- Robyn is ten and lives in Scotland.
- Fellicia is eight years old and lives in Singapore.
- Victoria is nine years old and lives in the UK.
- Camps for kids with diabetes that have updated dates for the 2000 camping season include:
- Bearskin Meadow Camp includes a family camp for younger kids and a young adults session.
- Camp Floyd Rogers in Omaha, Nebraska, offers June camping for kids with diabetes ages 8 to 18.
- Camp Ko-Man-She is for kids 6 to 17 who live in southwestern Ohio.
- South Bay Hot Shots is a support group for families in Torrance, California.
- The new ReliOn Short Needle Syringe has half-unit markings in the 3/10 cc (30 unit) version.
- Diabetics warned to avoid Chinese herbs.
- Sensitive glucose sensing in diabetes. (Free registration at The Lancet web site required)
- Scientists Say Cell Treatment Can Reverse Diabetes in Mice.
- FDA reports on large fine levied against Futrex, a company that was developing a non-invasive blood glucose meter called the Dream Beam. In response to this report, Futrex has filed suit against the FDA.
- Study reports on latex hypersensitivity in child with diabetes.
- The USDA Nutrient Database allows you to search for a food item and see a complete nutritional analysis of it.
- Carb Cards are a great way to learn about carbohydrate counting.
- The Gluten Free Kitchen is advocating for better food labels that include information about gluten content. This is important for people with celiac.
- The United States Cowboy Tour rodeo benefits Children with Diabetes.
- Last week's poll asked readers about where they purchase their diabetes supplies. This week's poll asks readers about where they get blood for blood tests.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Discovery of Insulin by Michael Bliss.
- Support Groups are Worth a Look.
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