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Of Continuing Interest

  1. It's time to register for our "It's a New Day in Diabetes" Conference and Expo, to be held from July 18-22, 2001 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Join nearly 2,000 world-renowned clinicians, researchers, physicians, adults, children, and families with diabetes.

  2. We've changed the schedule for our Virtual Support Group chats. Type 1 chats will now be held on the second Wednesday of each month, and Type 2 chats will be held on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Chats are always at 9pm Eastern in the Virtual Support chat room, which is created 30 minutes prior to the start of the chat session.

New this Week

  1. Join us for our two special chats this week:

    1. Food Matters chat about Obesity: Does It Harm or Merely Offend? with Marion Franz. The chat begins at 9pm Eastern on Monday, January 8 in the Food Matters chat room.

    2. Virtual Support: Type 1 Diabetes with Betty Brackenridge and Kris Swenson. The chat begins at 9pm on Wednesday, January 10 in the Virtual Support chat room.

  2. Read the transcript from our special chat last week entitled Resolutions.

  3. Long-term renoprotective effect of nisoldipine and lisinopril in type 1 diabetic patients with diabetic nephropathy.

  4. Study found that Type 2 diabetes mellitus almost doubled the risk of dementia.

  5. Paper reviews islet and stem cell transplantation for treating diabetes and includes a diagram of the origin of pancreatic endocrine cells.

  6. Study finds that glycated haemoglobin concentration seems to explain most of the excess mortality risk of diabetes in men and to be a continuous risk factor through the whole population.

  7. Yale Researcher Seeks to Prevent Diabetes in Inner-city Youths.

  8. Non-invasive medical devices attract investment.

  9. Study concludes that the current epidemic of type 2 diabetes among adolescents demonstrates that failure to prevent obesity at primary and secondary opportunities for intervention leads to the development of associated diseases.

  10. Islet autoantibodies in the prediction of diabetes in school children.

  11. Study explored Soluble Adhesion Molecules in Preclinical Type 1 Diabetes.

  12. Paper reports on new Type 1 research program in Florida.

  13. Study finds basal insulin therapy with insulin glargine once a day to be as safe and at least as effective as using NPH insulin once or twice a day in patients with type 1 diabetes receiving basal-bolus insulin treatment with insulin lispro.

  14. Letter to the editor of The New England Journal of Medicine reinforces the decreased risk of myocardial infarction with the use of angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors in patients with elevated blood pressure. See also Outcome results of the Fosinopril Versus Amlodipine Cardiovascular Events Randomized Trial (FACET) in patients with hypertension and NIDDM and The Effect of Nisoldipine as Compared with Enalapril on Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients with Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes and Hypertension.

  15. Diabetes Forecast explores Neuropathy: The"Forgotten" Complication.

  16. Medtronic Enterra Therapy is a indicated for the treatment of chronic nausea and vomiting associated with gastroparesis.

  17. Study reports on a new approach to screening for proteinuria in Japanese schoolchildren.

  18. Study reports on cases of accidental pediatric ingestion of metformin.

  19. Study finds poorer diets in families that watch TV during meals.

  20. Weight Status, Parent Reaction, and Self-Concept in Five-Year-Old Girls.

  21. New pancreas helps man fight diabetes.

  22. The Insulin Infusion Pump Therapy Agreement offers a template for parents to use with schools.

  23. SweetSheet, a full-featured Mac program for uploading and analyzing data from LifeScan One Touch II, One Touch Profile, SureStep, and FastTake meters, has been updated. Compatible with virtually all Macintosh computers including the newest iMacs, iBooks, G4s, etc.

  24. Last week's poll asked readers if their diabetes team provided them with sick day instructions. This week's poll asks readers about who is primarily responsible for the care of their child with diabetes.

  25. The Featured Book of the Week is Growing Up With Diabetes: What Children Want Their Parents to Know by Alicia McAuliffe.

  26. Our Kids' Voices page is Worth a Look.

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