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  1. We have updated information about our first event: Orlando 2000.

  2. In February 2000, Children with Diabetes delivered over 1.3 million pages to people from 115 countries.

  3. The Diabetes Team published 83 new questions and answers in February, bringing the total number of on-line questions and answers to 4,647.

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

    1. Camp Diamont in Bozeman, Montana, offers camping excitement for kids in Montana. There is also a Teen Retreat.

    2. Camp Hodia is Idaho's camp for children with diabetes.

    3. Diabetes Resident Camp for kids with diabetes ages 10 to 15.

    4. Summer Day Camp for kids with diabetes ages 6 to 9 living in the Toledo, Ohio area.

  5. Drawing blood could become history with MIT ultrasound technique. See also the UCSB press release.

  6. In a recent speech about the proposed NIDDK budget, Dr. Allen M. Spiegel, new Director of the NIDDK, clearly demonstrated the reason why we need a cure for diabetes.

  7. Novo Nordisk discontinues porcine insulin in the US.

  8. Study reviews incidence of diabetes mellitus and impaired glucose tolerance in children and adolescents receiving growth-hormone treatment.

  9. Letter to the Editor reviews thromboembolic complications after treatment with monoclonal antibody against CD40 ligand.

  10. The ADA has published a consensus statement about Type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents. (See also the press release about Type 2 diabetes in children.)

  11. Study concludes that childhood obesity is a strong risk factor for Type 2 diabetes in children.

  12. Canadian study concludes that children who are overweight have an increased risk of developing diabetes.

  13. Islet Sheet Medical reports on their progress with canine allografts and autografts.

  14. JDF posting clinical research trial information on their website.

  15. USA Today article highlights needs of kids with diabetes at school.

  16. Rick Mendosa writes about the first blood glucose meter.

  17. DiabCare Quality Network in Europe (DiabCare-Q-Net) as a European consortium of partners in health care, industry and research heads for the target of improvement in diabetes care.

  18. GourmetSpot.com has links to information about special diets, including low-fat, low-sugar, and gluten-free diets.

  19. Last week's poll asked readers who administers insulin if their child requires it at school. This week's poll asks readers about where they purchase their diabetes supplies.

  20. The Featured Book of the Week is Sugar-Free Toddlers by Susan Watson.

  21. Our Online Links are Worth a Look.

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