February 13-15, 2004
Four Points Hotel by Sheraton
San Antonio River Walk North
July 14-17, 2004
Universal City, California
Of Continuing Interest
- Families struggling to pay for diabetes supplies can apply for short-term assistance from Supplies for Children with Diabetes, part of the Children with Diabetes Foundation.
New This Week
- Ben is 8 and uses an insulin pump.
- Summer camps for kids with diabetes that have updated information for the 2004 camping season include:
- Camp Kno-Koma provides adventures for young people with diabetes in West Virginia.
- The ATPM is offering a two-day conference dedicated to providing public health educators with the tools and methods to train students and the community about obesity and Type 2 diabetes prevention. The conference will be held in New Orleans from March 25-26, 2004.
- How I Feel: A Book about Diabetes is a new book for kids who are newly diagnosed.
- Playing the Numbers: How to Make Sense of Your Blood Sugar Levels can help you learn how to identify patterns in blood glucose readings and how to make adjustments in insulin, food, and exercise.
- MiniMed Paradigm® 511 insulin pump users can upgrade to the 512 for $299 through December 31, 2003.
- You can listen to a very interesting interview with Dr. Denis Faustman, director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Immunobiology Laboratory, whose team succeeded in curing autoimmune diabetes in mice using spleen cells (click on Talk of the Nation audio). The radio show was live on November 21, 2003. See also Regeneration Of Insulin-producing Islets May Lead To Diabetes Cure, Breakthrough sparks diabetes hope and Researchers Cure Diabetes in Mice for reports of this research in the popular press. (We reported extensively about this study in the What's New from 16 November 2003.)
- Effect of therapy with insulin glargine (Lantus(R)) on glycemic control in toddlers, children, and adolescents with diabetes.
- The accuracy of the GlucoWatch G2 biographer in children with type 1 diabetes: results of the diabetes research in children network (DirecNet) accuracy study.
- The accuracy of the CGMS in children with type 1 diabetes: results of the diabetes research in children network (DirecNet) accuracy study.
- Performance assessment of the Medtronic-MiniMed Continuous Glucose Monitoring System and its use for measurement of glycaemic control in Type 1 diabetic subjects.
- Body composition in adolescent girls with Type 1 diabetes.
- Hypoglycaemia in insulin-treated Type 2 diabetes: frequency, symptoms and impaired awareness.
- The influence exercised by the spouse or partner on diabetics.
- Grading and disease management in national screening for diabetic retinopathy in England and Wales.
- Feeling lousy? Maybe it's something you ate is an article about celiac.
- Reversing Nerve Damage.
- Prolong the Diabetes Honeymoon.
- Howard Hughes: Patron Of Science?
- Last week's poll asked readers how satisfied they are with the they receive at their quarterly clinic visits. This week's poll asks readers who use insulin pumps about which infusion set they use most often.
- 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 Diabetes Care for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers: A Reassuring Guide by Jean Betschart, C.R.N.P., C.D.E.
- Our page about Immunizations and Type 1 Diabetes is Worth a Look.
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