- Jay Brockmeyer is four years old and thinks shots are the worst.
- Jason trades in his Halloween candy.
- Camps for kids with diabetes with updated information for the 1999 camping season include:
- Camp Buck at Lake Tahoe is celebrating 11 years of camping.
- Camp Jean Nelson offers "the week that lasts a lifetime" to kids in Alberta and the Northwest Territories.
- Camp Kno-Koma provides adventures for young people with diabetes in West Virginia. Ever seen counselors covered in shaving cream? Stop by for a look.
- Camp Nejeda, a camping adventure for children with diabetes in New Jersey.
- Gales Creek, in Lake Oswego, Oregon, is located on 36 acres of beautiful woodland.
- Weighing the risk of a diabetes cure reports on USA TODAY writer Scott Bowles' decision to get a pancreas transplant to cure his diabetes.
- Insulin just treats the symptom, published in USA TODAY, clearly dispels the mistaken belief that insulin is a cure for diabetes.
- Join 1,000 Diabetes Advocates for a Rally for A Cure in Washington, D.C. on March 9, 1999.
- Clinton Administration Allows Stem Cell Research to Move Forward.
- Amylin Pharmaceuticals Announces Additional Data From Long-Term Pramlintide Studies.
- Antioxidants may protect against Type 2 diabetes, according to research published in the January 15, 1999 edition American Journal of Epidemiology.
- Amira Medical Receives FDA Clearance to Market New Blood Glucose Testing Device.
- The Pima Indians have the highest incidence of Type 2 diabetes in the world.
- The Diabetes Research Institute in Miami, Florida, has a Kid Zone with information and games for kids with diabetes. Be sure to read Zachary Ullman's Tour of DRI.
- The goal of the National Glycohemoglobin Standardization Program (NGSP) is to standardize glycohemoglobin test results so that clinical laboratory results are comparable to those reported in the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT).
- The On-line Medical Dictionary provides an excellent medical term spell checker.
- If you live in Palo Alto, California, check out America's Walk for Diabetes, sponsored by the American Diabetes Association.
- Professional Case, maker of fine leather medical bags, sport totes, and organizers, has three new diabetes cases.
- We review the new book When Diabetes Hits Home: The Whole Family's Guide to Emotional Health by Wendy Satin Rapaport, LCSW, PsyD.
- Last week's poll asked readers how often they do a blood test during the middle of the night. This week's poll asks parents who is the primary diabetes care provider for their child.
- The Featured Book of the Week is In Control -- A Guide for Teens with Diabetes by Jean Betschart, M.N., R.N., C.D.E. and Susan Thom, R.D., L.D., C.D.E.
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