- The Diabetes Team answers your questions. There are several new questions this week.
- Progression of Retinopathy with Intensive versus Conventional Treatment in the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT) summarizes the results of DCCT, which demonstrated that tight control can reduce the risk of complications.
- Dr. Frederick Banting discovered insulin in 1922. Read a brief biography of him in Great Canadian Scientists.
- Read about Henry K. Bentley, who has been living with insulin-dependent diabetes since 1943.
- Support Groups debuts with news about an Adolescent Group that meets at the North Shore University Hospital on Long Island.
- There are nine new dessert Recipes, just in time for the holidays.
- The Internet Visioncare Frequently Asked Questions discussed diabetic retinopathy and other vision care questions.
- New pharmacies that sell diabetic products with Web sites:
- Diabetes Support Systems has developed a Hemoglobin A1c Home Collection Kit that requires one-third of a drop of blood from a finger stick instead of a venous blood draw! Be sure to check this out!
- Diabetic Assistance Program of New York
- MediTrust Pharmacy, Canada's National Mail Order Pharmacy, provides supplies for Canadians.
- New Just for Fun links for Kids:
- Berit's Best Sites for Children contains an enormous list of great sites for kids. Don't miss it.
- KidNews lets you publish your own story on the Internet.
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