Fall Fundraising Drive
- The Fall Fundraising Drive is underway. Our goal is to raise $20,000 to help ensure the continued operation of the world's largest independent diabetes web site. As of September 19, 1999, our Fall Fundraising Drive has raised $528. Thank you to everyone who has responded to our call for support. Please visit our secure on-line store to make a donation or purchase one of our shirts, hats, or our diabetes book.
- Highlighting our Fall Fundraising Drive, John Ratzenber offers a Message From the Chairman.
- If you are using Microsoft's Internet Explorer 5.0 and have been unable to connect to the secure online store, please see information about Internet Explorer 5.0.
New This Week
- Layne is six years old and lives in Florida.
- Thomas, who is almost three, looks forward to Halloween.
- Use our Schools Database to record the blood testing rules and school nurse status for your child's school.
- On Thursday, September 23 at 9:00 pm Eastern US, Diabetes Nurse Specialist Steph Schwartz will host a special "Advanced Pumping" chat session. The chat session will be held in the "Advanced Pump" chat room, which will open 15 minutes before the start of the chat. Stop by if you're interested in learning more about pump therapy.
- The Joslin Kidney Study is looking for individuals diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes before the age of 31 who have a clinical diagnosis of kidney disease - including protein-uria, dialysis, and kidney transplant - and who have at least one other diabetic sibling with no kidney complications.
- Study examined microalbuminuria and relationship to duration of diabetes, sex, and metabolic control.
- Study reports on long-term effectiveness of pancreas transplants.
- Study examined change in the neuropsychological profiles of children with type 1 diabetes 2 years after disease onset.
- Study concludes that poor metabolic control influences the increased rate of bone resorption in children with diabetes.
- Study reports on causes of death in children and young adults in the UK with Type 1 diabetes.
- LifeScan Canada is offering a free meter to Canadians with diabetes who qualify.
- We review the Glucometer Elite XL by Bayer.
- A new Virginia law (see paragraph E) requires schools to have staff trained in the administration of glucagon.
- Famous Diabetics lists hundreds of famous people who have (or had) diabetes. No distinction is made between those with Type 1 and those with Type 2.
- Last week's poll asked readers about the lowest blood sugar they or their children have recorded. This week's poll asks readers how often they visit the Children with Diabetes web site.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Kid's Choice Cookbook By Colleen Bartley and John Pateman.
- Carbohydrate Counting is Worth a Look.
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