- Kevin Ramm was diagnosed while on vacation.
- Erin Austin shares her experiences at Camp Nejada.
- Camps for kids with diabetes with newly updated information for the 1999 camping season include:
- Camp DAVI in the US Virgin Islands offers SCUBA diving for adults with diabetes, ages 17 and up.
- Camp DAY Break provides kids ages 6 to 12 with a two-day camping experience in Jackson, Missouri.
- Camp Hamwi, in central Ohio, offers horseback riding and outdoor adventure.
- CODA Kid's Camp is a summer day camp for kids ages 3 through 7 near Columbus, Ohio.
- Camp Leo near Tacoma, Washington, offers kids a wonderful time in the great outdoors.
- Stepping Stones Day Camp is a summer day camp for new campers ages 8 through 12 near Columbus, Ohio.
- On Tuesday, February 16, at 8:00 p.m. Eastern US Time, Dr. Stuart Brink will be a guest speaker in a chat session devoted to the control of diabetes in children and adolescents.
- When Teenagers Get the Blues, from the February 1999 issue of Diabetes Forecast, explores the emotional challenges faced by teens with diabetes.
- Metabolic Control and Quality-of-Life Self-Assessment in Adolescents With IDDM demonstrates a correlation between long-term control and quality of life.
- A mutation in the insulin 2 gene induces diabetes with severe pancreatic ß-cell dysfunction in the Mody mouse.
- Novo Nordisk Donates $16 Million to Find Cause of Diabetes Complications.
- Al Gordon, President of The Islet Foundation, testified before the Canadian Parliment about xenotransplantation.
- President's Budget Request Released; Calls for Limited NIH Growth, JDF reports.
- The 25th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes will be held at the Leeuwenhorst Congress Center, Nordwijk, the Netherlands, from April 24-27, 1999.
- JDF's 29th Annual Conference will take place Thursday, June 3, through Sunday, June 6, 1999, at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, California, USA.
- ADA's 59th Annual Scientific Sessions will be held in San Diego, California, USA, from June 19-22, 1999.
- The National Diabetes Education Initiative (NDEI) is a multicomponent educational program on type 2 diabetes that is designed for endocrinologists, diabetologists, primary care physicians, and other healthcare professionals.
- Scuba divers with diabetes are invited to participate in studies about diving and diabetes, sponsored by the Divers Alert Network.
- Medic ID's International makes gold and silver medical identification jewelry.
- Last week's poll asked parents who is the primary diabetes care provider for their child. This week's poll asks what part of diabetes people find most difficult.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Managing Your Child's Diabetes by Robert Wood Johnson, IV, Sale Johnson, Casey Johnson and Susan Kleinman.
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