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Friends for Life

DC2004 - Focus on Pumping

2004 Annual Conference and Expo

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

Come early and participate in a Focus Group

DC 2004 - Focus on Pumping

September 3-5, 2004
The Westin Grand, Washington, D.C.

  1. Nipro Diabetes Systems Recalls Amigo Pumps.

  2. BD Discontinues BD Pen Mini and BD Pen.

  3. Sara is 14 and started on a pump in November 2003.

  4. Nicole is 14 and lives in Wisconsin.

  5. New IDYA members include:

    1. Pierangelo Bertoglio from Cremona, Italy

    2. Ryan Thomas from Florida

    3. Bethany from New York

    4. Taylor Tilton from Colorado

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

    1. ADA Camp for Kids is a camp in New Mexico for children 8-13 years who have diabetes

    2. Camp AZDA at Friendly Pines Camp provides kids with diabetes in Arizona an excellent camping experience.

    3. Camp Endres, near Davis, Oklahoma, provides a camping experience for kids ages 9 to 16.

    4. Camp Hertko Hollow, near Des Moines, Iowa, includes a two-story tree house and a real train caboose.

    5. Camp Midicha serves kids with diabetes in Michigan.

    6. Camp Possibilities is a Camp Possibilities is a free overnight camp for kids with diabetes living in Pennsylvania.

    7. Tennessee Camp for Diabetic Children offers both one and two week camping sessions.

    8. The Canadian Diabetes Association has a full listing of camps for kids with diabetes in Canada.

  7. Evolution of Type 2 Diabetes: The Time for Insulin is Now is an online CME course.

  8. Join CWD Events Coordinator Laura Billetdeaux on Monday, May 24th at 9:00 pm Eastern for a special chat about this year's Friends for Life: LA 2004 annual conference.

  9. Unomedical has launched a new version of their web site, which now includes a tool to help you learn about insulin pump infusion sets, including their new inset infusion set.

  10. Fundación Diabetes Juvenil de Chile is the official web site of the Chilean Diabetes Foundation.

  11. The Islet Cell Recipient Home Page has information about people who have received islet cell transplants.

  12. We review the new Ascensia Contour blood glucose meter.

  13. Pump Pockets offers fabric pouches to hold insulin pumps.

  14. Diabetes Explorer Series: Diabetes 101 provides basic diabetes information with links to information resources.

  15. Cardiac and vascular function in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes.

  16. Insulin-producing Pancreatic Cells Are Replenished By Duplication.

  17. CRP and IL-6 concentrations are associated with poor glycemic control despite preserved beta-cell function during the first year after diagnosis of type 1 diabetes.

  18. Improved insulin secretory function and reduced chemotactic properties after tissue culture of islets from type 1 diabetic patients.

  19. Skeletal involvement in patients with diabetes mellitus.

  20. Autoantibodies as predictors of disease.

  21. Islet-cell antibodies and type 1 diabetes after treatment with interferon-alpha.

  22. Type 2 diabetes in grandparents and birth weight in offspring and grandchildren in the ALSPAC study.

  23. Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion with short-acting insulin analogues or human regular insulin: efficacy, safety, quality of life, and cost-effectiveness.

  24. Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion: Short-Term Benefits Apparent, Long-Term Benefits Speculative.

  25. Current perspectives on the use of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion in the acute care setting and overview of therapy.

  26. Diabetes in childhood: burden and professional consequences for parents.

  27. Child behavior problems and family functioning as predictors of adherence and glycemic control in economically disadvantaged children with type 1 diabetes: a prospective study.

  28. Parenting adolescent girls with type 1 diabetes: parents' perspectives.

  29. Predictors for the development of microalbuminuria and macroalbuminuria in patients with type 1 diabetes: inception cohort study. Also in PDF format. See also A third of type 1 diabetics have renal damage within 20 years.

  30. The first generation of e-patients.

  31. Health related virtual communities and electronic support groups: systematic review of the effects of online peer to peer interactions.

  32. Patients' experience with a diabetes support programme based on an interactive electronic medical record: qualitative study.

  33. Patients with type 2 diabetes should take statins.

  34. Predictors of control of diabetes: Monitoring may be the key.

  35. Diabetes-associated autoimmune disease in children and juveniles: how important is early recognition?

  36. Residents support petition to add insulin pumps to OHIP coverage.

  37. New system helps Type I diabetics.

  38. Families find support at diabetes Kids Camp.

  39. Dancing with diabetes; Teens manage active lifestyle.

  40. Reading program helps diabetes research effort.

  41. Family's tribute to bright student.

  42. Twins Aren't Pumped About Diabetes Therapy.

  43. 'Highland Healers' walk for diabetes awareness.

  44. Diabetic children greet Sonia.

  45. RX Health: A cure for needle anxiety.

  46. Hall faces diabetes like a champion.

  47. The Dark Side of Scott Verplank.

  48. Diabetic pets may soon get help.

  49. Last week's poll asked readers how they organize their diabetes supplies at home. This week's poll asks readers if they have a diabetes emergency kit prepared.

  50. 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.

  51. The Featured Book of the Week is Food, Fun n' Fitness by Mary C. Friesz, PhD, RD, CDE, LDN.

  52. Our page about Hyperglycemia and Ketone Testing is Worth a Look.

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