Of Continuing Interest
- The Diabetes Prevention Trial-Type 1 (DPT-1) is a study to determine if daily injections of small amounts of insulin will prevent the onset of diabetes in those who are most at risk. If you or your child has Type 1 diabetes, and you have immediate relatives without Type 1 diabetes, please consider participating.
New This Week
- Kristina, now eight years old and in third grade, brings us up to date.
- Children who have, or may have, Type 2 diabetes may qualify to participate in a research study of an investigational treatment for Type 2 diabetes.
- The Journal of the American Medical Association offered a perspective on Development of Noninvasive Methods to Monitor Blood Glucose Levels in People With Diabetes in July 1998.
- Management of Infants of Diabetic Mothers provides an abstract of a study that concludes that "With modern management, fewer morbidities can be expected in infants of diabetic mothers."
- Florida's Diabetes Camp has updated information about camp sessions in 1999.
- Winter Camp UTADA offers kids with diabetes a chance to enjoy winter sports activities at Camp Kostopulos, Emigration Canyon in Utah.
- JDF reports that Final Budget Deal Confirms Largest Budget Increase in NIH History; Type 1 Diabetes Research Receives Special Attention.
- In the United States, people with diabetes often have problems finding health insurance. Health Insurance Is Not Always Available to Those in Need, from OnHealth.com, addresses the health insurance problem and offers several suggestions.
- The Insulin-Free World Foundation is offering holiday cards to help raise funds.
- The Diabetic Travel Mate is a safe and efficient method of disposing of used hypodermic needles.
- The Center for Clinical Immunology at Stanford represents an unprecedented effort to advance the treatment and prevention of disorders of the immune system, including Type 1 diabetes.
- The International Insulin Distribution Program, which distributes insulin to to people in countries where insulin is in short supply, has updated their web site.
- Reality Check is the web site of a group of young people from Melbourne, Australia who have diabetes.
- This week's visitor poll asks, What insulin regimen do you or your child use?
- Last week we asked visitors, How many times per day do you or your child do a blood test? Find out what people said.
- A few Children with Diabetes Sweatshirts remain. Once they're gone, we won't be ordering any more. They make a great gift and provide much-needed financial support to the Children with Diabetes web site.
- Last week, Children with Diabetes was host to 19,709 visitors, the most ever in one week. Web site activity reports are available for anyone interested in the site's traffic volumes.
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