Tour de Cure
A Day of Cycling Adventure!
It's time to start planning for the 1996 Tour de Cure, sponsored by the American Diabetes Association. Contact your local ADA affiliate for the date and place near you.
- On 13 March 1996, the American media reported that the Diabetes Research Institute had developed a cure for Type 1 diabetes. Here's the facts:
- Letter from Dr. Camillo Ricordi, M.D., Co-Director of the Diabetes Research Institute (15 Mar 1996)
- Human Islet Cell and Bone Marrow Transplantation Trials (15 Mar 1996)
- Heather & Scott Kyllo tell us about their son Chad, who was diagnosed in February of 1996.
- We have to additions to Expert Advice:
- Norm Hefner, who has lived with Type 1 diabetes for nearly 49 years and offers us his experiences and thoughts.
- Donna Zegalia, who celebrates 27 years with juvenile diabetes this May
- New Camps for Children with Diabetes include:
- ADA Summer Camp for Children with Diabetes in New York offers camping fun plus a radio station.
- Camp Nejeda, a camping adventure for children with diabetes in New Jersey.
- Children's Diabetes Camp at Glacier View Ranch in Ward, Colorado, offers kids from Colorado an unparalleled camping experience.
- Triangle D, celebrating 47 years of camping, offers children with diabetes in northern Illinois a summer camping experience.
- The Message Board has two new conferences:
- Camp Reunion, to help you find an old friend.
- Pumpers, a support forum for pump users.
- The InsuLink Design Concept by Erik Kiaer is reproduced here, for those who are interested in seeing what the future might hold.
- MEDport makes three carrying cases for diabetes supplies that are worth a look.
- DIABASS Version 3.05 (Diabetes Assistant) by Oliver Ebert, himself a diabetic, supports input from OneTouch Profile, OneTouch II, MediSense Precision QID, AccuTrend DM, AccuTrend GC, RefloLux S, and MelliComp meters.
- The following links are not to be missed:
- The Discovery of Insulin celebrates the 75th anniversary of the discovery of insulin.
- The Banting Museum in London, Ontario, Canada, pays tribute to the discoverer of insulin.
- Whole Nurse, a web site apparently for nurses and nursing students, has a page about diabetes.
- The Diabetic Educational Center was founded to help people with diabetes in Nevada find local resources and information.
- Vigora's Diabetes Health Site has information about their Diabetic Mentor(TM), Diabetes COP(TM) and BGM(TM) v1.2 diabetes mangement software packages.
- The Diabetic Traveller's Companion by Nerida Nichols offers to be "your guide to travelling with diabetes."
- Peach Preserves is a sugar-free recipe for those who jar their own.
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