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Of Continuing Interest

  1. The first Children with Diabetes: Focus on Technology weekend conferences will be held September 27-29, 2002 at the Crystal Mountain Resort near Traverse City, Michigan.

  2. We have a full report from Pasadena 2002 Conference: Friends for Life.

  3. Jim McCord is on his cross-country run from San Diego to Washington, D.C. to call attention to the need for increased federal funding for diabetes research. You can track his progress online or call 859-512-1550 for up-to-the-minute schedule information so you can meet Jim as he runs through your city.

  4. Our new Diabetes Youth Ambassador section is for teens around the world to help raise diabetes awareness where they live.

New This Week

  1. In July 2002, the Diabetes Team published 225 answers to your questions about diabetes, bringing the total number of questions and answers online to 10,652. If you have a question about diabetes, check our topical index or submit your question to our team of experts.

  2. If you have not yet made a Quilt for Life square, please do so. We need hundreds, if not thousands, more squares to really show the impact of type 1 diabetes.

  3. Cacey is 11 and was diagnosed in January 2002.

  4. Aisha is 13, uses a pump, and lives in Australia.

  5. Courtney is 14 and uses a pump.

  6. Trevor is three and was diagnosed in July 2002.

  7. Carylanne is almost six and wants to be a zoologist.

  8. Diabetes Day is a poem by Kiersten Ridgel.

  9. Barbara Dougherty writes about her son's diagnosis.

  10. Join us for a Back to School Chat with Crystal Jackson and Steph Schwartz on Tuesday, August 6th at 9pm Eastern in the "Back to School" Room.

  11. The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation is seeking original artwork from kids for use in holiday cards. First prize is a $200 scholarship toward the CWD conference next year.

  12. Tour of the Ozarks is bicycle excursion to benefit the Diabetes Education Fund.

  13. ISPAD (International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes) has an excellent collection of articles in PDF format from the Second International Novo Nordisk Symposium on Childhood Diabetes, held June 1-2, 2001 in Copenhagen.

  14. Amylin Replacement With Pramlintide in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: A Physiological Approach to Overcome Barriers With Insulin Therapy.

  15. Elevated C-reactive protein associates with early-stage carotid atherosclerosis in young subjects with type 1 diabetes.

  16. Lack of physiological suppression of circulating IGFBP-1 in puberty in patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.

  17. Space-time clustering of childhood Type 1 diabetes in Devon and Cornwall, England.

  18. Hypoglycaemia: The limiting factor in the glycaemic management of Type I and Type II Diabetes.

  19. Hypoglycaemia unawareness and the brain.

  20. Evidence from twins for acquired cellular immune hyperactivity in type 1 diabetes.

  21. Effects on heart rate variability of metoprolol supplementary to ongoing ACE-inhibitor treatment in Type I diabetic patients with abnormal albuminuria.

  22. New trends in the treatment of diabetic nephropathy in children.

  23. Amadori-albumin correlates with microvascular complications and precedes nephropathy in type 1 diabetic patients.

  24. Clustering of Cases of Insulin Dependent Diabetes (IDDM) Occurring Three Years After Hemophilus Influenza B (HiB) Immunization Support Causal Relationship Between Immunization and IDDM.

  25. Family conflict, adherence, and glycaemic control in youth with short duration Type 1 diabetes.

  26. A randomized control trial of the effect of negotiated telephone support on glycaemic control in young people with Type 1 diabetes.

  27. Current methods of transfer of young people with Type 1 diabetes to adult services.

  28. Osteoporosis and Diabetes.

  29. Boy with diabetes, 16, dies in custody of Alabama Department of Human Resources.

  30. Leader of Florida's screening program for type 1 diabetes supports program's effectiveness.

  31. Family converts diagnosis into drive for all diabetics.

  32. Islet transplants to be available in Japan soon.

  33. Driver with diabetes to be charged with vehicular manslaughter in accident that caused death.

  34. A disorderly conduct charge filed against a diabetic Heath man who went into shock in a Kroger parking lot has been dismissed.

  35. Strong Statistical Correlation Between Prevalence Of Diabetes, Air Pollution.

  36. Study: 'Sexier' diseases get most cash.

  37. Patients hail cell transplant for diabetes.

  38. Atkins Diet Alert is a web site that advises against high-protein diets.

  39. Last week's poll asked readers how often they use control solution to check their blood glucose meter. This week's poll asks readers who use or have used a pump if they've ever taken a break from the pump.

  40. The Featured Product of the Week is the A1cNow Hemoglobin A1c Test, the first ever prescription at home test for HbA1c. Act now and receive a $1.00 discount off the purchase price of the single pack or a $2.00 discount off the two pack!

  41. The Featured Book of the Week is The Diabetic Gourmet by Francine Prince.

  42. Our page on Computerizing Your Meter is Worth a Look.

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