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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. Come see how insulin pumps are produced and meet the friendly faces behind the Medtronic MiniMed products! Medtronic MiniMed is pleased to offer a tour of their nearby facilities to the first 150 conference participants to sign up for this opportunity. Two tours will be offered on Wednesday, July 17th, at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Medtronic MiniMed will provide transportation between the Sheraton Pasadena and their facility. Families are welcome! Children, including teens, must be accompanied by an adult. If you are interested in participating, please contact Kyndra Gregg at (818) 576-4420 or via email at

  2. The Diabetes Team has now published answers to more than 10,000 questions about diabetes submitted by our readers. What's your question?

  3. In April 2002, Children with Diabetes served an average of 8,310 people per day, making it our busiest month ever.

  4. Quincy is 5 1/2 years old and has had diabetes for a year.

  5. Join us for a special LifeScan chat about the new InDuo meter and insulin doser on Wednesday, May 8th at 9pm Eastern in the "InDuo" chat room.

  6. Inhale Reports on Phase III Exubera Inhaled Insulin Data Presented at Endocrinologists' Conference.

  7. Special Cell Prevents Diabetes In Mouse Model, Report University Of Pittsburgh Researchers At American Transplant Congress.

  8. General Screening for Celiac Disease is Advisable in Children with Type 1 Diabetes.

  9. Occurrence of celiac disease after onset of type 1 diabetes: a 6-year prospective longitudinal study finds the prevalence of celiac disease in patients with type 1 diabetes is approximately 20 times higher than in the general population.

  10. Immune Responses to Insulin Aspart and Biphasic Insulin Aspart in People With Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes.

  11. Impact of Simultaneous Pancreas and Kidney Transplantation on Progression of Coronary Atherosclerosis in Patients With End-Stage Renal Failure due to Type 1 Diabetes.

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

  13. Screening for Vascular Complications in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes mellitus.

  14. Natural course of preclinical type 1 diabetes.

  15. Childhood diabetes: a global perspective.

  16. Islet cell transplantation and other new technologies for treating type 1 diabetes: a paediatric view.

  17. Type 2 diabetes in children: clinical aspects and risk factors.

  18. Children with type 2 diabetes: the risks of complications.

  19. Detection of Symptoms by Adolescents and Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes During Experimental Induction of Mild Hypoglycemia.

  20. Hypoglycaemia and Counterregulation during Childhood.

  21. Insulin Treatment at Onset of Diabetes.

  22. How do we educate young people to balance carbohydrate intake with adjustments of insulin?

  23. Selection for and Initiation of Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion: proceedings from a workshop.

  24. Experience with insulin analogues in children.

  25. Cross-cultural differences in the management of children and adolescents with diabetes.

  26. Regimen Offers Hope for Some Diabetics.

  27. South African birth research to benefit world.

  28. School 'did not discriminate' against boy.

  29. 12-year-old player raised almost $500 for the Bermuda Diabetes Association.

  30. Green Bay Packer great Max McGee to speak at diabetes center.

  31. Jordanian fencing champion battles diabetes.

  32. Last week's poll asked readers which lancet they use. This week's poll asks readers if they have a diabetes emergency kit prepared.

  33. 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!

  34. The Featured Book of the Week is Teens Pumping It Up: Insulin Pump Therapy Guide for Adolescents by Elizabeth Boland, MSN, APRN, PNP, CDE.

  35. Our section on Summer Camps is Worth a Look.

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