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Daily Care News from 2000

  1. Case Study: Use of an Insulin Pump in an Adolescent. (31 December 2000)
  2. Case Study: Artifactually Low Hemoglobin A1c in a Patient with High Hemoglobin F. (31 December 2000)
  3. Case Study: A 46-Year-Old Man With a 15-Year History of Type 1 Diabetes Who Died of Diabetic Ketoacidosis. (31 December 2000)
  4. Fluid snacks to help persons with type 1 diabetes avoid late onset postexercise hypoglycemia. (31 December 2000)
  5. BBC News reported on the growing incidence of diabtes in the UK. (31 December 2000)
  6. Dealing with Diabetes contains an overview of diabetes for teens. From (31 December 2000)
  7. Lee Ducat, founder of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, continues to lead the effort to find a cure. (31 December 2000)
  8. Girls with diabetes share strength. (31 December 2000)
  9. The British Medical Journal reports on cases of dogs detecting hypoglycemia in owners. (24 December 2000)
  10. Insulin desensitization with insulin lispro and an insulin pump in a 5-year-old child. (24 December 2000)
  11. Brothers create new support system for people with diabetes. (24 December 2000)
  12. Low-Dose Aspirin Does Not Alter Kidney Function in Type 1 Diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required) (24 December 2000)
  13. Fasting and Diabetes Mellitus includes recommendations for fasting during Ramadan. (24 December 2000)
  14. The Washington Post ran an article about Type 2 in kids entitled 'Child-Onset' Diabetes. (24 December 2000)
  15. A Metaphor of the Life with Type 1 Diabetes offers a perspective on the challenges of living with Type 1 diabetes. (24 December 2000)
  16. Jade's Cure for Diabetes promotes a book about living with diabetes, written by nine-year-old Jade. See also a news story about Jade. (24 December 2000)
  17. Pitt football player Turman overcomes diabetes, sets example for young kids with diabetes. (24 December 2000)
  18. FDA Clears Additional Body Testing Sites for Freestyle, a Virtually Pain-Free Blood Glucose Monitor. (17 December 2000)
  19. Cygnus' GlucoWatch® Biographer to Receive American Chemical Society's 2001 Industrial Biotechnology Award. (17 December 2000)
  20. Cygnus receives additional patents for the GlucoWatch®. (17 December 2000)
  21. LifeScan responds to results of the settlement of the SureStep lawsuit. (17 December 2000)
  22. The Fast of Ramadan and the Diabetic offers guidance to people with diabetes who wish to fast during Ramadan. (17 December 2000)
  23. Diabetes in the Classroom reports on the challenges many kids face at school. (17 December 2000)
  24. Australian teens suffer heart disease and diabetes. (17 December 2000)
  25. Kidney Care 101, from the November 2000 issue of Diabetes Forecast, offers advice on keeping your kidneys healthy. (10 December 2000)
  26. The Child Health Questionnaire in children with diabetes: cross-sectional survey of parent and adolescent-reported functional health status. (10 December 2000)
  27. Study finds that elderly subjects with predominantly Type 2 diabetes mellitus display significant excess of cognitive dysfunction, associated with poorer ability in diabetes self-care and greater dependency. (10 December 2000)
