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Of Continuing Interest
- The Children with Diabetes 1998 Year End Report is available for downloading. This brief, five-page document outlines the highlights of 1998 and includes a breakdown of our income and expenses.
New This Week
- From Saturday, June 19 through Monday, June 21, Children with Diabetes will be at the 59th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association. Watch for news from the show, as well as live chat sessions with Chairman John Ratzenberger and the members of the Diabetes Team.
- Heather is nine years old. She has cystic fibrosis and diabetes.
- Don Schmitz shares the experiences of his daughter's diagnosis and the daily challenge of living with diabetes.
- Pacific Crest Outward Bound offers an incredible adventure for young adults with Type 1 diabetes.
- A Day at Gulf Coast Exploreum offers a fun-filled day for kids who live near Mobile, Alabama.
- Diabetes Camps for Youth in Kansas offer camping experiences for kids in Missouri and Kansas.
- Watch a video report about Experimental Drug Therapy Could Help Treat Diabetes In Humans performed at the Diabetes Research Institute in Miami, Florida. (RealMedia player requried)
- Dr. Camillo Ricordi addresses questions about anti-CD40L/anti-CL154 posted at the Islet Foundation message board.
- The JDF reports on the $120 million funding of immune tolerance, a move which will speed the path for a cure for juvenile diabetes and other autoimmune diseases.
- Scientific American reports on research which shows that turning off a single gene protects mice against obesity and Type 2 diabetes.
- Please take a moment to sign the American Diabetes Association petition in support of a cure.
- If you live near Columbia, Maryland, you can help raise money to find a cure for diabetes by participating in the 1999 Walk to Cure Diabetes, sponsored by the JDF.
- Tobias Friis, a graduate student from Copenhagen Business School, is running an on-line survey about the corporate image of Eli Lilly and Novo Nordisk, two large insulin makers. He invites everyone to contribute. The survey results will be posted to his web site.
- Last week's poll asked readers if they would use 25 or 30 unit syringes with 1/2 unit markings. This week's poll asks readers how they dispose of sharps while at school and at work.
- The Featured Book of the Week is A Magic Ride in Foozbah-Land -- An Inside Look at Diabetes by Jean Betschart with illustrations by Jackie Urbanovic.
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