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.
- Applications for the Ascensia Dream Fund are due by September 10, 2004.
New This Week
- We have a full report from our Friends for Life: LA 2004 annual conference.
- There are now 371 squares in the Quilt for Life. We need hundreds more. Please add your voice to this remarkable work.
- IDYA founding member Clare Rosenfeld has been traveling as part of a group from the International Diabetes Federation to learn more about diabetes care in the developing world. Diabetes is treatable, says Rosenfeld reports on her stay in Tanzania.
- Moira McCarthy Stanford Selected as JDRF Children's Congress "Chair Mom." Applications for the 2005 Children's Congress are being accepted now through October 1, 2004. .
- Megan is 13 and was diagnosed in November 2003.
- Jordan is 13 and was diagnosed in July 2004.
- Hayley is 12 and lives in Australia.
- Drew, who is 10 1/2 and uses a pump, has updated his story.
- The Beta Cell and First-Phase Insulin Secretion (free Medscape membership required).
- Female Children and Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes Have More Pronounced Early Echocardiographic Signs of Diabetic Cardiomyopathy. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Detection of Silent Myocardial Ischemia in Asymptomatic Diabetic Subjects. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.
- Proinflammatory Cytokines, Markers of Cardiovascular Risks, Oxidative Stress, and Lipid Peroxidation in Patients With Hyperglycemic Crises.
- Adiponectin and Leptin Concentrations May Aid in Discriminating Disease Forms in Children and Adolescents With Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes.
- Reduced Forearm Blood Flow in Children and Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes (Measured by Near-Infrared Spectroscopy).
- An ecological analysis of childhood-onset type 1 diabetes incidence and prevalence in Latin America.
- Male Sex Increases the Risk of Autoimmunity but not Type 1 Diabetes.
- Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes with Anti-T-cell Agents: From T-cell Depletion to T-cell Regulation.
- Generation of surrogate Beta cells from tissue stem cells.
- Simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation--an alternative option for the treatment of type 1 diabetes mellitus with renal failure.
- Evolving surgical strategies for pancreas transplantation.
- Canine and feline diabetes mellitus: nature or nurture?
- Evaluating the Accuracy of Continuous Glucose-Monitoring Sensors.
- Long-term evaluation of a structured outpatient education programme for intensified insulin therapy in patients with Type 1 diabetes: a 12-year follow-up.
- Treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis With Subcutaneous Insulin Aspart.
- Hypoglycaemic coma, a feared paroxysmal phenomenon in type 1 diabetic patient.
- Improved Plasma Glucose Control, Whole-Body Glucose Utilization, and Lipid Profile on a Low-Glycemic Index Diet in Type 2 Diabetic Men.
- The Incidence of Congestive Heart Failure in Type 2 Diabetes.
- Caffeine interferes with diabetes control - US study. (Cites Diabetes Care 27:2047-2048, 2004.)
- Therapy with adjunctive doxycycline local delivery in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus and periodontitis.
- Malignancy and mortality in people with coeliac disease: population based cohort study. Free full text in PDF format.
- Celiac disease as a cause of growth retardation in childhood.
- Risk of vascular disease in adults with diagnosed coeliac disease: a population-based study.
- Anti-actin IgA antibodies in severe coeliac disease.
- In light of the recent vote by the American Federation of Teachers union to oppose diabetes care in schools by non-nurses, parents should be aware of a case from North Carolina that required a school district to provide training to staff in diabetes care (search for "diabetes" on the page).
- Schools debate care of diabetes.
- The Limits Of Stem Cells is from an NBC News program aired on Tuesday, July 27th. You can view the segment online as a Windows Media file (57 MBytes).
- Text of Ron Reagan's speech about stem cell research, delivered at the Democratic National Convention.
- The California Stem Cell Research and Cures Initiative seeks to fund stem cell research in California using public money. They are being countered by Vote No On Prop 71.
- We've updated our Stem Cell Research overview and links page.
- Disability law doesn't cover diabetes.
- Teen Dies of Rare Complication with Diabetes.
- Hall won't let diabetes sink successful swimming career.
- Delhi Rotary donates insulin pumps.
- Orange City man swims in U.S. Transplant Games.
- Program offers a special experience for diabetics.
- Diabetes Youth Camp a tremendous success.
- Learning a joy for children with diabetes.
- Little Leaguer acting big.
- Juvenile diabetes doesn't slow Senior League leadoff hitter.
- Geron Announces Publication Showing Human Embryonic Stem Cells Possess Unique Immune Properties. See also Human Embryonic Stem Cell Programs, including Stem Cell Programs : Diabetes.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit:
Our 5-year-old diabetic son wears a medic alert necklace, which he refers to as his "dog tags." Since he is into the army, this was a way to encourage him to wear it on a regular basis. Recently we purchased a GI-Joe doll that came with real "dog tags." When he noticed the necklace around the doll's neck, he came running in the door shouting, "Look! GI-Joe has just been diagnosed too!"
- Last week's poll asked pump users how often they usually change their infusion set. This week's poll asks teens and adults about how often they check their blood sugar before driving.
- 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 Diabetes Care for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers: A Reassuring Guide by Jean Betschart, C.R.N.P., C.D.E.
- With the start of school about a month away, our Sample 504 Plans are Worth a Look.
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