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
- BROTHER, the Australian band that provided awesome entertainment at the 2003 Friends for Life conference, will donate 10% of sales of their CDs and accessories to Children with Diabetes and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. So if you're looking for a musical holiday gift, or want to relive the magic of the Friends for Life banquet, visit the bro-shop online store. You can also listen to Crazy, one of their songs.
- Join Nicole Johnson and Mr. Food for a special chat about Cooking for the Holidays on Tuesday, December 9th at 9pm Eastern in the Nicole Johnson chat room.
- Join pump trainer Natalie Bellini for a special chat about Pumping and Winter Challenges on Thursday, December 11th at 9pm Eastern in the Pumping with Natalie chat room.
- UCSF Pediatric Diabetes Symposium provided education and fun for all.
- CDA Camps Morton and Lion Maxwell are looking for a new Camp Director for the 2004 camping season. Applications are due by December 31, 2003.
- The Barton Center for Diabetes has two openings for Assistant Camp Director.
- Survival After Pancreas Transplantation in Patients With Diabetes and Preserved Kidney Function concludes that "... survival for those with diabetes and preserved kidney function and receiving a solitary pancreas transplant was significantly worse compared with the survival of waiting-list patients receiving conventional therapy." See also Study Finds Pancreas Transplants Riskier.
- A continuous glucose sensor based on wired enzyme technology -- results from a 3-day trial in patients with type 1 diabetes.
- Congenital Heart Disease in Infants of Diabetic Mothers: Echocardiographic Study.
- Cancer incidence in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus: a population-based cohort study in Sweden.
- Is Diabetes Mellitus a Cardiovascular Disease Risk Equivalent for Fatal Stroke in Women?: Data From the Women's Pooling Project.
- Benefits of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion in children with type 1 diabetes.
- Reduced hypoglycemic episodes and improved glycemic control in children with type 1 diabetes using insulin glargine and neutral protamine hagedorn insulin.
- TIME Magazine's cover story for December 8, 2003 is about Why So Many Of Us Are Getting Diabetes. See also Local girl on 'Time' cover.
- Conceptual Framework for a New Tool for Evaluating the Quality of Diabetes Consumer-Information Web Sites.
- Cause of digestive disorder found. See also Coeliac disease: in vivo toxicity of the putative immunodominant epitope.
- Digesting the cause of coeliac disease.
- Bone mineral density of the lumbar spine in children and adolescents with celiac disease on a gluten-free diet in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
- Celiac Sprue: What You Should Know.
- Beating the odds: Swimmer competes despite fight with diabetes.
- Bengals coach lives with diabetes.
- Parent upset over school’s reaction to daughter’s diabetes.
- The Other Diabetes: A Body Making War on Itself is from the TIME Magazine article about diabetes.
- Treatment May Prolong Diabetes Honeymoon.
- Smaller Needle Eases Insulin Injections.
- Family develop diabetes program.
- Schools tackle diabetes.
- Cure closer for diabetes.
- Doctor, Patient Need to Manage Diabetes Together reports on Dimensions of patient-provider communication and diabetes self-care in an ethnically diverse population.
- $1.5m bid to fight diabetes in young in New Zealand.
- TheraSense Files Premarket Approval Application for Freestyle Navigator(TM) Continuous Glucose Monitor.
- Last week's poll asked readers who use insulin pumps about which infusion set they use most often. This week's poll asks readers what they think is the hardest part of diabetes.
- 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 Complete Guide to Carb Counting by Hope Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE and Karmeen Kilkarni, MS, RD, CDE.
- Our Readers' Favorite Recipes section is Worth a Look.
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