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Author Moran, Katherine J., 1959-

Title Diabetes : the ultimate teen guide / Katherine J. Moran ; illustrations by Lisa P. Merriman
Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow ; Oxford : Oxford Publicity Partnership, 2004


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 MELB  616.462 Mor/Dtu  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 181 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Series It happened to me ; no. 7
It happened to me ; no. 7
Contents Machine derived contents note: It Happened to Me! -- Teens and Diabetes: The Ultimate Teenage Guide -- Table of Contents -- Chapter 1 Fitting In! Introduction addresses coming to terms with diabetes. -- Chapter 2 What Is This Diabetes Anyway? Includes a description type 1 and type 2 diabetes, causes, signs and symptoms, and history. -- Chapter 3 What's the Plan Man? Talks about diabetes management and treatment options. -- Chapter 4 Reflecting on Checking Discusses blood glucose and urine ketone monitoring and use of results. -- Chapter 5 To Eat and What Not to Eat, That is the Question! Identifies the benefits of using a meal plan and carbohydrate counting. -- Chapter 6 Insulin - The Glucose Key. Discusses the basics of insulin therapy. -- Chapter 7 The Marvels of Medicine! Identifies the oral medications used to control blood glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes. -- Chapter 8 The Magic of Exercise! Addresses the benefits of consistent exercise and the effects of physical activity on blood glucose. -- Chapter 9 Let Me Off This Roller Coaster! Identifies strategies to help manage high and low blood glucose. -- Chapter 10 The Freedom of Pumping! Discusses how the insulin pump works and benefits of pumping insulin. -- Chapter 11 I'm Sick With the Flu! What Do I Do? Reviews sick day guidelines. -- Chapter 12 The Good News! You Have Control Over the Complications of Diabetes! Presents information on preventing complications. -- Chapter 13 Can I Do This On My Own? Using the diabetes health care team. -- Chapter 14 Peers, Beers and Tears Addresses dealing with the pressures of peer groups. -- Chapter 15 The Real Deal Behind the Wheel! Reviews safe driving strategies. -- Chapter 16 What to Know When You're On the Go! Discusses what things to consider when traveling with diabetes. -- Chapter 17 Keeping It All Together! Outlines the importance of expressing feelings of having diabetes and effective coping strategies. -- Chapter 18 What's Coming Down the Road? Provides information on latest diabetes research
Summary Provides practical information on living with diabetes, discussing what the disease is, how to manage it, treatment options, and related issues
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Diabetes in children -- Juvenile literature.
Diabetes in adolescence -- Juvenile literature.
Consumer education.
Genre/Form Juvenile works.
Author Merriman, Lisa P., illustrator
LC no. 2003018500
ISBN 0810848066 acid-free paper