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.
New This Week
- This week's Featured Book of the Week is Taking Diabetes to School.
- Does diabetes cause nightmares in kids? Our Diabetes Team has an answer to this and to over a thousand other questions that you've asked.
- Gender Differences in Hospitalizations for IDDM Among Adolescents in California, 1991, the November 1997 issue of Diabetes Care, reports on a study that showed that teenage girls with diabetes experience significantly more hospital admissions related to their diabetes than do teenage boys, highlighting the need to address the underlying causes in treatment plans.
- So What's the Difference Between Teenage Boys and Girls, Anyway?, an editorial by Dr. Stuart Brink published in the November 1997 issue of Diabetes Care, reflects on the report about increased hospitalizations of teenage girls with diabetes and highlights what might be some of the underlying causes.
- Aspirin Therapy in Diabetes presents the official American Diabetes Association position on the use of aspirin by diabetics as part of an overall strategy to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
- Time for Law to Catch Up With Life, an editorial by Michael Mawby, National Vice President for Advocacy of the American Diabetes Association, examines the need to change the law that prevents people with insulin-treated diabetes from obtaining a commercial drivers license.
- The MedicAlert web site is now on-line.
- ID Technology makes medical information bands that attach to watch bands, as well as medical alert dog tags.
- Blood Glucose Awareness Training (BGAT) is an eight week training program at the University of Virginia designed to teach people using insulin how to recognize and anticipate high and low blood sugars.
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