- JDF's Countdown for Kids magazine has an article about Gold-Medal winning swimmer Gary Hall.
- Sports Illustrated has a Gary Hall Jr. Olympic Diary.
- This week's Scheduled Chat Sessions include:
- Food Matters: Restaurant Eating: Focus on Fast Foods hosted by Hope Warshaw on Monday, September 25th at 9:00 pm Eastern US.
- Feelings Matter: Avoiding Diabetes Burnout hosted by Bill Polonsky on Tuesday, September 26th at 9:00 pm Eastern US.
- Transcripts from last week's chats include:
- Food Matters: Carb Counting.
- Virtual Support Group: Type 2 Diabetes.
- Governer of South Dakota confirms that he has Type 2 diabetes.
- Camp Hodia, Idaho's camp for children with diabetes, has updated information about 2001 camp dates, including a ski trip in January 2001.
- School district challenged on policy regarding children with diabetes.
- Paper reports on two kids who attend diabetes summer camp.
- Vitamin E supplementation restores glutathione and malondialdehyde to normal concentrations in erythrocytes of type 1 diabetic children.
- Study finds that knowledge of oral hypoglycemic agents is poor in patients with Type 2 diabetes and health care professionals.
- Study found that treatment with metformin during pregnancy was associated with increased prevalence of pre-eclampsia and a high perinatal mortality.
- Pediatric Bone Marrow Recipients Have High Long-Term Risk for Diabetes. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Diabetics Not Getting Proper Hypertension Management. (Free Medscape membership required)
- CDC researchers find no vaccine/diabetes risk to kids.
- Paper reviews HLA-DQ and Type 1 diabetes.
- Lowering Hypertension Without Increasing Insulin Resistance. (Free Medscape membership required)
- A combination of sulphonylurea and insulin is more effective for maintaining tight blood glucose control than insulin alone in type 2 diabetics.
- German screening program identified a high hidden level of gestational diabetes.
- Animas has been issued a patent for a "Implantable sensor and system for measurement and control of blood constituent levels".
- Urgent action required to cut the cost of type 2 diabetes according to new data released at the annual conference of EASD.
- JDF India offers advice for people with Type 1 diabetes in India.
- Roche Diagnostics has launched a new Accu-Chek.com web site.
- JDF reports on its Walk for the Cure.
- If you live near Phoenix, Arizona, you can help the International Diabetic Athletes Foundation by participating in their annual fund raiser.
- FelCor Lodging Trust is selling 200-page cookbook to raise money for JDF.
- The PharmInfo Diabetes Information Center has information about medications used to treat both types of diabetes.
- Last week's poll asked readers what type of meal planning they use. This week's poll asks readers about what they think of sweets.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The ADA Guide to Healthy Restaurant Eating by Hope S. Warshaw, MMsc, RD, CDE.
- Carbohydrate Counting is Worth a Look.
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