- Marloes is 9 years old and lives in the Netherlands near Rotterdam, the world's biggest harbour.
- JDF Awards $10 Million to Fund Islet Cell Transplantation.
- Study finds that kids with more frequent visits to a multidisciplinary diabetes clinic had lower HbA1C levels.
- An editorial in Clinical Diabetes [Vol. 17 No. 2 1999] suggests that primary care doctors who treat patients with diabetes "... have dramatically lagged behind the research providing the tools to assist us in improving our patients' lives."
- The natural history of microalbuminuria in adolescents with type 1 diabetes reports on a study conducted to examine urinary albumin excretion measured initially during the first decade of type 1 diabetes in adolescents.
- Study finds serum advanced glycation end products (S-AGEs) may be elevated even in preschool and prepubertal children with diabetes, infering that the risk of microvascular complications may be present at an early age.
- Study shows that though tight control is achievable in children with Type 1 diabetes, due to the risk of hypoglycemia, children under the age of 5 should have a higher pre-meal blood sugar target.
- Print and Audio-Visual Materials for Parents or School Personnel from the American Diabetes Association (serving Oregon and Clark County, Washington) can help teachers and school staff learn about diabetes.
- The JDF Western Washington Chapter now has its own website.
- JDF Washington Report brings us up to date on JDF activities in Washington.
- The Pets with Diabetes website has been greatly expanded. Stop by if your pet has diabetes.
- LifeScan is offering a free copy of Kid's Choice Cookbook for anyone who completes their on-line survey.
- Last week's poll asked readers whether the reuse lancets and syringes. This week's poll asks how readers clean their fingers before blood tests.
- The Featured Book of the Week is Fast Food Facts by Marion Franz, MS, RD, LD, CDE.
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