- John Ratzenberger offers a new Message From the Chairman.
- Brogan is six years old and lives in Scotland.
- Paddy uses an insulin pump and is a big Boston Red Sox fan.
- Robin Nobles shares her experiences with My Son has Diabetes--He Couldn't Possibly have ADD too!
- Camps for kids with diabetes with updated information for the 1999 camping season include:
- Camp Tokumto is a summer day camp for kids with diabetes in Cincinnati and Canton, Ohio.
- The Elliott P. Joslin Camp of the Joslin Diabetes Center is looking for keen, dedicated staff to work as Senior Counselors (males 18+ years), Junior Counselors (males 17+ years), a secretary, an accountant, and kitchen assistants. Interested applicants should contact Vicki Guy at 617-732-2455.
- Join us for a special chat session about about accommodating the needs of children with diabetes at school and Section 504 on Wednesday, May 12 at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Hosts for the session will be Charla and Suzie, two moms with experience with Section 504 issues.
- Mini-fellowship in the Management of Diabetes offers medical professionals an opportunity to work at a camp for children with diabetes.
- A new kind of inhaled insulin was in the news last week. Previous inhaled insulin tests involved a dry powder.
- Fungus found to have insulin-like effects.
- Autoantibody appearance and risk for development of childhood diabetes in offspring of parents with type 1 diabetes: the 2-year analysis of the German BABYDIAB Study.
- Type 1 diabetes mellitus in early childhood: glycemic control and associated risk of hypoglycemic reactions.
- Advanced glycation end products in children and adolescents with diabetes: relation to glycemic control and early microvascular complications concludes that the risk of microvascular complications may be present at an early age.
- The snack is critical for the blood glucose profile during treatment with regular insulin preprandially.
- University of Iowa study suggests promising treatment for diabetic pregnancies.
- Study shows no statistical link between Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccination and Type 1 diabetes. John Barthelow Classen M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer Classen Immunotherapies, Inc., disagrees with findings. See also Hemophilus Meningitis Vaccine Linked to Diabetes Increase [Classen Immunotherapies, Inc. press release].
- A Hero's Medal, from Diabetes Interview, tells the story of Barbara Getz, who has lived with Type 1 diabetes for over 50 years.
- The POD Squad (Parents of Diabetics) serves parents of kids with diabetes in the East Bay near San Francisco, California.
- Lilly's Diabetes Today magazine is available on-line.
- Last week's poll asked readers when they performed urine ketone tests. This week's poll asks how readers about diabetes-related events they attend.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Taming the Diabetes Dragon by Anne Dennis. Illustrated by Thom Buttner.
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