Type 1 Teens: A Guide to Managing Your Life with Diabetes

Type 1 Teens: A Guide to Managing Your Life with Diabetes


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Type 1 Teens: A Guide to Managing Your Life with Diabetes by Korey K. Hood, Bryan Ishe

Friends. School. Parents. Driving. Dating. Add type 1 diabetes, and your teenage life feels even more complicated. Too many competing priorities, not enough time, right? Type 1 Teens outlines straightforward strategies and tips to help you manage your diabetes before it manages you. Crack it open for simple-to-use tools and insider advice. Find practical and realistic self-help, all in this do-it-in-a-snap guide. Type 1 Teens gives you just want you need to own your diabetes, advocate for yourself, prevent diabetes burnout, and take back the control of your priorities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433807886
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publication date: 06/28/2010
Pages: 150
Sales rank: 688,912
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Korey K. Hood, PhD, has personal experience with diabetes. He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as a young adult. Coincidentally, it happened just a few months after starting graduate work in pediatric diabetes. Being diagnosed at this point in his life solidified the decision he made to do research and clinical work in pediatric diabetes and seemed to promote more enthusiasm for working in this area.

Dr. Hood's combination of education, career, and personal experiences in type 1 diabetes provide him with a unique perspective to engage teenagers with type 1 diabetes and attempt to promote their health and overall quality of life.

Dr. Hood completed his PhD in clinical and health psychology at the University of Florida, with a focus on pediatric and child clinical psychology, but the broad training included family work and individual work with adults with medical conditions.

Presently, Dr. Hood works at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital, where he is part of a newly developed center that focuses on promoting adherence and self-management in pediatric chronic disease. He works exclusively in type 1 diabetes and has active projects on the influence of psychological factors on diabetes management and interventions for depressed adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

Bryan Ische is an illustrator and designer currently living in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) in 2009 with a BFA in Illustration. He does his best to enjoy the things that come and try not to forget the things that pass.

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