- children with DIABETES is a 1996 National Information Infrastructure Awards semifinalist in the Health Care category. On November 12, 1996, judges will narrow the field of health care sites from 21 semifinalists to six finalists. Representatives from the six finalists will be invited to New York City for the awards presentation on December 3, 1996.
- The results of the survey are complete and the winner of the free children with DIABETES sweatshirt is Nicole Maier from Staten Island, New York. Thanks to all who took the time to answer the questions. I appologize in advance if I don't reply individually to each of you.
- Andrea DeFusco, mother of a six year old boy with diabetes, is conducting research for her master's thesis in special education. Please help her by answering the questions in her survey about your child and diabetes in school.
- The Diabetes Team answered 70 questions in October, a new record. If you've sent in a question recently, please be patient: we're working as fast as we can. To make it easier to submit questions, there is now an on-line question submission form.
- You can now search the Friends database for the most recently added Friends.
- Kids will enjoy reading The Diabeastie, a story from the November 1996 issue of Diabetes Forecast.
- Understanding Insulin-Dependent Diabetes by H. Peter Chase, M.D., is now on-line at the Barbara Davis Center website. This is one of the few must have books for parents and older kids.
- Islet Xenotransplantation: How Sweet It Is by Jeffrey L. Platt, Departments of Surgery, Pediatrics, and Immunology Duke University, is an editorial about last week's article about Normalization of Diabetes in Spontaneously Diabetic Cynomologus Monkeys by Xenografts of Microencapsulated Porcine Islets without Immunosuppression.
- Nicotinamide's Effects on Glucose Metabolism in Subjects at Risk for IDDM is briefly summarized in the November 1996 issue of Diabetes.
- Those interested in the technical details of A1c testing will want to read a Comparison Between Abbott IMx and BioRad HPLC Methods for Determination of Glycosylated Hemoglobin A1c Levels in Subjects with Normal and Atypical Hemoglobins, written by a team at the Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA.
- Asociacion Latinoamericana de Diabetes (ALAD) contains Spanish-language information about diabetes.
- Bonnie Ellen's Candy Company offers a 10% discount to visitors of children with DIABETES! They sell various sugar-free candies and provide exchange and carbohydrate count for each is provided at the website. Be sure to tell them that you heard about them from children with DIABETES and that you are entitled to a 10% discount.
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