- With only two weeks until Orlando 2000, everyone attending should review the schedule for the trip.
- Camps for kids with diabetes that have updated information include:
- Camp DAY Break provides kids ages 6 to 12 with a two-day camping experience in Jackson, Missouri.
- Diabetes Camps for Youth in Kansas offer camping experiences for kids in Missouri and Kansas.
- We review the new Precision Xtra meter, which tests blood for glucose and ketones.
- We've updated all of our blood glucose monitor reviews to reflect current test strip pricing and meter speeds.
- Study Shows Health Care Professionals Get Better Diabetes Care.
- Study shows beneficial effects of C-peptide on incipient nephropathy and neuropathy in patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Enterovirus RNA in Pre-Diabetic Children Confirms Link to Type 1 Diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Intensive blood glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes significantly increased treatment costs but substantially reduced the cost of complications and increased the time free of complications.
- Ketoacidosis in young adults is not related to the islet antibodies at the diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- Study confirms beneficial effects of high dietary fiber intake in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
- Islet Sheet Medical reports on their recent experiments with implanted islets.
- Allergy Watch offers "diabetes watch" sticker, buttons, magnets, and keychains. These can help alert school staff, for example, that a child with diabetes in the classroom.
- The Voyager Insulin Needle Disposal Unit cuts an insulin syringe to dispose of the needle safely.
- The New England Journal of Medicine reviews a new book entitled Diabetes: Current Perspectives.
- Last week's poll asked readers why they've submitted a question to the diabetes team. This week's poll asks readers which blood glucose meter they use most often.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Insulin-Dependent Diabetes in Children, Adolescents and Adults by Ragnar Hanas, M.D.
- Syringes and Injection Products are Worth a Look.
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