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Friends for Life

2004 Annual Conference and Expo


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

Come early and participate in a Focus Group

  1. MiniMed Reports Problems with Paradigm QuickSet Plus.

  2. Michelle is 15 and uses an insulin pump

  3. Alexandra, who lives in Russia and was diagnosed in 2000, has updated her story.

  4. Elaine is 11 and just started using an insulin pump.

  5. We added three quilts to the Quilt for Life last week, bringing the total to 354.

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

    1. Camp Bluebonnet is a summer day camp in Youngsport, Texas.

    2. Camp Buck at Lake Tahoe is celebrating 13 years of camping.

    3. Camp De Los Niños, on the San Lorenzo River near Boulder Creek in the Santa Cruz Mountains, offers camp for kids with diabetes.

    4. Camp DJ Sequoia Lake offers teens ages 13 to 17 an adventure among the Giant Sequoia trees in the Sierra Nevada Mountains on Sequoia Lake.

    5. Camp Ko-Man-She is for kids 6 to 17 who live in southwestern Ohio.

    6. Cruise Camp is a four-day cruise on Carnival Cruise for teens with diabetes ages 13 to 17.

    7. The Diabetes Society of Santa Clara Valley offers Youth Day Camps and Weekend Family Camps throughout the summer and into the fall.

    8. Larry L. Hillblom Camp is a youth resident camp at Sequoia Lake

  7. The Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is a world-leading center for kids with PHHI.

  8. Join us for a chat about this summer's Friends for Life: LA 2004 conference on Thursday, March 18th at 9pm Eastern in the LA2004 chat room.

  9. The California Stem Cell Research and Cures Initiative has the goal of passing a $3 billion bond initiative in California to provide $290 million per year for 10 years to fund embryonic stem cell research to cure type 1 diabetes and other illnesses. They are looking for signatures from voters in California and financial support. See also States race to lead stem-cell research.

  10. DiabetesAtWork.org offers information, assessments, and guidance to employers to help them provide the best environment for their employees who have diabetes.

  11. AgaMatrix, Inc., a consumer medical device company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts that develops and manufactures blood glucose monitoring products for the diabetes market, has several summer internship openings.

  12. DexCom now has a public web site, discussing it's innovative, implanted, continuous glucose sensor.

  13. Cell therapies for type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  14. Insulin expressing cells from differentiated embryonic stem cells are not beta cells.

  15. Xenotransplantation: Researchers Target Pig Cells For Animal-to-Human Islet Cell Transplantation.

  16. Possible correlation between diabetes and hearing loss.

  17. Specific HLA-DRB and -DQB Alleles and Haplotypes Confer Disease Susceptibility or Resistance in Bahraini Type 1 Diabetes Patients.

  18. Induction of protective therapy for autoimmune diseases by targeted DNA vaccines encoding pro-inflammatory cytokines and chemokines.

  19. Hydroxy-methylglutaryl-coenzyme a reductase inhibition improves endothelial dysfunction in type-1 diabetes.

  20. INGAP Continues to Look Promising.

  21. Effect of antidiabetic medications on microalbuminuria in patients with type 2 diabetes.

  22. An ambulatory stabilisation program for children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes.

  23. Study examined whether fetal hemoglobin levels typically seen in type 1 diabetes (up to 3%) interfere with glycohemoglobin determinations using a common method.

  24. Study examined the impact of glucose monitoring on control in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes at a clinic in Poland.

  25. Treatment of patients with severe insulin deficiency; what we have learned over the past 2 years.

  26. Coffee Consumption and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Among Middle-aged Finnish Men and Women. See also Coffee Cuts Diabetes Risk.

  27. Blowing the whistle on review articles: What should we know about the treatment of type 2 diabetes? .

  28. Children say they are not involved enough in their treatment.

  29. Antipsychotics' Diabetes Risk Prompts Call for Better Assessment. See also Consensus Development Conference on Antipsychotic Drugs and Obesity and Diabetes from the American Diabetes Association.

  30. Intragam can interfere with blood glucose monitoring.

  31. Neonatal and very-early-onset diabetes mellitus.

  32. Timely initiation of basal insulin.

  33. Influence of resistance exercise training on glucose control in women with type 2 diabetes.

  34. Improving Oral Pharmacologic Treatment And Management of Type 2 Diabetes.

  35. Oxidative and antioxidative status in pregnant women with either gestational or type 1 diabetes.

  36. Our lovely Abbie so nearly died.

  37. Olympic hero talks diabetes at school.

  38. Growing children need carbs, experts say.

  39. Last week's poll asked readers what they or their child get their A1c measured. This week's poll asks readers what blood glucose level they consider to be low.

  40. 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.

  41. The Featured Book of the Week is The Best of Diabetes Self-Management by the Editors of Diabetes Self-Management magazine.

  42. Our page about Retinopathy is Worth a Look.

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