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View Back Issues of our Newsletter “Diabetes Bites”

  Spring, 2007:

  • Secrets to accurate carb counting
  • New insulin pump features & comparisons
  • Diabetes research summary
  • Financial relief for prescriptions & supplies
  • The upcoming DESA conference
  • Patient spotlight & accomplishments
  • The funny side of diabetes
  • Welcome to the IDS team: Karin Sargrad MS, RD, CDE
  • Calendar of Events




 Spring, 2006:

  • The new continuous glucose monitoring systems
  • New pump infusion sets and accessories
  • Criteria for selecting an insulin pump
  • Research & tips on physical fitness
  • The latest news on diabetes research & control
  • Our patient spotlight and accomplishments
  • A calendar of diabetes events for the rest of the year




 Fall, 2005:

  • IDS goes national
  • Not so Simple Symlin
  • Do you have “Syndrome X”?
  • New for Type 2 – Byetta
  • New Product Focus: OmniPod
  • Patient Spotlight: Zack Fasfeld




 Spring, 2005:

  • Integrated Diabetes Services Is Going National
  • DESA Conference
  • New Product Focus: OptiClik Pen
  • The New Paradigm 515/715
  • D-Life Debuts
  • Predicting Celiac Disease
  • New Neuropathy Treatment
  • Sources for Free Medications
  • Calculating Average Blood Sugar from A1c
  • Parents? Tips for Lowering Kids? A1cs
  • Islet Cell Regeneration for Type-1s
  • Featured Product: Calorie King on CD Rom




 Fall, 2004:

  • Low Carb Diet Lowdown
  • New Product Focus: Ascensia Contour
  • New Pump Infusion Sets
  • Unused Insulin Calculations
  • INGAP: Cure in the Making?
  • Humalog/Novolog Action Comparisons
  • Welcome to the IDS Team: Judy Tripathi & Debbie Liebman
  • Featured NEW Product: ?Think Like a Pancreas?
  • Patient Spotlight: Matthew Bashall




 Spring, 2004:

  • Celiac?s Disease and Diabetes
  • Escaping the Medicare MESS
  • New Product Focus: Freestyle Flash?6
  • New insulinpumpcenter Web Site
  • Cartridge Filling Service
  • Next Generation Animas Pump
  • Cozmo Software Enhancements
  • Young Type 2s & Heart Disease Risk
  • Drug Improves Awareness of Lows
  • Higher A1cs for Pumpers Who Miss Boluses
  • An Aspirin a Day
  • Soy to the World
  • Exercise vs. Viagra
  • Take The Ultimate Carb Counting Test
  • Meter Quiz
  • Patient Spotlight: Quinn McGarvey




Winter 2003

  • Medicare Billing Available
  • Top-10 Things for a Diabetic to be Thankful For
  • New Product Focus: NovoPen Junior
  • Animas Updates Clip
  • Disetronic Introduces D-Tron Plus
  • Edmonton Protocol Update
  • Amylin and After-Meal Control
  • Immune Response Triggers
  • Our First Research Grant
  • Blood Donation Guidelines
  • Diabetic Complications in Children
  • TV Viewing and Obesity
  • Patient Spotlight: JuJuan Bonner
  • Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain




 Summer, 2002:

  • Glucowatch Report
  • New Product Focus: Lantus
  • Is Seven Enough? New Pumps Enter the Market
  • Summertime Pumping
  • New Neuropathy Treatment
  • Caffeine and Blood Sugars
  • Security Alert: Traveling with Diabetes Supplies
  • Downsizing with Diabetes
  • Patient Spotlight: Adam Murauskas
  • Movie Trivia: Panic Room




 Winter, 2002:

  • HbA1c Research Report on IDS Patients
  • Fingerstick A1c Testing Now Available
  • Patient Spotlight: Morton Waldbaum
  • Infusion Set Injectors
  • Medicare Guidelines for Pump Coverage
  • New Product Focus: NovoLog, AccuCheck Compact
  • Diabetes Prevention Program Results
  • U of Penn’s Islet Transplant Program
  • Early Retinopathy Development
  • Keeping Lean in a Fattening World




  Winter, 2001:

  • Insulin-Producing K-Cells
  • Giving Support, Getting Support
  • Patient Spotlight: Noah Levick
  • IDS’s New Web Site
  • New Product Focus: Freestyle Blood Glucose Meter
  • Aspirin for Preventing Heart Attacks
  • Hypoglycemia-Sensing Dogs
  • Salt and Blood Pressure
  • Glargine Insulin Ready for Release
  • Prefilled Cartridges for Pump Use
  • Depression and Diabetes
  • Diabetes and Eating Disorders




Fall, 2000:

  • Peer Counselor Program
  • Bret Boyer on Stress and Diabetes
  • New Product Focus: Avandia
  • Kings & Queens of Carb Counting
  • D-Tron Pump Introduced
  • Using the Extended Bolus
  • MiniMed’s CGMS
  • More on Islet Transplants
  • Protein’s Effects on Blood Sugar
  • Nutrition Q & A
  • Free Nutrition Lectures Underway
  • Patient Spotlight: Mary Groves




Summer, 2000:

  • Islet Transplant Success
  • Pump Variety
  • New Product Focus: Xenical
  • Welcome to the Team: Maura Emery
  • Downsizing with Diabetes
  • Nutrition Q & A
  • ADA Scientific Sessions Report
  • Pumping in Hot Weather
  • New Infusion Sets
  • Patient Spotlight: Melissa Bernett




Spring, 2000:

  • Weight Loss Through Insulin Reduction
  • “Lighten Up” Weight Loss Program
  • New Neuropathy Support Group
  • New Product Focus: AtLast Blood Glucose Meter
  • Animas Introduces R-1000 Insulin Pump
  • Study on Teens and Pumping
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring Update
  • Patient Spotlight: M’Annette Ruddell
  • Welcome to the team: January Coyle




Summer, 1999:

  • Pump Survey Results
  • New Product Focus: Bayer Vaculance
  • Welcome to the Team: Joanne Mullin
  • Disetronic’s latest pump cases
  • Recipes: Easy Turkey Loaf, Homer’s Moon Waffles
  • Research Update from ADA annual meeting
  • JDRF Cure Conference Report
  • Patient Spotlight: Sonia Seifert




Spring 1999:

  • MiniMed’s First Glucose Sensor Approved by FDA
  • Timing Your Humalog
  • New Product Focus: Precision Sure-Dose Syringes
  • Patient Spotlight: Terry Stinson
  • Managing Your Stress
  • Weight Belts: Hip or Hype?
  • Life Insurance for People with Diabetes
  • House Bill 656 Becomes Law
  • Prescription Assistance Programs




Fall, 1999:

  • Medicare Coverage for Insulin Pumps
  • Dietitian Joins the Practice
  • Cutting Fat in Recipes
  • Annual Meeting Report
  • Proper Treatment for Hypoglycemia
  • Downloading Blood Glucose meters
  • Pump Web Sites
  • Patient Spotlight: Kristin Protesto




Winter 1999:

  • New Product Focus: Short Needle Syringes
  • Chromium & Diabetes
  • Insulin Pumpers’ Top-10 List