The third edition of American Diabetes Association Guide to Raising a Child with Diabetes features the latest advances in diabetes care and parenting advice from the diabetes experts. Full of problem-solving examples and easy-to-use tables, the book shows parents how to adjust insulin to allow for the foods children like to eat, care for a child with type 2 diabetes, handle sick days, and plan meals that are nutritious and balanced. The book also addresses how to play sports and games safely, help children maintain a busy schedule and still feel healthy and strong, negotiate the twists and turns of being "different," and accept the physical and emotional challenges that life has to offer.
|Publisher:||American Diabetes Association|
|Edition description:||Third Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Jean Betschart Roemer, MN, MSN, CPNP, CDE is a pediatric nurse practitioner and certified diabetes educator in the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. She is a past president of the American Association of Diabetes Educators and past recipient of the American Diabetes Association Outstanding Health Professional Educator Award. She has written extensively, for health care professional, parents, children and teens, and has worked with children with diabetes and their families since 1980. Ms. Roemer, mother of three, and a grandmother of three, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1968.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 What Is Diabetes? 1
Chapter 2 Caring for Your Child 15
Chapter 3 Nitty-Gritty 1-Insulin 25
Chapter 4 Nitty-Gritty 2-Glucose 55
Chapter 5 Nitty-Gritty 3-Meal Plans 71
Chapter 6 Playing Sports and Games 97
Chapter 7 Highs and Lows of Diabetes 105
Chapter 8 As Your Child Grows Up 131
Chapter 9 Living with Diabetes 167