- Just in time for the holidays, we have two specials in our online store:
- By special arrangement, we now offer Learning About Diabetes, an interactive educational board game about type 1 and type 2 diabetes designed for adults and older children, at $39.95, $10 off the retail price!
- The Discovery of Insulin is on sale for $15, discounted from the retail price of $18.
- Reinhard is 13, uses a pump, and lives in the Netherlands.
- Camps for kids with diabetes with updated information for the 2001 camping season include:
- Camp Carowanis is a bilingual summer camp for diabetic boys and girls ages 8 to 15 in Mont-Royal, Quebec, Canada. (Version Française)
- Camp Kyle is a summer day camp in Fall River, Massachusetts.
- Camp Nejeda is a camping adventure for children with diabetes in New Jersey.
- Ashley's Bill would authorize the self-monitoring and treatment of students with diabetes in Massachusettes. If you live in Massachusettes, please sign the petition.
- Join us for our Special chats this week:
- Food Matters: Obesity: Does It Harm or Merely Offend? with Marion Franz on Monday, December 4th at 9pm Eastern in the Food Matters room.
- Growing Incidence of Type 2 in Children with Rod Lorenz from the NDEP, on Tuesday, December 5th at 9pm Eastern in the "Rod Lorenz" room.
- Virtual Support Group: Type 1 Diabetes with Kris Swenson and Betty Brackenridge on Wednesday, December 6th at 9pm Eastern in the Virtual Support room.
- Read the transcripts from our two special chats from last week:
- Getting Support from your Family.
- Understanding and Using Glycemic Index for Better BG Control
- NeedleAid is an injection aid product designed to help stabilize an insulin syringe or pen to make it easier to inject.
- Visit Bike, Cook, Cure to learn about Erik Osol's recently completed Boston-to-San Diego bike trip to help educate people about diabetes and to help find a cure for his sister.
- Clinical Diabetes has an article about The New "Designer" Insulins.
- Does "Diet" Fail? explores the challenges of diet-alone therapy for Type 2 diabetes.
- Case Study: Use of an Insulin Pump in an Adolescent concludes that pump therapy "... can be a very helpful and safe tool in achieving better glycemic control in the adolescent population."
- Pancreas and Islet Transplantation for Patients With Diabetes.
- Neonatal Type I diabetes associated with maternal echovirus 6 infection.
- Effects of pulsatile intravenous insulin therapy on the progression of diabetic nephropathy.
- Webcast reviews management issues for patients with Type 2 diabetes.
- Taming the diabetes monster shares the story of Ron Raab, vice-president of the International Diabetes Federation.
- West Boca mother helps educate teachers about diabetes.
- Rutland group helps kids with diabetes just be kids.
- Indian writer highlights the challenges of living with diabetes in India.
- The Bahrain Diabetic Association provides support and a camp for kids with diabetes.
- Diet high in fiber may help people with diabetes keep blood sugar levels under control.
- Type 1 Diabetics Said to Pose No Risk as Truck Drivers.
- Opposition in Canada pushes for help for diabetics.
- New Credit Life Insurance Plan launched for people with diabetes in Canada.
- Roche Diagnostics Scandinavia has four new country-specific web sites for Sweden, Finland, Denmark, and Norway.
- GLUCOSE32.EXE is updated to handle downloading blood glucose data from more meters.
- Making the Best of Life: Book 2: Learning to Live With Diabetes is the second book in a series by Jed Block.
- GreaterGood.com donates part of every purchase to the Diabetes Research Institute in Miami, Florida.
- Last week's poll asked readers to rate the diabetes education they receive from their diabetes team. This week's poll asks readers how soon they new friends about having diabetes.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Exchanges for All Occasions by Marion Franz, R.D.
- Our review of the 2000 IDF Meeting is Worth a Look.
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