- Don't be misled. "Pancreas Tonic" is not a cure.
- An old "urban legend" about aspartame (the sweetener in NutraSweet and Equal) is once again circulating on the Internet. Learn the truth at Aspartame Warning - Urband Legends and Folklore by The Mining Company and Correcting Internet Myths About NutraSweet by the NutraSweet company.
- Chloe is in second grade and likes the Spice Girls.
- We review the Autopen by Owen Mumford.
- Each year, Home Diagnostics Incorporated, maker of the Prestige blood glucose meter, sponsors an art contest at camps for kids with diabetes.
- ADA has learned that for the second consecutive year, diabetes research will be getting a bigger budget boost than the overall NIH budget.
- Diabetes Research and Diabetes Care: Where do we stand? by Mayer B. Davidson, MD of the American Diabetes Association illustrates, among other things, the woeful lack of funding for diabetes research by the US National Institutes of Health.
- An education campaign that alerts teachers and parents to the symptoms of childhood diabetes can help identify children with undiagnosed diabetes.
- The Health Sciences Library from the State University of New York at Buffalo offers an excellent list of sources of diabetes information in its Diabetes Mellitus: A Reader's Guide.
- The St. Louis JDF chapter web pages highlight its local events and support groups.
- Last week's poll asked readers how they dispose of their lancets, syringes, and other "sharp" medical waste. This week's poll asks readers how often they do a blood test during the middle of the night.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Fast Food Facts by Marion Franz, MS, RD, LD, CDE.
- Our mirror of Rick Mendosa's On-line Diabetes Resources has been updated.
- Da Vinci Gourmet in Seattle offers DaVinci Gourmet Sugar Free syrups and a recipe database.
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