It's Time to Learn About Diabetes: A Workbook on Diabetes for Children

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The most widely used resource for helping children manage their diabetes is now totally revised and updated. When kids find out they have diabetes, they often have questions about what it is and how they got it. It's Time to Learn About Diabetes is an entertaining and easy-to-use guide that and explains diabetes in simple terms, showing school-age kids how to help take care of themselves. With friendly cartoon hosts Cindy and Mike, this workbook alleviates the fear associated with insulin shots and blood tests ...

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Overview

The most widely used resource for helping children manage their diabetes is now totally revised and updated. When kids find out they have diabetes, they often have questions about what it is and how they got it. It's Time to Learn About Diabetes is an entertaining and easy-to-use guide that and explains diabetes in simple terms, showing school-age kids how to help take care of themselves. With friendly cartoon hosts Cindy and Mike, this workbook alleviates the fear associated with insulin shots and blood tests and helps kids understand what's happening in their bodies. By emphasizing the positive and providing an outlet for children to express their feelings, it clearly shows kids how to manage their diabetes and feel good about themselves. It's Time to Learn About Diabetes also includes helpful tips on exercise, healthy eating, caring for diabetes in school, and planning for parties and vacations.
• Books to Fund a Cure
• A portion of this book's proceeds will go to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International, a not-for profit voluntary health agency, whose primary objective is to support and fund research to find the cause, cure, treatment, and prevention of diabetes and its complications. The JDF gives more money to diabetes research than any other private health agency in the world. JDF Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Library Health/Diabetes/Parenting

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471347439
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/20/1995
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 696,684
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.28 (d)

Table of Contents

Diabetes: How Did I Get It?

WHAT HAPPENS WITHOUT INSULIN.

What Happens When You Get Diabetes?

All About Ketones.

MAKING IT BALANCE.

Out of Balance: What Do I Do?

Low Blood Sugar.

TAKING CARE OF DIABETES.

Taking Insulin.

Testing Blood.

Healthy Eating.

Exercise Is Fun!

Balancing It All.

DOING WELL DURING SPECIAL TIMES.

When I'm Sick.

Party Time.

ON MY OWN.

Diabetes in School.

Keep It Safe.

Managing on My Own.

Friends and Feelings.

Blood Sugar in Millimols per Liter.

Certificate of Completion.

Answers to Workbook Questions.

Bibliography.

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