- In most countries of the world, we take for granted the availability of insulin and test strips, without which children with diabetes will perish. Due to its severe economic difficulties, Russia is unable to import enough insulin to meet its needs. Please consider what life would be like for you or your child if you had no life-saving insulin, and do what you can to help Russian kids with diabetes.
- Ethan is in first grade and tests in his classroom.
- Camps for kids with diabetes with updated information for the 1999 camping season include:
- Camp Fun in the Sun is the only diabetes oriented camp in the Inland Northwest.
- ADA Summer Camp for Children with Diabetes in New York offers camping fun plus a radio station.
- Camp Glyndon in Marlyand provides a camping experience not only for kids with diabetes, but for their families too!
- Camp Hot Shots is a day camp for kids in Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota.
- Camp LADD is day camp for children with diabetes located in Cortland, N.Y.
- CampQuest is a two-day camp held at a local park in Ashland, Kentucky.
- MiniMed Continuous Glucose Monitoring System Recommended by FDA Panel.
- Diabetes Research Working Group Recommends Significant New Research Investment.
- A Day of Hope, on March 27, 1999, features nationally-renowned diabetes researchers and Miss America 1999, Nicole Johnson.
- A study of teens with Type 2 diabetes in the Los Angeles area is designed to test an oral medication instead of insulin injections.
- Rick Mendosa's On-line Diabetes Resources has been updated with new links.
- Last week's poll asked teens and adults how often they check their blood sugar before they drive. This week's poll asks about your interest in the MiniMed Continuous Glucose Monitoring System.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Diabetes Care for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers: A Reassuring Guide by Jean Betschart, C.R.N.P., C.D.E.
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