Of Continuing Interest
- Andrea DeFusco, mother of a six year old boy with diabetes, is conducting research for her master's thesis in special education. Please help her by answering the questions in her survey about your child and diabetes in school. At last report, Andrea has received 120 replies.
New This Week
- The navigational links at the bottom of each page have been changed slightly: You'll notice:
- The graphics have been removed, which will help speed up display;
- There is a link to the top of each page; and
- The URL for the page is shown.
- The Diabetes Team answered 90 questions in the month of November, another record. If you've submitted a question recently, please be patient with us. We're all volunteers who answer your questions after our normal work day.
- Diabetes Team questions and answers now include the date of posting below the author's signature.
- Federal Aviation Adminstration (FAA) announces that people with IDDM can receive Third-Class Airman Medical Certificate required to obtain a private pilot's license.
- Angela Chiffy, one of four SYSOPs in the Parenting a DM section of CompuServe's Diabetes forum, invites parents who have a CompuServe account to join other parents for an on-going conference on parenting issues every Tuesday night at 10:00 PM Eastern. After entering the Diabetes Forum, simply click on the word CONFERENCE at the top of the Window, click on the option ENTER ROOM, and then choose the 6th option, labeled "Parenting a DM" to join the conference.
- Glycosylated Hemoglobin and the Risk of Microalbuminuria in Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus presents letters to the editor of the New England Journal of Medicine about the theory that there is a threshold value for glycosylated hemoglobin above which the risk of microalbuminuria abruptly increases.
- Accuracy of Blood Glucose Meters in Pregnant Subjects with Diabetes summarizes a report on the accuracy of the Precision QID meter. The report was partially funded by MediSense, the manufacturer of the Precision QID.
- MediLife, maker of Balance PC Diabetes Software, is running a raffle in which one contestant will win a year's supply of the test strips of his or her choice. No purchase is necessary.
- Drug ID International, Inc. sells THE QUANTITATORTM software which, according to Drug ID, converts the daily insulin regimen into hourly amounts of insulin released to the body.
- For those seeking information about sugar, here are some useful links:
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Last Updated: Thursday August 29, 2002 20:59:52
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