HOW WE HANDLE IT: Our baby has diabetes

Sprinkle, Nicole; Geddes, Jennifer Kelly
August 2005
Parenting;Aug2005, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p34
Presents an article relating an experience in having a child with Type 1 diabetes. Symptoms of diabetes; Effects of the diabetes on the child's health; Challenges in distinguishing the child's blood sugar level.


Related Articles

  • The Accuracy of Blood Glucose Testing by Children. Strumph, Paul S.; Odoroff, Charles L.; Amatruda, John M. // Clinical Pediatrics;Apr1988, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p188 

    While studies have evaluated the accuracy of adult patients and health personnel in reading various glucose oxidase impregnated strips to estimate blood glucose, there are no studies exclusively evaluating the accuracy of children with diabetes reading their own strips as compared to a staff...

  • Diabetes in School: Kids Share Their Hope, Fears, & Tips for the New School Year. Krueger, Laurie // Countdown;Fall2004, Vol. 25 Issue 4, Special Section p9 

    Discusses the school experiences of children with diabetes in the United States. Efforts not to be treated differently; Importance of staying positive; Dealing with unwanted attention; Taking control of life; Need to monitor blood sugar; Differences of concerns and fears with normal children.

  • 11 Things Your Pediatric Endocrinologist Should Tell You. Cara, Jose F. // Diabetes Health;Nov2006, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p14 

    The article presents a list of issues that a pediatric endocrinologist should tell his or her young patient. Children with diabetes should be told by the pediatric endocrinologist that the health-care team and their parents are on their side to make sure they stay healthy. They should also be...

  • Children with diabetes at risk.  // Paediatric Nursing;Oct2004, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p5 

    Focuses on a 2004 study on the long-term health of children with diabetes in Great Britain, launched by the National Paedriatic Diabetes Unit. Ratio of children not reaching recommended blood glucose levels; Estimated number of diabetic children involved in the study; Information on the...

  • Neonatal Diabetes: A Case Study. Cashin, Kathryn M.; Briars, Rosemary L. // Pediatric Nursing;May/Jun99, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p271 

    Discusses a case study about neonatal diabetes. Incidence and characteristics of neonatal diabetes; Etiology and its treatment.

  • Familial Permanent Neonatal Diabetes with KCNJ11 Mutation and the Response to Glyburide Therapy -- A Three-Year Follow-Up. Begum-Hasan, Jahanara; Polychronakos, Constantine; Brill, Herbert // Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism;Sep2008, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p895 

    The article discusses the follow-up to the case of glyburide therapy in a child with permanent neonatal diabetes mellitus (PND) born to a 19-year-old mother who is suffering from congenital diabetes mellitus. According to genetic analysis, both child and mother have KCNJ11 mutation. It is noted...

  • LETTER. Ng, Sze May; Finnigan, Lynne; Connellan, Linda; Kiernan, Caitriona; Coward, Shirley // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Nov2014, Vol. 99 Issue 11, p1059 

    The article explores the use of an integrated pediatric electronic diabetes information management system Twinkle.Net, in achieving diabetes management in children. It suggests routine uploading of blood glucose meters and insulin pumps in outpatient clinics. It also discusses factors that...

  • A Comparative Clinical Evaluation of a New Proprietary Method for Urine Testing in Juvenile Diabetics. Traisman, Howard S.; Greenwood, Ronald D. // Clinical Pediatrics;Jun1973, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p357 

    Compares the efficacy of Keto-Diastix dip-and-read test for urine testing in juvenile diabetics. Claim that this plastic strip are affixed two reagent pad areas which are reactive to glucose and ketones respectively; Need for any patient or family adopting this method should receive adequate...

  • raising a baby WITH DIABETES. Roemer, Jean Betschart // 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.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics