- Kristina is eight and was diagnosed the day after Christmas 1998.
- Camps for kids with diabetes that have updated information include:
- Camp AZDA at Friendly Pines Camp provides kids with diabetes in Arizona an excellent camping experience.
- Joslin Day and Outdoor Adventure Camp offers a free one-day camp and two-day camp for kids who live near southern Indiana. Adventure camp includes horseback riding and caving.
- Study examines insulin availability in poor countries.
- Social mixing through attendance at daycare in early infancy appears to confer protection against the development of childhood diabetes.
- Study finds that a combination of IGF-I/IGFBP-3 reduced insulin requirements in patients with type 1 diabetes.
- The FDA has instructions for importing beef insulin for personal use.
- Ametop Anesthetic Gel More Effective Than EMLA for Venepuncture in Children. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Some Chronic Diseases May Increase Risk of Eating Disorders in Young Women. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Lantus (insulin glargine), a new long acting insulin, has been approved by the FDA for adults and children with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. You can also read the prescribing information and the FDA approval letter.
- The preparation or consumption of chitterlings by diabetic patients can result in potentially life-threatening infectious complications.
- Study found that patients with Type 1 diabetes who have good dental self-care had lower HbA1c levels.
- Clare Rosenfeld is the National Youth Advocate of the American Diabetes Association.
- Sweet Kids Support Group is a support group for children with Type 1 diabetes and their families serving Porter and Lake County in NW Indiana.
- The Dia Bear Club is a web site for kids in South Africa who have diabetes.
- Ellen's Cruise for a Cure includes members of the cast and crew of Highlander, with benefits to JDF.
- Last week's poll asked readers if they've ever shared medical information they found on the Internet with their Diabetes Team. This week's poll asks readers if they or their child has ever had a seizure from low blood sugar.
- The Featured Book of the Week is My Sister Rose Has Diabetes by Monica Driscoll Beatty.
- Books about Food and Nutrition are Worth a Look.
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