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For those interested.
Alan Reed
> Welcome to your American Diabetes Association Parents' E-Newsletter,
> bringing you news and information just for parents of children & teens
> with diabetes.
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> Share the News!
> Forward this message to other parents of youth with diabetes!
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> In this issue of your Parents' E-Newsletter you'll find:
>
> 1. Centers Report Islet Transplant Results in Patients with Type 1
> Diabetes
> 2. New Imaging Technology Shown to Detect Early Signs of Type 1
> Diabetes
> 3. Researchers Devise Way to Detect Dangerous Brain Swelling in
> Diabetic Children
> 4. Change Your Focus: Fast & Fabulous Halloween Costumes
> 5. America's Walk for Diabetes
> 6. Back to School Legal Resources
> 7. ADA's Club Ped Makes Tracks
> 8. Give the Gift of Hope This Season
> 9. 487 Really Cool Tips for Kids with Diabetes
> 10. Get Local:  Washington, DC
> 11. Parents' Message Boards
>
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> 1.Centers Report Islet Transplant Results in Patients with Type 1
> Diabetes
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> Researchers from 12 medical centers in the United States and Canada,
> who have performed islet transplants in 86 patients with type 1
> diabetes have now reported their results in the first annual report of
> the Collaborative Islet Transplant Registry (CITR). The report at
> http://main.diabetes.org/site/R?i=7LcREuo668QFX-HnzLM3OQ..
> analyzes many factors that can affect the outcome of this experimental
> procedure for people with severe or complicated type 1diabetes.
>
> Click here to read more:
> http://main.diabetes.org/site/R?i=wAkaW03h-NsFX-HnzLM3OQ..
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> 2. New Imaging Technology Shown to Detect Early Signs of Type 1
> Diabetes
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> By the time you saw symptoms of type 1 diabetes in your child, the beta
> cells were pretty much already destroyed. However, recent studies show
> that a powerful new imaging tool gives scientists a look into the
> earliest events leading to type 1 diabetes in laboratory animals. The
> new findings one day may be useful for predicting whether and when
> diabetes will develop in humans.
> Click here to read more about this story:
> http://main.diabetes.org/site/R?i=_O5F2TI_FWQFX-HnzLM3OQ..
>
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> 3. Researchers Devise Way to Detect Dangerous Brain Swelling in
> Diabetic Children
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> A rare swelling of the brain that is nonetheless the most common
> diabetes-related cause of death for children with the disease could be
> caught earlier - potentially saving lives - if practitioners learn to
> recognize key signs, researchers at the University of Florida (UF)
> report.
>
> Click here to read this story:
> http://main.diabetes.org/site/R?i=uqMiYciruC0FX-HnzLM3OQ..
>
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> 4. Change Your Focus: Fast & Fabulous Halloween Costumes
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> If you're like many families, dinnertime discussions have already
> started about the upcoming holiday. No, we're not talking about
> Columbus Day. Halloween. The costumes are in the stores, and it seems
> like every catalog that arrives in the mailbox has costumes on the
> cover.  Do your kids have "the bug?"
>
> If so, get them started thinking about some fast & fun costumes you can
> make at home.  Click here for some great ideas to get you started:
> http://main.diabetes.org/site/R?i=ls_5Qj67dO4FX-HnzLM3OQ..
>
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> 5. America's Walk for Diabetes
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> Many communities across the country are having their America's Walk for
> Diabetes events this fall. If you're not signed up to walk or lead a
> team, do it now! More than 18 million people in the United States have
> diabetes. About a million of these have type 1. That's one million
> reasons to sign up for America's Walk for Diabetes today!
>
> When you sign up to walk in America's Walk for Diabetes, you're funding
> research toward a cure and supporting our mission, to prevent and cure
> diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
> You can sign up by yourself, as a family, or start a team in honor of
> your child with diabetes. Then recruit friends, family, neighbors, and
> coworkers to walk with you.  Or, talk to your employer about starting a
> team at work. The more people you recruit to walk, the more money and
> awareness you raise!
>
> To learn more about America's Walk for Diabetes, visit
> www.diabetes.org/walk, or click here:
> http://main.diabetes.org/site/R?i=YqxvCG33x30FX-HnzLM3OQ..
>
> Not able to walk this year? You can still make a donation to the cause.
> Click here to learn more:
> http://main.diabetes.org/site/R?i=SLd1r1lKx0YFX-HnzLM3OQ..
>
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> 6. Back to School Legal Resources
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> By now the kids are back to school and you're starting to get a feel
> for how the year may go as far as diabetes management. Hopefully, your
> Diabetes Health Care Plan is in place and key school staff are trained
> and know their role.  But maybe not. Maybe you're looking for more
> resources & information. Or are you afraid your child is being treated
> differently because he has diabetes?
