Back to Home What's New for 12 September 2004
  1. We have a report from the Focus on Pumping conference held in Washington, D.C. over Labor Day weekend.

  2. There are about 10 cabins left for the CWD Cruise 2005. If you're interested in attending, the deadline for reservations is September 30, 2004. Any cabins not reserved by that time will be returned to the cruise line.

  3. We've added a section of photos of diabetes care in interesting places. Send in your photos to

  4. Applications for the 2005 JDRF Children's Congress are due by October 1, 2004.

  5. Isabella lives in Australia and was diagnosed when she was seven.

  6. We now have 379 panels in the Quilt for Life. We still need hundreds more. Please make a quilt for yourself or your child.

  7. Chronic Complications of Diabetes is an online continuing education course underwritten by Novo Nordisk. There are tracks for pharmacists, nurses, and dietitians.

  8. The Collaborative Islet Transplant Registry includes information for scientists and doctors involved in islet transplantation.

  9. Teens are invited to join the monthly IDYA chat on Wednesday, September 15th at 9pm Eastern in the IDYA chat room.

  10. The American Federation of Teachers has an updated section about Caring for Diabetic Children in the Classroom. Their Questions and Answers about 'Trained Diabetes Personnel' document continues the AFT's argument against permitting anyone but a school nurse to provide diabetes care and includes a glaring error in the second bullet point: "Glucagon can be administered safely in a gel form by gently rubbing it inside a student's mouth."

  11. We review Fantastic Food with Splenda by Marlene Koch.

  12. Centers Report Islet Transplant Results in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes.

  13. Transplantation of human umbilical cord blood cells improves glycemia and glomerular hypertrophy in type 2 diabetic mice.

  14. Reversal of diabetes in non-immunosuppressed rhesus macaques by intraportal porcine islet xenografts precedes acute cellular rejection.

  15. Infant feeding patterns in the Finnish type I diabetes prediction and prevention nutrition study cohort.

  16. Regulation of Net Hepatic Glycogenolysis and Gluconeogenesis during Exercise: Impact of Type 1 Diabetes.

  17. Ultrasonographic evaluation of atherosclerotic changes in carotid and brachial arteries in children with type 1 diabetes.

  18. C-Reactive Protein and Features of the Metabolic Syndrome in a Population-Based Sample of Children and Adolescents.

  19. Treatment strategies in patients with chronic renal disease: ACE inhibitors, angiotensin receptor antagonists, or both?

  20. Effect of photopheresis on lymphocyte population in children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes.

  21. Dr. George Eisenbarth offers commentary on Mature high-affinity immune responses to (pro)insulin anticipate the autoimmune cascade that leads to type 1 diabetes. Free full text available in both HTML and PDF format.

  22. How often does decreased consciousness of hypoglycaemia occur in children and adolescents with diabetes type 1 and what are its consequences?

  23. Streptococcus group B (GBS)--characteristic, occurrence in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  24. Anemia in patients with type 1 diabetes.

  25. Prevalence of chronic diabetes complications in dependence on insulin therapy method in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

  26. Memory matters: developmental differences in predictors of diabetes care behaviors.

  27. Day-to-day glucose variability during pregnancy in women with Type 1 diabetes mellitus: glucose profiles measured with the Continuous Glucose Monitoring System.

  28. Diabetic ketoacidosis: Predictors of outcome in a pediatric intensive care unit of a developing country.

  29. Readability Assessment of British Internet Information Resources on Diabetes Mellitus Targeting Laypersons. See also NHS Direct website too complicated for diabetes sufferers and Diabetes websites too complicated.

  30. Effect of gluten-free diet and adherence on growth and diabetic control in diabetics with coeliac disease.

  31. Diabetes and celiac disease.

  32. Grain pain: coping with celiac disease.

  33. Value of routine duodenal biopsy in diagnosing coeliac disease in patients with iron deficiency anaemia.

  34. Planning helps diabetic students cope at school.

  35. Student's brainchild puts diabetes at center stage.

  36. Wise handles obstacles to succeed on course.

  37. Athlete juggles sports, diabetes.

  38. Mountain climbers taking trek to raise diabetes awareness.

  39. Pilot fights diabetes, returns to the air.

  40. Lizard hormone diabetes drug hope.

  41. Omega 3 Helps To Prevent Juvenile Health Problems. This article is about Use of cod liver oil during the first year of life is associated with lower risk of childhood-onset type 1 diabetes: a large, population-based, case-control study.

  42. Incurable diseases no longer discourage many from playing sports.

  43. Novo Nordisk: Levemir - the New, Predictable Basal Insulin Analogue - Realising the Potential.

  44. New Data on Exubera® Showed Sustained Blood Glucose Control and Pulmonary Function in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes.

  45. SpectRx, Inc. Announces New Short Catheter SimpleChoice®easy and easy Pro Insulin Pump Infusion Sets. See also the image comparing needle and catheter lengths.

  46. FDA Approves Antidepressant Cymbalta® for Treatment of Pain Caused by Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, Which Affects Up to 5 Million Americans.

  47. has an online nutrition database with over 6,800 foods.

  48. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:

    After my six-year-old daughter was bitten numerous times by mosquitoes this summer, I told her the mosquitos like her because she has sweet blood. She asked, "Is that because I have diabetes?"

  49. Last week's poll asked readers about where their child performs blood tests while at school. This week's poll asks readers about how they usually check for ketones.

  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 Diabetic Eye Disease by A. Paul Chous, M.A., O.D.

  52. Our page about What You Need to Know about Type 2 Diabetes in Children is Worth a Look.

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