Of Continuing Interest
- The Family Support Network includes over 1,150 families from 50 states and 38 countries who are there to help. If you're new to diabetes, looking for a baby sitter, or need a college parent, 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.
- Learn about insulin pump therapy at our Focus on Pumping regional conference at the San Diego Marriott Mission Valley, San Diego, California, from September 9-11, 2005.
- Diabetes Heroes, by Animas Corporation and Nicole Johnson Baker, celebrates the extraordinary efforts by individuals that make living with diabetes easier and more bearable. Heroes win $1,000 and other great prizes.
New This Week
- CWD's Friends for Life 2005 annual summer conference has just ended. We have a preliminary report and will have a full report next week.
- The June 2005 issue of Diabetes Voice focuses on the terrible effects of smoking for people with diabetes.
- The University of Florida is running a study about Cord Blood and Diabetes and is looking for more participants.
- Islet transplantation in type 1 diabetes mellitus using cultured islets and steroid-free immunosuppression: Miami experience.
- Alloreactivity Against Repeated HLA Mismatches of Sequential Islet Grafts Transplanted in Non-Uremic Type 1 Diabetes Patients.
- New sources of pancreatic beta-cells.
- Global profiling of coxsackievirus- and cytokine-induced gene expression in human pancreatic islets.
- Wheat protein-induced proinflammatory T helper 1 bias in mesenteric lymph nodes of young diabetes-prone rats.
- Markers of endothelial dysfunction in the prediction of coronary artery disease in Type 1 diabetes. The Pittsburgh Epidemiology of Diabetes Complications Study.
- Degradation products of proteins damaged by glycation, oxidation and nitration in clinical type 1 diabetes.
- Biokinetics of buccal spray insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes.
- Lilly To Discontinue Four Insulin Products. See also Eli Lilly will end its sale of 4 insulins.
- Screening for Retinopathy in the Pediatric Patient With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Also available in PDF format.
- Identification of urinary protein pattern in Type 1 diabetic adolescents with early diabetic nephropathy by a novel combined proteome analysis.
- Food intolerance: a scientific void.
- 21st-Century Kids Fight Diabetes.
- Milan graduate educates peers about diabetes.
- INGAP Peptide.
- This week's Humorous Tidbit is:
My 9-year old diabetic daughter and her 6-year old non-d sister were having a discussion about flies. They were arguing whether or not flies had meat. If they did not have meat, they did not have protein; therefore, they were a free food.
- You know you're the parent of a child with diabetes when your six year old non D can spell "endocrinologist." See more parent humor.
- Last week's poll asked readers who use insulin pump about how often they chance their infusion sets. This week's poll asks readers who use insulin pump about how often they use an extended bolus.
- The Featured Product of the Week is the OneTouch UltraSmart blood glucose meter. The OneTouch UltraSmart is ONLY $9.99 AFTER $20 MAIL-IN REBATE and FREE AFTER $30 MAIL-IN TRADE-IN! The OneTouch® UltraSmart® is a Meter and electronic logbook in one. Get the big picture with the OneTouch UltraSmart System you don't just test. Now you can keep track of the things that affect your diabetes. Food, exercise, medication. All with push-button ease. See trends and spot patterns to help you stay in control. It's simple. The OneTouch UltraSmart System is easier to use than a paper logbook. Please visit Diabetic Express to see our complete line of over 1,000 other Diabetes supplies. Diabetic Express is the proud Online Store partner of Children with Diabetes and Diabetes 123.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Why Me? Why Did I Have To Get Diabetes? by Robert Messinger and Laura Messinger.
- Our page about Insulin Pens and Pen-like Devices is Worth a Look.
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