- children with DIABETES now contains over 2,000 pages of information and over 2,100 Friends. Take time to explore parts you haven't seen lately.
- As reported in the journal Science, scientists from Washington University in St. Louis and Eli Lilly & Company found that large doses of C-peptide, injected with insulin, repaired blood vessels and nerves that had been damaged by diabetes in rats. If additional research confirms these results, people with diabetes might be able to loosen their control goals without increasing their risk of complications. This would help reduce the risk of hypoglycemia that accompanies tight control. For additional information, see Insulin byproduct might help diabetics from CNN Interactive. (Posted 27 Jul 97)
- The ADA has an on-line list of recognized diabetes education programs in your area. When you first visit the ADA website, you are asked to enter your ZIP code. The list of programs that you are shown is based on your ZIP code. You can also see recognized programs by state.
- Type 1 Women Often Develop Lumps in Breasts. From Diabetes.com.
- Be sure to read about Life with Diabetes in Russia, courtesy of Melissa.
- Research Supports Development of Alternative Glucose Testing Technique.
- You can read the Draft Position Statement on the Care of Children with Diabetes in the School Setting of the American Diabetes Association.
- Lane v. Pena, Secretary of Transportation, et al. summarizes a case in which a young man with recently diagnosed Type 1 diabetes was wrongfully dismissed from the United States Merchant Marine Academy.
- CNN Plus: Consumer News for Diabetes contains many stories of interest to children with diabetes and their families.
- World suffering diabetes epidemic, conference told. From CNN Interactive.
- Futrex Inc. has a web page about their DREAM BEAM Analyzer, a non-invasive blood glucose monitor that has been in development for many years. There has been considerable controversy about the DREAM BEAM, including litigation that contends that the product never worked.
Watch for the indicator throughout the children with DIABETES pages. You'll know you found something that's new to these pages. You can also click on it to return to this page.
Previous Week's What's New Lists.
Last Updated: Tuesday December 08, 2009 11:13:28
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by Children With Diabetes, Inc, which is responsible for its contents.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2013. Comments and Feedback.