Of Continuing Interest
- Children with Diabetes attended the 26th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Read our summary of new products that were shown.
- We're running a survey about how friends of teens with diabetes make it easier and harder to care for their diabetes. The researcher is hoping for three more responses this week. If you haven't already participated, please take a minute and help out.
New This Week
- We now have almost 5,000 Friends who want to exchange e-mail. Add your name to the list of friends and share your experiences.
- I'm So Sweet is a poem about diabetes written by Joan Fleitas, Ed.D., R.N. and is included in her Bandages and Blackboards web site.
- Prevention of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus reviews prevention trials underway around the world.
- Studys shows that older adults with Type 1 diabetes have lower bone mineral density than adults with Type 2 diabetes or without diabetes.
- Management of diabetic ketoacidosis summarizes an article published in the journal American Family Physician.
- Effect of a new starch-free bread on metabolic control in NIDDM patients reports that substitution of ordinary bread with starch-free bread at breakfast causes significant improvements in blood glucose levels in patients with Type 2 diabetes.
- A study on Retinopathy in diabetic patients aged 15-50 years in the county of Umea, Sweden showed that duration of diabetes, proteinuria, glycosylated hemoglobin and male gender were statistically associated with severeness of retinopathy.
- Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International Awards $1.56 Million to Prevent Diabetes Complications .
- Visit the web site of Oregon and SW Washington Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.
- Grant's Diabetes Town is about Grant, a four-year-old with diabetes who was diagnosed at 21 months, and offers helpful advice to parents of young kids with diabetes.
- JDF Kids Online is a new website for kids with diabetes by the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.
- GRP & Associates offers a mail back sharps disposal product.
- Last week's poll asked parents if they had trained someone to take over their child's diabetes care in case they are unable to care for their child. This week's poll asks readers what lancets they use.
- The Featured Book of the Week is In Control -- A Guide for Teens with Diabetes by Jean Betschart, M.N., R.N., C.D.E. and Susan Thom, R.D., L.D., C.D.E.
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