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  1. We've updated our page about Flying With Diabetes Supplies.

  2. The Challenge of Halloween offers advice and guidance for families of kids with diabetes.

  3. Do you have a question about diabetes care? Ask our Diabetes Team.

  4. Services for Students with Disabilities from the College Board explains the accommodations provided to students with disabilities who takes Advanced Placement (AP), PSAT/NMSQT, and SAT tests.

  5. Join us for our Virtual Support Group: Type 2 Diabetes chat with Betty Brackenridge and Kris Swenson on Wednesday, October 24th at 9pm Eastern in the Virtual Support Chat Room.

  6. Regeneration of Pancreatic beta Cells from Intra-Islet Precursor Cells in an Experimental Model of Diabetes.

  7. The first signs of beta-cell autoimmunity appear in infancy in genetically susceptible children from the general population: the Finnish Type 1 Diabetes Prediction and Prevention Study.

  8. Prevalence, characteristics and diabetes risk associated with transient maternally acquired islet antibodies and persistent islet antibodies in offspring of parents with type 1 diabetes.

  9. Diabetologia Volume 44 Issue 15 contains many articles that explore the increasing incidence of type 1 diabetes throughout Europe. Two such articles are:

  10. JDRF Harvard Centerís Third Year Advances Islet Transplantation.

  11. C-peptide responses after meal challenge in mice transplanted with microencapsulated rat islets.

  12. Cows' milk proteins cause similar Th1- and Th2-like immune response in diabetic and healthy children.

  13. Pancreas transplantation in Ohio: A 15-year outcomes analysis.

  14. Placental glucose transport and utilisation is altered at term in insulin-treated, gestational-diabetic patients.

  15. Diabetes mellitus and the stomach.

  16. Double-blind, randomised study of the effect of combined treatment with vitamin C and E on albuminuria in Type 2 diabetic patients.

  17. Pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

  18. Relationship between anti-insulin antibodies and albuminuria or proteinuria in human insulin-treated type 2 diabetes mellitus.

  19. In Risks with continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion can be serious, G Knight, consultant physician at Rotherham General Hospitals, complains that doctors do not adequately warn their patients about the risks of DKA for patients using pump therapy. Dr. Knight cites data from 1985 to support the claims. However, one cited study does not support the claims: Frequency of diabetic ketoacidosis and hypoglycemic coma during treatment with continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion. Ellen Ullman offers a rebuke to G Knight for choosing to ignore the benefits of pump therapy.

  20. The risk and outcome of cerebral oedema developing during diabetic ketoacidosis.

  21. Hypoglycemia: An Excuse for Poor Glycemic Control?

  22. Insulin Therapy for Diabetes: Is the Future Now? explores the importance of clinicians receiving formal training on insulin therapy.

  23. Clinical Management of Diabetes in the Elderly.

  24. Health related quality of life in patients with long-standing insulin dependent (type 1) diabetes mellitus: benefits of regular physical training.

  25. Clinical pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of insulin aspart.

  26. Recent Developments in the Pharmacological Reduction of Blood Glucose in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes.

  27. Study finds impaired pancreatic exocrine function in patients with type 1 diabetes.

  28. Short Exercise Bouts Are as Effective as Long Sessions. See also Effects of long versus short bout exercise on fitness and weight loss in overweight females.

  29. Oregon establishes a statewide pediatric diabetes tracking system.

  30. Suppliers of a popular tonic drink have withdrawn all medical claims for it - including it being a possible cure for cancer and diabetes - after intervention by the Hong Kong Consumer Council and the Health Department.

  31. Sugarbugs shoot set for San Antonio.

  32. Bikers ride to raise money in fight against diabetes.

  33. Man walks for diabetes awareness.

  34. Diabetes Diet Simulation by Net Education Design lets you learn about diabetes meal plans.

  35. The Diabetes Australia Multilingual Internet Resource web site offers diabetes information in English, Chinese, Hindi, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Arabic, Greek, Italian, Turkish, and Ukranian. Parts of the site appear to be under construction.

  36. offers one stop shopping for all your sugar-free needs.

  37. Pumpkin Cheesecake makes a wonderful Halloween dessert.

  38. Last week's poll asked readers about how many people in their immediate family have type 1 diabetes. This week's poll asks readers about what they use most often to treat hypoglycemia.

  39. The Featured Book of the Week is Trick-or-Treat for Diabetes by Kim Gosselin.

  40. Fast Food Facts is Worth a Look.

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