Daily Care News from 1997
- The Message of the DCCT for Children and Adolescents, published in the November 1997 issue of Diabetes Spectrum, stresses the importance of good glycemic control even in children. (20 Dec 97)
- Psychological Complications of Childhood Diabetes: Case Examples, published in the November 1997 issue of Diabetes Spectrum, uses case examples to discuss problems in coping with childhood diabetes. (20 Dec 97)
- Behavioral and Psychosocial Research With School-Aged Children With Type 1 Diabetes, published in the November 1997 issue of Diabetes Spectrum, stresses the importance of continued parental involvement in diabetes care throughout childhood and even into the teenage years. (20 Dec 97)
- The American Diabetes Association has a revised Position Statement about Diabetes Mellitus and Exercise. (20 Dec 97)
- Needleless Injection Device Developed. (20 Dec 97)
- FDA approves glucose/fructosamine meter for sale in the United States. (14 Dec 97)
- Caffeine May Help Diabetics Detect Low Blood Sugar, according to an article from 1996. (14 Dec 97)
- Cell Robotics has received FDA clearance to "to market its Lasette laser finger perforator for all adults in a clinical setting, including diabetic patients." Cell Robotics plans to apply for additional FDA clearances for juveniles in clinical settings and home-use for diabetics. For more information, see the press release at the company's web site. (2 Nov 97)
- Dermal Interstitial Glucose as an Indicator of Ambient Glycemia, from the August 1997 issue of Diabetes Care, presents the report on the effectiveness of the Integ LifeGuide minimally invasive blood glucose meter. (28 Sep 97)
- Becton Dickinson receives approval to market an in-home HbA1c test kit. (14 Sep 97)
- Parents concerned about cow's milk should read Infant Feeding Practices and Their Possible Relationship to the Etiology of Diabetes Mellitus, a Policy Statement of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
- Strategies Toward Improved Control During Insulin Lispro Therapy in IDDM reports on reseach that examined "whether overall glycemic control can be improved with insulin lispro by adjustment of the basal insulin regimen without an increased risk of hypoglycemia." (2 Aug 97)
- Council on Diabetes in Youth Related Articles lists articles from Diabetes Care that are of interest to pediatric endocrinologists and other health care professionals who deal with children with diabetes. (2 Aug 97)
- You can read the Draft Position Statement on the Care of Children with Diabetes in the School Setting of the American Diabetes Association. (27 Jul 97)
- Hypoglycemia: What Every Person on Insulin Should Know from the July 1997 issue Diabetes Interview highlights the dangers of hypoglycemia. (This link might not remain active beyond July 1997.)
- Teaching Nonvisual Diabetes Self-Care: Choosing Appropriate Tools and Techniques for Visually Impaired Individuals offers excellent advice for how to manage diabetes if you have visual impairments. From Diabetes Spectrum Volume 10 Number 2, 1997, Pages 128-134.
- Teen Girls Risk Eye Damage by Skipping Injections to Lose Weight, from a story in the New York Times, illustrates the danger of skipping insulin. (13 Jul 97)
- A Bitter Pill -- A School's Drug Policy Sours One Teenager's Experience with Glucose Tablets highlights one problem that teens with diabetes face in school, and the continuing need to educate those who educate our children about diabetes.
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