Of Continuing Interest
- 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 October 3, 1999, our Fall Fundraising Drive has raised $3,692. Thank you to everyone who has responded to our call for support.
- Please visit our secure on-line store to make a membership donation or purchase one of our shirts, hats, or our diabetes book, or ask your company to make a contribution. All donations to Children with Diabetes are tax deductible.
- 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.
- Use our Schools Database to record the blood glucose testing policy for your child's school. Advocates for in-class testing can use this database to show the administration of their schools that kids do test in the classroom.
New This Week
- In September 1999, Children with Diabetes delivered 762,261 pages to 25,409 user sessions. Our Diabetes Team published 112 answers to questions, bringing the total number of questions answered to 4,112.
- Zackery is three and was diagnosed when he was 15 months old.
- Is Pumping for You? is a PowerPoint presentation by Diabetes Nurse Specialist Steph Schwartz and Children with Diabetes Editor Jeff Hithcock that can help you decide if pump therapy is right for you or your child.
- Join us for a special chat with Mr. California Doug Burns, who has had Type 1 diabetes since he was seven years old, on Wednesday, October 6 at 9:00 pm Eastern US Time.
- The perception of safe driving ability during hypoglycemia in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- New technique may help treat diabetes, according to researcher at the Ohio State University. See New Technique Builds Microscopic Medical Devices For Transplants for more details.
- In a letter to the editor of The New England Journal of Medicine , a researcher reports on hot tub therapy for people with Type 2 diabetes.
- Disciplining A Child With Diabetes, in the October 1999 Diabetes Forecast, offers advice to parents.
- Diabetes Forecast offers advice on choosing a blood glucose meter.
- U.S. Senate Passes Senator Susan Collins' Diabetes Amendment 93-0. The Collins amendment expresses the sense of the Senate that NIH should increase diabetes research funding to the levels recommended by the Diabetes Research Working Group.
- Leah Mullin, Chair, JDF Government Relations, brings us up to date on JDF's advocacy activities.
- Las Vegas Diabetic Children and Families is a support group dedicated to the education and support of children and families living with diabetes.
- The South African Diabetes Association is a national welfare organization which provides support and information to people with diabetes and to the public.
- DiabetesWell is a web-based diabetes management and treatment program. After a free initial 90 days of access, the program costs $19.95 per month.
- Injex makes a new jet injector system.
- Will Meier is conducting a study about hypoglycemia for a school project and needs your help.
- Last week's poll asked readers about when they were diagnosed. This week's poll asks readers if they or their children with diabetes get flu shots.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Needles: A Memoir of Growing Up With Diabetes by Andie Dominick.
- How to say "I Have Diabetes" In Many Languages is Worth a Look.
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