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DC2004 - Focus on Pumping Cruise 2005 - Cruise Into Spring with CWD

DC 2004 - Focus on Pumping


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

Cruise Into Spring with CWD


February 10-14, 2005
Departs from Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Of Continuing Interest

  1. We have a full report from our Friends for Life: LA 2004 annual conference.

  2. Factors Affecting Adherence to a Diabetic Medical Regimen in Adolescents with Type 1 Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus is a new nationwide study.

  3. Effect of AC2993 with or without Immunosuppression on Beta Cell Function in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes is a new NIH study.

  4. A study examining Adaptive Responses To Exercise In Children With Type 1 Diabetes is being conducted in Orange County, California.

  5. Applications for the Ascensia Dream Fund are due by September 10, 2004.

New This Week

  1. A small group of people from the insulin pumping community recently visited the Unomedical infusion set factory in Reynosa, Mexico to learn about the new inset infusion set.

  2. Learn about Gary Hall and his efforts to return to the Olympics and control his diabetes. Some of the video was shot at CWD's Friends for Life: LA 2004 conference, including the interviews with kids.

  3. You can send a message to Olympic swimmer Gary Hall, Jr..

  4. FDA issues critical letter to Dana Diabecare, claiming that its "... insulin infusion pumps are misbranded... " and citing a "... failure to establish adequate written Medical Device Reporting procedures ...." See also FDA Warns Insulin Pump Distributor.

  5. Kelly is eight and was diagnosed in June 2004.

  6. CWD families are invited to help with Diabetes Education for Nursing Students.

  7. Joslin researchers are seeking adolescent girls from across the United States who have had type 1 diabetes for at least 6 months and experience hypoglycemia (blood glucose less than 80) two or more times a month.

  8. KangaPockets offers clothes designed for boys and girls who wear insulin pumps.

  9. Islet morphogenesis and stem cell markers.

  10. Islet-derived multipotential cells/progenitor cells.

  11. Directed differentiation of rhesus monkey ES cells into pancreatic cell phenotypes. Free full text in HTML or PDF format.

  12. Prediction of Autoantibody Positivity and Progression to Type 1 Diabetes: Diabetes Autoimmunity Study in the Young (DAISY).

  13. Low grade inflammation in juvenile obesity and type 1 diabetes associated with early signs of atherosclerosis.

  14. Absolute Risk of Childhood-Onset Type 1 Diabetes Defined by Human Leukocyte Antigen Class II Genotype: A Population-Based Study in the United Kingdom.

  15. Enterovirus-related type 1 diabetes mellitus and antibodies to glutamic acid decarboxylase in Japan.

  16. Introduction to pancreatic islet cell transplantation.

  17. NIH-Supported National Islet Transplantation Registry.

  18. Promoting islet cell function after transplantation.

  19. The Role of GLP-1 in the Regulation of Islet Cell Mass.

  20. Reflections on the 64th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association.

  21. Protein glycation: a firm link to endothelial cell dysfunction.

  22. Hypoglycemia-Dependent beta(2)-Adrenoceptor Downregulation: A Contributing Factor to Hypoglycemia Unawareness in Patients with Type-1 Diabetes?

  23. New guideline for the NHS on the diagnosis and management of type 1 diabetes in children.

  24. How does dietary advice for diabetes management divide families?

  25. Diabetes - the best diet?

  26. Metabolic and Cardiovascular Parameters in Type 1 Diabetes at Extreme Altitude.

  27. Type 2 diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance in European children and adolescents with obesity - a problem that is no longer restricted to minority groups.

  28. Tee-N-Jay Farm Races to Find Cure for Celiac Disease.

  29. Celiac Disease Often Mistaken for Other Conditions, Area Woman Finds.

  30. Food Allergen Labeling & Consumer Protection Act becomes Law: Millions of Americans Will Be Able to Easily Identify Safe and Unsafe Foods.

  31. Training of Unlicensed Individuals in the Injection of Glucagon in Emergency Situations, from the State Education Department of New York, offers guidance to school nurses. Compare this to the stance of the American Federation of Teachers against any training of non-nurses to provide any diabetes care whatsoever.

  32. State Laws Mandating Diabetes Health Coverage outlines existing laws about diabetes supplies across the United States.

  33. Doctor breaching diabetes.

  34. Diabetic and determined: Triathlon competitor refuses to let his disease hold him back.

  35. Teenagers overcome limitations of diabetes in scuba camp.

  36. This week's Humorous Tidbits:

    A few months after my 4 year-old was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, we decided to be a part of JDRF's Walk To Cure Diabetes. Our entire family participated in the walk and had a great time! Later that month, Donovan had a doctor's appointment. When prompted to tell the doctor about participating in the Walk, Donovan said, "I walked to cure diabetes, but it didn't work. I am still diabetic. I guess we will have to try again next year!"

  37. Last week's poll asked teens and adults about how often they check their blood sugar before driving. This week's poll asks readers to describe themselves.

  38. 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.

  39. The Featured Book of the Week is Taking Diabetes to School by Kim Gosselin.

  40. With the start of school just weeks away, our Information for Teachers and Child-Care Providers is Worth a Look.

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