[PHNUTR-L] 21st-Century Kids Fight Diabetes
Kathrynne Holden, MS, RD
fivestar at nutritionucanlivewith.com
Mon Apr 11 05:08:58 PDT 2005
Colleagues, the following is FYI and does not necessarily reflect my own
opinion. I have no further knowledge of the topic.
21st-Century Kids Fight Diabetes
"Technology is one way of bringing something new and different into
diabetes care, and it frankly, it does make life easier," Lori Laffel,
M.D., a pediatric endocrinologist at Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston,
With a personal digital assistant, kids can upload blood sugar readings,
insulin doses and carbohydrate intake daily. In a study, children who
used a PDA along with special software checked their sugars more often
and had lower readings.
Kathrynne Holden, MS, RD < fivestar at nutritionucanlivewith.com >
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