- With holiday festivities soon upon us, it's important to remember that people with diabetes need to be extra careful when drinking alcohol. Betty Brackenridge offers excellent advice in her Ask the Diabetes Team answer.
- Jaimie and Philly are sisters who have diabetes and use the pump.
- Barb Chafe updates us on her daughter's progress on the pump.
- Camps for kids with diabetes that have updated schedules for the 2000 camping season include:
- The Boggy Creek Gang Camp in Florida is a sister camp to Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Gang camp in Connecticut.
- The American Diabetes Association continues to seek signatures for the Petition in Support of a Cure.
- Study finds that repeated finger stick blood tests do not to injure local skin microcirculatory perfusion nor to influence results of capillary blood analysis for glucose and cholesterol.
- Graeme I. Bell, Ph.D. of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute discusses the Molecular Genetics of Diabetes Mellitus.
- Cellular Phones Compatible With Insulin Pumps.
- Medicare should pay for diet advice, says National Academy of Sciences.
- Inhale Issued Patent on Inhaleable Insulin.
- Artificial Pancreas for Diabetics Not Many Years Off, Scientists Say.
- Stuart Little opening raises money for JDF. See also the JDF website.
- AccentHealth donates $50,000 to JDF.
- The Louisiana Diabetes Foundation serves people with diabetes who live in Louisiana.
- The Diabetes Foundation of Rhode Island provides information, services, and support, in Southeastern New England for people with diabetes.
- Pharmakon Labs makes sugar- and alcohol-free cough medicines for people with diabetes.
- MedPrompts offers a pager reminder service to help people remember their medications.
- We review Return to Skoki Lake, a new book for kids and teens with diabetes.
- MEDLINE: A Guide to Effective Searching explains the basics of formulating searches and shows how to put the main indexing elements in MEDLINE to best use.
- Last week's poll asked readers if they read the Ask the Diabetes Team questions and answers. This week's poll askes readers if they use urine glucose test strips to check soft drinks that they order at restaurants.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Sugar Isn't Everything by Willo Davis Roberts.
- The Friends database is Worth a Look.
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