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Southwest Regional
Conference and Expo

January 3-5, 2003
Sheraton El Conquistador Resort
Tucson, Arizona


2003 Annual
Conference and Expo

July 9-12, 2003
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Of Continuing Interest

  1. You can now generate a Quilt for Life Calendar from the Quilt for Life Online Gallery. Create and print the calendars and share them with family, friends, and your elected officials to help remind them why it's important to increase funding for diabetes research.

New This Week

  1. Early registration for our Focus on Technology conference in Tucson ends on November 1. Register today. Pump companies will be offering saline pump trials for anyone interested in insulin pump therapy.

  2. Make plans now to join us at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida for the 2003 Annual Conference and Expo, July 9-12, 2003.

  3. Rufus and Ruby have returned from space, where they traveled 4.5 million miles aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis. Rufus #1 and Ruby #1 served as international bear ambassadors in space, highlighting the global reach of type 1 diabetes and the importance of science in finding a cure.

  4. Jim McCord is scheduled to complete his cross-country run from San Diego to Washington, D.C. on the Capitol steps on Saturday, November 2nd at 12:00 noon. If you live in the Washington, D.C. area or can travel there, please join Jim in his quest to raise awareness of the need to increase funding for diabetes research. His team has blocked some rooms in the Phoenix Park Hotel for anyone who wishes to meet with them in Washington, D.C. If you are interested, Jim can be reached via e-mail at or via cell phone at (859) 512-1550.

  5. Looking for holiday cards? Check out DRI's Holiday Kards, where four out of the five card designs were submitted by CWD kids! The cards help support the Diabetes Research Institute, a world leader in research to find a cure for type 1 diabetes.

  6. Join Olympic gold medalist Gary Hall, Jr., hailed the fastest swimmer in the world, and the scientific staff of the Diabetes Research Institute for What's Up Doc?, a half-day interactive tour of the DRI facility for children with diabetes and their families to be held Saturday, November 9, 2002 in Miami, Florida.

  7. JDRF offers a Halloween Survival Guide.

  8. We're running a Diabetes and Asthma Survey for Professor Shih-Wen Huang, M.D. of the Division of Immunology & Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida College of Medicine.

  9. Dr. Cynthia Schmidt, Assistant Professor of Nursing at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, is conducting an online survey for children with type 1 diabetes. The survey will allow children to provide anonymous information about their type 1 diabetes-related self-care activities and their feelings and concerns about having diabetes. Information gained from this survey will provide nurses and other health care professionals with important knowledge which will improve the care they provide to children and adolescents with diabetes. Dr. Schmidt can be reached via e-mail at to answer specific questions.

  10. Visit and help find a CURE by supporting the Children With Diabetes Foundation. Great gifts and everyday use items with 100% of our profits going to the CWDF!

  11. Ultrasonic evaluation of early atherosclerosis in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  12. Natural history of beta-cell autoimmunity in young children with increased genetic susceptibility to type 1 diabetes recruited from the general population.

  13. Residual insulin secretion is not coupled to a maintained glucagon response to hypoglycaemia in long-term type 1 diabetes.

  14. Increase in the incidence of type 1 diabetes mellitus in children in three cities in Poland, 1987-1999.

  15. Current knowledge of Japanese type 1 diabetic syndrome.

  16. Clinical characteristics and predictors of severe ketoacidosis at onset of type 1 diabetes mellitus in children in a North Rhine-Westphalian region, Germany.

  17. Oral Insulin Product Hexyl-Insulin Monoconjugate 2 (HIM2) in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: The Glucose Stabilization Effects of HIM2.

  18. Portal venous pressure changes after sequential clinical islet transplantation.

  19. Metformin adjunctive therapy with insulin improves glycemic control in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus: a pilot study.

  20. The metabolic demands of driving for drivers with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  21. Traffic hypoglycaemias and accidents in patients with diabetes mellitus treated with different antidiabetic regimens.

  22. Education and multidisciplinary team care concepts for pediatric and adolescent diabetes mellitus.

  23. Stem Cells From Cord Blood Show Promise.

  24. Juvenile diabetics carry with them adult fears.

  25. Myrtle Grove school staff joins diabetes effort in honor of young student.

  26. For kids, new device is a gain with no pain.

  27. Halloween presents challenges for children with diabetes.

  28. Children With Diabetes Can Enjoy Halloween's Sugary Treats.

  29. Teen leads active life despite diabetes.

  30. Mom Hopes Diabetes Walk Will Fund Cure.

  31. Hollywood raises funds and hopes for a final go-round with diabetes.

  32. Helping others adds meaning to life: Tiong.

  33. Last week's poll asked our readers how their HbA1c has changed in the past year. This week's poll asks our readers how they record blood glucose values.

  34. 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!

  35. The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Burnout: What To Do When You Can't Take It Anymore by William Polonsky

  36. Our Sample 504 Plans are Worth a Look.

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