- College students with Type 1 diabetes can still apply for the $2,500 Lilly Diabetes Scholarship Program. Hurry though--the application deadline is March 31, 1999.
- Gaetano is seven years old and has diabetes and celiac.
- Ryan McClatchey is seven years old and flies airplanes.
- Sara Taha is five years old and was diagnsed in August 1997.
- Camps for kids with diabetes with updated information for the 1999 camping season include:
- Camp Adam Fisher in South Carolina is for campers with diabetes ages 7 to 17, as well as brothers, sisters, and friends.
- Camp De Los Ninos, in San Jose, California, offers camp for kids with diabetes ages 6 to 13.
- Camp EDI is a summer day camp in Fall River, Massachusetts.
- Camp Fox is a one-week trip for teens to Catalina Island off the coast of southern California.
- Camp Granada is a resident camp in Monticello, Illinois.
- Camp Hertko Hollow, near Des Moines, Iowa, includes a two-story tree house and a real train caboose.
- Camp Surf near San Diego offers teens with diabetes the chance to surf and sail.
- Camp Sequoia Lake offers teens ages 13 to 17 an adventure among the Giant Sequoia trees near Kings Canyon National Park.
- You can sign up for clinical trials of the MiniMed Continuous Glucose Monitoring System.
- Implications of the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study provides the position statement of the American Diabetes Association.
- Insulin Pens and Acute Deterioration in Blood Glucose Control, from the Archives of Internal Medicine, reports on three pregnant women with diabetes who experienced problems when using an insulin pen.
- SEC obtains final judgements concluding the securities fraud case against members of Futrex, developer of the Dream Beam non-invasive glucose sensor. (The article about Futrex is one-forth of the way down the page.)
- JDF Washington Report brings us up to date on issues in Washington, D.C.
- Last week's poll asked how you or your child see an eye doctor as part of your diabetes care. This week's poll asks how long you use a vial of insulin.
- The Featured Book of the Week is The Discovery of Insulin by Michael Bliss.
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