Of Continuing Interest
- Russian kids are in desparate need of insulin. If you can, please help the Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indiana make a difference.
- Adults with diabetes and parents of children with diabetes are invited to take a survey about prevention research.
- 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
- For much of the week of 15 November 1998, network connectivity to Children with Diabetes from some US ISPs was impaired due to problems with an upstream internet backbone provider.
- What's Up Doc? is a report from Hannah and Laura's trip to Miami's Diabetes Research Institute's "What's Up Doc?" program, where kids and parents got to meet researchers and see what they are doing to cure diabetes.
- Grant's JDF Page is about Grant, a three-year-old with diabetes.
- Making Noise to Cure Diabetes is a campaign to help raise funds and awareness.
- An article about Bloodless Testing appeared in the October 1998 issue of Scientific American.
- Warner-Lambert to Begin Diabetes Prevention Study with Rezulin.
- Last week's poll asked demographic information. Not surprisingly, most people who visit identify themselves as parents of children with diabetes. This week's poll asks readers their opinion about when it's appropriate to start using an insulin pump.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Discovery of Insulin by Michael Bliss. If you haven't read it, order it now from Amazon.com and enjoy it over the holidays.
- The Diabetes Institutes Foundation supports the research, clinical care and education programs of the Leonard R. Strelitz Diabetes Institutes at Eastern Virginia Medical School (SDI at EVMS) in Norfolk, Virginia.
- Cloning and Sequencing of the Pancreatic Islet Neogenesis Associated Protein (INGAP) Gene and Its Expression in Islet Neogenesis in Hamsters reports on interesting research aimed at regenerating islet cells.
- Dr. Aaron I. Vinik of The Diabetes Institutes Foundation will be a guest speaker in Melissa's Diabetes Chat Room on December 3, 10 and 17 at 10:00 pm EST (9pm CST, 8pm MST, 7pm PST and 2pm the following day in Sydney, Australia). Dr. Vinik has been working on islet cell regeneration and the reversal of neuropathy. He and his team discovered ilotropin, which is a pancreatic islet growth factor, and INGAP.
- In A Champion for Medical Research Has Moved On, Mary Tyler Moore expresses her gratitude for the support shown by Newt Gingrich for diabetes research.
- Mediconsult.com has Diabetes Medical Information, including a Pro & Con debate. The current page has information, pro and con, about using chromium.
- The Diabetes Programme of the Division of Noncommunicable Diseases (NCD/DIA), is responsible for providing to the World Health Organization's 190 Member States, advice on appropriate policies and strategies for monitoring, prevention and control of diabetes.
- The Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation is organized to enhance the quality of life for all people whose lives are affected by diabetes and its complications. DAREF provides provides a weekly diabetes tip and recipe on its website.
- Cookbook Wizard recipe software offers a quick and easy way to organize and track your favorite recipes. A 30-day evaluation copy is available for download.
- Joe Manriquez, who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was 10 years old, hosts the Diabetic Athletes Corner.
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