The Everything Parent's Guide To Children With Juvenile Diabetes: Reassuring Advice for Managing Symptoms and Raising a Happy, Healthy Child by Moira McCarthy, Jake Kushner | | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
The Everything Parent's Guide To Children With Juvenile Diabetes: Reassuring Advice for Managing Symptoms and Raising a Happy, Healthy Child

The Everything Parent's Guide To Children With Juvenile Diabetes: Reassuring Advice for Managing Symptoms and Raising a Happy, Healthy Child

by Moira McCarthy, Jake Kushner
     
 

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As a parent of a child diagnosed with diabetes, you are faced with overwhelming, and sometimes frightening, questions like: Will my child be able to eat sweets again? How will I ever be able to let them go out on their own? What is the newest technology and how can it help my child? Is a cure really on the horizon? The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with

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As a parent of a child diagnosed with diabetes, you are faced with overwhelming, and sometimes frightening, questions like: Will my child be able to eat sweets again? How will I ever be able to let them go out on their own? What is the newest technology and how can it help my child? Is a cure really on the horizon? The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Juvenile Diabetes helps you cope with the challenges of helping your children live happy, healthy lives while controlling the disease. This reassuring, easy-to-use guide features advice on: Adjusting to life with diabetes; Helping your children take control of their health; Monitoring diet and insulin levels; Handling emergencies; Finding support for you and your children. The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Juvenile Diabetes helps parents deal with the challenges you and your child face when living with diabetes one day at a time. Moira McCarthy is a well-known parent in the diabetes community. She is the national chairman of government advocacy of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and volunteers as a Bag of Hope delivery mom to newly diagnosed families. An award-winning news reporter and magazine writer, Ms. McCarthy has appeared on CNN, many other national and local news programs, and twice on the front page of the New York Times. Jake Kushner, M.D., was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Laboratory of Morris White, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Joslin Diabetes Center, and Harvard Medical School. He has worked as an instructor in medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and as a faculty member in the Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Group and Cell Biology and Physiology Program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605502717
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
04/02/2007
Series:
Everything
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
945,665
File size:
508 KB

Meet the Author

Moira McCarthy is a well-known parent in the diabetes community. She is the national chairman of government advocacy of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and volunteers as a Bag of Hope delivery mom to newly diagnosed families. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Clara Barton Camp for Girls with Diabetes, one of the nation's oldest and best-known diabetes camps. An award-winning news reporter and magazine writer, Ms. McCarthy has appeared on CNN, many other national and local news programs, and twice on the front page of the New York Times. Her daughter Lauren has been a national spokesperson for diabetes. Ms. McCarthy lives in Plymouth, MA.

Jake Kushner, M.D., was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Laboratory of Morris White, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Joslin Diabetes Center, and Harvard Medical School. He has worked as an instructor in medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and as a faculty member in the Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Group and Cell Biology and Physiology Program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Kushner lives in Bala Cynwyd, PA.

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