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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. Lillian is 10 and lives in New York City.

  2. shares the experiences of Red and Marinda as they care for their daughter Cassie.

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

    1. Camp Kushtaka is in Cooper Landing, Alaska.

  4. You can read the transcript of last week's chat about CWD's Friends for Life: LA 2004 conference.

  5. You can read the transcript of last week's IDYA chat.

  6. You can read the transcript of a chat about INGAP (Islet Neogenesis Associated Protein,) a gene that is responsible for regenerating islets, with Dr. Aaron Vinik, held at Diabetes Station on February 18th.

  7. U of M researchers a step further in Type 1 diabetes treatment. See also Researchers A Step Further In Type 1 Diabetes Treatment; Single Infusion Of Islet Cells Surpasses Previous Success and UCSF/U. Minnesota researchers mark new islet transplant milestone.

  8. Growth data in large series of 587 children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  9. No Evidence for Significant Transdifferentiation of Bone Marrow Into Pancreatic ▀-Cells In Vivo.

  10. Consequences on ▀-Cell Function and Reserve After Long-Term Pancreas Transplantation.

  11. Geographical Variation in Risk HLA-DQB1 Genotypes for Type 1 Diabetes and Signs of ▀-Cell Autoimmunity in a High-Incidence Country.

  12. Association of Human Endogenous Retrovirus K-18 Polymorphisms With Type 1 Diabetes. Free full text available in HTML or PDF format.

  13. Isolation of enterovirus strains from children with preclinical Type 1 diabetes.

  14. Relationship between the incidence of type 1 diabetes and enterovirus infections in different European populations: Results from the EPIVIR project.

  15. Paternal phenotype is associated with microalbuminuria in young adults with Type 1 diabetes mellitus of short duration.

  16. Association of the VEGF Gene With Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy But Not Proteinuria in Diabetes. Free full text available in HTML or PDF format.

  17. Glycemic Exposure Is Associated With Reduced Pulmonary Function in Type 2 Diabetes.

  18. Accuracy of the GlucoWatch G2 Biographer and the Continuous Glucose Monitoring System During Hypoglycemia: Experience of the Diabetes Research in Children Network. Free full text available in HTML or PDF format.

  19. Improved Glucose Excursions Using an Implantable Real-Time Continuous Glucose Sensor in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes.

  20. Food cravings during acute hypoglycaemia in adults with Type 1 diabetes.

  21. Preprandial vs. postprandial insulin lispro: a comparative crossover trial in patients with Type 1 diabetes.

  22. Influence of alcohol on cognitive performance during mild hypoglycaemia; implications for Type 1 diabetes.

  23. Street drug use among young patients with Type 1 diabetes in the UK.

  24. Metabolic Control in Adolescent Girls.

  25. Effects of low dose ramipril on cardiovascular and renal outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes and raised excretion of urinary albumin: randomised, double blind, placebo controlled trial (the DIABHYCAR study). See also Low dose ramipril is not optimal in diabetes.

  26. Impaired Pressure-Induced Vasodilation at the Foot in Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes.

  27. Novo Nordisk receives positive opinion on Levemir(TM) (insulin detemir) from EU committee. See also European Union Grants Positive Opinion to Levemir (Insulin Detemir), Long-Acting Insulin Analog and Novo insulin backed by EU experts, shares rise.

  28. Impact of Iron Deficiency Anemia on Prevalence of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus.

  29. The current issue of the British Medical Journal is devoted to things that don't work and offers several interesting editorials about medicine and medical research, including:

    1. What doesn't work and how to show it.

    2. Why do doctors use treatments that do not work?

    3. Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.

  30. Diabetes policy upsets Niles parents.

  31. A Sick Child Tips the Balance for Parents. (Free registration required)

  32. Aurora center to give diabetics shot of hope.

  33. How Buddies help diabetes sufferers to cope better.

  34. 'Net carb' on a food label can be meaningless or misleading.

  35. Disetronic Medical Systems, Inc. introduces the Tender "mini", a new infusion set.

  36. Hitachi Develops Non-Invasive Blood Sugar Monitoring Device.

  37. Last week's poll asked readers how often they check blood sugars in the middle-of-the-night. This week's poll asks readers what they use most often to treat low blood sugar.

  38. FreeStyle Flash blood glucose monitoring system. Now test with the world's smallest meter! Free when you purchase a minimum of 50 FreeStyle test strips! Free Data Cable for your computer via mail in offer. 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.

  39. The Featured Book of the Week is Unbelievable Desserts with Splenda by Marlene Koch.

  40. Our page about the Glucagon Emergency Kit is Worth a Look.

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