Back to Home What's New for 10 December 2000
  1. Just in time for the holidays, we have two specials in our online store:

    1. 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!

    2. The Discovery of Insulin is on sale for $15, discounted from the retail price of $18.

  2. Jonathan is 10 and was All City Champion in basketball.

  3. Vanya is 16 and lives in Russia.

  4. Alice Jane was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at 18 months old in June 1999.

  5. Camps for kids with diabetes with updated information for the 2001 camping season include:

    1. Camp Setebaid is a camp for kids 8 to 17 in Pennsylvania.

    2. Camp Ho Mita Koda, in Ohio, was founded in 1929 and is the oldest continuing camp for children with diabetes in the world.

  6. 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.

  7. Read the transcripts from our two special chats from last week:

    1. Food Matters: Obesity: Does It Harm or Merely Offend? with Betty Brackenridge.

    2. Growing Incidence of Type 2 in Children with Rod Lorenz from the NDEP.

    3. Virtual Support Group: Type 1 Diabetes with Kris Swenson and Betty Brackenridge.

  8. JDF is requesting help in urging elected officials to support diabetes research.

  9. Selection of delegates for the 2001 JDF Children's Congress 2001 is underway.

  10. The Southwestern Wisconsin JDF Chapter is selling Calendars for 2001 called the "Faces of Diabetes."

  11. Researchers find a genetic cause of type 1 diabetes and autoimmunity.

  12. 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.

  13. Gut bugs could provide diabetes cure.

  14. Paper reviews Factors Associated with Cerebral Edema in Children with Diabetic Ketoacidosis.

  15. Leukocytosis and Other Predictors of Infection in Children with Diabetic Ketoacidosis.

  16. Kidney Care 101, from the November 2000 issue of Diabetes Forecast, offers advice on keeping your kidneys healthy.

  17. Diabetic woman died after being failed by doctors.

  18. The Child Health Questionnaire in children with diabetes: cross-sectional survey of parent and adolescent-reported functional health status.

  19. Does dietary protein intake correlate with markers suggestive of early diabetic nephropathy in children and adolescents with Type 1 diabetes mellitus?

  20. Beta cell function declines with age in glucose tolerant caucasians.

  21. 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.

  22. Study reports on the sex differences in the growth of diabetic children in China.

  23. We've updated our mirror of Rick Mendosa's On-line Diabetes Resources.

  24. The Teenage Diabetes web site has been updated.

  25. BrainPOP is an interactive web site with information and animations about diabetes and blood glucose monitoring.

  26. Alberta oil money boosts diabetes research.

  27. We review the new book My Own Type 1 Diabetes Book.

  28. 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.

  29. The Featured Book of the Week is Making the Best of Life: Book 2: Learning to Live With Diabetes by Jed Block.

  30. Our web site access statistics are Worth a Look.

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