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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. Check out our Jobs Pages.

New This Week

  1. Recipients of the What's New E-mail Newsletter will notice that external web page addresses have been supplemented with a shorter link to a new CWD URL service ( The CWD URL service will redirect you to the web page referenced in the What's New e-mail, and the short addresses won't wrap in your e-mail client. This will make it easier for you to read the stories that we include in the newsletter.

  2. On Saturday, May 31, we moved the chat service to a new, more capable server. If you experience any problems logging in, please let us know.

  3. We published 197 answers to your questions sent to the Diabetes Team in May, bringing the total number of published questions and answers to 12,443. What's your diabetes question?

  4. In May 2003, we had a record 335,193 user sessions, or over 10,000 visits per day.

  5. We received 11 new quilts last week for the Quilt for Life, bringing the total number to 316. We need many more, so please take the time to make a quilt and send it in.

  6. Kaili is 7 and was diagnosed in February 2003.

  7. Luis Eduardo is 3 and lives in Lima, Peru.

  8. Newly added CWD Grads include Kristy Wick.

  9. 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:

  10. Read the transcript from last week's chat about our Orlando 2003 - Friends for Life Conference.

  11. Managing Diabetes in High School will be presented at the INOVA Diabetic Center, 2832 Juniper Street, Fairfax, Virginia on Wednesday, June 11th.

  12. We're running three surveys to help prepare for several sessions at the upcoming Friends for Life: Orlando 2003 conference in July. Anyone is welcome to take the surveys. Answers and comments from the sessions will be posted after the conference. The surveys are:

    1. Survey for Parents

    2. Survey for Kids with Diabetes

    3. Survey for Siblings Without Diabetes

  13. Grandma Sandy has free games and books about kids with type 1 diabetes.

  14. Formation of Advanced Glycosylation End Products and Oxidative Stress in Young Patients with Type 1 Diabetes.

  15. Reversal of hyperglycemia in mice by using human expandable insulin-producing cells differentiated from fetal liver progenitor cells.

  16. Revascularization limits effectiveness of islet transplants.

  17. Type 1 diabetes in Yorkshire, UK: time trends in 0-14 and 15-29-year-olds, age at onset and age-period-cohort modelling.

  18. Effects of the Early ACE Inhibition in Diabetic Nonthrombolyzed Patients With Anterior Acute Myocardial Infarction.

  19. The effectiveness of screening for diabetic retinopathy by digital imaging photography and technician ophthalmoscopy.

  20. Medical-Surgical Teamwork Cures Severe Insulin Condition in Newborns.

  21. Efficacy of Edaravone, a Free Radical Scavenger, on Left Ventricular Function and Structure in Diabetes Mellitus.

  22. Effect of a diabetic environment in utero on predisposition to type 2 diabetes. (Free registration required.) See also Diabetes traced to womb.

  23. Novel drugs for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

  24. A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Breakfast, Dinner, or Bedtime Administration of Insulin Glargine in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.

  25. Hypoglycemia in Diabetes.

  26. Maternal management behaviors for young children with type 1 diabetes.

  27. Mortality from heart disease in a cohort of 23,000 patients with insulin-treated diabetes.

  28. Insulin lispro is as effective as regular insulin in optimising metabolic control and preserving beta-cell function at onset of type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  29. Stress management training as related to glycemic control and mood in adults with Type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  30. Transdermal glucose monitoring opens a new age of diabetes management.

  31. Intensified Blood Glucose Monitoring Improves Glycemic Control in Stable, Insulin-Treated Veterans With Type 2 Diabetes.

  32. Patient-centered outcomes of diabetes self-care. Associations with satisfaction and general health in a community clinic setting.

  33. Delivery of diabetes care in rural Ethiopia: an experience from Gondar.

  34. Antihyperglycemic Effect of Oolong Tea in Type 2 Diabetes.

  35. Low-Carbohydrate Diet Better Than Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Insulin Sensitivity, and Triglycerides.

  36. Novel targets and therapeutic strategies for type 2 diabetes.

  37. New international consensus guidelines for new-onset diabetes after transplant.

  38. Inhibitors for human TGM2 enzyme.

  39. In the US, new concerns about celiac disease.

  40. It's Possible to Eat Well Without Gluten.

  41. Walk raises money for celiac disease research.

  42. Dealing with the diet of celiac disease.

  43. Gluten-free diet not as difficult as it appears.

  44. Around South County: Family grateful for girl's recovery.

  45. 'I'm an ex-diabetic now'.

  46. Misconceptions about diabetes.

  47. Dundee Boy To Lead Walk For Diabetes.

  48. Funding awarded to diabetic youths. See also the Diabetes Hope Foundation web site.

  49. Last week's poll asked readers what they feel is the single greatest potential benefit of a continuous glucose monitor. This week's poll asks readers about the lowest blood sugar they or their child has had in the past year.

  50. Our featured page from The Diabetes Monitor is Diabetes and Foot Pain, which describes diabetic neuropathy in the feet and possible treatment.

  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 Diabetic Eye Disease by A. Paul Chous, M.A., O.D.

  53. With summer soon to be upon us, our Emergency Pack page is Worth a Look.

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