Internet Sources

Alyssa Brandenstein, "Alyssa's Dream," video.

N.R. Kleinfield, "Diabetes and Its Toll Quietly Emerge as a Crisis," New York Times, January 9, 2006. 2006/01/09/nyregion/nyregionspecial5/09diabetes.html?page wanted=all.

National Institutes of Health, "Fact Sheet, Type 2 Diabetes." pdf+National+Institutes+health+diabetes+fact+sheet+ 30+years+ago&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=1&gl=us.

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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