- Melissa-Lee is 8 and lives in South Africa.
- We have two Special Chat Sessions scheduled for this week:
- Halloween: The Tricks for Handling Treats, with Betty Brackenridge and Lea Ann Holzmeister on Monday, October 23rd at 9:00 pm EDT in the Food Matters room.
- Stress and Diabetes, with Wendy Satin Rapaport on Tuesday, October 24th at 9:00 pm EDT in the Feelings Matter room.
- Be sure to read the transcripts of last week's special chats:
- Virtual Support Group: Type 2 Diabetes.
- I Am the Count! Fat and Carb Counting to Meet Your Goals.
- School faces action over trip ban on diabetic.
- Cygnus ships first commercial GlucoWatch® systems to the UK.
- FDA approves Glucovance (Glyburide and Metformin HCl Tablets) for treatment of Type 2 diabetes.
- Six-year-old girl's 911 call saves life of diabetic father.
- CNN video reports on Type 2 diabetes in kids.
- Newspaper reports on rising rates of Type 2 diabetes in kids.
- MEDLINE Abstracts: Prevention of Type 1 Diabetes from Medscape summarizes recent studies in the prevention of Type 1 diabetes.
- NIH calls early halt to study which showed that an ACE inhibitor or a beta blocker protected kidneys better than a calcium channel blocker.
- Selection Criteria for and Outcomes of Pancreatic Transplantation. (Free Medscape membership required)
- Persistent Infection of Human Pancreatic Islets by Coxsackievirus B Is Associated with Alpha Interferon Synthesis in beta Cells.
- Study finds decreased prevalence of atopic diseases in children with diabetes.
- Discovery of Insulin is a web site dedicated to telling the story of how insulin was discovered.
- Diabetes Juvenil is a new Spanish-language web site about diabetes.
- There is a new web site for cyclists with diabetes in the UK.
- Metrika's DRx HbA1c Monitor Gains CLIA Waiver.
- The Gluten Free Mall specializes in gluten-free and wheat-free health foods.
- Cecilia's Gluten-Free Grocery offers over 250 gluten-free foods plus an assortment of books and cookware.
- Gluten Solutions has over 170 products from 23 different companies, all 100% wheat-free and gluten-free.
- Express Lane Diabetic Cooking can help time-pressed families eat a healthy meal.
- Last week's poll asked readers about sick-day supplies they have on hand. This week's poll asks readers about how often they visit the web site.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The "I Can't Believe This Has No Sugar" Cookbook by Deborah E. Buhr.
- Developmental Issues are Worth a Look.
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