- Angela is 8 and lives in Florida.
- Rachel is 15 and lives in Australia.
- Dani is fourteen and lives in Australia.
- Amy lives in the UK and wants a pen pal.
- Cody was diagnosed at 13 months.
- Katherine, who is 10 and has diabetes, runs the Wildlife Rehabilitators web site.
- Camps for kids with diabetes that have updated dates for the 2000 camping season include:
- Camp Colorado offers summer fun for kids with diabetes.
- Camp Coqui is located in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville, North Carolina.
- The Circle of Life Camp provides camping for kids 8-15 at a lakeside campsite in the Adirondack Mountains in New York State.
- The Tour of Friendship is an 800-mile bicycle trip over a 2-week period in Michigan and Wisconsin for teens ages 14-19.
- Read the transcript of the chat with Dr. Sam Wentworth about diabetes in Russia.
- Dr. Kevan Herold's research to find a cure makes news. (See Clinical trial of a new immunosuppresive agent to treat new onset Type 1 diabetes mellitus.)
- Simpler Screening Method Predicts Diabetes In Children.
- Impaired Skin Microvascular Function in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Efficacy and Safety of HOE 901 Versus NPH Insulin in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Study finds long-term functional islet mass and metabolic function after xenoislet transplantation in primates.
- Study concludes that the reduction in the risk of progressive retinopathy and nephropathy resulting from intensive therapy in patients with type 1 diabetes persists for at least four years, despite increasing hyperglycemia.
- Correlation between glycemic control and menstruation in diabetic adolescents.
- A Novel Subtype of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Characterized by a Rapid Onset and an Absence of Diabetes-Related Antibodies. See also the accompanying editorial entitled Rapid-Onset Type 1 Diabetes with Pancreatic Exocrine Dysfunction.
- Study examines infections and vaccinations as risk factors for childhood Type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Both insulin sensitivity and insulin clearance in children and young adults with Type 1 diabetes vary with growth hormone concentrations and with age.
- Study finds high frequency of diabetes-specific autoantibodies in parents of children with type 1 diabetes.
- The effect of insulin on human small intestinal mucosal protein synthesis.
- Clinical presentation of thyroid dysfunction and Addison's disease in young adults with type 1 diabetes.
- Normal pressure hydrocephalus in diabetic patients with recurrent episodes of hypoglycemic coma.
- No More Needles is an excellent one-hour documentary that follows the travels of Catherine Jarvis and her 12-year-old son James as they search the world for a cure for James' diabetes.
- The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation (UK) funds research to find a cure for insulin-dependent diabetes and its complications.
- Sugarbugs is a support group with a new chapter in New Jersey.
- MedPrompts provides medical paging services.
- Last week's poll asked readers if they use a computer to help manage their blood sugar readings. This week's poll asks pump users who first suggested that they use the pump.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Sweet Kids: How to Balance Diabetes Control & Good Nutrition with Family Peace by Betty Brackenridge, MS, RD, CDE & Richard R. Rubin, PhD, CDE.
- Computerized Meal Planning is Worth a Look.
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