Back to Home What's New for 9 March 2003

Of Continuing Interest

  1. cwdMail is a free, web-based e-mail service provided by Children with Diabetes and sponsored by LifeScan. cwdMail provides a simple web-based interface and rigorous anti-spam filtering to reduce the amount of unsolicited commercial e-mail you receive. Also, your cwdMail address will never be sold or shared with anyone.

  2. CWD CoPilot is a free, web-based diabetes data management system sponsored by TheraSense. You can upload data from the FreeStyle and Tracker meters, and enter data in by hand.

  3. The THOR Foundation is offering scholarships for families to attend our Orlando 2003: Friends for Life summer conference. The application deadline is March 31, 2003. Apply now!

  4. Check out our Jobs Pages.

New This Week

  1. We're looking for many more Quilt for Life squares. Our next showing will be at the Friends for Life: Orlando 2003 Conference.

  2. Carolyn is 15 and just got a pump.

  3. Frankie is 10 and lives in West Virginia.

  4. Amberly is 14 and uses a pump.

  5. Stevi is 9 and lives in Maryland.

  6. Many summer camps for kids with diabetes have updated information for the 2003 camping season. It's time to reserve your spot. Newly updated camps include:

    • ADA Summer Camp for Children with Diabetes in New York offers camping fun plus a radio station.

    • Camp Adam Fisher in South Carolina is for campers with diabetes ages 7 to 17, as well as brothers, sisters, and friends.

    • Camp Challenge is a unique camp in New Mexico for children 8-13 years who have diabetes.

    • Camp Colorado offers summer fun for kids with diabetes, including an equestrian camp.

    • Camp Coqui is located in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville, North Carolina.

    • Camp Crestfield in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania offers excitement for kids with diabetes.

    • Camp Enscore is a day camp in Clemmons, North Carolina.

    • Camp Gilbert offers kids in South Dakota a summer camping experience.

    • Camp Granada is a resident camp in Monticello, Illinois.

    • Camp Ho Mita Koda, in Ohio, was founded in 1929 and is the oldest continuing camp for children with diabetes in the world. They have five summer sessions, a mini-camp for kids ages 4-7, and a teen bicycle adventure.

    • Camp Hot Shots and Camp Hot Shots Central are day camps for kids in Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota.

    • Camp Independence is day camp for children with diabetes in Staten Island, New York.

    • Camp John Warvel offers camp for kids with diabetes ages 7 through 15 in North Webster, Indiana.

    • Camp Korelitz in Clarksville, Ohio, between Cincinnati and Columbus, offers camp for kids ages 8 to 14.

    • Camp Kushtaka is in Cooper Landing, Alaska.

    • Camp Possibilities is a Camp Possibilities is a four-day, overnight camp for kids with diabetes.

    • Camp Sunshine in Maine offers camp for kids with diabetes and other medical conditions.

    • Camp Tokumto is a day camp program for kids ages 6 to 9. Held throughout Ohio.

    • Camp Wana Kura is a day camp for young kids with diabetes near San Diego.

    • Chris Dudley Basketball Camp in Oregon is for boys and girls with diabetes, ages 10 to 17, who want to learn about basketball.

    • Gales Creek Camp, in Lake Oswego, Oregon, is located on 36 acres of beautiful woodland.

    • Summer Day Camp for kids with diabetes ages 6 to 9 living in the Toledo, Ohio area.

    • Diabetes Resident Camp offers summer camp for kids with diabetes ages 10 to 15 in Toledo, Ohio.

  7. Diabetes And Carbohydrate Metabolism is an excellent diabetes resource.

  8. Join Natalie Bellini and Rick Philbin, pump trainers and pump users from Animas Corporation, for a chat about Pumping and Exercise at 9pm Eastern on Wednesday, March 12 in the Pump and Exercise Room.

