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Of Continuing Interest

  1. Long-time users of Children with Diabetes may have some questions about the recent press release about Diabetes123 taking over the Children with Diabetes web site. To help explain what's happening, I've written a brief letter about the new team behind the website.

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

  3. Alberta Foundation Reports on Successful Islet Transplants.

New This Week

  1. Ahmed is seven and lives in Cairo, Egypt.

  2. Melissa is ten and is about to get the pump.

  3. Join Diabetes Nurse Specialist Stephanie Schwartz for a special chat on diabetes in school on Thursday, July 6 at 9:00 pm Eastern US. You may want to review our Diabetes Management at School section prior to the chat.

  4. We published a record 203 Ask the Diabetes Team questions in June 2000. We've now published answers to 5,180 questions.

  5. Study shows no evidence that vaccinations cause Type 1 diabetes.

  6. Joslin researchers report that small daily doses of insulin may delay or prevent onset of Type 1 diabetes.

  7. Finnish study suggests that high consumption of cow's milk during childhood can be diabetogenic in siblings of children with type 1 diabetes.

  8. Vitamin E May Benefit Type 1 Diabetics . (Source: Endothelial vasodilator function is related to low-density lipoprotein particle size and low-density lipoprotein vitamin E content in type 1 diabetes.)

  9. Type 1 Diabetes for the Endocrinologist offers advice to endocrinologists on the latest techniques to help manage Type 1 diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required)

  10. Metformin Useful in Treating Adolescents With PCOS. (Free Medscape membership required) See also Metformin therapy decreases hyperandrogenism and hyperinsulinemia in women with polycystic ovary syndrome and Metformin effects on clinical features, endocrine and metabolic profiles, and insulin sensitivity in polycystic ovary syndrome.

  11. Japanese study shows that intensive therapy can delay the onset and progression of the early stages of diabetic microvascular complications in patients with Type 2 diabetes.

  12. Link Discovered Between Diabetes And Heart Disease. (Source: Delayed catabolism of apoB-48 lipoproteins due to decreased heparan sulfate proteoglycan production in diabetic mice.)

  13. Cygnus publishes new results about the GlucoWatch.

  14. Immunopathology of Type 1 Diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required)

  15. Gestational Diabetes: Issues in Screening, Treatment and Prevention. (Free Medscape membership required)

  16. The Insulin-Free World Foundation has an Overview of Insurance Coverage for Pancreas Transplants.

  17. JDF has revamped its advocacy page.

  18. The Maryland Chapter of JDF has its own web site.

  19. provides links to cure-related information throughout the Internet.

  20. eFoodPantry sells diabetes specialty foods, including sugar substitutes, via the Internet.

  21. Marlborough's Sweetest Kids was created by a parent in Massachusetts.

  22. Last week's poll asked readers if they or their child have had a microalbumin test. This week's poll asks readers if they or their child has been tested for celiac. Also, you can now search just the previous polls, which makes it easier to find polls on specific topics.

  23. The Featured Book of the Week is Sugar-Free Toddlers by Susan Watson.

  24. Our Blood Sugar Converter is Worth a Look.

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