- We have updated information about our first event: Orlando 2000.
- In February 2000, Children with Diabetes delivered over 1.3 million pages to people from 115 countries.
- The Diabetes Team published 83 new questions and answers in February, bringing the total number of on-line questions and answers to 4,647.
- Camps for kids with diabetes that have updated dates for the 2000 camping season include:
- Camp Diamont in Bozeman, Montana, offers camping excitement for kids in Montana. There is also a Teen Retreat.
- Camp Hodia is Idaho's camp for children with diabetes.
- Diabetes Resident Camp for kids with diabetes ages 10 to 15.
- Summer Day Camp for kids with diabetes ages 6 to 9 living in the Toledo, Ohio area.
- Drawing blood could become history with MIT ultrasound technique. See also the UCSB press release.
- 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.
- Novo Nordisk discontinues porcine insulin in the US.
- Study reviews incidence of diabetes mellitus and impaired glucose tolerance in children and adolescents receiving growth-hormone treatment.
- Letter to the Editor reviews thromboembolic complications after treatment with monoclonal antibody against CD40 ligand.
- 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.)
- Study concludes that childhood obesity is a strong risk factor for Type 2 diabetes in children.
- Canadian study concludes that children who are overweight have an increased risk of developing diabetes.
- Islet Sheet Medical reports on their progress with canine allografts and autografts.
- JDF posting clinical research trial information on their website.
- USA Today article highlights needs of kids with diabetes at school.
- Rick Mendosa writes about the first blood glucose meter.
- 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.
- GourmetSpot.com has links to information about special diets, including low-fat, low-sugar, and gluten-free diets.
- 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.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Sugar-Free Toddlers by Susan Watson.
- Our Online Links are Worth a Look.
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