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Gary Hall, Jr.
Meet Gary Hall Jr!
  It's time to register for our "It's a New Day in Diabetes" Conference and Expo, to be held from July 18-22, 2001 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

Join with Olympic Gold Medalist Gary Hall, Jr., in opening the Exhibit Hall in the Coronado Ballroom on Wednesday evening from 5:30 - 9:00pm. Gary will meet the kids individually (yes, and the parents, too), pose for photos, and hand out autographed posters. It's a tremendous opportunity to come face to face with an Olympic champion who tames his diabetes daily to be one of the best swimmers in the world.

Registration Information

  1. Chelsea lives in Colorado and has four horses.

  2. Jaime Lee is eight and would like some friends with diabetes.

  3. Dallas Simmons shares the experience of his daughter's diagnosis.

  4. Camps for kids with diabetes with updated schedules for 2001 include:

    1. Camp Clara Barton provides summer camping, a coed Adventure Camp for high school students with diabetes, and year-round weekend programs for youth with diabetes, families and friends.

    2. Camp Kudzu provides camp for 4th through 8th graders in Georgia.

  5. Study finds that preprandial insulin can be given by inhalation in individuals with type 1 diabetes as a less invasive alternative to conventional preprandial insulin injections. (Free registration at THE LANCET web site required)

  6. Australian scientists discover genetic risk factor for Type 1 diabetes.

  7. Undiagnosed coeliac disease and risk of autoimmune disorders in subjects with Type I diabetes mellitus.

  8. Researchers Develop Dual Glucose-Insulin Sensor. (Free Medscape membership required)

  9. Early-Onset Type 1 Diabetes Has Different Cause Than Later Childhood Onset.

  10. LifeScan introduces the OneTouch Ultra Blood Glucose Monitoring System.

  11. Insulin Pump Preferred For Kids With Diabetes.

  12. Massachusetts Senate Bill 321 would permit students with diabetes to test their blood sugar anywhere at school. It deserves your support.

  13. Aventis and Novo Nordisk sign licence agreement related to Aventis' long-acting insulin analogue Lantus. See also statement from Aventis.

  14. The New York Times reports that a large number of young adults lack health insurance.

  15. is a Russian-language web site about diabetes.

  16. Sugarfree Kitchen offers recipes from restaurant chefs, as well as sugarfree and no sugar added food and books.

  17. Last week's poll asked readers if they think that herbals and supplements should play a larger role in diabetes management. This week's poll asks readers if their doctor has talked to them about the benefits of ACE Inhibitors.

  18. The Featured Book of the Week is Understanding Insulin-Dependent Diabetes, 9th Edition by H. Peter Chase, M.D.

  19. Our page on School and Daycare Issues is Worth a Look.

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