Links

Useful diabetes links

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Join the peds-endo group mailing list at Yahoo - You need to sign up at Yahoo before joining the list
UN Resolution 61/225: World Diabetes Day - For the first time, a non-infectious disease has been seen as posing as serious a global health threat as infectious epidemics such as HIV/AIDS.
 

Organizations

SWEET Project - Better control in Pediatric and Adolescent diabetes: working to create Centres of Reference
Child Life Council - The Child Life Council (CLC) is the leading membership association supporting child life professionals as they empower children and families to master challenging events related to health care
IDF Life for a Child - The International Diabetes Federation "Life for a Child" Programme was established in 2001 with support from the Australian Diabetes Council and HOPE worldwide. It is an innovative and sustainable support programme in which individuals, families and organisations contribute monetary or in-kind donations to help children with diabetes in developing countries. It is supported by Lilly.
ISPAD Rare Diabetes - An international resource for assisting patients, clinicians and scientists in the study of rare forms of diabetes

Resources for people with diabetes

Children with Diabetes - The on-line community for kids, families and adults with Type 1 diabetes
Diving and Diabetes - Christopher Edge, Chair, UK Sports Diving Medical Committee
diabeteskidsandteens.com.au - Website for Kids and Teens from Diabetes Australia
Glycemic Index (GI) - table of foods - Revised International Table of Glycemic Index (GI) and Glycemic Load (GL) Values. By David Mendosa 2002.
Insulin Pumpers - Information and support for adults and children with diabetes and their families interested in insulin pump therapy.
Information about diabetes from NDIC - National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (USA)
USDA National Nutrient Database - Database with contents of different food items
Emergency Glucose for Treatment of Hypoglycemia - From the Children with Diabetes website
Overview of blood glucose meters - From the Children with Diabetes website
Glucose calculator: HbA1c vs. average glucose - The results of the A1C-Derived Average Glucose study (ADAG), published in Diabetes Care, have affirmed the existence of a linear relationship between A1C and average blood glucose levels.
 

Other links of pediatric diabetes interest

The Dream Trust - The Dream Trust was started by Dr. Pendsey and supports children in India with insulin and other supplies. Click here for a Canadian description of the organization.