- 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.
- Jonathan is 10 and was All City Champion in basketball.
- Vanya is 16 and lives in Russia.
- Alice Jane was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at 18 months old in June 1999.
- Camps for kids with diabetes with updated information for the 2001 camping season include:
- Camp Setebaid is a camp for kids 8 to 17 in Pennsylvania.
- Camp Ho Mita Koda, in Ohio, was founded in 1929 and is the oldest continuing camp for children with diabetes in the world.
- Join us for our special Food Matters chat on Monday, December 11 at 9pm in the Food Matters chat room. This week's topic is Herbs and Diabetes with Patti Geil.
- Read the transcripts from our two special chats from last week:
- Food Matters: Obesity: Does It Harm or Merely Offend? with Betty Brackenridge.
- Growing Incidence of Type 2 in Children with Rod Lorenz from the NDEP.
- Virtual Support Group: Type 1 Diabetes with Kris Swenson and Betty Brackenridge.
- JDF is requesting help in urging elected officials to support diabetes research.
- Selection of delegates for the 2001 JDF Children's Congress 2001 is underway.
- The Southwestern Wisconsin JDF Chapter is selling Calendars for 2001 called the "Faces of Diabetes."
- Researchers find a genetic cause of type 1 diabetes and autoimmunity.
- Study concludes that the incidence of insulin dependent diabetes in children aged under 5 years has risen markedly in the Oxford region over the past decade.
- Gut bugs could provide diabetes cure.
- Paper reviews Factors Associated with Cerebral Edema in Children with Diabetic Ketoacidosis.
- Leukocytosis and Other Predictors of Infection in Children with Diabetic Ketoacidosis.
- Kidney Care 101, from the November 2000 issue of Diabetes Forecast, offers advice on keeping your kidneys healthy.
- Diabetic woman died after being failed by doctors.
- The Child Health Questionnaire in children with diabetes: cross-sectional survey of parent and adolescent-reported functional health status.
- Does dietary protein intake correlate with markers suggestive of early diabetic nephropathy in children and adolescents with Type 1 diabetes mellitus?
- Beta cell function declines with age in glucose tolerant caucasians.
- Study finds that elderly subjects with predominantly Type 2 diabetes mellitus display significant excess of cognitive dysfunction, associated with poorer ability in diabetes self-care and greater dependency.
- Study reports on the sex differences in the growth of diabetic children in China.
- We've updated our mirror of Rick Mendosa's On-line Diabetes Resources.
- The Teenage Diabetes web site has been updated.
- BrainPOP is an interactive web site with information and animations about diabetes and blood glucose monitoring.
- Alberta oil money boosts diabetes research.
- We review the new book My Own Type 1 Diabetes Book.
- Last week's poll asked readers readers how soon they new friends about having diabetes. This week's poll asks about our readership, to help us better understand who we serve.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Making the Best of Life: Book 2: Learning to Live With Diabetes by Jed Block.
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