Back to Home What's New for 13 February 2000
  1. Angela is 8 and lives in Florida.

  2. Rachel is 15 and lives in Australia.

  3. Dani is fourteen and lives in Australia.

  4. Amy lives in the UK and wants a pen pal.

  5. Cody was diagnosed at 13 months.

  6. Katherine, who is 10 and has diabetes, runs the Wildlife Rehabilitators web site.

  7. Camps for kids with diabetes that have updated dates for the 2000 camping season include:

    1. Camp Colorado offers summer fun for kids with diabetes.

    2. Camp Coqui is located in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville, North Carolina.

    3. The Circle of Life Camp provides camping for kids 8-15 at a lakeside campsite in the Adirondack Mountains in New York State.

    4. The Tour of Friendship is an 800-mile bicycle trip over a 2-week period in Michigan and Wisconsin for teens ages 14-19.

  8. Read the transcript of the chat with Dr. Sam Wentworth about diabetes in Russia.

  9. 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.)

  10. Simpler Screening Method Predicts Diabetes In Children.

  11. Impaired Skin Microvascular Function in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes.

  12. Efficacy and Safety of HOE 901 Versus NPH Insulin in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.

  13. Study finds long-term functional islet mass and metabolic function after xenoislet transplantation in primates.

  14. 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.

  15. Correlation between glycemic control and menstruation in diabetic adolescents.

  16. 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.

  17. Study examines infections and vaccinations as risk factors for childhood Type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  18. Both insulin sensitivity and insulin clearance in children and young adults with Type 1 diabetes vary with growth hormone concentrations and with age.

  19. Study finds high frequency of diabetes-specific autoantibodies in parents of children with type 1 diabetes.

  20. The effect of insulin on human small intestinal mucosal protein synthesis.

  21. Clinical presentation of thyroid dysfunction and Addison's disease in young adults with type 1 diabetes.

  22. Normal pressure hydrocephalus in diabetic patients with recurrent episodes of hypoglycemic coma.

  23. 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.

  24. The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation (UK) funds research to find a cure for insulin-dependent diabetes and its complications.

  25. Sugarbugs is a support group with a new chapter in New Jersey.

  26. MedPrompts provides medical paging services.

  27. 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.

  28. 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.

  29. Computerized Meal Planning is Worth a Look.

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