- Ross is ten and has diabetes and cerebral palsy.
- José Miguel Vallejo Grullón is nine and lives in Puerto Rico.
- Megan is 10 and plays catcher on a softball team.
- Rachel is 10 and lives in Minnesota.
- Emma is 13 and was diagnosed on the day after Halloween.
- Logan's Corner chronicles the diagnosis of Logan at 14 months of age.
- We welcome Delaine Wright, MS, CDE to the Diabetes Team.
- Camps for kids with diabetes that have updated dates for the 2000 camping season include:
- Camp Crestfield in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania offers excitement for kids with diabetes.
- Camp Kno-Koma provides adventures for young people with diabetes in West Virginia. Ever seen counselors covered in shaving cream? Stop by for a look.
- Camp Setebaid is a camp for kids 8 to 14 in Pennsylvania.
- Camp Sweeney, a camp near Dallas, Texas, has been serving diabetic kids for 45 years. Visit their on-line site to learn about upcoming sessions and to request an application form. You can also watch a video about the camp.
- Elliott P. Joslin Camp and the Joslin Winter Camp in Charlton, Massachusetts.
- What You Need to Know about Type 2 Diabetes in Children.
- The Dilemma of Diabetes highlights the challenges faced by children with diabetes in schools.
- Islet Sheet Medical reports that they have achieved euglycemia without immunosuppression in a dog.
- The care of students with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus living in university accommodation needs to be improved.
- Type 2 diabetes is a major drain on resources in the UK.
- Control of mealtime glucose spikes reduces risk of diabetic complications in people with Type 2 diabetes.
- Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, at Columbia-Presbyterian in New York, has a new web site. Included on staff is Dr. Kevan Harold, who is conducting research on immunotherapy for treatment of Type 1 diabetes.
- We have a new Diabetes and Allergy Survey.
- Diabetic Candy sells sugar-free candies and treats.
- Last week's poll asked readers where they get blood for blood tests. This week's poll asks readers about which kinds of insulin they use.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Taking Diabetes to School by Kim Gosselin.
- The Message Board is Worth a Look.
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