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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. Families struggling to pay for diabetes supplies can apply for short-term assistance from Supplies for Children with Diabetes, part of the Children with Diabetes Foundation.

  2. New IDYA members include:

    1. Allia Habieli from the United Arab Emirates

    2. Casey Courtright from the United States

    3. Frankie McNamara from the United States

    4. Lucas Escobar from Colombia

    5. Lucy Furniss from New Zealand

    6. Scarbar from the United States

    7. Trudy Inman from the United States

  3. IDYAs report on Halloween 2003.

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

    1. Camp Carowanis, a bilingual summer camp for diabetic boys and girls ages 8 to 15 in Mont-Royal, Quebec, Canada. (Version Franšaise)

    2. Chris Dudley Basketball Camp in Oregon is for boys and girls with diabetes, ages 10 to 17, who want to learn about basketball. Interested families must contact the camp before January 1, 2004 at (888) 626-4007 or via email at

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

  5. Read about diabetes camp in Pretoria, South Africa.

  6. If you've never read the report from the Diabetes Complications and Control Trial, the full text is available free from The New England Journal of Medicine.

  7. The Barton Center for Diabetes Education has a year round opening for a Health Services Manager.

  8. InsulinDiaryX is diabetes management software designed for OS-X on the Macintosh.

  9. Why Can't We Prevent Type 1 Diabetes?

  10. Serum IgG levels to bovine insulin in type I diabetes mellitus.

  11. Glucagon-like peptide 1 improved glycemic control in type 1 diabetes.

  12. Benefits and Risks of Solitary Islet Transplantation for Type 1 Diabetes Using Steroid-Sparing Immunosuppression.

  13. In Utero Dietary Exposures and Risk of Islet Autoimmunity in Children.

  14. Nephrinuria in Diabetic Nephropathy of Type 1 Diabetes.

  15. Diagnosis of the metabolic syndrome in children.

  16. Cardiovascular disease with diabetes or the metabolic syndrome: should statins or fibrates be first line lipid therapy?

  17. Statins for Everybody? New Evidence on the Efficacy and Safety of the Inhibitors of HMG Co-A Reductase.

  18. Insulin Treatment: New Technology, New Preparations.

  19. Blood Glucose Monitoring.

  20. Living With Diabetes.

  21. Hypoglycemia in children with type 1 diabetes: current issues and controversies.

  22. Metformin May Improve Metabolic Control in Adolescents with Type I Diabetes.

  23. Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events With Low-Dose Aspirin and Vitamin E in Type 2 Diabetic Patients. Free full text is available in both HTML and PDF formats.

  24. Cinnamon Improves Glucose and Lipids of People With Type 2 Diabetes.

  25. Aspirin for diabetic retinopathy.

  26. Intensive education for lifestyle change in diabetes.

  27. Effectiveness of a rural pediatric diabetes management program.

  28. Targeting postprandial hyperglycemia: a comparative study of insulinotropic agents in type 2 diabetes.

  29. Sweeteners and Beta-glucans improve metabolic and anthropometrics variables in well controlled type 2 diabetic patients.

  30. Counseling Patients About Complications of Diabetes.

  31. Celiac Disease: A Pediatric Perspective.

  32. Coeliac disease in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus and auto-immune thyroid disorders.

  33. The November 2003 issue of Diabetes Forecast has several articles online, including Raising A Baby With Diabetes by Jean Betschart Roemer, MN, MSN, CPNP, CDE.

  34. Diabetic Tastes Freedom After Cell Transplant.

  35. Former Olympic star Bradley Cooper now champions diabetes education.

  36. Officials probe death of boy, 7.

  37. Diabetes Success Story: Celebrating Diabetes Month.

  38. Largest U.S. juvenile diabetes center moving to Aurora.

  39. Insulin from fish a possibility.

  40. Fairfax magazine finds big market.

  41. Medtronic Launches Quick-Set® Plus Infusion Set For State-of-The-Art Paradigm® Insulin Pumps. For more information, see Medtronic MiniMed's Quick-set® Plus page.

  42. Children Express Feelings About Their Diabetes Through Art. To enter the contest, see International Art Contest. You can win a trip to a Disney Theme Park.

  43. In light of the growing virus and worm threat, we offer some Suggestions for Safe Computing.

  44. Last week's poll asked readers how often they or their children check their blood sugar on an average day. This week's poll asks readers how satisfied they are with the they receive at their quarterly clinic visits.

  45. 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.

  46. The Featured Book of the Week is Teens Pumping It Up: Insulin Pump Therapy Guide for Adolescents by Elizabeth Boland, MSN, APRN, PNP, CDE.

  47. Our page about Gestational Diabetes is Worth a Look.

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