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Type 1 Diabetes in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults By Ragnar Hanas

Type 1 Diabetes in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults by Ragnar Hanas

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Summary

Having diabetes means that you need to make yourself better informed about this condition than the average doctor. Dr Ragnar Hanas shows step-by-step how to become an expert in your own diabetes. This practical, easy-to-read title tells you everything you need to know to take good care of your diabetes.

Type 1 Diabetes in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults Summary

Type 1 Diabetes in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults by Ragnar Hanas

This practical book shows what you need to know to take control of your diabetes. It is intended for people with diabetes who are currently using insulin, or planning to do so - an increasing proportion of those with diabetes. Having diabetes means that you need to know more about the disease than your average doctor, to be able to understand and take care of your illness in an appropriate way. This is necessary both to enjoy your life today, and to avoid and postpone late complications of diabetes. Modern research shows unambiguously that a lower mean blood glucose will lessen the risk of late complications. By reading this book you will learn how this can be accomplished, easily and fitting into your lifestyle.

Type 1 Diabetes in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults Reviews

"It is an incredible book, which deals in depth with every detail of diabetes care in young people and it never ducks any issues." - Dr Charles Fox, Consultant Physician at Northampton General Hospital. "The book has a huge amount of important information not only for the better understanding of people with diabetes but also for health care professionals, teachers, schools, counselors and many others." - Dr Peter Swift, Consultant Paediatrician, Leicester Royal Infirmary

About Ragnar Hanas

Dr Ragnar Hanas is Consultant Paediatrician at Uddevalla Hospital in Sweden, specialising in diabetes. He is on the International Society for Paediatric and Adolescents Diabetes Writing Committee, and has taken an active part in writing the ISPAD Consensus Guidelines for the Management of Type 1 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Getting to grips with diabetes Chapter 3 Caring for your own diabetes Chapter 4 Diabetes: some background Chapter 5 How your body works Chapter 6 High blood glucose levels Chapter 7 Regulation of blood glucose Chapter 8 Hypoglycaemia Chapter 9 Treating hypoglycaemia Chapter 10 Insulin treatment Chapter 11 Monitoring Chapter 12 The HbA1c test Chapter 13 Injection technique Chapter 14 Injection equipment Chapter 15 Adjusting insulin doses Chapter 16 Insulin pumps Chapter 17 Side effects of insulin treatment Chapter 18 Insulin requirements Chapter 19 Nutrition Chapter 20 Sweeteners Chapter 21 Sweets, treats and ice cream Chapter 22 Weight control Chapter 23 Easting disorders Chapter 24 Physical exercise Chapter 25 Stress Chapter 26 Fever and sick days Chapter 27 Smoking Chapter 28 Alcohol Chapter 29 Illegal drugs Chapter 30 Pregnancy and related issues Chapter 31 Social issues Chapter 32 Travel tips Chapter 33 Associated diseases Chapter 34 Complications in blood vessels Chapter 35 Lowering the risk of complications Chapter 36 Research and new developments Chapter 37 Psychology Chapter 38 Needle-phobia Chapter 39 Well-known people with diabetes Epilogue Glossary References Index

Additional information

GOR001539120
9781859590782
1859590780
Type 1 Diabetes in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults by Ragnar Hanas
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Class Publishing
2003-11-01
385
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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