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Disney Image   Register now 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.

Come to the conference and try a pump! Animas Corporation will be offering a great opportunity for potential would-be pumpers. Anyone interested in trying an Animas pump (with saline) may do so Thursday and Friday at the conference. For more information, contact Maura Emory, CDE, at 1-877-YES Pump, extension 164. Appointments are necessary.

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  1. The Diabetes Team published 222 answers to your questions in March 2001, from a record 374 questions submitted. What's your question?

  2. Rufus, the bear with diabetes, is traveling around the United States and the world. We have updated reports from our three Rufus ambassadors.

  3. Camps for kids with diabetes with updated schedules for 2001 include:

    1. Camp Challenge is a unique camp in New Mexico for children 8-13 years who have diabetes

    2. Camp Crispi is a four-day cruise on Carnival Cruise for teens with diabetes ages 13 to 17, scheduled for Spring Break 2000.

    3. Camp De Los Niños, in San Jose, California, offers camp for kids with diabetes ages 6 to 13.

    4. Camp DJ Sequoia Lake offers teens ages 13 to 17 an adventure among the Giant Sequoia trees near Kings Canyon National Park.

    5. Camp Fox is a one-week trip for teens to Catalina Island off the coast of southern California.

    6. Camp Hertko Hollow is near Des Moines, Iowa.

    7. Camp Surf near San Diego offers teens with diabetes the chance to surf and sail.

  4. Read the transcripts of our special chats from last week:

    1. Virtual Supprt Group: Type 2 Diabetes.

    2. Getting Support From Significant Others.

    3. Exercise and Diabetes.

  5. We've created a new mailing list for families in New Zealand and Australia.

  6. SweetSheet, a full-featured diabetes management package for the Macintosh, has been updated to include support for LifeScan's new ONE TOUCH Ultra.

  7. New article details Clinical Outcomes and Insulin Secretion After Islet Transplantation With the Edmonton Protocol.

  8. Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents is a conference report from the 26th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required)

  9. Retinopathy Common Early After the Onset of Type 1 Diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required)

  10. Viral Vector Shows Promise in Transduction of Islet Cells to Prolong Graft Survival. (Free Medscape membership required)

  11. Impact of Prenatal Glucose Screening on the Diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes and on Pregnancy Outcomes.

  12. New Treatment for Diabetes in Development using islet neogenesis therapy. See also background information on Waratah Pharmaceuticals, developer of the islet neogenesis therapy, and summary of the islet neogenesis therapy status.

  13. BioSpace summarizes research therapies under development for the treatment of diabetes.

  14. Supplement could help prevent Type 2 diabetes.

  15. Seeing what you want to see in randomized controlled trials: versions and perversions of UK Prospective Diabetes Study data.

  16. Mini-Dose Glucagon Rescue for Hypoglycemia in Children With Type 1 Diabetes.

  17. Retinopathy Common Early After the Onset of Type 1 Diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required)

  18. A healthful food plan phases out `diabetic diet.'

  19. WebMD article reports that 'Home Blood Sugar Devices Not as Easy to Use as Thought.'

  20. Preventive Measures Help Patients with Diabetes See into the Future. (Free Medscape membership required)

  21. The Times of India reports that Child diabetics face tough time in school.

  22. Sen. Gramm proposes $77 million diabetes plan.

  23. Telethon raises money to help pay for diabetes supplies.

  24. The Pump Comparison Chat offers a good summary of the insulin pumps available in the US.

  25. Last week's poll asked readers at what age they or their children were diagnosed with diabetes. This week's poll asks readers how much time they or their children exercise each week.

  26. The Featured Book of the Week is Cooking with the Diabetic Chef by Chris Smith.

  27. Our page about the Glucagon Emergency Kit is Worth a Look.

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