Childhood and Adolescent Diabetes

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Simon Court, Bill Lamb
John Wiley & Sons, Aug 15, 1997 - Medical - 371 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

The Diagnosis Practical Issues
17
Diabetes in the UnderFives
41
Diabetes in the Older Teenager and Young Adult
67
The Point and Purpose of the Clinic Personnel and Practical
87
The Role of the Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse
105
The Concept of Control
125
Insulin Strategies
167
Setting Standards of Care Audit Datahandling and Registers
187
LongTerm Complications Prevalence and Management
225
Growth in Diabetes and Other Associated Autoimmune
239
Exercise and Diabetes
273
Activities beyond the Clinic
289
Psychological Factors Stigma and Family Consequences
315
Parents and Children Stories Pictures and Explanations
329
St Vincent Declaration
357
Copyright

Acute Complications of Diabetes
201

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