- In February 1999, Children with Diabetes received 2.3 million hits and delivered 784,951 pages to 114,804 users from 105 countries.
- Ashley is in third grade and does her own blood tests and insulin injections.
- Mary Katherine is 3 1/2 years old and was diagnosed just after her third birthday.
- Keondra is 11 years old and was diagnosed in February 1999.
- Camps for kids with diabetes with updated information for the 1999 camping season include:
- Bearskin Meadow Camp includes a family camp for younger kids and a young adults session.
- Camp Carefree in New Hampshire provides two weeks of fun for kids with diabetes.
- The Continuous Glucose Monitoring System: FAQ provides answers to common questions about MiniMed's new continuous glucose sensor.
- In January of 2000, the International Diabetic Expedition Aconcagua 2000 (IDEA 2000) plans to climb the highest mountain in the western hemisphere.
- The Children with Diabetes Message Board offers visitors a chance to post messages on a variety of topics of interest. Other web sites with message boards about diabetes include:
- The Islet Foundation, which focuses on on research, including islet cell xenotransplantation.
- ParentSoup.com, which provides general support.
- Sandi Pope is working to change the law regarding glucagon adminstration in schools in Virginia.
- Scientists discover genetic clues to Type 2 diabetes.
- Lilly launches recombinant DNA form of Glucagon for Injection.
- JDF Washington Report brings us up to date on research funding news.
- The Pump Girls is a new rock band consisting of four girls aged 12-15. Each girls has Type 1 diabetes and wears an insulin pump.
- Last week's poll asked about your interest in the MiniMed Continuous Glucose Monitoring System. This week's poll asks about how often your child has attended diabetes summer camp.
- The Featured Book of the Week is "The Kid's Choice Cookbook" By Colleen Bartley and John Pateman.
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