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.
- The Barton Center for Diabetes has two openings for Assistant Camp Director.
- Registration information for the 2004 Friends for Life conference is now online.
New This Week
- The DRI's 3rd World of Hope Conference, From Research to Reality: Islets, Stem Cells, and Other Therapies, will be held on Saturday, February 7, 2004 at the Sheraton Bal Harbour Beach Resort in Bal Harbour, Florida.
- The ADA is seeking applications for the next National Youth Advocate.
- The T.H.O.R. Foundation announces their grant and scholarship applications have opened for the year 2004. The T.H.O.R. Foundation provides scholarships for families to attend CWD's annual Friends for Life conference.
- New IDYA members include:
- Alisha Day
- Caleb Frost
- Casey Courtright
- Christina Cronin
- Denise Finch
- Gabriel Charles Cooper
- Harry Del Valle Rivera
- Laurel Hill
- Sharron Brownlow
- Summer camps for kids with diabetes that have updated information for the 2004 camping season include:
- Camp Chicagami offers family, kid, and teen camping weekends in Minnesota.
- The Circle of Life Camp provides camping for kids 8-15 at a lakeside campsite in the Adirondack Mountains in New York State.
- Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion: Intensive Treatment, Flexible Lifestyle is a free, online CME course.
- Join CWD's International Diabetes Youth Ambassadors for their monthly chat on Wednesday, January 14th at 9pm Eastern in the IDYA chat room.
- The Associazione Aiuto ai Giovani Diabetici (the Italian Juvenile Diabetes Association) offers information in Italian.
- Help Nursing Students Learn About Diabetes.
- High school senior Andrea Steiner needs your help with a survey for a school project.
- Changes in cardiac repolarization during clinical episodes of nocturnal hypoglycaemia in adults with Type 1 diabetes.
- Stem cells: a promising source of pancreatic islets for transplantation in type 1 diabetes.
- Kinetics of diabetes-associated autoantibodies after sequential intraportal islet allograft associated with kidney transplantation in type 1 diabetes.
- Prevention of type 1 diabetes: what have we achieved? What should we say and propose next to families?
- The long-term renal and retinal outcome of childhood-onset Type 1 diabetes.
- Dermal enhancement: bacterial products on intact skin induce and augment organ-specific autoimmune disease. See also Doubts on vaccine patch for children.
- Coffee Consumption and Risk for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.
- In Is there sustained renal benefit from previous intensive insulin therapy in people with type 1 diabetes? author Steven L. Shumak concludes that "... all patients with type 1 diabetes should be considered for intensive insulin therapy."
- A 2-year pilot trial of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion versus intensive insulin therapy in patients with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes (IMDIAB 8).
- School professionals' perceptions about the impact of chronic illness in the classroom.
- A multicenter study of the accuracy of the One Touch Ultra home glucose meter in children with type 1 diabetes.
- Alternative site blood glucose testing: a multicenter study.
- Improved metabolic control in diabetic adolescents using the continuous glucose monitoring system (CGMS).
- "Sweet Talk": text messaging support for intensive insulin therapy for young people with diabetes.
- The use of information technology for the management of intensive insulin therapy in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Children are not small adults.
- Pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis.
- Sudden hearing loss as a first complication of long-standing Type 1 diabetes mellitus: a case report.
- Screening for celiac disease in children with type 1 diabetes: two views of the controversy.
- Carson neighbor: Girl's illness inspires cousin.
- Last week's poll asked readers when they think type 1 diabetes will be cured. This week's poll asks readers if they or their children have been tested for celiac.
- 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 The Diabetic Gourmet by Francine Prince.
- Our pages about Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in Diabetes are Worth a Look.
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