TITLE

Diabetes Update in the Pediatric Population

AUTHOR(S)
Selekman, Janice; Scofield, Susan; Swenson-Brousell, Connie
PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
Pediatric Nursing;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p666
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details the prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) among children in the United States. Etiology of DM; Criteria for diagnosis; Monitoring blood glucose in DM; Information on the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial study initiated by the National Institutes of Health; Factors related to insulin administration and needs.
ACCESSION #
2938234

 

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