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New This Week
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Dinosaur Tamer and Other Stories for Children with Diabetes by Marcia Levine Mazur, Peter Banks and Andrew Keegan.
- The Cost to Health Plans of Poor Glycemic Control, an article in the December 1997 issue of Diabetes Care, illustrates that poor glycemic control costs more money than good control.
- Reduced Frequency of Severe Hypoglycemia and Coma in Well-Controlled IDDM Patients Treated With Insulin Lispro, an article in the December 1997 issue of Diabetes Care, concludes that, in well-controlled patients with Type 1 diabetes, use of insulin lispro is associated with a lower risk of severe hypoglycemia and coma.
- The authors of Prevention of Type 1 Diabetes, published in the November 1997 issue of Diabetes Spectrum, believe that Type 1 diabetes will "eventually eradicated through modification of environmental factors."
- Long-Term Function (6 Years) of Islet Allografts in Type 1 Diabetes, in the December 1997 issue of Diabetes, summarizes the results of islet cell transplants in eight patients with Type 1 diabetes.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- The American Diabetes Association has a revised Position Statement about Diabetes Mellitus and Exercise.
- Needleless Injection Device Developed.
- Read that transcript of the special chat about Insulin Pumps held on December 17, 1997 with representatives from Disetronic.
- Curiosity Runs Deep, by Carole Reinert-Lucas, tells the story of one woman's kidney-pancreas transplants.
- The Michigan Diabetes Outreach Network "offer health professionals in diabetes care access to the most current information and the latest therapies in caring for patients with Type I and Type II diabetes." Included is a discussion of diabetes and eye disease.
- The Alberta Foundation for Diabetes Research raises funds to support clinical trials, as well as other promising diabetes research projects being carried out in Alberta, Canada.
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