- children with DIABETES sports a new, leaner look. Pages should load faster, too. Feedback on the appearance and performance of these pages would be appreciated.
- Friends, our on-line database of parents, children, teens, adults, relatives and friends, now shows your comments along with your name and e-mail address. There's even a brief help page, for those who might be unsure of what to do. If you haven't visited, please do. And add your own name while you're there.
- On-Line Links has been broken into eight subpages, due to its growing size. For those of you with a speedy connection, there is still a single page with the entire collection of links. Corporate Links and Medical Links will be discontinued after this week, since their contents is included within On-Line Links.
- The Canadian Diabetes Association has a new site. They have an excellent map of Canada to help you locate the office nearest you. Be sure to stop by and take a look.
- Insulin lispro has been approved for sale in South Africa.
- Dr. Edward Skolnik, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology at the New York University Medical Center, is pursuing research on Insulin Receptor Signaling Pathways.
- An in-depth look at insulin is available, including complete genome location, nucleotide sequences and animal models.
- The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism of the Mount Sinai Medical Center has prepared an excellent Education Program for Young People with Diabetes. Visit their site and read about their team approach to diabetes management.
- The first pancreas transplant in a diabetic patient took place in 1966 at the University of Minnesota Hospital under the direction of Richard C. Lillehei and William Kelly.
- Scientists at the Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering at the Polish Academy of Sciences study ways to realize intesive insulin therapy.
- Did you ever wonder how human insulin is made? Bacteria produce it. But how do bacteria make human insulin? Check out the Transfer and Cloning of the Insulin Gene to find out.
- Diabetes and Pregnancy is presented by the March of Dimes. Women with diabetes should read about the special precautions that are necessary to prevent birth defects.
- Gorby the Cat is diabetic and takes 90 units of insulin a day! That's right: N-I-N-E-T-Y.
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