  28. Study reports on the sex differences in the growth of diabetic children in China. (10 December 2000)
  29. Webcast reviews management issues for patients with Type 2 diabetes. (3 December 2000)
  30. West Boca mother helps educate teachers about diabetes. (3 December 2000)
  31. Rutland group helps kids with diabetes just be kids. (3 December 2000)
  32. Indian writer highlights the challenges of living with diabetes in India. (3 December 2000)
  33. The Bahrain Diabetic Association provides support and a camp for kids with diabetes.
  34. Diet high in fiber may help people with diabetes keep blood sugar levels under control. (3 December 2000)
  35. Type 1 Diabetics Said to Pose No Risk as Truck Drivers. (3 December 2000)
  36. Opposition in Canada pushes for help for diabetics. (3 December 2000)
  37. Study shows that twice-daily NPH achieves better control than once-daily ultralente in patients with Type 2 diabetes. (26 November 2000)
  38. Depression and Diabetes: Impact of Depressive Symptoms on Adherence, Function, and Costs. (26 November 2000)
  39. Abbott Receives FDA Clearance for the First Automated Blood Glucose Monitor. See our report from the 2000 AADE meeting for a review of the Sof-Tact system. (26 November 2000)
  40. Teacher goes above and beyond to help student with diabetes. (26 November 2000)
  41. Diabetics needn't say 'no thanks' to holiday favorites. (26 November 2000)
  42. Absenteeism And Children With Type 1 Diabetes. (19 November 2000)
  43. Disetronic Medical Systems, Inc. Announces New Non-Profit 'Pumps For Kids' Foundation to Donate Insulin Pumps. (19 November 2000)
  44. Vitamins C and E May Reduce Risk, Complications of Diabetes. (19 November 2000)
  45. The BBC reports on the costs of diabetes in the UK. (19 November 2000)
  46. Diabetic Lifestyle reviews the challenges of caring for kids with diabetes. (19 November 2000)
  47. Digital fluoroscopy is a useful method for determining potential problems with indwelling catheters. (19 November 2000)
  48. Diabetes and Depression Have a Complex Relationship. (Free Medscape membership required) (19 November 2000)
  49. Study recommends life-long supplementation with vitamin E for all people with type 1 diabetes. (12 November 2000)
  50. Study compared the new long-acting Insulin Glargine [Lantus] with NPH in patients using Lispro in a basal-bolus regimen. (12 November 2000)
  51. IDF: Diabetes On The Rise World-Wide.
  52. RiteAid pharmacies offer free diabetes screenings in the US.
  53. Families Will Discover "What's Up" from Docs at the Diabetes Research Institute on November 4th. (29 October 2000)
  54. The Problem With Compliance in Diabetes. (29 October 2000)
  55. Comprehensive Management of Type 2 Diabetes presents several case studies to review management objectives for patients with Type 2 diabetes. (29 October 2000)
  56. Cygnus ships first commercial GlucoWatch® systems to the UK. (22 October 2000)
  57. FDA approves Glucovance (Glyburide and Metformin HCl Tablets) for treatment of Type 2 diabetes. (22 October 2000)
  58. Metrika's DRx HbA1c Monitor Gains CLIA Waiver. (22 October 2000)
  59. Six-year-old girl's 911 call saves life of diabetic father. (22 October 2000)
  60. CNN video reports on Type 2 diabetes in kids. (22 October 2000)
  61. Newspaper reports on rising rates of Type 2 diabetes in kids. (22 October 2000)
  62. Study finds pump therapy improves control even in patients who were successfully using multiple injection therapy. (15 October 2000)
  63. Hypoglycaemia induced by exogenous insulin 'human' and animal insulin compared. (15 October 2000)
  64. Study found that HbA1c levels in individual patients remain remarkably stable over time, and that the HbA1c level shortly after starting insulin is a predictor of future glycaemic control. (15 October 2000)
  65. Article reviews Infectious Emergencies in Patients With Diabetes. (15 October 2000)
  66. The "Virtual Naval Hospital" has guidelines for treating Diabetic Ketoacidosis. (15 October 2000)
  67. Long-term dietary treatment with increased amounts of fiber-rich low-glycemic index natural foods improves blood glucose control and reduces the number of hypoglycemic events in type 1 diabetic patients. (8 October 2000)
  68. What degree of maternal metabolic control in women with type 1 diabetes is associated with normal body size and proportions in full-term infants?. (8 October 2000)
  69. Study reviewed the effect of intensive glycemic control on microalbuminuria in type 2 diabetes. (8 October 2000)
  70. Glycemic Control Worse in African-American Children With Diabetes Than in Whites. (Free Medscape membership required) (1 October 2000)
  71. Newspaper article Eat well with diabetes discusses the glycemic index. (1 October 2000)
  72. Patients with type 1 diabetes who are aware of their hypoglycaemic episodes can drive just as safely as controls, even during periods when they have moderate hypoglycaemia. (1 October 2000)
  73. Study shows that endurance training improved the lipid profile in already physically active type 1 diabetic men. (1 October 2000)
  74. Study finds that eating whole-grain products may decrease the risk of Type 2 diabetes mellitus. (1 October 2000)
