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Focus On Fitness & Nutrition

  Friends for Life

A Regional
Conference and Expo


February 13-15, 2004
Four Points Hotel by Sheraton
San Antonio River Walk North

 

2004 Annual
Conference and Expo


July 14-17, 2004
Sheraton Universal
Universal City, California

Of Continuing Interest

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. The ADA is seeking applications for the next National Youth Advocate.

  4. Registration information for the 2004 Friends for Life conference is now online.

  5. 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.

  6. The Barton Center for Diabetes has two openings for Assistant Camp Director.

New This Week

  1. Come to San Antonio and meet the nationally renowned cyclists, Team Diabetic. There's just two weeks left to register for Focus on Fitness and Nutrition!

  2. David is eight and lives on a farm in New York.

  3. Molly is nine and just got a pump.

  4. Managing noncardiovascular complications of diabetes.

  5. Postgraduate Medicine Online offers a section entitled Focus On Diabetes.

  6. Read the transcript from the TRIGR Study chat held last week with Dr. Dorothy Becker, Professor of Pediatrics at Children's Hospital and University of Pittsburgh.

  7. Read the transcript from the first chat about the upcoming Friends for Life: LA 2004 CWD Summer Conference.

  8. The University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, is seeking participants in a Parent-Child Symptom Recognition Study.

  9. The American Diabetes Association has launched an updated web site.

  10. The JDRF has launched a new web site for kids.

  11. The Rhode Island Department of Health has an collection of Diabetes Resources for Kids, Teens & Families.

  12. You can read the JDRF Position Paper on Embryonic Stem Cells.

  13. The Belgrade childhood diabetes study: association of infections and vaccinations on diabetes in childhood.

  14. Elevated levels of plasma homocysteine in hypertensive patients with diabetes mellitus.

  15. Gestational diabetes mellitus clusters in families with a history of diabetes.

  16. Poor Control of Risk Factors for Vascular Disease Among Adults With Previously Diagnosed Diabetes.

  17. Drug Prevents Diabetes Recurrence After Islet Cell Transplantation discusses The novel anti-inflammatory agent lisofylline prevents autoimmune diabetic recurrence after islet transplantation, reported last week.

  18. Can Amylin Analogue Lead To Better Diabetes Control?

  19. Vaccinations against influenza and pneumococcus in children with diabetes: telephone questionnaire survey.

  20. A comparison between optimal and actuarial health care costs of adolescents with diabetes.

  21. ESPE/LWPES consensus statement on diabetic ketoacidosis in children and adolescents.

  22. Acarbose reduces the risk for myocardial infarction in type 2 diabetic patients: meta-analysis of seven long-term studies.

  23. Poor control of risk factors for vascular disease among adults with previously diagnosed diabetes. See also Most People with Diabetes Do Not Meet Treatment Goals.

  24. Technology Failure Analysis: Understanding Why a Diabetes Management Tool Developed for a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) Didn't Work in a Randomized Controlled Trial.

  25. Rewarming index of the lower leg assessed by infrared thermography in adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  26. Pregnancy and type 2 diabetes: which fetal prognosis?

  27. Viewpoint: Internet-based Patient Self-care: The Next Generation of Health Care Delivery.

  28. Design and Testing of a Tool for Evaluating the Quality of Diabetes Consumer-Information Web Sites.

  29. Rethinking management of chronic diseases.

  30. Chronic disease care.

  31. Metformin and serious adverse effects.

  32. Long-acting sulfonylureas — long-acting hypoglycaemia.

  33. Importance of premeal injection time in insulin therapy: Humalog Mix25 is convenient for improved post-prandial glycemic control in type 2 diabetic patients with Italian dietary habits.

  34. Celiac disease in adults: new aspects.

  35. Patchy villous atrophy of the duodenum in childhood celiac disease.

  36. Iron supplementation in children with celiac disease.

  37. Tropical Sprue.

  38. Health Plans Begin To Address Chronic Care Management.

  39. Tot uses tiny fingers to dial 911, save mom.

  40. Diabetes doesn't slow BHS players.

  41. Overcoming opponents and diabetes, Gonzaga's Morrison shows mettle.

  42. Boy looks to best disease game, set, match.

  43. South wrestler overcomes diabetes, opponents.

  44. UM student dies of high blood sugar.

  45. Last week's poll asked readers about the insulins that they use. This week's poll asks readers how many times they or their child have been hospitalized for DKA since diagnosis.

  46. 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.

  47. The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Myths, Misconceptions, and Big Fat Lies! by Kris Swenson, RN, CDE and Betty Brackenridge, MS, RD, CDE.

  48. What To Do When You Give the Wrong Insulin Dose is Worth a Look.

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