Items of Continuing Importance
New for This Week
- The Kassebaum-Kennedy Health Care Reform Act of 1995 (S.1028) needs your help.
- Parents should read about the Diabetes Prevention Trial and enroll non-diabetic siblings.
- The Friends database now has hundreds of names of parents, kids, teens and adults willing to exchange e-mail. Be sure to stop by and search for a new friend.
- New to Kids' Voices is Zameer, who wrote a report on diabetes research.
- Dr. Kenneth J. Robertson MBChB MRCP (UK), Consultant Paediatrician and Diabetologist, joins the Diabetes Team to provide a European perspective.
- On each of the age-group pages (Children, Parents and Expert Advice), you'll find a link that lists all entries in the Friends database appropriate for the group. For example, on the Children's page, you'll find the following:
- New Camps for Children with Diabetes include:
- Camp Earthworks and Camp Redbird are day camps for children with diabetes as young as six who live in Missouri.
- Camp EDI is a residential camp located at Camp Wyman, 30 minutes from St. Louis.
- Camp Korelitz in Clarksville, Ohio, between Cincinnati and Columbus, offers camp for kids ages 8 to 14.
- Camp Shawnee is a residential camp located near Parkville, Missouri (north of Kansas City).
- Camp Tokumto is a day camp program for kids ages 6 to 9. Held throughout Ohio.
- The Doctor Is In: Pediatric Diabetes is a video tape that provides a brief introduction to kids with diabetes.
- Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus is dicussed in a page by Melissa Serenil of St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas.
- Telematic management of Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus is an Italian project that will implement an intelligent telemedicine service to assist Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM) patients, providing the physician with a decision support tool for improving management of patients according to the best current medical practice.
- The Dermatology Online Journal at the University of California at Davis has several graphic images of diabetes complications, including neuropathy and Charcot foot and fat atrophy due to insulin injection. Viewer discretion is advised.
- Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound has a good discussion of insulin.
- The Readers' Favorite Recipes page has been revamped to make it easier to find specific kinds of recipes. New this week are Fourth of July Cheesecake and Bittersweet Chocolate Sauce.
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Last Updated: Thursday August 29, 2002 20:59:52
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