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Childhood and Adolescent Diabetes : Practical Diabetes - Simon Court

Childhood and Adolescent Diabetes

Practical Diabetes


Published: 29th July 1997
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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).



ISBN: 9780471970033
ISBN-10: 0471970034
Series: Practical Diabetes
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 29th July 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 15.6 x 23.4  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.72
Edition Number: 1