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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

DC 2004 - Focus on Pumping

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

  1. Looking for an early vacation in 2005? Join us for the CWD 2005 Winter Cruise from February 10-14, 2005.

  2. We've updated our Report from the 2004 Scientific Sessions of the ADA. For additional news and information about the 2004 ADA conference, see:

    1. New testing systems, telemedical services join fight vs. diabetes.

    2. Licking diabetes with lizard spit?

    3. Generex Biotechnology Demonstrates Efficacy of Oral Delivery of Insulin at American Diabetes Association's 64th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions.

    4. ADA: Adjunctive Pramlintide Has Significant Effect on Reducing Postprandial Blood Glucose in Type 1 Diabetics.

    5. Computer Models Could Unlock Secrets of Diabetes.

    6. Diabetics can Protect Their Nerves.

    7. ADA: Exenatide Shows Dose-Dependent Effect on Glycemic Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes On Metformin or Diet/Exercise Therapy.

  3. Have diabetes and have a dream? The Ascensia Dream Fund awards $150,000 to help make your dream a reality. Applications, with a 500-word essay, are due by September 10, 2004.

  4. We added three new quilt squares to the Quilt for Life, bringing the total to 362. If you haven't made a square, please consider doing so.

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

    1. Chesapeake Health offers residence and day camps for kids with diabetes living near Chesapeake, Virginia.

  6. Join CWD Events Coordinator Laura Billetdeaux on Thursday, June 17th at 9pm Eastern for a chat about the upcoming Friends for Life 2004 annual CWD conference.

  7. We've added two new Power Point presentations, both from posters presented at the 2004 Scientific Sessions of the ADA:

    1. The use of Glargine insulin in children with T1D by Rubina Heptulla, MD, which demonstrated that mixing Lantus with NovoLog or Humalog did not effect blood glucose levels.

    2. Role of Amylin and Glucagon in Postprandial Glycemic Excursions in Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes by Rubina Heptulla, MD, which demonstrated that pramlintide appears to have great clinical potential in decreasing post-prandial hyperglycemia.

  8. A Diabetes Website offers information, education and support for people with diabetes.

  9. Do stressful life events cause type 1 diabetes?

  10. Preservation of C-peptide secretion in subjects at high risk of developing type 1 diabetes mellitus - a new surrogate measure of non-progression?

  11. Brief Communication: Early Appearance of Islet Autoantibodies Predicts Childhood Type 1 Diabetes in Offspring of Diabetic Parents.

  12. Development of Islet Cell Autoantibodies and Type 1 Diabetes.

  13. Class I and II HLA Genes Are Associated with Susceptibility and Age at Onset in Finnish Families with Type 1 Diabetes.

  14. Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism and lipid profiles in Kuwaiti children with type 1 diabetes.

  15. Clinical presentation of childhood type 1 diabetes mellitus in the Al-Madina region of Saudi Arabia.

  16. Use of Sertoli cell transplants to provide local immunoprotection for tissue grafts.

  17. Glycohemoglobin (A1C) distribution in school children: Results from a school-based screening program.

  18. Dietary fructose reduces circulating insulin and leptin, attenuates postprandial suppression of ghrelin, and increases triglycerides in women. See also Fructose, weight gain, and the insulin resistance syndrome (also in PDF format) and Not All Sugars Are Equal, at Least When it Comes to Weight Gain and Health.

  19. Lack of accuracy of continuous glucose sensors in healthy, nondiabetic children: Results of the Diabetes Research in Children Network (DirecNet) accuracy study.

  20. A prospective study of severe hypoglycemia and long-term spatial memory in children with type 1 diabetes.

  21. Insulin pumps benefit children.

  22. Reducing injection pain in children and adolescents with diabetes: a review of indwelling catheters.

  23. Initiation of insulin glargine in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

  24. Insulin Lispro Injection (Humalog) for Use in External Insulin Pumps.

  25. A developmental perspective on the challenges of diabetes education and care during the young adult period.

  26. Continuous glucose monitoring: which benefits?

  27. Get aggressive with diabetics' BP.

  28. A Comparison of Human Tissue Transglutaminase Antibodies With Antigliadin and Antiendomysium Antibodies.

  29. The American Federation of Teachers, part of the AFL-CIO trade union, is lobbying to prevent states from passing legislation that would permit school staff to learn proper diabetes care. For details, see their Diabetes Legislation page which has links to documents that claim, for instance, that only registered nurses are qualified to provide care for kids with diabetes.

  30. Botzet's Hearing Filled With Objections.

  31. Conn. Teacher Fired After Student Pricks Finger On Used Needle.

  32. Doctors trial diabetes vaccine.

  33. MSU scientists invent breathalyzer to detect diabetes. See also Researchers Invent Diabetes Test Device.

  34. Unions to present diabetes fundraiser.

  35. Camp Aurora's weeklong activities educate diabetic kids, their families.

  36. Diabetes camp launched for kids.

  37. Determined to help find a cure.

  38. Diagnosis: Success; St. Bernard athletes don't let diabetes get in the way.

  39. EMTs honor 13-year-old for saving his grandma's life.

  40. Family faces long struggle.

  41. Donovan McNabb battles diabetes with Philly Flavor.

  42. By increasing T-cells and transplanting them back into animals, scientists could stop symptoms.

  43. Pancreatic Transplant Stops Diabetes Symptoms.

  44. Diabetics Count Carbs, but Can't Give Them Up.

  45. Looking Beyond Sugar to the Heart.

  46. Texas Sisters Win Video Competition With Inspiring Story Of Conquering Disease.

  47. Last week's poll asked readers if they prefer the term "diabetic" or "person with diabetes." This week's poll asks readers if their child's relationship with their grandparents has changed since diagnosis.

  48. 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.

  49. The Featured Book of the Week is Life with Diabetes, Lacie the Lizard's Adventure by Dana Shepard, Illustrated by Troy Jones.

  50. Our Presentations About Diabetes are Worth a Look.

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