>
> Need more information on school and school discrimination?  Visit our
> Web site today to learn more:
> http://main.diabetes.org/site/R?i=Q-aLAtlxWhIFX-HnzLM3OQ..
>
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> 7. ADA's Club Ped Makes Tracks
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> Have you had a chance to visit Club Ped, our new online steps tracking
> tool? If you count your steps with a pedometer and are looking for a
> way to keep track and stay motivated, then Club Ped is perfect for you!
>
> And it's easy. Just wear your pedometer and count your steps. Then
> visit Club Ped periodically to enter your steps. Then, get rewards for
> making progress and meeting goals.
>
> Click here to learn more:
> http://main.diabetes.org/site/R?i=9HV11LbTS8YFX-HnzLM3OQ..
>
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> 8. Give the Gift of Hope This Season
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> Started by parents of children with diabetes, the American Diabetes
> Association Gift of Hope Program is a volunteer-based program raising
> funds for diabetes research. Our volunteers and more than 186,000
> customers have raised $19.5 million for diabetes research. Every penny
> of profit from purchases (about $.34 per dollar) goes directly to
> support diabetes research.
>
> Order your holiday cards now and help move us one step closer to
> finding a cure for diabetes!
> Click here to learn more:
> http://main.diabetes.org/site/R?i=DcgHEU8oT2QFX-HnzLM3OQ..
>
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> 9. 487 Really Cool Tips for Kids with Diabetes
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> Check out the latest edition to our library of titles for parents,
> children, and teens with diabetes.  487 Really Cool Tips for Kids with
> Diabetes contains tips from kids of all ages as well as parents and
> doctors, on how to fine-tune your diabetes. Whether your child is on
> injections or on the pump, you'll both get a lot out of this book.
>
> Click here to buy this book:
> http://main.diabetes.org/site/R?i=MbHMaPKUyPgFX-HnzLM3OQ..
>
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> 10.Get Local:  Washington, DC
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> Join your American Diabetes Association for a Dress Down Day at work
> this year.  What's "Dress Down Day?" Dress Down Day is where we ask
> your company or school to trade in their starched shirts and pressed
> slacks or uniforms for one day in favor of more comfortable, casual
> attire. This Dress Down Day benefits the American Diabetes Association
> and raises awareness about diabetes.
>
> Click here to learn more about bringing Dress Down Day for Diabetes to
> your school or workplace:
> http://main.diabetes.org/site/R?i=72LEkdusghoFX-HnzLM3OQ..
>
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> 11. Parents' Message Boards
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> The American Diabetes Association Message Board is your space to
> share ideas and opinions with people affected by diabetes. We would be
> happy to have you join us and look forward to sharing with you.
> To learn more, click here:
> http://main.diabetes.org/site/R?i=lbaxJXQFK1sFX-HnzLM3OQ..
>
> In a recent post, McKenzie Ny wrote:
> "Last night my husband and I had a very lengthy and trying discussion
> about leaving our daughter at home alone. He feels that when she turns
> 11 next year, she will be old enough to stay at home alone after
> school. While I realize this decision has to be weighed by many
> variables I am especially reluctant because she has diabetes. Our
> current after school daycare provider is wonderful and only charges $5
> each instance our daughter is there. I have talked with the provider
> about my concerns with our daughter being alone and she indicated that
> as gets older and more responsible she would be willing to have Jamie
> act as her "helper" for entertaining and caring for the younger
> children. By the way, my daughter LOVES kids younger than her. So here
> I was feeling like wonder mom in coming up with such a great plan. But
> my bubble was burst when during our "discussion" my husband said I was
> too protective of her. While our discussion stayed very focused and
> didn't get out of hand, it ended with us in a difference of opinion. So
> now I need to hear how the rest of you have dealt with this. I'm trying
> to be objective and I know that I am very protective of her and I want
> her to be strong and independent but I'm having a really hard time with
> thoughts of her on her own. I'd like to know your thoughts and how you
> (and your partner)handled this situation. Thank you for sharing!
>
> Do you have comments to add? Click here, sign in, and join us today!
> http://main.diabetes.org/site/R?i=9_PhQwgTGs8FX-HnzLM3OQ..
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>
> This e-newsletter is brought to you by the American Diabetes
> Association and contains helpful information for parents of youth with
> diabetes. This information is not intended to take the place of your
> doctor's recommendation. Consult your doctor before making any changes
> to your child's diabetes care.
>
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