  75. Paper reports on two kids who attend diabetes summer camp. (24 September 2000)
  76. Study finds that knowledge of oral hypoglycemic agents is poor in patients with Type 2 diabetes and health care professionals. (24 September 2000)
  77. Diabetics Not Getting Proper Hypertension Management. (Free Medscape membership required) (24 September 2000)
  78. Lowering Hypertension Without Increasing Insulin Resistance. (Free Medscape membership required) (24 September 2000)
  79. A combination of sulphonylurea and insulin is more effective for maintaining tight blood glucose control than insulin alone in type 2 diabetics. (24 September 2000)
  80. Study explored Diabetes and oral health promotion. (17 September 2000)
  81. Glycemic index of foods and glycemic control in type I diabetes. (17 September 2000)
  82. Comparison of insulin regimens for patients with type 2 diabetes. (17 September 2000)
  83. Paper explores Innovations in Managing Type 2 Diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required) (17 September 2000)
  84. Lispro in a Pump Provides Better Control Than MDI. (7 September 2000)
  85. Newsweek magazine calls diabetes an American Epidemic. (3 September 2000)
  86. Wal-Mart, Novo Nordisk Introduce Co-Branded Insulin (2 September 2000)
  87. New A1c At HomeTM Mail-In Lab Test for Diabetes Management Now Available to Consumers. (29 August 2000)
  88. Unique Mail-In Test to Screen Diabetics for Kidney Dysfunction Cleared by FDA for Marketing. (29 August 2000)
  89. Cinnamon may help with Type 2 diabetes. (27 August 2000)
  90. The New York Times reports on a Simpler Monitoring Device for Diabetics. (27 August 2000)
  91. ECGs advised for people with diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required) (20 August 2000)
  92. Study finds that during hypoglycemia, cognitive performance may become impaired before symptomatic awareness. (13 August 2000)
  93. Weight gain was associated with substantially increased risk of diabetes among overweight adults, and even modest weight loss was associated with significantly reduced diabetes risk. (13 August 2000)
  94. Study finds that depression is associated with hyperglycemia in patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. (13 August 2000)
  95. Study finds that body mass index and age BMI best predicted the need for insulin therapy in young adults diagnosed with diabetes. (13 August 2000)
  96. Study confirms rapid appearance and onset of action of insulin aspart in paediatric subjects with type 1 diabetes. (6 August 2000)
  97. An editorial in the British Medical Journal discusses thiazolidinediones for type 2 diabetes. (6 August 2000)
  98. Pregnancy in Type 1 diabetes induces a transient increase in the risk of worsening of existing retinopathy. (Free Medscape membership required) (6 August 2000)
  99. Gender-related differences in counterregulatory responses to antecedent hypoglycemia in normal humans. (6 August 2000)
  100. Infant using insulin pump may be youngest pump user ever. (6 August 2000)
  101. Study reviewed chronic sorrow in parents of children with newly diagnosed diabetes. (30 July 2000)
  102. The FDA Consumer magazine has an article entitled "Overcoming Juvenile Diabetes With a Little Planning And High-Tech Tools". (30 July 2000)
  103. Article examines Diabetic Hypoglycemia: A "Disability" or Not? (23 July 2000)
  104. The predicaments of "dangerous safety:" living with juvenile diabetes in 20th century America explores one patient's experiences with care at the Joslin Diabetes Clinic in Boston, beginning in 1940. (23 July 2000)
  105. Study of the use of insulin glargine (Lantus) in children shows that it can reduce nighttime hypoglycemia. (23 July 2000)
  106. A study reviewed the effectiveness of the new Precision XTRA meter for measuring blood ketones. (23 July 2000)
  107. Study reviewed oral health in children and adolescents with Type 1 diabetes. (23 July 2000)
  108. Study finds that health providers and family members may underestimate adolescents' difficulty managing hypo- and hyperglycemia appropriately. (23 July 2000)
  109. Study concludes that tight glycemic control during pregnancy is recommendable to avoid progression of retinopathy. (23 July 2000)
  110. Study concludes that the impact of diabetes on the risk of coronary death is significantly greater for women than men. (23 July 2000)
  111. Severe retinopathy proves to be a risk marker of cardiovascular death in diabetic patients. (23 July 2000)
  112. Study explored therapeutic benefits of ACE inhibitors and other antihypertensive drugs in patients with type 2 diabetes. (23 July 2000)
  113. A modest increase in the monounsaturated fat content of an adolescent diet has the potential to improve glycaemic control and lipid profile. (20 July 2000)
  114. Study found that coping skills training for youth with diabetes had long-lasting effects on metabolic control and quality of life. (20 July 2000)
  115. Study explored the coping and social support of parents with a diabetic child. (20 July 2000)
  116. Using Flow Sheets to Improve Diabetes Care. (9 July 2000)
  117. Blood glucose monitoring skills in children with Type I diabetes. (9 July 2000)
  118. Diabetes mellitus and helicobacter pylori infection. (9 July 2000)
