February 13-15, 2004
Four Points Hotel by Sheraton
San Antonio River Walk North
July 14-17, 2004
Universal City, California
Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
- 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.
- Registration information for the 2004 Friends for Life conference is now online.
- CWD families share holiday wishes.
New This Week
- Summer camps for kids with diabetes that have updated information for the 2004 camping season include:
- Camp Buck is held at beautiful Lake Tahoe.
- Camp Vegas offers summer camp for kids in the mountains southwest of Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Day Camps in Nevada provide a free day camp experience for younger kids with diabetes.
- Family Camps in Nevada provide a great family camping experience.
- Transmission of Maternal Islet Antibodies and Risk of Autoimmune Diabetes in Offspring of Mothers With Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available.
- Transplantation of Reversibly Immortalized Insulin-Secreting Human Hepatocytes Controls Diabetes in Pancreatectomized Pigs.
- Association of autoantibody and cytokines with latent autoimmune diabetes in adults.
- Inflammation and Glucose Intolerance: A prospective study of gestational diabetes mellitus.
- Low Synthesis and High Absorption of Cholesterol Characterize Type 1 Diabetes.
- Retinal Vessel Diameters and the Incidence of Gross Proteinuria and Renal Insufficiency in People With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Intensive Therapy With Inhaled Insulin via the AERx Insulin Diabetes Management System.
- Dietary iron intake and blood donations in relation to risk of type 2 diabetes in men: a prospective cohort study.
- Favorable Effects of Pioglitazone and Metformin Compared With Gliclazide on Lipoprotein Subfractions in Overweight Patients With Early Type 2 Diabetes.
- Acute Effects of Different Intensities of Exercise in Normoalbuminuric/ Normotensive Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Exercise Capacity and Body Composition as Predictors of Mortality Among Men With Diabetes.
- Optimizing therapy in the diabetic patient with renal disease: antihypertensive treatment.
- Benefits of blood pressure reduction in diabetic patients.
- A structured review of the relationship between microalbuminuria and cardiovascular events in patients with diabetes mellitus and hypertension.
- Recommendations for the management of special populations: renal disease in diabetes.
- Restoration of Sensation, Reduced Pain, and Improved Balance in Subjects With Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy.
- Clinical Decisions Regarding HbA1c Results in Primary Care.
- Longitudinal changes in bone metabolism and bone mineral content in children with celiac disease during consumption of a gluten-free diet.
- Prevalence of celiac disease in Brazilian children of short stature.
- Coeliac disease: investigation of proposed causal variants in the CTLA4 gene region.
- Telomere length study in celiac disease.
- Celiac disease awareness is increasing.
- Last week's poll asked readers if they check their blood pressure at home. This week's poll asks readers how they think type 1 diabetes will first be cured.
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- The Featured Book of the Week is Playing the Numbers: How to Make Sense of Your Blood Sugar Levels by Laurinda Poirier-Solomon, MPH, RN, CDE.
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