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DC2004 - Focus on Pumping

2004 Annual Conference and Expo

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

DC 2004 - Focus on Pumping

September 3-5, 2004
The Westin Grand, Washington, D.C.

  1. Learn about scholarships, awards, and material support opportunities in our new Funds section, including:

    1. The Donnelly Awards, sponsored by Novo Nordisk, provides $5,000 scholarships to young tennis players suffering from diabetes. All applications must be received by July 25, 2004, and the winners will be announced by August 10, 2004.

    2. The Ascensia Dream Fund awards $150,000 to help people with diabetes to make their dream a reality. Applications, with a 500-word essay, are due by September 10, 2004.

    3. The LillyForLife Achievement Award is a recognition program that celebrates the inspiring achievements of people of all ages who live with diabetes, including health care professionals, spouses, and parents who care for people with diabetes. Nominations are now being accepted and the awards will be presented in the fall of 2004.

  2. Samantha is 12 and loves her insulin pump.

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

    1. Sweet Kids Day Camp offers a free camping experience for kids ages 3-7 living in Idaho.

  4. Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion: Intensive Treatment, Flexible Lifestyle.

  5. Classification of Diabetic Retinopathy: A Proposed International Clinical Disease Severity Grading Scale for Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema.

  6. The Joslin Diabetes Center offers Discussion Boards for Teens and Parents, moderated by Debbie Butler MSW.

  7. Military Families of Children with Diabetes offers friendship and support to military families living with diabetes, whether they are newly diagnosed or well seasoned veterans.

  8. Eligibility of diabetic patients for islet transplantation alone.

  9. Successful Simultaneous Islet-Kidney Transplantation using a Steroid-free Immunosuppression: Two-Year Follow-up.

  10. Disseminated periportal fatty degeneration after allogeneic intraportal islet transplantation in a patient with type 1 diabetes mellitus: a case report.

  11. Half of Islet Transplant Patients Insulin-Free at 1 Year.

  12. Analysis of donor factors affecting human islet isolation with current isolation protocol.

  13. There are no differences in pretransplant characteristics of individuals receiving simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant and individuals with type 1 diabetes mellitus receiving living-related kidney transplant.

  14. C-peptide and central nervous system complications in diabetes.

  15. Type 1 diabetic neuropathy and C-peptide.

  16. Molecular and cellular effects of C-peptide--new perspectives on an old peptide.

  17. Hemoglobin A1c level and future cardiovascular events among women.

  18. Prevalence of diabetes mellitus in Norway.

  19. Coexistence of IgE-Mediated Allergy and Type 1 Diabetes in Childhood.

  20. Rotavirus-specific T-cell responses in young prospectively followed-up children.

  21. Reduced response of retinal vessel diameters to flicker stimulation in patients with diabetes.

  22. Effects of lipid-altering treatment in diabetes mellitus and the metabolic syndrome.

  23. Strategies in ongoing clinical trials to reduce cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes mellitus and insulin resistance.

  24. Autoantibody testing in children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  25. What does postprandial hyperglycaemia mean?

  26. A randomised controlled trial of insulin lispro given before or after meals in pregnant women with Type 1 diabetes--the effect on glycaemic excursion.

  27. Closing the loop: the adicol experience.

  28. Comparison of a low-fat diet to a low-carbohydrate diet on weight loss, body composition, and risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease in free-living, overweight men and women.

  29. The safe threshold for gluten contamination in gluten-free products. Can trace amounts be accepted in the treatment of coeliac disease?

  30. A comparative study on the prevalence of enamel defects and dental caries in children and adolescents with and without coeliac disease.

  31. Serological testing for coeliac disease in patients with symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome: a cost-effectiveness analysis.

  32. A disease that is much more than a pain in the guts.

  33. Celiac support group helps get the word out.

  34. Mass screening for coeliac disease using antihuman transglutaminase antibody assay.

  35. HLA-DQ relative risks for coeliac disease in European populations: a study of the European Genetics Cluster on Coeliac Disease.

  36. Coeliac disease is the most common cause of chronic diarrhoea in Iran.

  37. Grand Forks teen will attend scuba camp for young people with diabetes.

  38. Children Not Letting Diabetes Run Their Lives.

  39. Camp supplies friends, fitness.

  40. Type 1: The Morning I Will Never Remember from The New York Times describes novelist Anne Rice's diagnosis of diabetes.

  41. Novo Nordisk Donnelly Awards Will Bring Two Young People To The US Open.

  42. Research discovery identifies new strategy against diabetes.

  43. Last week's poll asked readers if their child's relationship with their grandparents has changed since diagnosis. This week's poll asks readers about nutritional supplements that they or their children take.

  44. FreeStyle Flash blood glucose monitoring system. Now test with the world's smallest meter! Free when you purchase a minimum of 50 FreeStyle test strips! Free Data Cable for your computer via mail in offer. 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.

  45. The Featured Book of the Week is A First Book for Understanding Diabetes by H. Peter Chase, M.D.

  46. Our You're a Parent humor section is Worth a Look.

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