Of Continuing Interest
- Research team needs new onset cases to test immunusuppressant drug.
- FDA to Review GlucoWatch on December 6, 1999.
New This Week
- Samantha Jo is 15 months old and was diagnosed when she was 11 months.
- Newspaper reports on youth with Type 2 diabetes.
- We're running a Growing up with Diabetes Survey for parents.
- In vivo glucose sensing for diabetes management: progress towards non-invasive monitoring explains recent advances in technology that are being applied to blood glucose sensing.
- Teenage Girls, Diabetes, and Eating Disorders: Too Common a Combination reports on dangerous practice of withholding insulin to lose weight.
- Inadequate suspension of neutral protamine Hagendorn (NPH) insulin in pens can cause problems with control.
- Insulin adjustment by a diabetes nurse educator improves glucose control in insulin-requiring diabetic patients.
- MiniMed reports software problem with new 508 insulin pump.
- Smudge on skin may be early sign of Type 2 diabetes in kids.
- Canadian government boosts spending on diabetes, with half of additional money going to aboriginal communities.
- Islet Sheet Medical, a company working on developing a bioartificial pancreas, has revamped their web site. It now includes a good overview of the various technologies for encapsulating islet cells.
- The Excel Blood Glucose Test Strip is a new, lower-cost strip for users of the Glucometer Elite meter.
- Will Gassen is doing 1,000 push ups a day until there is a cure.
- Last week's poll asked readers to describe themselves, so we can better understand our audience. This week's poll askes readers how many times they've needed to use glucagon.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Fast Food Facts by Marion Franz, MS, RD, LD, CDE.
- Our Mailing lists are Worth a Look.
- Children with Diabetes polo shirts and T-shirts make excellent holiday gifts. Visit our on-line store and help support the Children with Diabetes web site.
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