Back to Home What's New for 6 April 2003
  1. During the week of April 7, we will be putting a completely revamped Friends database service into production. The new service is faster and institutes a new messaging system designed to protect people's e-mail addresses. With the introduction of the new Friends service, all cut-out e-mail addresses at that were provided to kids will no longer function, since the messaging system will be used instead.

  2. In the March 2003 edition of Diabetes Voice, the International Diabetes Federation reports on CWD's International Diabetes Youth Ambassador program and its trip to Denmark in November 2002.

  3. Itai and Asaf, ages 15 and 11, are brothers with diabetes and are both champion gymnasts.

  4. Kayla is 11 and was diagnosed in March 2003.

  5. Maria Silvia is seven and lives in Brazil.

  6. The Michigan Diabetes Outreach Network offers several online independent study modules, including one on type 1 diabetes.

  7. Diabetes, Celiac Disease and Me is a 37-page PDF booklet about living with both diabetes and celiac and includes many helpful resources for people with celiac.

  8. Join the OneTouch UltraSmart and OneTouch Software v2.0 Product Teams for a chat about connecting the OneTouch UltraSmart to the new version of LifeScan's diabetes management software on Wednesday, April 9th at 9pm Eastern in the LifeScan chat room. (This is rescheduled from last week.)

  9. Nithiwadee Sanitchat, a Master's Candidate in the Department of Communication Studies at The University of Texas at Austin, is conducting a survey about needle disposal.

  10. We review A Field Guide to Type 1 Diabetes.

  11. Loss of brain tissue may contribute to cognitive impairment among healthy diabetes patients. See Cerebral Atrophy in Young, Otherwise Healthy Patients with Type I Diabetes Mellitus.

  12. Clinical, autoimmune, and HLA characteristics of children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes before 5 years of age.

  13. China Succeeds in First Case of Pancreatic Cell Transplanting.

  14. In vivo derivation of glucose-competent pancreatic endocrine cells from bone marrow without evidence of cell fusion. Also in PDF format. See also the commentary, Bone marrow: An extra-pancreatic hideout for the elusive pancreatic stem cell?

  15. A test for adequacy of chromium nutrition in humans-relation to Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

  16. Predictors of hemoglobin a1c in a national sample of nondiabetic children: the third national health and nutrition examination survey, 1988-1994.

  17. Use of the GlucoWatch Biographer in Children With Type 1 Diabetes. This study was funded partially by the Children with Diabetes Foundation.

  18. Preventing microvascular diabetic complications in children and adolescents: looking beyond glycaemic control.

  19. Helicobacter pylori, gastrointestinal symptoms, and metabolic control in young type 1 diabetes mellitus patients.

  20. Impact of a high-monounsaturated-fat diet on lipid profile in subjects with type 1 diabetes.

  21. Treatment of hypertension in type 2 diabetes mellitus: blood pressure goals, choice of agents, and setting priorities in diabetes care.

  22. Fish and Long-Chain {omega}-3 Fatty Acid Intake and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease and Total Mortality in Diabetic Women.

  23. Cardiovascular Outcomes in the Irbesartan Diabetic Nephropathy Trial of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Overt Nephropathy.

  24. Treatment of diabetic nephropathy in its early stages.

  25. Gluten sensitivity in a subset of children with insulin dependent diabetes mellitus.

  26. Changing presentation of adult celiac disease.

  27. Increased prevalence of autoimmune diseases in first-degree relatives of patients with celiac disease.

  28. Association between migraine and celiac disease: results from a preliminary case-control and therapeutic study.

  29. U of L trial targets organ rejection; Aim is to trick immune system without drugs.

  30. Human Studies show Flamel Technologies' Medusa Protein Delivery System BASULIN Challenges Lantus for the 24-hour Controlled Release of Insulin.

  31. High-fructose corn syrup may act like fat and intensify weight gain.

  32. The Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes has updated their web site.

  33. The complete text to the 10th edition of Understanding Diabetes by H. Peter Chase, MD is online.

  34. Last week's poll asked readers when they test for ketones. This week's poll asks readers how they dispose of medical sharps at home.

  35. Our featured page from The Diabetes Monitor is Diabetes and your Eyes, and reviews types of retinopathy, treatment, and what you can do.

  36. 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.

  37. The Featured Book of the Week is My Own Book About Pumping by Sandra J. Hollenberg.

  38. Our Diabetes Jobs section is Worth a Look.

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