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  1. Preregister for diabetes123 and receive a free online diabetes education class when we launch our new services.

  2. Ashley is 16 and lives in Scotland.

  3. Amanda is 16 and is going to be a singer.

  4. Kiki is twelve and lives in Greece.

  5. For families who attended Orlando 2000, we've posted eight pages of photos for you to enjoy.

  6. Camps for kids with diabetes that have updated information include:

    1. Camp Hertko Hollow, near Des Moines, Iowa, includes a two-story tree house and a real train caboose.

    2. Camp Hamwi is seeking health care professionals for our upcoming camping season. Camp season runs from July 30th through August 19th. Health care providers are needed for one week commitments. The camp is located in Danville, Ohio. Training plus a stipend, room and board are provided. Interested individuals should contact Debi Davis at (614) 486-7124 or via email at

    3. Kiki's Kids Camp is a day camp in Rome, Georgia.

  7. We report on several new products announced at the recent ADA Scientific Sessions.

  8. Dr. Camilo Ricordi recently spoke about the new islet cell transplant protocol during an online chat session.

  9. Medscape has a review of research sessions from the recent ADA conference, including Working With Families of Adolescents With Diabetes, Advances in Pancreas and Islet Transplantation, Future Type 1 Diabetes Prevention Trials: From Bench to Bedside, and The Glycemic Index in Diabetes Meal Planning. (Free Medscape membership required)

  10. Insulin Aspart, a new fast-acting insulin analog by Novo-Nordisk, receives FDA approval.

  11. UCSD scientists successfully grow human beta cells in culture. See also Scientists have successfully cultured human beta cells that grow indefinitely.

  12. Study demonstrates insulin pump effectiveness.

  13. Dr. Fran Kaufman provides an overview on inhaled insulin.

  14. Scientists debate link between hepatitis B vaccine and Type 1 diabetes. (A recent study found no link.)

  15. An evaluation of the GlucoWatch biographer was presented at the ADA Scientific Sessions.

  16. Improved glycemic control in childhood diabetes reviews the impact of the DCCT on blood sugar control.

  17. Study identifies potential method of identifying impending hypoglycemia at night.

  18. Study finds tomato juice almost as good as vitamin E in its effects on LDL oxidation.

  19. Toxic shock syndrome associated with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes.

  20. Study examines impact of diabetes on patterns and costs of drug prescriptions.

  21. Study reviews childhood diabetic neuropathy.

  22. Issues arising from a phenomenological study with children who have diabetes mellitus.

  23. Last week's poll asked readers about which medication they or their child takes for their diabetes. This week's poll asks readers when they last had their eyes or their child's eyes checked for reinopathy.

  24. The Featured Book of the Week is Sweet Kids: How to Balance Diabetes Control & Good Nutrition with Family Peace by Betty Page Brackenridge, MS, RD, CDE & Richard R. Rubin, PhD, CDE.

  25. Ask the Diabetes Team is Worth a Look.

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