- Summer camps for kids with diabetes with updated information for the 2002 camping season include:
- Bearskin Meadow Camp includes a family camp for younger kids and a young adults session.
- Camp Sweeney, a camp near Dallas, Texas, has been serving diabetic kids for over 50 years. Visit their web site to learn about upcoming summer sessions and to request an application form.
- Join us for a Pasadena 2002 Conference Chat with Laura Billetdeaux, events coordinator, on Wednesday, January 16th at 9pm Eastern in the Pasadena 2002 room.
- Marissa Bears are again available to purchase. Support the Children with Diabetes Foundation by purchasing this wonderful bear.
- MedicAlert Foundation now has sports bands for kids with diabetes.
- Effects of Diabetes on Learning in Children concludes that, for most children, type 1 diabetes is not associated with lower academic performance.
- Islet cell transplantation summarizes islet transplantation today and future developments.
- JDRF has published a new Research Update.
- Scientists produce genetically engineered, cloned pigs for xenotransplantation.
- Amylin Pharmaceuticals Reports Improved Daily Glucose Profiles In Type 1 Diabetes With SYMLIN(TM) Therapy.
- ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces Clinical Trial Results of Vitrase For the Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy.
- Hepatic Glycogen Metabolism in Type 1 Diabetes After Long-Term Near Normoglycemia.
- Loss of the antiangiogenic pigment epithelium-derived factor in patients with angiogenic eye disease.
- "Diabetic Mastopathy," or Sclerosing Lymphocytic Lobulitis, Is Strongly Associated With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Glucose Metabolism in the First 3 Years after Renal Transplantation in Patients Receiving Tacrolimus versus Cyclosporine-Based Immunosuppression.
- Eating problems and the observed quality of mother-daughter interactions among girls with type 1 diabetes.
- Higher urinary IgM excretion in type 2 diabetic nephropathy compared to type 1 diabetic nephropathy.
- The American Diabetes Association has posted its 2002 Clinical Practice Recommendations.
- Study examined Emla versus ice as a topical anesthetic.
- The National Service Framework for Diabetes describes the standards to improve the care for people with diabetes across the UK.
- Information given to patients before appointments and its effect on non-attendance rate.
- The Centers for Disease Control has released new growth charts for children. The CDC also offers information on calculating body mass index for kids.
- Implications of childhood obesity for adult health: findings from thousand families cohort study.
- Diabetes Patients Can Now Receive Medicare Reimbursement for Cell Robotics' Lasette.
- Cell transplant could cure diabetes.
- Overcoming juvenile diabetes with a little planning.
- Children Have Diabetes Too tells the story of Matthew, who is diagnosed with diabetes. From Diabetic.com.
- The Jewish Diabetes Association provides support and education to those with diabetes combined with a Jewish Lifestyle.
- The History of Insulin, part of the Diabetic Medical Equipment History web site, offers an overview of the history of insulin.
- Last week's poll asked readers what kind of insulin they use. This week's poll asks readers if they use alternative site testing for blood glucose monitoring.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Taking Control of Your Diabetes, Second Edition by Steven V. Edelman, MD.
- Our page on School and Daycare Issues is Worth a Look.
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