- 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.
- Innocence Lost is a poem by Deah Fisher, whose 14-month-old son was diagnosed with Type 1 on November 16, 2000.
- Join us for our special chats this week:
- Food Matters: The Skinny on Fat with Lea Ann Holzmeister on Monday, December 18 at 9pm Eastern in the Food Matters room.
- Virtual Support: Type 2 Diabetes with Kris Swenson and Betty Brackenridge on Wednesday, December 20 at 9pm Eastern in the Virtual Support room.
- Read the transcripts from our two special Herbs and Diabetes chat from last week.
- The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund publishes books that help explain the rights of people with disabilities. They also publish a Sample 504 Plan and Sample Healthcare Plan.
- Glucose-Dependent Insulin Release from Genetically Engineered K Cells.
- Diabetes research at the University of Florida gets big boost.
- Molecule May Stop Immune System Damage In Diabetes.
- Early peri-operative hyperglycaemia and renal allograft rejection in patients without diabetes.
- Relationship between patient practice-oriented knowledge and metabolic control in intensively treated Type 1 diabetic patients.
- Study finds cognitive deficits are associated with moderately impaired glucose regulation in young healthy volunteers.
- The 11th International Congress of Endocrinology was held in Sydney, Australia from 29 Oct to 2 Nov 2000.
- FDA Clears Additional Body Testing Sites for Freestyle, a Virtually Pain-Free Blood Glucose Monitor.
- Cygnus' GlucoWatch® Biographer to Receive American Chemical Society's 2001 Industrial Biotechnology Award.
- Cygnus receives additional patents for the GlucoWatch®.
- LifeScan responds to results of the settlement of the SureStep lawsuit.
- The Fast of Ramadan and the Diabetic offers guidance to people with diabetes who wish to fast during Ramadan.
- Diabetes in the Classroom reports on the challenges many kids face at school.
- Australian teens suffer heart disease and diabetes.
- JDF reports on historic funding increase for Type 1 diabetes research.
- The ADA has a sample Section 504 plan for kids with diabetes.
- The Society for Endocrinology publishes its newsletter, The Endocrinologist, online.
- Last week's poll asked about our readership, to help us better understand who we serve. This week's poll asks readers if they ever skip meals.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Sun, The Rain, and The Insulin: Growing Up With Diabetes by Joan MacCracken, M.D.
- Our page about Specialty Foods is Worth a Look.
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