- Camps for kids with diabetes that have updated schedules for the 2000 camping season include:
- Camp Happy Hollow is a camp in Indiana with a private lake, a variety of trails, and outdoor camping facilities.
- Camp Carowanis, a bilingual summer camp for diabetic boys and girls ages 8 to 15 in Mont-Royal, Quebec, Canada.
- Parents in North Dallas, Texas have a new support group.
- FDA panel supports GlucoWatch. See also the press release from Cygnus.
- The American Diabetes Association summarizes new approaches to insulin treatment and glucose monitoring.
- Improving Diabetes Control in Adolescents reiterates what we all know: caring for diabetes during adolescence is harder than it is before or after.
- Behavioral and Psychosocial Research With School-Aged Children With Type 1 Diabetes highlights the importance of parental involvement in diabetes care, even for older kids.
- Eating Habits, Body Weight, and Insulin Misuse examined eating disorders, insulin misuse, weight change, and their relationships with control and complications in adolescents.
- Counseling Techniques for Clinicians and Educators contrasts the outcomes of two approaches to clinic-based, diabetes-related interviewing and counseling.
- Psychological Complications of Childhood Diabetes: Case Examples discusses three common barriers to healthy coping with childhood diabetes.
- Transcutaneous Glucose Measurement Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy During Hypoglycemia reports on a new method of non-invasive glucose sensing.
- Insulin pump therapy in Type 1 pediatric patients: now and into the year 2000.
- Study reports on clinical, autoimmune, and genetic characteristics of very young children with type 1 diabetes.
- Menu Direct offers meals for people with diabetes through Custom Cuisine, and meals for people with celiac.
- The Insulin Dependent Diabetes Trust is working to convince the US FDA to allow importation of beef-sourced insulin.
- Americans wishing to import beef-sourced insulin will find instructions at the FDA web site.
- Newspaper highlights kids on pumps.
- The Personal Lasette laser lancing device is now available for purchase.
- Last week's poll asked readers if readers if their relatives have been tested as part of a diabetes prevention trial. This week's poll askes readers if they read the Ask the Diabetes Team questions and answers.
- The Featured Book of the Week is A Magic Ride in Foozbah-Land -- An Inside Look at Diabetes by Jean Betschart.
- Readers' Favorite Recipes are Worth a Look.
- Looking for a special holiday gift? Visit the Children with Diabetes On-line Store for our logo polo shirts, Humpty Hats, and an excellent book about diabetes.
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