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Friends for Life

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 ADA is seeking applications for the next National Youth Advocate.

  3. 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.

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

New This Week

  1. TheraSense is once again providing diabetes summer camp scholarships to kids with diabetes. Nominations must come from a Certified Diabetes Educator and must be received by February 20, 2004.

  2. LifeScan is again offering a monthly sweepstakes with great prizes. You must be 18 years or older and a U.S. resident to enter.

  3. LifeScan recalls 1 Lot Of 50-Count OneTouch® Ultra® Test Strips Sold In The U.S..

  4. The Quilt for Life now has 349 squares. Please consider adding your experience to it.

  5. Zachary is 13 and lives in Texas.

  6. Emma is 15 and lives in the UK.

  7. Salman is 15 and lives in Saudi Arabia.

  8. Summer camps for kids with diabetes that have updated information for the 2004 camping season include:

    1. Camp Ho Mita Koda, in Ohio, was founded in 1929 and is the oldest continuing camp for children with diabetes in the world. They have five summer sessions, a mini-camp for kids ages 4-7, and a teen bicycle adventure.

    2. DYFI camp for children with diabetes offers resident camp for kids in Indiana.

  9. Au Pair Wanted in Brooklyn, New York to help care for five year old with diabetes.

  10. Preventative biology of type 1 diabetes: implications for clinical preventative studies.

  11. International parallels in leukaemia and diabetes epidemiology. See also International Incidence of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Type 1 Diabetes Linked.

  12. Persistence of impaired pancreatic beta-cell function in children treated for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

  13. Seminars in Transplantation From the Emory Transplant Center - Transplantation Options for the Diabetic Patient.

  14. Transplantation of Cultured Islets from Two-Layer Preserved Pancreases in Type 1 Diabetes with Anti-CD3 Antibody.

  15. Adult porcine islets produce MCP-1 and recruit human monocytes in vitro.

  16. Despite Advance in Cloning, Scientists Are Tempering Hope With Reality. (Free registration required)

  17. The emergence of type 2 diabetes in childhood.

  18. Carbohydrate and fiber recommendations for individuals with diabetes: a quantitative assessment and meta-analysis of the evidence.

  19. Medscape Coverage of the 18th International Diabetes Federation Congress includes many excellent articles, including:

    1. Insulin Treatment: New Technology, New Preparations.

    2. Blood Glucose Monitoring.

    3. Intensive Management of Type 1 Diabetes.

    4. Living With Diabetes.

    5. Task Force Calls for Solutions to Inadequate Global Insulin Supply.

  20. New Technologies for Monitoring Metabolic Control of Diabetes in Children and Adolescents. (Free registration required)

  21. Quality of Life for Adolescents With Type I Diabetes: Parental and Youth Perspectives

  22. New low-gluten host safe for celiac disease sufferers.

  23. Celiac Disease Present in About 3% of Patients With Iron-Deficiency Anemia.

  24. Cell transplant gives patient a future.

  25. Islet-cell transplants show mixed results for diabetes.

  26. East Bay triathlete outruns diabetes.

  27. Teenager's struggle spurs push for bond on stem cell research.

  28. Gift to support juvenile diabetes center at Hershey.

  29. Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Supports First International Symposium on Albuminuria.

  30. Diabetic girl died Monday, possibly from lack of insulin. See also Friend says girl died after complaints mishandled and Mom Questioned After Daughter Dies Of Diabetes.

  31. Aventis Submits OptiClik(TM) Insulin Delivery Device for Approval For Administering Lantus®.

  32. Last week's poll asked readers at what age they think it's appropriate to tell kids about the complications of diabetes. This week's poll asks parents how soon after diagnosis they went out with their spouse.

  33. 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.

  34. The Featured Book of the Week is Cooking with the Diabetic Chef by Chris Smith.

  35. Our page about Lantus insulin is Worth a Look.

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