Of Continuing Interest
- We have a report from the Focus on Pumping conference held in Washington, D.C. over Labor Day weekend.
- 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.
- We've added a section of photos of diabetes care in interesting places. Send in your photos to email@example.com.
New This Week
- You can view several presentations from our recent Focus on Pumping conference held in Washington, D.C.
- Summer camps for kids with diabetes that have updated information for the 2005 camping season include:
- Camp Floyd Rogers in Omaha, Nebraska, offers June camping for kids with diabetes ages 8 to 18.
- Camp Hickory Hill is a summer camp in Columbia, Missouri, for children with diabetes.
- Camp Nejeda, a camping adventure for children with diabetes in New Jersey.
- FCYD Utah Summer Camp is for kids with diabetes in Utah.
- The Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville, Texas, offers camp for kids with diabetes and other disabilities. The camp is fully paid for by the Texas Lions. The Texas Lions Camp is accredited by the American Camping Association (ACA).
- Join us for the first scheduled chat about next summer's Friends for Life annual conference, to be held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida from July 6-10, 2005. The chat will be held in the "Friends for Life" chat room on Thursday, September 23rd at 9pm Eastern.
- The University of Maryland is conducting a study about the causes of type 1 diabetes.
- The NDEP's Better Diabetes Care web site is designed to help health care providers across the country make a difference in the way diabetes is prevented and treated.
- CareConnect is an online diabetes management system, available by subscription, that allows parents and care providers -- such as school nurses -- to share information through a password protected web site.
- Complete Guide to Carb Counting, 2nd Edition by Hope Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE and Karmeen Kilkarni, MS, RD, CDE contains everything you need to know to get started counting carbs.
- Type 1 diabetes compromises plasma arachidonic and docosahexaenoic acids in newborn babies.
- PDX-1 haploinsufficiency limits the compensatory islet hyperplasia that occurs in response to insulin resistance. Free full text available as HTML and PDF. See also Joslin researchers clarify mechanisms for beta-cell formation.
- Carnitine deficiency in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
- Cytomegalovirus prevalence and transmission after islet allograft transplant in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Descriptive study of onset diabetes mellitus type 1 patients and first degree families.
- Genetic susceptibility and immunological synapse in type 1 diabetes and thyroid autoimmune disease.
- Serious illness in childhood: the different threats of cancer and diabetes from a parent perspective.
- Postprandial plasma fructose level is associated with retinopathy in patients with type 2 diabetes.
- Improved glycemic control without an increase in severe hypoglycemic episodes in intensively treated patients with type 1 diabetes receiving morning, evening, or split dose insulin glargine.
- Facilitating access to glucometer reagents increases blood glucose self-monitoring frequency and improves glycaemic control: a prospective study in insulin-treated diabetic patients.
- Relation between sense of coherence and glycemic control in type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
- Hormonal Counterregulation during Severe Hypoglycaemia under Everyday Conditions in Patients with Type 1 and Insulin-Treated Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.
- The DAILY (Daily Automated Intensive Log for Youth) trial: a wireless, portable system to improve adherence and glycemic control in youth with diabetes.
- Edutainment tools for initial education of type-1 diabetes mellitus - initial diabetes education with fun.
- Quality In Pediatric Nursing Care: Children's Expectations.
- Diagnostic algorithm and management of immune-mediated complications associated with subcutaneous insulin therapy.
- Hartselle diabetic, on transplant list, taking strides for more research and education for disease.
- Tigers pitcher an inspiration for diabetics to succeed.
- Scooby Doo to the Rescue: From Kent, Fighting Diabetes.
- Family battles diabetes.
- Diabetes Dad Paddles 70 Miles To Raise Thousands for The Diabetic Youth Foundation.
- Brevard native lives 'diabetes free' after experimental transplant procedure.
- Islet cell transplants on hold; Diabetes treatment stymied by no reimbursement.
- Health Canada Approves Animas IR 1200 Insulin Pump for Distribution.
- Discovery of Fruit Fly Pancreas Points to Possible Diabetes Cures, Say Stanford Researchers.
- Nutrition Data has revamped their excellent web site to provide easier access to more nutrition information, including data about products from fast food companies.
- The Glycemic Index, Simpler. (Free registration required)
- Changing the Diabetic Menu.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My newly diagnosed four-year-old daughter went to grandma's one afternoon and when it came time to check her sugar she told grandma that she didn't want to be a diabetic anymore and that they should throw her meter in the woods and she wouldn't tell mom about it. Funny how simple their minds are. Don't we as parents wish that it would be that easy to get rid of?
- Last week's poll asked readers how they usually check for ketones. This week's poll asks pump users if they have ever stopped using their pump.
- 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 The Diabetic Gourmet by Francine Prince.
- Our page about MODY is Worth a Look.
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