Of Continuing Interest
- Get your Humpty Dumbrowski Hat at the Online Store and help support Children with Diabetes.
- We're running a survey about how friends of teens with diabetes make it easier and harder to care for their diabetes.
New This Week
- John Ratzenberger offers a new Message From the Chairman.
- Optim Nutrition, maker of the NiteBite snack bar and other medical foods, joins us as the sponsor of the Food & Diet section.
- Brian Scott is running in the Flora London Marathon on behalf of the British Diabetic Association's Campaign for a Cure Appeal.
- Camps for kids with diabetes with updated information for the 1999 camping season include:
- Camp Crestfield in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania offers excitement for kids with diabetes.
- Camp Earthworks and Camp Redbird are day camps for children with diabetes as young as six who live in Missouri.
- Camp EDI is a residential camp located at Camp Wyman, 30 minutes from St. Louis.
- Camp Floyd Rogers in Omaha, Nebraska, offers June camping for kids with diabetes ages 8 to 18.
- Camp John Warvel offers camp for kids ages 7 to 15 in Milford, Indiana.
- Camp Juliet is a free day camp in Augusta, Georgia.
- Camp Needlepoint and Camp Daypoint offer incredible adventures for kids in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
- Camp Setebaid is a camp for kids 8 to 14 in Pennsylvania.
- Summer Camp Fun for Kids & Teens with Diabetes in Washington State, sponsored by the ADA Washington Affiliate, provides mainstream camping experiences for kids with diabetes. Includes Mini-Camp Dudley, Camp Orkila, and Camp Sealth.
- You can now search just the Ask the Diabetes Team section of Children with Diabetes, to help you find information more easily.
- The April 1999 issue of Scientific American has an excellent article about creating semisynthetic, living organs that can be used as human replacement parts.
- U.S. News Online features a story about diabetes, including a link to Children with Diabetes.
- The International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) is a database of published, international, scientific literature on dietary supplements, including vitamins, minerals, and botanicals, produced by the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) at the National Institutes of Health.
- Schools to Hire Extra Nurses to Administer Shots to Diabetics.
- The Diabetes Federation of Ireland provides support to people with diabetes throughout Ireland.
- The Celiac Support Page has information about Celiac Disease and links to web sites that sell gluten-free products.
- The The Low Carb Connoisseur sells Sucralose, a new sugar substitute, via the web.
- We've shipped over 40,000 brochures and URL cards to people in 54 countries. Get yours today and share Children with Diabetes with others.
- Last week's poll asked who provides assistance in the care of your child's diabetes while your child is at school. This week's poll asks about glucagon.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Needles: A Memoir of Growing Up With Diabetes by Andie Dominick.
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