  9. Join Clare Rosenfeld for a chat about our International Diabetes Youth Ambassador program at 9pm Eastern on Wednesday, March 19th in the IDYA chat room.

  10. The Congenital Hyperinsulinism Conference will be held at the Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Pediatric Research Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, from June 20-21, 2003.

  11. My Own Book About Pumping by Sandra J. Hollenberg is an excellent introduction to pumping for young kids. Grandma Sandy's grandson Malcolm started pumping when he was four years old.

  12. The effect of growth hormone (GH) replacement therapy in adult patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus and GH deficiency.

  13. Evaluation of the frequency of micro and macro vascular complications among a cohort of diabetic out-patients without proteinuria.

  14. Molecular aspects of type 1 diabetes . Also available in PDF format.

  15. Severe hypoglycemia in diabetics with impaired renal function.

  16. Clinical, metabolic, immunologic and genotypic characteristics in non-pediatric patients with type 1A diabetes mellitus. Onset and short-term prognosis.

  17. Stable alpha- and beta-Islet Cell Function After Tolerance Induction to Pancreatic Islet Allografts in Diabetic Primates.

  18. Optical coherence tomography for evaluating diabetic macular edema before and after vitrectomy.

  19. Evaluation of the new ADA and WHO criteria for classification of diabetes mellitus in young adult people (1534 yrs) in the Diabetes Incidence Study in Sweden (DISS).

  20. The Type 1 Diabetes Genetics Consortium (T1DGC) proposes to organize international efforts to identify genes that determine an individual's risk of type 1 diabetes.

  21. Leptin. Metabolic control and regulation.

  22. Constant vigilance: Mothers' work parenting young children with type 1 diabetes.

  23. Controlled-Release Oxycodone Helps Resolve Sleep Problem in Patients with Diabetic Neuropathy.

  24. Alterations of left ventricular function in women with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus during pregnancy.

  25. Optimism and adaptation to chronic disease: The role of optimism in relation to self-care options of type 1 diabetes mellitus, rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis.

  26. The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation offers A Consumer Guide to Handling Disputes with Your Employer or Private Health Plan.

  27. Prevalence of type 1 diabetes-specific autoantibodies and of certain HLA patterns in celiac disease.

  28. Refractory iron deficiency anemia as the primary clinical manifestation of celiac disease.

  29. Drugs at the Ready? and Emergency Preparedness: What Consumers Need to Know to Prepare for an Emergency explore the question of stockpiling medications in the face of the increased threat of a terrorist attack.

  30. Seattle researcher examines environmental causes for juvenile diabetes.

  31. Maryville woman to get haircut worth $13,000.

  32. Rx Project seeks donors to help those who lost drug coverage.

  33. Immunity researcher gets break.

  34. Last week's poll asked readers who use pumps about their insulin regimen before they switched to a pump. This week's poll asks readers if they are stockpiling diabetes supplies in light of growing world tensions.

  35. Introductory Price Special from Diabetic Express! New! ONE TOUCH® UltraSmart™ Blood Glucose Monitoring System. Blood Glucose Meter and Electronic Logbook in One! Only $29.95 after $20 manufacturer rebate and $30 trade-in! Trade-in offer is valid for all non-ONE TOUCH meters and the ONE TOUCH Profile. The ONE TOUCH UltraSmart uses FastDraw™ Design Ultra test strips, a new capillary action, end-fill test strip that takes only 1 microliter of blood, is touchable, and is approved for alternative sites (e.g., the arm instead of the finger tip). SmartButtons make your entries fast and easy. Patterns are easy to see and understand. Less pain, less blood, accurate results in 5 seconds! Please visit Diabetic Express to see our complete line of over 1000 other Diabetes supplies. Diabetic Express is the proud Online Store partner of Children with Diabetes and Diabetes 123.

  36. The Featured Book of the Week is A Child in Your Care has Diabetes by Elisa Hendel.

  37. Our Blood Glucose Monitors section is Worth a Look.

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