Of Continuing Interest
- Diabetes Management at School provides detailed instructions and forms to help your child at school.
- Join us for a special chat session on diabetes at school on Monday, August 16, at 9:00 pm Eastern Time, hosted by diabetes nurse specialist Steph Schwartz.
New This Week
- John Raztenberger offers a new Message From the Chairman.
- Graham is five years old and lives in Ontario, Canada.
- Jessica, age 17, has Cerebral Palsy and her mom has diabetes.
- Austin is almost four and has a new baby brother.
- Bretton is three-and-a-half and was diagnosed when he was two.
- Parents of Teens with Diabetes is a new e-mail support list for parents of teenagers with diabetes.
- Humalog Reduces Hypoglycaemic Reactions In Younger Diabetics.
- Oral bedtime cornstarch supplementation reduces the risk for nocturnal hypoglycaemia in young children with type 1 diabetes.
- Substitution of night-time continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy for bedtime NPH insulin in a multiple injection regimen improves counterregulatory hormonal responses and warning symptoms of hypoglycaemia in IDDM.
- German BABYDIAB study finds early expression and high prevalence of islet autoantibodies for DR3/4 heterozygous and DR4/4 homozygous offspring of parents with Type I diabetes.
- Perinatal and neonatal determinants of childhood type 1 diabetes showed that neonatal illnesses increased and initial breast feeding decreased the risk of childhood type 1 diabetes.
- Maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY): a new challenge for pediatric diabetologists.
- Small, Convenient and Flexible, Insulin Pumps Catch On, reports The New York Times. (Free Registration Required)
- Month of Birth Affects Risk of Childhood-Onset Diabetes. (Free Registration Required)
- The American Diabetes Association is running a poll about experiences with diabetes-related discrimination.
- Procter & Gamble September promotion benefits JDF.
- DiabetesManager 2.00 is a diabetes management software system for PSION handheld computers.
- WatchMinder is a reminder watch to assist people with diabetes. It has 16 programmable alarms that display eight character reminders.
- Advantage International USA, Inc. sells xylitol sweetener, as well as mints and gum sweetened with xylitol.
- Last week's poll asked readers how they stop their finger from bleeding after a blood test. This week's poll asks readers what the upper limit of their target blood sugar range is.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Convenience Food Facts by Arlene Monk, RD, LD, CDE, and Nancy Cooper, RD, LD, CDE.
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