Back to Home What's New for 6 August 2000
  1. We add two new stories from kids with diabetes:

    • Amy-Lee is seven and lives in Australia.

    • Keira was 13 months old when she was diagnosed with Type 1.

  2. We add two new stories from adults with diabetes:

    • Brenda is interested in the insulin pump

    • Cliff Tener shares his experiences and advice about foot care

  3. The Beast Within was written by Linda Kaniasty for her daughter Megan.

  4. Our Body Weight and Health Risk calculator can help adults understand their risk for developing diabetes.

  5. Foot care is an essential component of daily diabetes care.

  6. We'll be in San Diego exhibiting at the 27th annual meeting of the American Association of Diabetes Educator. Watch for our report from the meeting beginning Thursday, August 10.

  7. Study explores association between rotavirus infection and pancreatic islet autoimmunity in children at risk of developing type 1 diabetes.

  8. Finnish study finds enterovirus infection to be a risk factor for beta-cell autoimmunity.

  9. Study reports on T-cell responses to enterovirus antigens in children with type 1 diabetes.

  10. Study confirms rapid appearance and onset of action of insulin aspart in paediatric subjects with type 1 diabetes.

  11. An editorial in the British Medical Journal discusses thiazolidinediones for type 2 diabetes.

  12. Pregnancy in Type 1 diabetes induces a transient increase in the risk of worsening of existing retinopathy. (Free Medscape membership required)

  13. Ingested interferon-alpha prevents allograft islet transplant rejection.

  14. Gender-related differences in counterregulatory responses to antecedent hypoglycemia in normal humans.

  15. Increased circulating nitric oxide in young patients with type 1 diabetes and persistent microalbuminuria: relation to glomerular hyperfiltration.

  16. Infant using insulin pump may be youngest pump user ever.

  17. The Dietary Shoppe features sugar free, gluten free, and low sodium foods.

  18. Last week's poll asked readers when they or their child last had their feet tested for loss of feeling. This week's poll asks readers about where their insurance allows them to purchase diabetes supplies.

  19. The Featured Book of the Week is The Unofficial Guide to Living with Diabetes by Maria Thomas with Loren W. Greene, M.D.

  20. Could You Have Diabetes And Not Know It? is Worth a Look.

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