Of Continuing Interest
- 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.
- November is Diabetes Month in the United States. You can help raise awareness by handing out Children with Diabetes brochures and cards at your local pharmacy, library, and doctor's office. The brochures and cards are free.
- Children with Diabetes has acquired the Diabetes Monitor web site. Diabetes Monitor will be incorporated into Children with Diabetes during the month of November 1998.
- It's time to order your holiday cards. Two options that help support diabetes are the American Diabetes Association and the Insulin-Free World Foundation.
New This Week
- Russian kids are in desparate need of insulin. If you can, please help the Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indiana make a difference.
- Nicole is in the fifth grade and lives in California.
- Simon, from Sweden, is six years old.
- Lee Ducat, President and Founder of the Human Biological Data Interchange (HBDI) and founder of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, joined us for a special Chat Session on Tuesday, November 10, 1998. In case you missed the chat, you can read the transcript.
- Adults with diabetes and parents of children with diabetes are invited to take a survey about prevention research.
- First "Islets Alone" Transplant Performed On Type 1 Diabetic Patient at the Diabetes Research Institute.
- Diabetes Research Meeting Reveals Progress toward Disease Cure in Three Major Areas reports on data presented at the first International Progress Report on Diabetes Research.
- The November 1998 issue of the Diabetes Advocate is now available on-line at the American Diabetes Association website.
- In response to reader requests, we've added a sibling chat room for brothers and sisters of children with diabetes.
- UKPDS provides Spanish-language information about the recent UK study of Type 2 diabetes.
- Diabetes Educator Associates, Inc. maintains a network of Certified Diabetes Educators (CDE) who specialize in the education and management of diabetes.
- Safety Sport I.D., Inc. makes medical identification products that can be sold as part of fundraising efforts.
- Last week's poll about who you see for diabetes care drew our best response yet -- over 1,000 votes. Most people said they saw an internist for their care. This week's poll asks readers to tell us about themselves to help us better understand our audience and their needs.
- We review Win Glucofacts, new software that interfaces with the Bayer Glucometer DEX and provides an excellent, easy-to-use package that can even e-mail your blood glucose data to your doctor.
- Rick Mendosa's On-line Diabetes Resources is now mirrored within children with DIABETES.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Sugar Was My Best Food: Diabetes and Me by Carol Antionette Peacock, Adair Gregory, and Kyle Carney Gregory.
- children with DIABETES has received a new award: the HMS Beagle's "Web Pick of the Day". HMS Beagle is a webzine for biological and medical researchers.
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