- Ryan Thomas Gosney is 18 months old. His brother Russ helps with his care.
- Taylor, age 2, met Miss America and got to wear the crown!
- Marc Blatstein shares some of his experiences with diabetes in an essay entitled "The "Can Dos" vs. the "Can't Dos" of Diabetes."
- Priddy Parker was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 1938 at the age of 12. She was recently honored by the Joslin Diabetes Center for reaching the 50 year mark with diabetes.
- Camps for kids with diabetes with updated information for the 1999 camping season include:
- Camp Fitch hosts camp for kids who live near Erie, Pennsylvania.
- The Tour of Friendship is an 800-mile bicycle trip over a 2-week period in Michigan and Wisconsin for teens ages 14-19.
- Teens Pumping It Up!, written by Elizabeth Boland, is a guide for teenagers and their families who are interested in pump therapy.
- Families fight to change bad policy reports on parents in Loudon County, Virginia who fought a local law that allowed only licensed medical professionals to inject glucagon. With many schools lacking full-time nurses, the new law meant that their kids couldn't receive the emergency treatment they might need.
- A study by Yale University researches showed that teens who were taught coping skills had better control of their diabetes.
- JDF Washington Report highlights new Congressional Diabetes Caucus.
- The pediatric endocrinology department at Children's Hospital Los Angeles is one of nine centers involved in the Diabetes Prevention Trial Type 1.
- The Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) is preparing to fund a study on the prevelance of celiac disease in the US.
- Last week's poll asked how long you use a vial of insulin. This week's poll asks readers about what kind of information or features they would like to see in Children with Diabetes.
- The Featured Book of the Week is My Sister Rose Has Diabetes by Monica Driscoll Beatty. Illustrated by Kathy Parkinson.
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