Back to Home What's New for 3 February 2002
  1. The annual DRI A World of Hope Conference will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2002 at the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, Florida.

  2. The Children with Diabetes Foundation funds cure-related research and needs your help. Please give generously.

  3. Readers are cautioned to be wary of anyone promising miracle cures without any supporting scientific evidence.

  4. Josh is 11 and was diagnosed on Memorial day 2000.

  5. Emmy, age 5 1/2, lives in Sonora, Mexico.

  6. John is 12 and lives in Kansas City.

  7. Leigh writes about her sister Lauren, who has diabetes.

  8. Summer camps for kids with diabetes with updated information for the 2002 camping season include:

    • Camp Clara Barton provides summer camping, a coed Adventure Camp for high school students with diabetes, and year-round weekend programs for youth with diabetes, families and friends.

    • Camp Setebaid is a camp for kids 8 to 17 in Pennsylvania.

    • Children's Diabetes Summer Camp provides a summer camping experience for kids ages 6-14 living in Louisiana.

    • Harrisburg Diabetic Youth Camp is a camp for kids in north central Pennsylvania.

    • Setebaid Teen Retreats offer winter and summer retreats for teens in Pennsylvania. The weekend skiing retreat is from February 22-24, 2002.

  9. Children's Diabetes Foundation of the North Bay works with families in the north bay (north of San Francisco), covering Sonoma and Marin counties.

  10. Join us for a one-hour chat with children's diabetes cookbook author Colleen Bartley. She'll be sharing her experience teaching children with diabetes how to have fun in the kitchen, as well as sharing recipes from her popular Kid's Choice Cookbook. Colleen's 18 year-old daughter, Shannon, has diabetes and will be joining her mother to share special insights. The LifeScan-sponsored chat is Wednesday, February 6th at 9pm Eastern in the "Colleen Bartley" chat room.

  11. This week we add a Featured Product to our weekly What's New newsletter, in which we highlight a diabetes care product with our online store partner, Diabetic Express. This week, the Featured Product of the Week is the FreeStyle blood glucose kit, now free with the purchase of only 100 FreeStyle test strips. The FreeStyle allows you to use alternative sites for blood glucose monitoring.

  12. We've updated our review of the Softclix® lancing device.

  13. Pump users in the Tampa Bay, Florida are are invited to participate in a focus group on a new insertion set and will be compensated for their time.

  14. DiabetesMobil works with NOKIA 9210/9290 mobile phones and the Pocket Computers from Psion.

  15. Share Children with Diabetes by giving out our cards and brochures. They're free!

  16. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs prevent early diabetic retinopathy via TNF-a suppression.

  17. Nutrition Education Improves Metabolic Outcomes among Older Adults with Diabetes Mellitus.

  18. Islet yield remains a problem in islet autotransplantation.

  19. Continuous Subcutaneous Glucose Monitoring in Diabetic Patients: A multicenter analysis.

  20. Parent Report of Mealtime Behavior and Parenting Stress in Young Children With Type 1 Diabetes and in Healthy Control Subjects.

  21. Self-Efficacy Impacts Self-Care and HbA1c in Young Adults With Type I Diabetes. See also Blood sugar control partially a function of beliefs.

  22. Whole-Blood Glucose Testing at Alternate Sites: Glucose values and hematocrit of capillary blood drawn from fingertip and forearm.

  23. Intense Exercise Has Unique Effects on Both Insulin Release and Its Roles in Glucoregulation: Implications for Diabetes.

  24. Caffeine can decrease insulin sensitivity in humans.

  25. Young girl jazzes up diabetes fight.

  26. Transplant research gives hope to diabetes sufferers.

  27. Wilkins man organizes indoor rowing benefit in city to help diabetes battle.

  28. Last week's poll asked readers if they or their children have been tested for celiac. This week's poll asks readers for their opinion on injecting insulin and doing blood tests in public.

  29. The Featured Book of the Week is Convenience Food Facts by Arlene Monk, RD, LD, CDE, and Nancy Cooper, RD, LD, CDE.

  30. Our page about the Glucagon Emergency Kit is Worth a Look.

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