Back to Home What's New for 17 April 2005

Of Continuing Interest

  1. Our new insulin is not a cure t-shirts are the perfect accompaniment to our insulin is not a cure red bracelets. Proceeds help fund research (through the Diabetes Research Institute), scholarships for kids with diabetes (through the Education for Children with Diabetes Foundation), and diabetes supplies for families in need (through the Supplies for Children with Diabetes Foundation). Use our order form to get yours.

  2. The Family Support Network includes over 750 families from 50 states and 23 countries who are there to help. If you're new to diabetes, the Family Support Network will help you connect with families near you. If you haven't joined, please become part of the Family Support Network.

  3. Struggling to pay for diabetes supplies? The Supplies for CWD Foundation can help.

New This Week

  1. We report on the Clinical Diabetes Technology Meeting, held from April 15-16, 2005.

  2. Animas Corporation Issues Recall of IR 1250 Insulin Pump.

  3. LifeScan issues urgent medical device correction for OneTouch® Ultra®, OneTouch® FastTake®, InDuo®, EuroFlash®, SmartScan®, and PocketScan® Meters.

  4. CWD's Sports Corner host Rick Philbin offers strategies for anyone who might be Cheating Yourself Out of Your Workouts.

  5. You can read the transcript from last week's chat about Helping Teens Cope With And Manage Their Diabetes.

  6. Parents of young kids with diabetes are encouraged to bring their kids for our bi-weekly Kids Chat tonight at 8:00 pm Eastern Time in the Kids Chat Room. This is a chance for school aged kids to chat online with each other while supervised by their parents.

  7. Newport Under the Stars Celebrity Weekend to Benefit Joslin Diabetes Center Set for September 25 and 26, 2005.

  8. Type 1 diabetics required for ground-breaking vision study in the UK.

  9. Educating school personnel about diabetes.

  10. Steering Toward a New DAWN in Diabetes Management: Opportunities for Diabetes Educators to Provide Psychological Support and Improve Outcomes is a free, online CE course.

  11. Vitamin D-binding protein gene polymorphism association with IA-2 autoantibodies in type 1 diabetes.

  12. The Spring 2005 issue of Diabetes Update from Diabetes UK explores work being done to find a vaccine to prevent type 1 diabetes. See also Vaccine gives hope to Type 1 diabetics.

  13. Diabetes-related antibodies in euglycemic subjects.

  14. Should We Be Performing Pancreas Transplants?

  15. Widening of foot processes in normoalbuminuric adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

  16. Researcher grows new insulin-secreting beta cells from pancreatic tissue.

  17. Scientists use transcription factors to increase insulin production in diabetic mice.

  18. Scientists at diabetes center find genetic defects in immunological tolerance.

  19. The Boston Globe has an online section devoted to the stem cell research debate.

  20. Lipoprotein composition in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  21. Rates of diabetes mellitus-related complications in a contemporary adolescent cohort.

  22. Restless legs syndrome and sleep problems in children and adolescents with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus type 1.

  23. Education and telephone case management for children with type 1 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial.

  24. Childhood precursors of adolescent outcomes in type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  25. Pediatric aspects of diabetic kidney disease.

  26. Screening for kidney disease in adults with diabetes and prediabetes.

  27. Differences in corneal thickness and corneal endothelium related to duration in Diabetes.

  28. Properties of pramlintide and insulin upon mixing. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.

  29. Online diabetes education: design and evaluation with prospective diabetes camp counsellors.

  30. Celiac disease in patients with an affected member, type 1 diabetes, iron-deficiency, or osteoporosis?

  31. Disability Tax Credit benefits Canadians with diabetes.

  32. The high cost of living with diabetes.

  33. Melchionda: My brother Anthony is my hero.

  34. Carr takes personal battle public.

  35. Diabetes not about to halt pumped-up player.

  36. Teens with diabetes face life and death challenges while keeping in step with their peers.

  37. Dealing with diabetes.

  38. Mum's little lifesaver.

  39. Twenty-first century kids fight diabetes.

  40. 'Cool' texts could help save lives.

  41. Denis wins award for 60-year diabetes fight.

  42. Entelos & Diabetech Collaborate on Next-Generation Virtual-Loop Technology for Type 1 Diabetes.

  43. Joslin Diabetes Center Announces New Nutrition Guidelines for People with Type 2 Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes who are Overweight or Obese.

  44. Here's the lowdown on no-sugar sweeteners.

  45. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
    I am home schooling our 5 year old son, who just went on the pump 5 months ago. Today we were learning about the letter 'S'. He was excited. "I know what begins with 'S'- 'Site change'! I'm sure any other teacher would be more than a little perplexed by this answer.

  46. You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your husband comes in and asks your child what they are up to and they respond "176" instead of "playing." See more parent humor.

  47. Last week's poll asked readers if someone at their child's school will administer glucagon if it's needed. This week's poll asks how often our readers do blood tests in the middle of the night.

  48. April Price Special! OneTouch Ultra Kit Only $29.99! Free After $30 Mail-in Rebate! The OneTouch Ultra, LifeScan's newest blood glucose meter, sets a new standard for speed by producing results in five seconds. The ONE TOUCH Ultra uses FastDraw(TM) Design test strips, a new capillary action, end-fill test strip that takes only 1 microliter of blood, is touchable, and is approved for alternative sites (e.g., the arm instead of the finger tip). From Diabetic Express, the online store partner and a sponsor of Children with Diabetes.

  49. The Featured Book of the Week is The Ten Keys to Helping Your Child Grow Up With Diabetes by Tim Wysocki, Ph.D.

  50. Our Presentations About Diabetes are Worth a Look.

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