- If you'll be in college in the fall of 1998, don't forget to apply for the Eli Lilly Diabetes Scholarship Program. The deadline for submitting applications is March 31, 1998.
- A tour of children with DIABETES highlights the various sections within the web site. Whether you're a new or a regular visitor, you're sure to find something new.
- Earlier in 1997, VivoRx received approval for Phase One clinical trials of xenotransplantation of encapsulated porcine islets for the treatment of Type 1 diabetes in people who are already receiving immunosuppressant drugs (most likely due to a kidney transplant). Read the Fact Sheet on Xenotransplantation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration outlines the U.S. Government guidelines for transplantation using animal sources, and the story of Steven Craig, first recipeint of encapsulated islets who was able to stop taking insulin injections.
- Ten Pegs To Hang Your Hat On, from the September 1997 issue of Diabetes Forecast, gives advice to parents of kids with diabetes about ways to keep everything in perspective.
- Forbidden Fruit?, from the August 1997 issue of Diabetes Forecast, tells you how to fit fruit into any meal plan.
- 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.
- Prediction of Type 1 Diabetes Postpartum in Patients With Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, from the September 1997 issue of Diabetes, reports that the presence of beta cell autoantibodies after delivery are "highly predictive for the development of type 1 diabetes postpartum."
- Czech and Turkish have been added to "I Have Diabetes" in Many Languages.
- JDF provides an update on FY '98 House and Senate Appropriations.
- Attention Friends with Castle Web e-mail addresses: To help stem the flood of unsolicited commercial (sometimes called "spam"), Castle Web is now blocking e-mail sent from known sources of spam.
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