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November 2006

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October 2006

  • Kids take diabetes appeal to Parliament Hill - winnipegsun.com - October 30, 2006 - Members of Parliament may be handing out money instead of candy this Halloween. Nearly 50 children with Type 1 diabetes, including one from Winnipeg, are expected to converge on Parliament Hill tomorrow to lobby for funding for a "Made in Canada Cure.""

  • Students with Diabetes Continue to Face Challenges Securing Care in Schools - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - October 23, 2006

  • Schools to join in walk for diabetes - Edwardsville Intelligencer - October 21, 2006 - Event will raise money to fight illness Several of the schools in Triad Community Unit School District No. 2 are participating in the "School Walk for Diabetes," an event by the American Diabetes Association.

  • Diabetes study targets school cafeteria, gym habits - Contra Costa Times - October 15, 2006 - They winced while their blood was drawn and fidgeted as the blood pressure cuff tightened. But the sixth-graders were excited about becoming test subjects in a nationwide diabetes study, if only to score the $50 gift card being offered.
  • Face-off with diabetes - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - October 14, 2006 - It's a good thing 5-year-old Chontavious Vazquez knows his numbers. It allows him to control his diabetes on his own with the insulin pump he wears. "If he were taking shots, it would cause me to be there every time he needed to eat a meal," said his mother, Charlene Vazquez, of Minneapolis. "Or someone else would have to know what he needed. And with him being in two different schools, that ...

  • Middle schoolers participate in school diabetes study - The Myrtle Beach Sun News - October 12, 2006, 07:13 GMT.  They winced while their blood was drawn and fidgeted as the blood pressure cuff tightened. But the sixth-graders were excited about becoming test subjects in a nationwide diabetes study, if only to score the $50 gift card offered by researchers.

  • Youth at risk of diabetes, prof warns - Prince George Citizen Online - October 12, 2006, 07:11 GMT.  Local students are at alarming risk of developing Type 2 diabetes because too many are overweight. This warning was presented to school trustees at Tuesday's public meeting by UNBC professor Hanh Huynh.

  • Tewksbury Teen Helping Others Tackle Diabetes Will be youth ambassador for weekend walk - Lowell Sun - October 12, 2006, 15:42 GMT.  TEWKSBURY -- Sara Dennehy has her bad days. There were the times she has had to convince her middle-school classmates that her diabetes is not contagious.

  • 6th-Graders Get $50 For Two-Year Diabetes Study - NBC 5 Chicago - October 11, 2006, 16:58 GMT.  Elementary school children will get separate food and P.E. classes to study diabetes.

  • Thousands of middle schoolers to participate in diabetes study - CBS 47 Fresno - October 11, 2006, 16:15 GMT.  Sixth grade students in California and four other states are taking part in a national diabetes study. And they're getting 50-dollar gift cards for their trouble.

  • Temple U. Studies Diabetes Risk in 6th Graders - KYW News Radio 1060 - October 11, 2006, 15:04 GMT.  Researchers at Temple University are participating in a study to see if changes in school lunch offerings and phys ed classes can help lower the risk of type 2 diabetes among middle schoolers.

  • Middle schoolers participate in diabetes risk study - CNN.com - October 11, 2006, 14:55 GMT.  SPRING LAKE, North Carolina (AP) -- They winced while their blood was drawn and fidgeted as the blood pressure cuff tightened. But the sixth-graders were excited about becoming test subjects in a nationwide diabetes study, if only to score the $50 gift card being offered.

  • Students participate in diabetes study - News 14 Charlotte - October 11, 2006, 13:56 GMT.  SPRING LAKE, N.C. -- They winced while their blood was drawn and fidgeted as the blood pressure cuff tightened. But the sixth-graders were excited about becoming test subjects in a nationwide diabetes study, if only to score the $50 gift card offered by researchers.

  • Third graders get invite for anti-diabetes program - Laredo Morning Times - October 11, 2006, 12:01 GMT.  Parents with children in the third grade at Laredo Independent School District or United Independent School District will have the opportunity to participate in Proyecto Bienestar Laredo, an anti-diabetes program.Information and permission forms for the program are being sent home with third-graders at both districts.

  • Middle Schoolers Will Participate Diabetes Study - CBS 2 Los Angeles - October 11, 2006, 11:33 GMT.  Sixth grade students in California and four other states are taking part in a national diabetes study. And they're getting $50 gift cards for their trouble.

  • Thousands of middle schoolers to participate in diabetes study - KESQ - October 11, 2006, 11:02 GMT.  UNDATED Sixth grade students in California and four other states are taking part in a national diabetes study. And they're getting 50-dollar gift cards for their trouble.

  • Study seeks lower student diabetes risk - AP via Yahoo! News - October 11, 2006, 09:02 GMT.  They winced while their blood was drawn and fidgeted as the blood pressure cuff tightened. But the sixth-graders were excited about becoming test subjects in a nationwide diabetes study, if only to score the $50 gift card being offered.

  • Thousands of middle schoolers to participate in diabetes study - The Daily Comet - October 11, 2006, 06:10 GMT.  They winced while their blood was drawn and fidgeted as the blood pressure cuff tightened. But the sixth-graders were excited about becoming test subjects in a nationwide diabetes study, if only to score the $50 gift card offered by researchers.

  • Grant sends six to diabetes camp - Standard-Journal - October 9, 2006, 15:45 GMT.  BLOOMSBURG - A recent grant from the Bloomsburg Area Community Foundation has enabled six Bloomsburg area children to attend their choice of a week at diabetes camp or a Diabetes Family Weekend with their parents and extended family.

  • DIABETES AWARENESS IN CHILDREN - AFTER SCHOOL SNACK IDEAS - KPVI-TV - October 3, 2006, 16:50 GMT.  A national study reports one out of every 500 children and teens in this country have been diagnosed with diabetes. But that number could be going drastically higher.

  • Study Finds One In 523 Children And Adolescents Have Diabetes - Science Daily - October 3, 2006, 16:06 GMT.  About one in every 523 children and adolescents in the United States had physician-diagnosed diabetes in 2001, according to estimates from a major national study called SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth.

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September 2006

  • Governor signs bill that publicizes diabetes - Schools will have to provide information about type-2 diabetes to parents and guardians of incoming seventh-grade students by mid-2010 under legislation signed Tuesday by Gov. Schwarzenegger.  09/14/2006
  • Diabetes education should start in school - Given the high incidence of diabetes in Barbados, one long-time advocate for the rights of the disabled is of the view that education on the disease should start from within the school system.  09/12/2006

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May 2006

  • Diabetes supporters hit the trail - Step-by-step Elmer Elson elementary are hoping to make a difference for students suffering from juvenile diabetes. The school came together last week and managed to raise nearly $10,000 in support of the cause.  05/10/2006

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November 2005 - November is National Diabetes Awareness Month (USA)


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April 2005

The American Nursing Association opposes the American Diabetes Association model legislation that would permit trained non-medical personnel to help with the care of children with diabetes while at school. This includes, in the event of a medical emergency, advocating that schools do nothing except calling 911.  04/04/05

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March 2005

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February 2005

American Diabetes Association And DREDF Calls California Parents Of Children With Diabetes. 02/03/05

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January 2005

Bill OK'd to let students test their own diabetes.  12/29/04

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