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  1. With only two weeks until Orlando 2000, everyone attending should review the schedule for the trip.

  2. Camps for kids with diabetes that have updated information include:

    1. Camp DAY Break provides kids ages 6 to 12 with a two-day camping experience in Jackson, Missouri.

    2. Diabetes Camps for Youth in Kansas offer camping experiences for kids in Missouri and Kansas.

  3. We review the new Precision Xtra meter, which tests blood for glucose and ketones.

  4. We've updated all of our blood glucose monitor reviews to reflect current test strip pricing and meter speeds.

  5. Study Shows Health Care Professionals Get Better Diabetes Care.

  6. Study shows beneficial effects of C-peptide on incipient nephropathy and neuropathy in patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  7. Enterovirus RNA in Pre-Diabetic Children Confirms Link to Type 1 Diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required)

  8. 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.

  9. Ketoacidosis in young adults is not related to the islet antibodies at the diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes mellitus.

  10. Study confirms beneficial effects of high dietary fiber intake in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

  11. Islet Sheet Medical reports on their recent experiments with implanted islets.

  12. 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.

  13. The Voyager Insulin Needle Disposal Unit cuts an insulin syringe to dispose of the needle safely.

  14. The New England Journal of Medicine reviews a new book entitled Diabetes: Current Perspectives.

  15. 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.

  16. The Featured Book of the Week is Insulin-Dependent Diabetes in Children, Adolescents and Adults by Ragnar Hanas, M.D.

  17. Syringes and Injection Products are Worth a Look.

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