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Legislative and Legal News from 2000

  1. Michigan law would require insurers to cover equipment, education. (24 December 2000)
  2. JDF reports on historic funding increase for Type 1 diabetes research. (17 December 2000)
  3. The ADA has a sample Section 504 plan for kids with diabetes. (17 December 2000)
  4. JDF is requesting help in urging elected officials to support diabetes research. (10 December 2000)
  5. Ashley's Bill would authorize the self-monitoring and treatment of students with diabetes in Massachusettes. If you live in Massachusettes, please sign the petition. (3 December 2000)
  6. Opposition in Canada pushes for help for diabetics. (3 December 2000)
  7. Children with Diabetes Helps Orlando Family In Need. (12 November 2000)
  8. Legislature battles over the best way to provide diabetes care. (12 November 2000)
  9. JDF changes name to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International. (5 November 2000)
  10. Southern California's Pop Music Sweethearts, The Pump Girls, to Donate One Year's Worth of Medical Supplies to Needy Orlando Family. (29 October 2000)
  11. US Postal Service announces diabetes awareness stamp, thanks to the tireless efforts of Margaret Himelfarb. (29 October 2000)
  12. The JDF Rocky Mountain Chapter is selling holiday cards. (29 October 2000)
  13. Young scientist really throws himself into his work reports on Junior High School science project about diabetes. (29 October 2000)
  14. Eagles' quarterback Donovan McNabb raising money to help find a cure for diabetes. (29 October 2000)
  15. Newspaper writes about Dispelling myths about children and diabetes. (29 October 2000)
  16. Woman hopes transplant will end diabetes battle. (29 October 2000)
  17. School faces action over trip ban on diabetic. (22 October 2000)
  18. California Governer Gray Davis explains why he vetoed a bill that would have protected the rights of children with diabetes to test their blood sugar at school. (8 October 2000)
  19. School district tries to force kindergartners with diabetes to change schools. (8 October 2000)
  20. Dr. James Shapiro complains of lack of federal funding for diabetes research in Canada. (8 October 2000)
  21. Back to school: Parents Encouraged to Know Their Diabetic Child's Rights in School. (8 October 2000)
  22. Parents file suit in Orlando to force schools to allow glucagon injections if needed. (1 October 2000)
  23. In recent weeks, many local JDF chapters have held their annual Walk to Cure Diabetes. Here are some local reports from walks around the country: (1 October 2000)
    1. Walkers brave cold for charity.
    2. Walkers take on diabetes.
    3. 5 generations join 8th diabetes walk for life.
    4. Boy manages his diabetes; able to join 700 in walk.
    5. Search for cure fuels walk in park.
    6. Walk this way.
  24. School district challenged on policy regarding children with diabetes. (24 September 2000)
  25. Animas has been issued a patent for a "Implantable sensor and system for measurement and control of blood constituent levels". (24 September 2000)
  26. Urgent action required to cut the cost of type 2 diabetes according to new data released at the annual conference of EASD. (24 September 2000)
  27. JDF reports on its Walk for the Cure. (24 September 2000)
  28. California passes law requiring in-classroom or close-to-classroom blood glucose testing for all kids with diabetes. (17 September 2000)
  29. The JDF is accepting applications for the 2001 Children's Congress. (27 August 2000)
  30. Majority of uninsured children are eligible for state assistance, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (20 August 2000)
  31. The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates is an independent, nonprofit, tax-exempt organization of attorneys, advocates and parents established to improve the quality and quantity of legal assistance for parents of children with disabilities. (20 August 2000)
  32. The Insulin-Free World Foundation has an Overview of Insurance Coverage for Pancreas Transplants. (2 July 2000)
  33. JDF has revamped its advocacy page. (2 July 2000)
  34. Idaho drops blanket ban that prohibited people with diabetes from being school bus drivers. (11 June 2000)
  35. Juvenile Diabetes Resolution Introduced on House Floor. (14 May 2000)
  36. The ADA brings us up to date on its advocacy efforts. (14 May 2000)
  37. Clare Rosenfeld is the National Youth Advocate of the American Diabetes Association. (30 April 2000)
  38. Federal Government cracks down on Internet health fraud. (9 April 2000)
  39. ADA's Rally for a Cure was held March 19-21 in Washington, DC. (2 April 2000)
  40. FDA reports on large fine levied against Futrex, a company that was developing a non-invasive blood glucose meter called the Dream Beam. In response to this report, Futrex has filed suit against the FDA. (12 March 2000)
  41. The Gluten Free Kitchen is advocating for better food labels that include information about gluten content. This is important for people with celiac. (12 March 2000)
  42. In a recent speech about the proposed NIDDK budget, Dr. Allen M. Spiegel, new Director of the NIDDK, clearly demonstrated the reason why we need a cure for diabetes. (5 March 2000)
  43. USA Today article highlights needs of kids with diabetes at school. (5 March 2000)
  44. Man with Type 1 diabetes sues Philadelphia over lockup. (27 February 2000)
  45. JDF brings us up to date on its advocacy efforts. (20 February 2000)
  46. The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation calls for a response to the NIH guidelines on stem cell research. (30 January 2000)
  47. The January 2000 edition of the Diabetes Advocate is now online at the American Diabetes Association web site. (23 January 2000)
  48. Settlement reached in Board of Education lawsuit, allowing student access to her glucose monitor and diabetes supplies within the school, wherever and whenever it is necessary. (9 January 2000)
  49. JDF Launches Promise to Remember Me Campaign 2000. (9 January 2000)

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