- Felnisha is 10 and was diagnosed in December 2001.
- Cassie, age 14 and diagnosed a year ago, has updated her page.
- Dawn Melton, diagnosed nine months ago, offers encouragement to teens and young adults.
- Susan Consorte writes about her hero, her daughter.
- Summer camps for kids with diabetes with updated information for the 2002 camping season include:
- Camp Carowanis, a bilingual summer camp for diabetic boys and girls ages 8 to 15 in Mont-Royal, Quebec, Canada. (Version Française)
- Camp LADD is day camp for children with diabetes located in Cortland, N.Y.
- Camp Morton and Camp Maxwell in the Canadian Province of Nova Scotia help establish confidence and a sense of security during the camping experience.
- Dr. O'Brien of the Diabetes Team offers advice for kids heading off to college.
- Read the transcript of our special chat with Nicole Johnson, Miss American 1999, held on Wednesday, January 3rd.
- LifeScan has launched an updated version of its web site.
- LifeScan issues a Product Notification Alert for users of the ONE TOUCH Profile meter.
- FDA Clears New Labeling Guidelines For Alternate Site Testing Option With Lifescan Blood Glucose Monitoring Products.
- Novo Nordisk announces agreement to acquire majority interest in Biobrás, Brazil's insulin maker.
- The Dana Diabecare Insulin Pump is now approved for sale in the US.
- American Diabetes Association And The University Of Florida Announce Plans For $10 Million Statewide Infant Screening Initiative For Type 1 Diabetes.
- Cerebral Edema in Children with Diabetic Ketoacidosis. (Free registration required)
- Type 2 Diabetes in Children. (Free registration required)
- Neurocrine Biosciences and Taisho Pharmaceutical Initiate A Pivotal Phase IIb Clinical Trial for NBI-6024, A Therapeutic Vaccine for the Treatment of Type I Diabetes.
- Continuous Glucose Monitoring During Pregnancy Complicated by Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. (Free registration required)
- Psychosocial Issues in Pediatric Diabetes. (Free registration required)
- The November/December 2001 issue of Diabetes Self-Management has an article about Driving Safely With Diabetes .
- Jim McCord is running across America in 2002 to raise awareness of the need to increase federal funding of diabetes research.
- The ADA's Call to Congress: Conquer Diabetes will take place May 1-3, 2002 in Washington, DC. The purpose of the event is to educate and motivate volunteers and activists to become leaders in the grassroots diabetes movement.
- The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) offers its comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in response to the proposed rule to allow payment for Medical Nutrition Therapy for Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes and renal disease.
- The Washington Post recently had an article about Type 2 Diabetes.
- University of Miami's kicker Todd Sievers succeeds while wearing an insulin pump.
- City plans program to combat diabetes among youths.
- Diabetes: Asia's Modern Scourge.
- The Diabetes Youth Program provides educational and supportive services for young people with diabetes, their families, schools, and communities throughout Northwest Ohio and Southern Michigan.
- Last week's poll asked readers how many times have they've had to use a glucagon injection. This week's poll asks readers what kind of insulin they use.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Growing Up With Diabetes: What Children Want Their Parents to Know by Alicia McAuliffe.
- Parents' Voices is Worth a Look.
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