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Focus On Fitness & Nutrition

  Friends for Life

A Regional
Conference and Expo

February 13-15, 2004
Four Points Hotel by Sheraton
San Antonio River Walk North


2004 Annual
Conference and Expo

July 14-17, 2004
Sheraton Universal
Universal City, California

New This Week

  1. Yael is 3 and was diagnosed at 15 months.

  2. Alycia is 11 and uses a pump.

  3. Summer camps for kids with diabetes that have updated information for the 2004 camping season include:

    1. Camp Seale Harris is a camp for children with diabetes in Alabama since 1947.

  4. The CDC has published new data about The Prevalence of Diabetes in the US.

  5. The American Dental Association has published a Diabetes and Oral Health Supplement with advice and guidance for dentists on caring for their patients with diabetes.

  6. Join Pump Trainer Natalie Bellini for a chat about Pumping and Holidays on Tuesday, November 18th at 9pm Eastern in the Pumping with Natalie chat room.

  7. People wishing to donate to the Children With Diabetes Foundation via the United Way can do so by indicating Agency #065664.

  8. Injection users seeking to maximize their therapy will want to check out Using Insulin, a new book from the authors of Pumping Insulin.

  9. Adolescentes y Jóvenes Adultos - Como llegar a ser un experto en su propia diabetes Diabetes Tipo 1 en Niños is the Spanish language version of by Dr. Ragnar Hanas.

  10. Scientists from Massachusetts General Hospital find new way to reverse autoimmune diabetes in mice. See also Mass General Center for Diabetes Research, New Research Uncovers Potential Cure for Type 1 Diabetes: Islet Regeneration May Now Be Possible, According to Iacocca Foundation, Juvenile diabetes cured in lab mice, and New Research Uncovers Potential Cure For Type 1 Diabetes: Islet Regeneration May Now Be Possible from the Iacocca Foundation. Also see PubMed citation. Interested parties can attend a briefing on this research by Dr. Denise Faustman, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Director of the Immunobiology Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital on Thursday December 4, 2003 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm in Darien, Connecticut.

  11. Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes With Anti-CD3 Monoclonal Antibody: Induction of Immune Regulation?

  12. Effects of two pediatric vaccines on autoimmune diabetes in NOD female mice.

  13. Insulin Autoantibody Isotypes during the Prediabetic Process in Young Children with Increased Genetic Risk of Type 1 Diabetes.

  14. Alternative routes of insulin delivery.

  15. Retinal vascular abnormalities in persons with type 1 diabetes: the Wisconsin Epidemiologic Study of Diabetic Retinopathy: XVIII.

  16. Retinal Vascular Changes and 20-Year Incidence of Lower Extremity Amputations in a Cohort With Diabetes.

  17. Diabetic autonomic neuropathy is associated with an increased incidence of strokes.

  18. Miracle in Mexico reports on the controversial xenotransplantation work performed by Dr. Rafael Valdes in Mexico City to cure type 1 diabetes in teens using porcine islets. See also Doctor criticized for experimental diabetes care and Xenotransplantation Laboratory for more information.

  19. Novo Nordisk Discontinues Velosulin® BR.

  20. Insulin Pump Therapy in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: Results of the Nationwide Quality Circle in Germany (ASD) 1999 - 2000.

  21. Analysis of outcome of pregnancy in type 1 diabetics treated with insulin pump or conventional insulin therapy.

  22. Eli Lilly and Company Has Recalled Sterile Diluent for Humulin L. See also FDA Enforcement Report and search for "humulin" to find citation.

  23. Beneficial effects of flexible insulin therapy in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  24. Cost and Utilization Comparisons Among Propensity Score-Matched Insulin Lispro and Regular Insulin Users.

  25. Misadventures in Insulin Therapy: Are Your Members at Risk?

  26. The Medical Journal of Australia has two new articles: Recent advances in therapy of diabetes and Preventing complications of diabetes.

  27. Quality of life in school-aged children with type 1 diabetes on intensive treatment and their parents.

  28. Coping in Parents of children who are Chronically Ill: Strategies for Assessment and Intervention.

  29. Diabetes management improves when patients, doctors agree on treatment goals, UMHS study finds.

  30. A comparison of health-related quality of life of elderly and younger insulin-treated adults with diabetes.

  31. Former Miss America's Legacy: Boosting Diabetes Awareness.

  32. First Person With Diabetes to Climb the World's Highest Peaks

  33. Young diabetics honoured at ceremony in Scotland.

  34. Taking the guesswork out of diabetes management.

  35. Diabetes and your family.

  36. Kyrgyzstan: Diabetics Mark World Diabetes Day With Anxiety.

  37. Roche Diagnostics Launches The Accu-Chek Smart Printer.

  38. Last week's poll asked readers how far they travel to visit their diabetes team. This week's poll asks readers how often they or their children check their blood sugar on an average day.

  39. Brand New from Ascensia Breeze Meter only $9.95 after $40 Manufacturer's rebate from Diabetic Express! Easy testing. Single-function buttons are easy-to-use and understand No more fumbling with individual test strips. One easy-to-load Ascensia "AUTODISC" includes 10 individual test strips with no coding required Comfortable and convenient shape. Fits perfectly in the palm of your hand and is stable for table-top testing too Get accurate results quickly. Automatic coding and underfill detection You need just a tiny blood drop because the test strip automatically draws in the right amount - that's called "Sip-in Sampling" Saves information for up to 100 tests! 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.

  40. The Featured Book of the Week is The Johns Hopkins Guide to Diabetes by Christopher D. Saudek, M.D., Richard R. Rubin, Ph.D., CDE, and Cynthia S. Shump, R.N., CDE.

  41. Our page about Specialty Foods is Worth a Look.

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