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  1. Brittany is 14 and was diagnosed when she was five.

  2. Eli was diagnosed in November 2004 at the age of 19 months.

  3. Brody is 10 and is quite an athlete.

  4. Shane is 11 and has had diabetes for a year.

  5. Summer camps for kids with diabetes that have updated information for the 2005 camping season include:

    1. Camp Carefree in New Hampshire provides two weeks of fun for kids with diabetes in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine.

    2. Camp Crestfield in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania offers excitement for kids with diabetes.

    3. Camp John Warvel offers camp for kids with diabetes ages 7 through 15 in North Webster, Indiana.

    4. Cruise Camp is a four-day cruise on Carnival Cruise for teens with diabetes ages 13 to 17.

  6. Jenn Gammon, mother of Hannah who was diagnosed at 2 1/2, is writing a book for newly diagnosed families and seeks parents' help. If you're interested, you can complete an online survey.

  7. Insulin pump users can share their opinions on pumps, pump start-up experience, customer service and support.

  8. You can learn about the new ACCU-CHEK Spirit insulin pump in the December 2004 issue of Pump World by Disetronic. The Spirit is not yet available in the US, pending FDA approval.

  9. Diabetes vaccine trials to begin. See also New vaccine trials bring hope of cure for diabetes and Vaccine for Type 1 diabetes?

  10. Diabetes and stem cells according to: Jeremy J. Heit and Seung K. Kim: Embryonic stem cells and islet replacement in diabetes mellitus.

  11. Diabetes and stem cells according to: Susan Bonner Weir et al.: The pancreatic ductal epithelium serves as a potential pool of progenitor cells.

  12. Diabetes and stem cells according to: Matthias von Herrath and Dirk Homann: Islet regeneration needed for overcoming autoimmune destruction considerations on the pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes.

  13. Diabetes and stem cells according to: Joel F. Habener: A perspective on pancreatic stem/progenitor cells.

  14. Diabetes and stem cells according to: Shohta Kodama and Denise L. Faustman: Routes to regenerating islet cells: stem cells and other biological therapies for type 1 diabetes .

  15. Diabetes and stem cells according to: Vijayakumar Ramiya and Desmond Schatz: Islet replacement vs. regeneration: Hope or hype?

  16. Diabetes and stem cells according to: Timothy J. Kieffer et al.: Harnessing the gut to treat diabetes.

  17. Diabetes and stem cells according to: Gerald Schatten et al.: Can diabetes be cured by therapeutic cloning?

  18. Diabetes and stem cells according to: Andreas Lechner: Stem cells and regenerative medicine for the treatment of type 1 diabetes: the challenges lying ahead.

  19. Residual {beta}-Cell Function More than Glycemic Control Determines Abnormalities of the Insulin-Like Growth Factor System in Type 1 Diabetes.

  20. Poor in vitro maturation and pro-inflammatory cytokine response of dendritic cells in children at genetic risk of type 1 diabetes.

  21. Age-Dependent Influences on the Origins of Autoimmune Diabetes.

  22. Aspects of oxidative stress in children with Type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  23. Cerebral vasoreactivity in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  24. Telepaediatrics and diabetic retinopathy screening of young people with diabetes in Queensland.

  25. Type 1 diabetes in Jewish Ethiopian immigrants in Israel: HLA class II immunogenetics and contribution of new environment.

  26. Different HLA-DR-DQ and MHC class I chain-related gene A (MICA) genotypes in autoimmune and nonautoimmune gestational diabetes in a Swedish population.

  27. Visfatin: A Protein Secreted by Visceral Fat that Mimics the Effects of Insulin. See also Hormone in Fat Mimics Insulin.

  28. Animal cell transplants banned.

  29. Insulin pump therapy in children and adolescents: improvements in key parameters of diabetes management including quality of life.

  30. Short acting insulin analogues versus regular human insulin in patients with diabetes mellitus.

  31. New Form of Urinary Albumin in Early Diabetes.

  32. One Hour versus Two Hours Postprandial Glucose Measurement in Gestational Diabetes: A Prospective Study.

  33. Serious Psychological Distress Among Persons With Diabetes - New York City, 2003.

  34. A rational clinical approach to suspected insulin allergy: status after five years and 22 cases.

  35. Disability-rights advocates take on insulin battle.

  36. Tenacity Takes Diabetic 1st Infantry Division Career Counselor To Iraq; Vigilance Keeps Him There Safely.

  37. Service project helps Brown School senior grow.

  38. McGraw's first start 'pumps up' Titans.

  39. Viterbo's Aaron Bennet: Beating diabetes.

  40. In sight of a cure.

  41. Needling diabetics.

  42. Animas to Acquire Key Cygnus Technology; Acquisition to Help Animas Develop and Broaden Its Next-Generation Glucose Monitoring Product Portfolio.

  43. Medical Products Agency permit a Phase II clinical trial with the Diabetes vaccine Diamyd(TM) in children who have recently succumbed to insulin-dependent diabetes.

  44. MicroIslet Announces Human Islet Transplantation Studies at the University of Alberta, Edmonton.

  45. $13 million grant creates Wallace H. Coulter Center for Translational Research at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

  46. This week's Humorous Tidbit is:

    I'm 21 and a newly diagnosed. I took my uncle's cat to the vet for her weekly Feline Diabetic checkup. One of the kids in the waiting room asked what the cat was in for. I told her, "A diabetes check up." I had to check my sugar just then and she asked what I was doing. I told her I was also diabetic. Her reply was, "It runs in the family?"

  47. Last week's poll asked injection users how many injections they take per day. This week's poll asks readers how they clean their fingers before checking their blood glucose.

  48. FreeStyle Flash blood glucose monitoring system. Now test with the world's smallest meter! Free when you purchase a minimum of 50 FreeStyle test strips! Free Data Cable for your computer via mail in offer. Please visit Diabetic Express to see our complete line of over 1000 other Diabetes supplies. Diabetic Express is the proud Online Store partner of Children with Diabetes.

  49. The Featured Book of the Week is Professor Bumblebee's Guide to Type 1 Diabetes by Erica and Andries Maritz.

  50. Our Diabetes Care Photos section is Worth a Look.

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