  119. Beneficial effects of increasing monounsaturated fat intake in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. (9 July 2000)
  120. Study found that women could begin pump therapy during pregnancy and most continued to use the pump after delivery. (9 July 2000)
  121. Post-prandial administration of the insulin analogue insulin aspart in patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus. (9 July 2000)
  122. Study examined carbohydrate sources and glycaemic control in Type 1 diabetes mellitus. (9 July 2000)
  123. Study suggests that the new WHO guidelines do not significantly impact the prevelance of gestational diabetes. (9 July 2000)
  124. Type 1 Diabetes for the Endocrinologist offers advice to endocrinologists on the latest techniques to help manage Type 1 diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required) (2 July 2000)
  125. Metformin Useful in Treating Adolescents With PCOS. (Free Medscape membership required) See also Metformin therapy decreases hyperandrogenism and hyperinsulinemia in women with polycystic ovary syndrome and Metformin effects on clinical features, endocrine and metabolic profiles, and insulin sensitivity in polycystic ovary syndrome. (2 July 2000)
  126. Gestational Diabetes: Issues in Screening, Treatment and Prevention. (Free Medscape membership required) (2 July 2000)
  127. Study of sleep apnoea in children with diabetes mellitus finds that respiratory control is compromised very early in children with diabetes. (25 June 2000)
  128. Primary Care Falls Short On Helping Diabetics To Help Themselves. (25 June 2000)
  129. Consumption of colas and other carbonated beverages is associated with bone fractures in teenage girls. (Free Medscape membership required) (25 June 2000)
  130. Insulin Aspart, a new fast-acting insulin analog by Novo-Nordisk, receives FDA approval. (18 June 2000)
  131. Study demonstrates insulin pump effectiveness. (18 June 2000)
  132. An evaluation of the GlucoWatch biographer was presented at the ADA Scientific Sessions. (18 June 2000)
  133. Improved glycemic control in childhood diabetes reviews the impact of the DCCT on blood sugar control. (18 June 2000)
  134. Study finds tomato juice almost as good as vitamin E in its effects on LDL oxidation. (18 June 2000)
  135. Study examines impact of diabetes on patterns and costs of drug prescriptions. (18 June 2000)
  136. Study reviews childhood diabetic neuropathy. (18 June 2000)
  137. Last week, over 100 families from four countries from Children with Diabetes gathered in Orlando, Florida. (11 June 2000)
  138. Young women with diabetes at increased risk for eating disorders. (11 June 2000)
  139. Study finds less hypoglycemia with insulin glargine in intensive insulin therapy for type 1 diabetes. (11 June 2000)
  140. Study finds fixed mixture of 75% lispro and 25% NPL "does not offer advantages regarding glycemic control, frequency of hypoglycemia, well-being, or treatment satisfaction." (11 June 2000)
  141. You'll find a discussion of ACE Inhibitors at Medscape. (4 June 2000)
  142. A recent study examined trace elements in diabetes mellitus. (4 June 2000)
  143. Study Shows Health Care Professionals Get Better Diabetes Care. (28 May 2000)
  144. Intensive blood glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes significantly increased treatment costs but substantially reduced the cost of complications and increased the time free of complications. (28 May 2000)
  145. Study confirms beneficial effects of high dietary fiber intake in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. (28 May 2000)
  146. Quality of Life in Youths With Diabetes, posted at the Islet Foundation message board, reviews the challenges faced by kids with diabetes. (21 May 2000)
  147. The New England Journal of Medicine reviews a new book entitled Diabetes: Current Perspectives. (28 May 2000)
  148. Magainin presents new data on anti-angiogenic agent to treat retinopathy. See also the journal reference. (21 May 2000)
  149. The Continuous Glucose Monitoring System: "What you don't know can hurt you." (14 May 2000)
  150. Cygnus anticipates general release of GlucoWatch in late 2000 or early 2001. (14 May 2000)
  151. Beneficial Effects of High Dietary Fiber Intake in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. (14 May 2000)
  152. Study reviews role of dental professional in diabetes care. (14 May 2000)
  153. Study reviews preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care of diabetic patients. (14 May 2000)
  154. After Rezulin reviews the options that people who used Rezulin have, now that the drug has been withdrawn from use. (7 May 2000)
  155. Lantus (insulin glargine), a new long acting insulin, has been approved by the FDA for adults and children with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. You can also read the prescribing information and the FDA approval letter. (30 April 2000)
  156. The preparation or consumption of chitterlings by diabetic patients can result in potentially life-threatening infectious complications. (30 April 2000)
  157. Some Chronic Diseases May Increase Risk of Eating Disorders in Young Women. (Free Medscape membership required) (30 April 2000)
