Of Continuing Interest
- Research team needs new onset cases to test immunusuppressant drug.
- FDA to Review GlucoWatch on December 6, 1999.
New This Week
- Stephanie is 8 and just started using an insulin pump.
- Bailey is 2 and was diagnosed right after her second birthday.
- We review recent claims and research regarding immunizations and Type 1 diabetes.
- Diabetes Nurse Specialist Steph Schwartz hosted a special sick day chat on Wednesday, November 3, 1999.
- Chat with the Pump Girls on Monday, November 8, 1999 at 9:00 PM Eastern Time. Look for the special "Pump Girls" chat room beginning around 8:45 PM.
- Looking for ways to raise awareness and funds for research? Read about the effort to convince the U.S. Post Office to issue a Diabetes Awareness Postage Stamp.
- Use of lispro insulin reduces nocturnal hypoglycemia.
- Short needles are better for kids and teens with diabetes.
- Immediate feedback on HbA1c improves control.
- Good Insulin Mixing Technique Improves Glycemic Control.
- MaryJo, a young girl with Type 1 diabetes, is running a diabetes survey for her science fair project. Please take a minute to help.
- The Schools Database has listed over 285 schools that allow in-classroom blood glucose testing, in case you're having trouble convincing your child's school. Search results are now returned in groups of 20 to make the growing list easier to search. If you haven't added information for your child's school, please do so.
- Last week's poll asked readers what kind of over-the-counter medications they use when they are ill. This week's poll asks readers if they are interested in using the GlucoWatch if it receives FDA approval.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Taking Diabetes to School by Kim Gosselin.
- Our list of how to say "I Have Diabetes" in many languages are Worth a Look.
- Scheduling note: Next week's What's New might be delayed by one day, delivered on Monday, November 15 instead of November 14. The Editor will be at a family diabetes retreat over the weekend.
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