- Andrew has been doing his own blood tests since he was three.
- Emily Favre was diagnosed three days after her sixth birthday.
- John Ratzenberger offers a new Message From the Chairman.
- Camps for kids with diabetes with updated information for the 1999 camping season include:
- Camp Rising Sun is a summer day camp for kids with diabetes in the Knoxville, Tennessee area.
- 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.
- In a blow to increased diabetes research funding, NIH Dismisses DRWG.
- Study shows that carbohydrate counting works regardless of amount of carbohyrdate eaten.
- Study supports use of Insulin Lispro in pumps.
- Diabetes Care and Patient-Oriented Outcomes discusses the challenges associated with translating knowledge gained from research into improved clinical practices.
- GAD Protein may be key to Type 1 diabetes. See also Diabetes research isolates role of immune system.
- Long-Acting Biosynthetic Insulin Submitted for Regulatory Approval In US and Europe.
- Novo Nordisk announces new InnovoTM insulin delivery system. Innovo has electronic features that help people with diabetes in their daily management of insulin doses. [Photo]
- SweetSheet, diabetes management software for users of LifeScan meters and Macintosh computers, has been updated to a new version. Users should download the new version, which is easier to use and supports Mac OS System 8.
- Last week's poll asked readers about diabetes-related events they attend. This week's poll asks how readers abuse reuse of lancets and syringes.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Growing Up With Diabetes: What Children Want Their Parents to Know by Alicia McAuliffe.
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