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Childhood and Adolescent Diabetes

Childhood and Adolescent Diabetes

Simon Court (Editor), Bill Lamb (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-471-97003-3

Aug 1997

384 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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Written by individuals who between them currently share in the care of over 1,000 young diabetics, the book provides answers to the questions asked by parents and practical solutions to the problems confronting children, young people and their parents. In addition, suggestions and solutions are provided for professionals who are developing packages of care, audit systems, standards and activities outside the diabetic clinic. Special attention is given to the role of the paediatric diabetes nurse specialist and the purpose of the children's diabetic clinic, with particular strategies of care and examples of documentation being provided.
Aetiology, Epidemiology, Immunology, Environmental Factors, Genetics and Prevention (W. Lamb).

Diabetes--Management of the First Few Weeks (I. Jefferson M. Kibirige).

Diabetes in the Under-Fives (C. McCowen).

The Point and Purpose of the Clinic--Personnel and Practical Aspects (K. Robertson W. Lamb).

The Concept of Control (D. Matthews).

Insulin Strategies (J. Wales).

Acute Complications of Diabetes (J. Edge K. Matyka).

Growth in Diabetes and Other Associated Auto-immune Conditions (I. Jefferson).

Exercise and Diabetes (M. Kibirige S. Court).

Parents and Children--Stories, Pictures and Explanations (S. Court).