- Stephanie is 10 and loves to swim and play basketball.
- Jonathan is 3 and was diagnosed on August 8, 2000.
- The Law, Schools, and Your Child with Diabetes reviews the laws that parents of children with diabetes need to understand to ensure that their children receive proper care and access to education while at school.
- There are two free books about pumps at school to help parents and school staff understand insulin pumps.
- We have two scheduled chats this week:
- On Wednesday, August 30 at 9:00 pm Eastern, Christian Hobbis joins us to chat about his recent pancreas transplant. Look for the "Pancreas Transpant" chat room.
- On Thursday, August 31 at 9:00 pm Eastern, Barry Cole, father of an 11 year old daughter with diabetes, hosts a "Dads Against Diabetes" session. Look for the "Dads" chat room. (Moms, help us get the dads to the computer!)
- Be sure to tead the transcript of the special School Chat with Steph Schwartz.
- The JDF is accepting applications for the 2001 Children's Congress.
- NIH Stem Cell Information includes Final Guidelines for Stem Cell Research.
- Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International issues statement on National Institutes of Health stem cell research guidelines.
- Gary Hall, Jr., diagnosed with diabetes last year, qualifies for Sydney Olympics.
- Study finds that oral administration of insulin initiated at clinical onset of type 1 diabetes did not prevent the deterioration of beta-cell function.
- Study examined prevalence of abnormal urinary albumin excretion in adolescents and children with insulin dependent diabetes.
- Study found that levels of serum advanced glycation end products were markedly increased in type 1 diabetic adolescents and young adults with diabetic nephropathy and retinopathy.
- Development of celiac disease-associated antibodies in offspring of parents with Type I diabetes.
- Use of Rapid-Acting Insulin to Restore Physiologic Insulin Levels: Avoidance of Postprandial Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia is an online tutorial that explains how pre- and postprandial hyperglycemia affect overall glycemic control. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Electron-beam CT predicts coronary artery disease in patients with type 1 diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus in adolescents examines risk factors for the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus, reviews diagnostic criteria, and discusses newly established screening criteria for type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and adolescents.
- Cinnamon may help with Type 2 diabetes.
- Paper explores the molecular and genetic bases for maturity onset diabetes of youth.
- Diamyd diabetes vaccine approved for Phase II clinical trials.
- The New York Times reports on a Simpler Monitoring Device for Diabetics.
- Children Have Rights In School is a new web site with information about diabetes and school.
- The Mid Ohio Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, based in Columbus, Ohio, has its own web page.
- Last week's poll asked parents if they have a 504 plan in place for their children with diabetes who attend school. This week's poll asks readers about which lancet they use.
- The Featured Book of the Week is My Sister Rose Has Diabetes by Monica Driscoll Beatty
- Our page about Insulin Pumps is Worth a Look.
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