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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. The Lancet, one of the most prestigious medical journals in the world, has published an interview with Dr. Camillo Ricordi of the Diabetes Research Institute in Miami, Florida. Also available in PDF format.

  2. You can read the Presentation Summaries from the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation's 3rd World of Hope Conference.

  3. The FDA and NIH are sponsoring a two-day symposium on diabetes in Bethesda, Maryland (on the NIH campus) on May 13 and 14, 2004. Registration is free, but must be submitted by Friday, April 23, 2004.

  4. Kevin and Sune are twins from Denmark and both have type 1 diabetes.

  5. Morgan is 10 and was diagnosed in January 2004.

  6. Bobby is 17 and uses a pump.

  7. Alexis is nine and has had diabetes for two years.

  8. Danielle writes about her daughter Alexis, diagnosed at 17 months.

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

    1. Camp EDI is a residential camp located at Camp Wyman, 30 minutes from St. Louis. Kids from Illinois and Missouri are welcome.

    2. Camp Glyndon in Maryland provides a camping experience not only for kids with diabetes, but for their families too!

    3. Camp Huronda is a camp for kids with diabetes at Lake Waseosa near Huntsville, Ontario, Canada.

    4. Camp KIDS and Camp Redbird are day camps for children with diabetes as young as six who live in Missouri or Illinois.

    5. Camp Little Shot is a free camp for kids in central Georgia.

    6. Diabetes Resident Camp for kids with diabetes ages 10 to 15 in the Toledo, Ohio area.

    7. Northern Illinois Day Camps provide a great summer experience for younger kids with diabetes, their siblings, and their friends.

    8. Summer Day Camp for kids with diabetes ages 6 to 9 living in the Toledo, Ohio area

    9. Triangle D, celebrating 55 years of camping, offers children with diabetes in northern Illinois a summer camping experience.

  10. We are running a survey about the NDEP School Guide for families who have received or downloaded a copy of Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for School Personnel.

  11. Medical myths involving diabetes.

  12. The Quick-Fix Keychain attaches to your key ring and holds four emergency glucose tablets.

  13. Redefining the clinical remission period in children with type 1 diabetes.

  14. Clustering of autoimmune disease in parents of siblings from the Type 1 diabetes Warren repository.

  15. A novel per-oral insulin formulation: proof of concept study in non-diabetic subjects.

  16. Follow-up Report on the Diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus.

  17. Insulin pumps: what every school nurse needs to know.

  18. Preprandial vs. postprandial insulin lispro-a comparative crossover trial in patients with Type 1 diabetes. See also Postprandial Insulin Lispro Is Effective But May Impair Long-Term Glycaemic Control.

  19. Risk of complications of pregnancy in women with type 1 diabetes: nationwide prospective study in the Netherlands. Full text available in PDF.

  20. Folic acid improves endothelial function in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

  21. Continuous glucose monitoring in children with type 1 diabetes: before and after insulin pump therapy.

  22. Diabetic neuropathy in children and adolescents.

  23. Hospital Management of Hyperglycemia.

  24. Diabetes Potpourri: Nomenclature and Glycemia.

  25. The Future of Diabetes: What Is There Besides New Medicines?

  26. Coping skills training and problem solving in diabetes.

  27. TheraSense study shows equivalence between blood from a finger and blood from the palm at the base of the thumb even during periods of rapidly changing blood glucose.

  28. Recurrent hypoglycaemia in a diabetic patient as a result of unexpected renal failure. Also in PDF format.

  29. Cost of insulin pump would be covered if Gravelle bill passes.

  30. The weight of diabetes.

  31. Tigers' Johnson, a diabetic, pumped up to pitch today's opener.

  32. Battling more than pitchers; Top prospect Smitherman deals with diabetes every day.

  33. Diabetes can't stop Foeman.

  34. NYU athlete wrestles with diabetes.

  35. Bittersweet news for three siblings.

  36. Small wonder: Insulin pump frees young diabetic from injections.

  37. Pump in a plaster. See also Pain-free insulin patch for diabetes.

  38. Facing Diabetes: Alyssa's struggle for normalcy.

  39. Baby In Rare Diabetes Battle.

  40. Low-carb bread claims don't pan out in lab test, grocers say.

  41. Lisle Girl Scout troop raises diabetes awareness.

  42. Last week's poll asked readers blood glucose meter they use most often. This week's poll asks readers how many times they have had a retinal photograph as part of their diabetes eye care.

  43. 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.

  44. The Featured Book of the Week is My Own Type 1 Diabetes Book by Sandra J. Hollenberg.

  45. With spring storms coming in the northern hemisphere, our page about your Diabetes Emergency Pack is Worth a Look.

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