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Of Continuing Interest

  1. Come to the Pasadena 2002 conference and try a pump! Three pump companies, Animas, Disetronic, and Medtronic MiniMed, will be offering this great opportunity for potential would-be pumpers. Anyone interested in wearing a pump (with saline) may do so Thursday and Friday at the conference. A prescription from your physician is required and must include the wording "insulin pump trial with saline."

New This Week

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

    • The Barton Teenage Wilderness Adventure Program helps teens learn to manage the rigors of diabetes while overcoming the challenges of living outdoors, cooking meals over campfires and handling strenuous exercise.

    • Camp KIDS and Camp Redbird are day camps for children with diabetes as young as six who live in Missouri.

    • Camp EDI is a residential camp located at Camp Wyman, 30 minutes from St. Louis.

    • Camp Hope provides summer camp for children with diabetes between the ages of 7 and 18 living in Wyoming.

  2. Join us for a special chat with Dr. Timothy Wysocki on Teens and Diabetes on Tuesday, April 30th at 9pm Eastern in the Dr. Wysocki chat room.

  3. We review the new InDuo, a combination blood glucose meter and insulin doser.

  4. We review Diabetes Type 2: Complete Food Management Program by Sherri Shafer, R.D., C.D.E.

  5. Delayed Gastric Emptying and Gastric Autoimmunity in Type 1 Diabetes.

  6. Predisposition to Atopic Symptoms to Inhaled Antigens May Protect From Childhood Type 1 Diabetes.

  7. Risk Factors for Development of Incipient and Overt Diabetic Nephropathy in Type 1 Diabetic Patients.

  8. Domperidone is more effective than cisapride in children with diabetic gastroparesis.

  9. Evaluation of Liver Function in Type 2 Diabetic Patients During Clinical Trials.

  10. Chromosomal anomalies among the offspring of women with gestational diabetes.

  11. Screening for abnormal glucose tolerance in adolescents with polycystic ovary syndrome.

  12. A patient with subcutaneous-insulin resistance treated by insulin lispro plus heparin.

  13. Cystic fibrosis-related diabetes: the role of peripheral insulin resistance and beta-cell dysfunction.

  14. Beneficial effects of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion in older patients with long-standing type 1 diabetes.

  15. Insulin pump therapy and rapid acting insulin: what have we learned?

  16. Efficacy, safety and indication of newly developed insulin analogs.

  17. Response to hypo- and hyperglycemia in adolescents with type I diabetes.

  18. Do Sensor Glucose Levels Accurately Predict Plasma Glucose Concentrations During Hypoglycemia and Hyperinsulinemia?

  19. The role of social support in the self-management of diabetes mellitus among a Hispanic population.

  20. FDA issues new safety guidelines for Avandia and Actos, two oral medications for type 2 diabetes.

  21. Assistant principal won't be punished for flap over medical device.

  22. Midway elementary schools focus on funds for diabetes research.

  23. Boy uses birthday to aid diabetes research.

  24. Last week's poll asked readers about which glucose meter they use most often. This week's poll asks readers which lancet they use.

  25. The Featured Product of the Week is the A1cNow Hemoglobin A1c Test, the first ever prescription at home test for HbA1c. Act now and receive a $1.00 discount off the purchase price of the single pack or a $2.00 discount off the two pack!

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

  27. Our page about The Food Guide Pyramid is Worth a Look.

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