zero tolerance' policies.
- You can read the transcript from the Larry King Live show about diabetes. While the focus was primarily on type 2, guest John Ratzenberger did discuss type 1 diabetes.
- You can watch an excellent television program about islet transplantation, featuring DRI islet transplant recipient Ken Bernstein (6.4 MB WMV file).
- Living with diabetes: 8-year-old not letting it cramp her style.
- Desai '94 named one of world's 10 most brilliant scientists. See also Tejal Desai: Tissue Engineering: Boston University.
- Race for the diabetes cure.
- New protein provides clue to diabetes.
- Jury gets prisoner death suit; Ex-cops 'callous' in insulin fatality.
- We've updated our Fast Food Nutrition Facts page.
- Last week's poll asked readers if they plan to get a flu shot. This week's poll asks readers how their HbA1c has changed in the past year.
- Our featured page from The Diabetes Monitor is Inhaled Insulin.
- Brand New from Ascensia Breeze Meter only $9.95 after $40 Manufacturer's rebate from Diabetic Express! Easy testing. Single-function buttons are easy-to-use and understand No more fumbling with individual test strips. One easy-to-load Ascensia "AUTODISC" includes 10 individual test strips with no coding required Comfortable and convenient shape. Fits perfectly in the palm of your hand and is stable for table-top testing too Get accurate results quickly. Automatic coding and underfill detection You need just a tiny blood drop because the test strip automatically draws in the right amount - that's called "Sip-in Sampling" Saves information for up to 100 tests! 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 Making the Best of Life: Book 2: Learning to Live With Diabetes by Jed Block.
- Our page about Halloween is Worth a Look.
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