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101 Tips for Parents of Kids with Diabetes : Wisdom for Families Living with Type 1 (Paperback) (Jeff

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Approximately 208,000 Americans under age twenty have diagnosed diabetes, and the number is growing at an alarming rate. From 2001 to 2009, the number of American children diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes rose 23%; for Type 2 diabetes it rose 21%. While scientists and government organizations assess the reasons for the increase, parents are left to deal with its day-to-day ramifications, and to guide their children through the discovery and treatment process.In this chunky volume are a whopping 1,001 tips for parents. The tips answer questions like: What does the diagnosis mean? How do I get help? Should I change my child’s eating habits? What does insulin mean and how is it used? And what should I tell my child’s teacher? For ease of reference, they’re categorized, so answers can quickly and easily be found. They’re also provided in simple, jargon-free, and easy-to-understand language.
Number of Pages: 101
Genre: Health + Wellness
Sub-Genre: Diseases / Diabetes
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Author: Jeff Hitchcock
Language: English
Street Date: August 16, 2016
TCIN: 51134220
UPC: 9781634505048
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-3228
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