raising a baby WITH DIABETES

Roemer, Jean Betschart
November 2003
Diabetes Forecast;Nov2003, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p64
Offers diabetes management tips for infants. Tips for monitoring blood sugar levels in infants with diabetes; Susceptibility of diabetic infants to dehydration; Administration of an injection or fingerprick.


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