- REMINDER: Applications for Lilly's Diabetes Scholarship Program for the 1998 school year must be submitted by March 31, 1998.
- To provide support for spouses and significant others, we now have a Spouses Chat Room and Spouses and Significant Others conference in the Message Board.
- Tina Williams shares with us the events leading up to her daughter Ally's diagnosis.
- Camps for Children with Diabetes with newly updated information for the 1998 camping season include:
- Camp Fitch hosts camp for kids who live near Erie, Pennsylvania.
- Children's Diabetes Camp at Glacier View Ranch in Ward, Colorado, offers kids from Colorado an unparalleled camping experience. The application deadline is March 27, 1998.
- LifeScan presents their position in response to a recent question about the perceived high price of test strips.
- Americans With Disabilities Act Information on the Web, from the Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice, provides many links that will be helpful to anyone faced with discrimination due to diabetes.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Sweet Kids: How to Balance Diabetes Control & Good Nutrition with Family Peace by Betty Page Brackenridge, MS, RD, CDE and Richard R. Rubin, PhD, CDE.
- Advances Toward the Implantable Artificial Pancreas for Treatment of Diabetes, published in the March 1998 issue of Diabetes Care, reviews the state of the art in developing an artificial pancreas.
- Neuropsychological Complications of IDDM in Children 2 Years After Disease Onset, published in the March 1998 issue of Diabetes Care, found that "... IDDM is associated with an increased risk of mild neuropsychological dysfunction."
- The American Diabetes Association has posted its 1998 Clinical Practice Recommendations.
- F.I.T. USA Foundation, Inc. strives to advance FIT (Functional Insulin Treatment) certified care, liberate people with continuous education in diabetes self-treatment, provide advanced self-management technology, assist under-privileged people with diabetes, prevent diabetes and find a cure.
- The mission of Type One Diabetes Assistance & Enlghtenment, Inc. is to provide assistance and information to patients newly diagnosed with type one juvenile diabetes, in the hospital and at home. In addition, we wish to encourage as many people as possible to spiritually join together in a united prayer to end diabetes.
- The Endocrine Web provides patients and their families with "state of the art" information about thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas, and adrenal disorders.
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