  158. Ametop Anesthetic Gel More Effective Than EMLA for Venepuncture in Children. (Free Medscape membership required) (30 April 2000)
  159. The FDA has instructions for importing beef insulin for personal use. (30 April 2000)
  160. Study examines insulin availability in poor countries. (30 April 2000)
  161. Diabetes Interview reports on Insulin Outside America. (23 April 2000)
  162. Coke recalls 2 Liter bottles of Diet Coke in New York because it contains Coca-Cola Classic. (19 April 2000)
  163. Diabetes Forecast has an article about Stress & Diabetes. (16 April 2000)
  164. Disetronic launches research project to develop integrated pump and continuous glucose monitor. (16 April 2000)
  165. Strict Diets For Chronic Diseases May Increase Risk Of Eating Disorders. (16 April 2000)
  166. The SCOFF test is a new screening tool for eating disorders. (16 April 2000)
  167. FDA Approves Eli Lilly's Humalog for Use in Pediatric, Geriatric Diabetics. (Free Medscape membership required) (9 April 2000)
  168. Caffeine Improves Hypoglycemia Awareness. (9 April 2000)
  169. Study shows that NPL (neutral protamine lispro), a new long acting insulin, is as effective as NPH at controlling nighttime blood sugar. (9 April 2000)
  170. Humalog Mix25 Available In Canada. (9 April 2000)
  171. You can read that ADA position statement on the withdrawl of Rezulin from the US market. (2 April 2000)
  172. Outpatient management of children with diabetes explores the question of whether to admit newly diagnosed children with diabetes. Be sure to read the response of Ellen Ullman, regular visitor to Children with Diabetes. (2 April 2000)
  173. New science may mean no more pins and needles for injections. (2 April 2000)
  174. Stevia not ready for FDA approval, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest. (2 April 2000)
  175. Two companies recall herbal products containing drug that cuts blood sugar. (26 March 2000)
  176. Oral health in children and adolescents with IDDM. (26 March 2000)
  177. Comparing outpatient and inpatient diabetes education for newly diagnosed pediatric patients. (26 March 2000)
  178. Read abstracts from the 1999 ISPAD meeting. (26 March 2000)
  179. Warner-Lambert withdraws Rezulin from the market. (22 March 2000)
  180. The care of students with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus living in university accommodation needs to be improved. (19 March 2000)
  181. Type 2 diabetes is a major drain on resources in the UK. (19 March 2000)
  182. Control of mealtime glucose spikes reduces risk of diabetic complications in people with Type 2 diabetes. (19 March 2000)
  183. Diabetics warned to avoid Chinese herbs. (12 March 2000)
  184. Study reports on latex hypersensitivity in child with diabetes. (12 March 2000)
  185. Novo Nordisk discontinues porcine insulin in the US. (5 March 2000)
  186. The ADA has published a consensus statement about Type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents. (See also the press release about Type 2 diabetes in children.) (5 March 2000)
  187. Study concludes that childhood obesity is a strong risk factor for Type 2 diabetes in children. (5 March 2000)
  188. Mayo Clinic study shows optimists survive longer than pessimists. (27 February 2000)
  189. Schools often ill-equipped for medical emergencies. (20 February 2000)
  190. The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists has released its new Diabetes Guidelines. (20 February 2000)
  191. The cost-effectiveness of different management strategies for type I diabetes: a Swiss perspective. (20 February 2000)
  192. Correlation between glycemic control and menstruation in diabetic adolescents. (13 February 2000)
  193. Study concludes that the reduction in the risk of progressive retinopathy and nephropathy resulting from intensive therapy in patients with type 1 diabetes persists for at least four years, despite increasing hyperglycemia. (13 February 2000)
  194. Efficacy and Safety of HOE 901 Versus NPH Insulin in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes. (13 February 2000)
  195. Outcomes of a Community Pharmacy-Based Diabetes Monitoring Program. (Free Medscape membership required) (30 January 2000)
  196. JAMA article reviews ways of Enhancing Diabetes Care in a Low-Income, High-Risk Population. (30 January 2000)
  197. Ketone bodies: a review of physiology, pathophysiology and application of monitoring to diabetes. (23 January 2000)
  198. Theophylline intoxication mimicking diabetic ketoacidosis in a child. (23 January 2000)
  199. Study finds no deleterious effects of tight blood glucose control on 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure in normoalbuminuric insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus patients. (23 January 2000)
  200. Two year prospective dietary survey of newly diagnosed children with diabetes aged less than 6 years. (16 January 2000)
  201. Study explores injection related anxiety in insulin-treated diabetes. (9 January 2000)
  202. Continuous glucose monitoring used to adjust diabetes therapy improves glycosylated hemoglobin: a pilot study. (9 January 2000)
  203. Jewish Volunteers Needed to Mentor Teens with Diabetes. (9 January 2000)

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