Back to Home What's New for 20 April 2003
  1. If you are planning on making a square for the Quilt for Life and want it included in the presentation of the quilt at our Friends for Life: Orlando 2003 Conference in July, your quilt must be received by July 1, 2003. See the Quilt Submission Form for instructions.

  2. We've added a new section called CWD Grads to honor our kids as they graduate from high school and college. Send an e-mail to to have your graduate included.

  3. Share CWD with others by handing out our free brochures and URL cards.

  4. Samantha was diagnosed in July 2002 when she was 11.

  5. Patrick is six and was diagnosed in February 2003.

  6. Catherine was diagnosed in February 2002 and started pumping in October.

  7. 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:

  8. Join CWD Events Coordinator Laura Billetdeaux for a chat about this summer's Friends for Life: Orlando 2003 conference on Tuesday, April 22nd at 9pm Eastern in the Orlando 2003 chat room.

  9. Read the transcript from last week's IDYA chat.

  10. A college senior from Northern Arizona University asked for help in a survey about diabetes summer camps.

  11. We review BD's new BD Logic and Latitude blood glucose meters.

  12. We review Getting a Grip on Diabetes, a book written by teens for teens.

  13. Eating disturbances in girls with diabetes: the contribution of adolescent self-concept, maternal weight and shape concerns and mother-daughter relationships.

  14. Glucagon-like peptide 1 improved glycemic control in type 1 diabetes. See also full text as PDF file and PubMed abstract.

  15. Enterovirus infections as a risk factor for type I diabetes: virus analyses in a dietary intervention trial (Finnish TRIGR Study Group).

  16. Temporal changes in the frequencies of HLA genotypes in patients with Type 1 diabetes-indication of an increased environmental pressure?

  17. HLA genes associated with autoimmunity and progression to disease in type 1 diabetes.

  18. Trends of childhood diabetes incidence in Slovakia 1985-2000: accelerated increase in the years 1990-2000.

  19. Trends in the prevalence of diabetic nephropathy in type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

  20. ACE inhibitor intervention in Type 1 diabetes with low grade microalbuminuria.

  21. In Situ Evidence That Peripheral Insulin Resistance in Adolescents with Poorly Controlled Type 1 Diabetes Is Associated with Impaired Suppression of Lipolysis: A Microdialysis Study.

  22. Cause-specific and total mortality in the Canterbury (New Zealand) insulin-treated Diabetic Registry population: a 15-year follow-up study.

  23. Pitt Researchers Develop Noninvasive Glucose Sensor. (See High Ionic Strength Glucose-Sensing Photonic Crystal to purchase access to the article.)

  24. Adenosine myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography in women compared with men. Impact of diabetes mellitus on incremental prognostic value and effect on patient management. See also Heart disease mortality higher in diabetic women than diabetic men.

  25. Medscape offers the full text of Safety and Effectiveness of Insulin Pump Therapy in Children and Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes. (Free registration required)

  26. Effectiveness of screening in preventing blindness due to diabetic retinopathy.

  27. Responses to Contraindications to the use of metformin. See also Contraindications to the use of metformin.

  28. Intensive telehealth management of five at-risk adolescents with diabetes.

  29. Recognizing and managing celiac disease in primary care.

  30. Celiac disease.

  31. Celiac Sprue Disease.

  32. Celiacs’ health improves after diagnosis, but they must eat carefully.

  33. Family learns to cope with a gluten-free life.

  34. Consumer news: Help with gluten-free living.

  35. Glucose testing at schools is now issue.

  36. Aquinas runner clearing her health hurdles on the track.

  37. Diabetic student aims to defend title.

  38. Is the cause alcoholism or diabetes?

  39. Air show brings diabetes awareness to Fort Dodge.

  40. Dad bikes to find a cure.

  41. Walk raises funds to find a cure for juvenile diabetes.

  42. Diabetes can't slow PBCC pitching star.

  43. Health concerns are backdrop to balls and strikes in Boston.

  44. A sign for this coach: Cubbage better but will be more careful.

  45. New Hope for Type 1 Diabetes Sufferers.

  46. Interferon may help slow full diabetes onset.

  47. Dean Kamen wins national honor; invented first insulin infusion pump.

  48. Glutino is committed to helping people who have Celiac disease, and other food intolerances, live healthy, normal lives.

  49. Last week's poll asked readers how many times they or their child have had a retinal photograph as part of their diabetes care. This week's poll asks readers how long it took them to find this website once they started looking for diabetes information online.

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

  51. 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.

  52. The Featured Book of the Week is Great Temptations: Recipes for People with Celiac Disease and Diabetes by Kathryn Manraj.

  53. Our page about Retinopathy is Worth a Look.

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