Of Continuing Interest
- The U.S. Government spends US$1,700 per patient in AIDS research. It spends US$20 per patient on diabetes research. Sign the ADA-sponsored petition to President Clinton urging that more be spent on diabetes.
- Do you have a favorite diabetes-related product? If so, please take a minute and complete a product survey to be published in Diabetes Interview and children with DIABETES.
New This Week
- In October 1997, children with DIABETES served 383,139 pages to 44,562 user sessions, a new record. Thanks to everyone who stopped by.
- Saige, a nine year old girl from Idaho, writes about bravery.
- In Orion, from the October 1997 issue of Diabetes Forecast, Robin Nobles writes about her feelings when her son Ryan was diagnosed with diabetes.
- The Friends database was updated to include date of diagnosis, as well as a password reminder field. An e-mail message was sent to each Friends member with the information currently in the database. Please take a minute to review your Friends entry and update it if anything has changed.
- The Featured Book of the Week highlights exceptional books that will help you manage your diabetes or your child's.
- Famous Diabetics lists hundreds of famous people who have (or had) diabetes. No distinction is made between those with Type 1 and those with Type 2.
- Cell Robotics has received FDA clearance to "to market its Lasette laser finger perforator for all adults in a clinical setting, including diabetic patients." Cell Robotics plans to apply for additional FDA clearances for juveniles in clinical settings and home-use for diabetics. For more information, see the press release at the company's web site.
- Diabetes at highest levels ever in the U.S., according to news reports.
- Diabetic Lifestyle Online Magazine is a diabetes web site published by the co-authors of the Joslin Diabetes Gourmet Cookbook.
- The Diabetes Ring is a circular list of web sites related to diabetes that are linked together.
- The Bellegrove Diabetes Club is a provider of diabetes supplies with on-line ordering.
- Home Medical Waste, Inc. sells the Sharps Safe Deposit. Sold through pharmacies, the units are brought back to the pharmacy when full and shipped back to Home Medical Waste for proper disposal.
- Novolink is a commercial diabetes management program made by the National Institutes of Disease Management.
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