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 10, 1999, our Fall Fundraising Drive has raised $4,942. 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
- Anja Nielsen is 14 years old and from Denmark.
- Nicholas was diagnosed when he was 22 months.
- The Children with Diabetes Parent Task Force mailing list is a new mailing list for parents who want to offer their assistance and expertise in advocating for our children with diabetes.
- Read about the youngest insulin-pump user in the world.
- The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation has published a formal Y2K Statement regarding diabetes supplies. You can read other information about Y2K at Children with Diabetes.
- Study compares new blood glucose meters with older ones for accuracy.
- Study reports on Symptoms of hypoglycemia, thresholds for their occurrence, and hypoglycemia unawareness.
- The temporal development of retinopathy and nephropathy in type 1 diabetes mellitus during 15 years diabetes duration examined the 10- and 15-year incidence and course of retinopathy in 29 adults with Type 1 diabetes.
- An assessment of paediatric diabetes care in three centres in Russia and in Southampton, UK underscores the needs of people with diabetes in Russia.
- Study reports on seasonality of birth in children with diabetes in Europe.
- JDF announces five year, $7.5 million grant to establish the JDF Center for Islet Transplantation at the University of Chicago and University of Minnesota.
- AccentHealth, a new health web site, is donating $100,000 to health-related charities, divided based on votes from visitors to the web site. Be sure to vote for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.
- Kids with diabetes in South Africa can attend the SA Diabetes Association Pretoria Diabetes Camp from of October 15-17.
- If you missed our special chat with Mr. California Doug Burns, you can read the transcript.
- Diabetes Prevention Trial-Type 1 Is Short of Its Enrollment Goals.
- MiniMed introduces its new insulin pump--the 508.
- MiniMed announces Nicole Johnson, Miss America 1999, as Offical Spokesperson. Also, see Nicole's personal web site.
- Pediatric Diabetes is a quarterly journal devoted to disseminate new knowledge relating to the epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, management, complications and prevention of diabetes in childhood and adolescence.
- The EasyGo Diabetes CarryAll keeps insulin cool using a battery-powered cooling unit.
- Sesabi Treats sells sugar-free candies and treats.
- Last week's poll asked readers if they or their children with diabetes get flu shots. This week's poll asks readers about how many immediate family members have diabetes.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Unofficial Guide to Living with Diabetes by Maria Thomas with Loren W. Greene, M.D.
- Bill King's story about the importance of exercise is Worth a Look.
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