Diabetes Care for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers: A Reassuring Guide
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BeschreibungThe support you need to manage your little one' s diabetes. With your child' s diagnosis of diabetes, you may be feeling grief, sadness, or fear. Everything you need to learn to take care of your child' s diabetes, in addition to normal parenting issues, can seem overwhelming. You might even worry that you may do something wrong and harm your child. This reassuring guide will help you find a balance between good diabetes management and normal life. It explains how diabetes impacts your child' s growth and development, and gives you plenty of ideas for dealing with routine diabetes care. The first book of its kind, Diabetes Care for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers provides tips on: Fitting diabetes demands into real-life schedulesMaking injections easierPreventing, detecting, and treating hypoglycemiaDealing with food issuesMonitoring blood glucoseWorking with your child' s day care or preschoolMeeting the physical, mental, and emotional needs o your childExplaining diabetes to brothers and sistersThis unique guide also includes experiences and advice from other parents of children with diabetes and amusing Family Circus cartoons.
PortraitJean Betschart, M.S.N., C.R.N.P., C.P.N.P., C.D.E., is a pediatric nurse practitioner and diabetes educator in the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. She has worked with children with diabetes and their families since 1980: She is also the author of It's Time to Learn About Diabetes and A Magic Ride in Foozbah-Land, and co-author of In Control: A Guide for Teens with Diabetes.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: November 1998
Seitenanzahl: 96 Seiten