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Diabetes Care for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

Diabetes Care for Babies, Toddlers, and PreschoolersA Reassuring Guide

The support you need to manage your little one's diabetes. With your child's diagnosis of diabetes, you may be feeling grief, sadness, or fear. Everything you need to learn to take care of your child's diabetes, in addition to normal parenting issues, can seem overwhelming. You might... more

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Overview

The support you need to manage your little one's diabetes. With your child's diagnosis of diabetes, you may be feeling grief, sadness, or fear. Everything you need to learn to take care of your child's diabetes, in addition to normal parenting issues, can seem overwhelming. You might even worry that you may do something wrong and harm your child. This reassuring guide will help you find a balance between good diabetes management and normal life. It explains how diabetes impacts your child's growth and development, and gives you plenty of ideas for dealing with routine diabetes care. The first book of its kind, Diabetes Care for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers provides tips on:

* Fitting diabetes demands into real-life schedules
* Making injections easier
* Preventing, detecting, and treating hypoglycemia
* Dealing with food issues
* Monitoring blood glucose
* Working with your child's day care or preschool
* Meeting the physical, mental, and emotional needs of your child
* Explaining diabetes to brothers and sisters

This unique guide also includes experiences and advice from other parents of children with diabetes and amusing Family Circus cartoons.