- Dani tells us about getting diabetes at age 10.
- Palco Laboratories manufactures the Adjustable Soft Touch lancing device and other diabetes-related products.
- The web site of The American Dietetic Association has nutritional information, frequently asked questions, and can help you find a dietitian.
- The Endocrine Society is the world's largest and most active organization devoted to the research, study and clinical practice of endocrinology.
- From the August 1997 issue of Diabetes Care:
- Strategies Toward Improved Control During Insulin Lispro Therapy in IDDM reports on reseach that examined "whether overall glycemic control can be improved with insulin lispro by adjustment of the basal insulin regimen without an increased risk of hypoglycemia."
- IDDM, Counterregulation, and the Brain addresses the question, "Does the brain of a person with IDDM respond to hypoglycemia differently than the brain of someone without diabetes?"
- Preservation of Physiological Responses to Hypoglycemia 2 Days After Antecedent Hypoglycemia in Patients With IDDM reports on the effects of hypoglycemia on the body's response to additional hypoglycemia several days later. This research explores a possible explanation for the cause of hypoglycemia unawareness.
- Alanine and Terbutaline in the Prevention of Nocturnal Hypoglycemia in IDDM reports on a study that examined "whether bedtime administration of the glucagon-releasing amino acid alanine or the epinephrine-simulating ß2-adrenergic agonist terbutaline more effectively prevents nocturnal hypoglycemia than a conventional bedtime snack."
- IDDM and Milk Consumption, a study conducted in Brazil, concludes that shorter duration breast feeding increases risk for Type 1 diabetes, and that exposure to cow's milk before eight days of age increases risk for Type 1 diabetes.
- Council on Diabetes in Youth Related Articles lists articles from Diabetes Care that are of interest to pediatric endocrinologists and other health care professionals who deal with children with diabetes.
- Parents can find general pediatric information at the web site of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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