September 3-5, 2004
The Westin Grand, Washington, D.C.
February 10-14, 2005
Departs from Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Of Continuing Interest
- "The Symptoms Experiment": Improving Diabetes Problem Solving among Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus is in need of additional teenage girls to complete their study enrollment.
- Factors Affecting Adherence to a Diabetic Medical Regimen in Adolescents with Type 1 Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus is a new nationwide study.
- Effect of AC2993 with or without Immunosuppression on Beta Cell Function in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes is a new NIH study.
- A study examining Adaptive Responses To Exercise In Children With Type 1 Diabetes is being conducted in Orange County, California.
New This Week
- The American Federation of Teachers Votes to Block Diabetes Care at School by Non-Nurses.
- We have a preliminary report from our Friends for Life: LA 2004 annual conference. Watch for a full report next week. (Sorry, the full report did not get done this week as planned.)
- Applications for the Ascensia Dream Fund are due by September 10, 2004.
- Whitney is almost 16 and lives in Minnesota.
- Don just got a MiniMed pump and loves it.
- Kristina is 13 and uses the Cozmo pump.
- Jenna is 13 and lives in British Columbia.
- Erin is 15 and was diagnosed when she was 13.
- Katrina is 14 and from Scotland.
- Jonathan has updated his story.
- Position Statements of the ADA from 2004 are online.
- The Myth of Brittle Diabetes by Gary Scheiner, M.S., C.D.E. explores how to get past the concept of brittle diabetes.
- Guidelines For the Provision of Health and Educational Services For Students in the New York City Public Schools 2004-2005 provides an excellent example for families seeking to prepare a 504 Plan for their child.
- Diabetes Clinical Trials: What Is New at NIDDK?
- The Prove It Study: Is It Really a Landmark Study or Another Piece of a Very Important Puzzle?
- Generation of Surrogate Beta Cells from Tissue Stem Cells.
- Stem-cell therapy for diabetes mellitus.
- Risks and Side Effects of Islet Transplantation.
- Evolving Surgical Strategies for Pancreas Transplantation.
- Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes with Anti-T-cell Agents: From T-cell Depletion to T-cell Regulation.
- A 14-year prospective study of autonomic nerve function in Type 1 diabetic patients: association with nephropathy.
- C-reactive protein, its role in inflammation, Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and the effects of insulin-sensitizing treatment with thiazolidinediones.
- Prevention of adverse events in juvenile diabetes. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Preschoolers are not miniature adolescents: a comparison of insulin pump doses in two groups of children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Rediscovery of insulin pump treatment of childhood type 1 diabetes.
- Empowerment and Self-Management of Diabetes.
- Integration of Clinical Psychology in the Comprehensive Diabetes Care Team.
- Case Study: Treating Hypertension in Patients With Diabetes.
- Case Study: Alteration in Run Performance and Aerobic Power in a Runner With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Metformin, pre-eclampsia, and pregnancy outcomes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
- Nutrition and Pregnancy: The Link Between Dietary Intake and Diabetes.
- Electrical stimulation therapy through stocking electrodes for painful diabetic neuropathy: a double blind, controlled crossover study.
- Diabetic retinopathy screening should be top priority, MD says.
- Celiac disease remains difficult to diagnose.
- Living Well: Celiac disease needs to be taken seriously.
- Diabetes Will Not Stop Me.
- Good Dogs Hard to Find discusses using dogs to sense low blood sugar in people with diabetes.
- Campaigners are petitioning for an end to blanket bans against people who use insulin and drive taxis.
- Each week, we will now feature a selection from our Humorous Tidbits section. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
I was diagnosed a couple months ago. The other day, I badly miscalculated the insulin for my dinner carbs, and an hour later found that I had dropped pretty low. So I grabbed some carbs, and then, because I'd never been quite that low before and was alone with the kids, I called my ten year old over to give him the standard mommy-is-low speech: ".. so if I start acting funny or fall to the floor --" "I know, I know," he interrupted. "Dump a glass of water on your head and give you a juice box." I started laughing and told him dumping the water was probably not necessary. "I know," he said, "but I bet I could get away with it."
- Last week's poll asked readers how many times their child has attended diabetes summer camp. This week's poll asks readers pump users how often they usually change their infusion set.
- 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.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Taking Control of Your Diabetes, Second Edition by Steven V. Edelman, MD.
- Our page about Insulin Pump Infusion Sets is Worth a Look.
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