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Updated edition of one of the most highly respected resources on juvenile diabetes, from the Diabetes Team at the worldrenowned Hospital for Sick Children.


For the parents and caregivers of over 15,000 children diagnosed with diabetes every year, the key to successful diabetes management is to learn as much as possible about juvenile diabetes. Armed with this knowledge, they will be able to improve quality of life for both their children and themselves.

This new, completely updated and revised edition offers the latest medical expertise, based on current research and standards for diagnosis, and features an even more userfriendly format, case studies, charts and Q&A sections. A must-have for anyone caring for a child with diabetes, When a Child Has Diabetes covers the causes of diabetes, current and evolving treatments, blood glucose management, meal planning, associated conditions, strategies for adjustment and much more.

With its friendly, approachable style, this comprehensive and supportive guide will help parents and children learn the hands-on skills needed for at-home diabetes care so they can all live happy, healthy lives.


DENIS DANEMAN, OC, MBBCh, DSc(Med), FRCPC, FFPAED(Hon)RCPI, is Professor and Chair Emeritus at the Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, and Paediatrician-in-Chief Emeritus at SickKids. He has been involved in diabetes care and research for over 40 years.

SHAUN BARRETT, RN, MN, CDE, is a Clinical Nurse Specialist at SickKids.

JENNIFER HARRINGTON, MD, PhD, FRCP, is an Assistant Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto and a Staff Paediatric Endocrinologist at SickKids.


240 pages • 7" x 10" • Index
ISBN 978-0-7788-0613-4
$24.95 US / $24.95 CA
Publication date: October 2018


Of Note to Media

  • Over 15,000 children are diagnosed with diabetes every year and one of the keys to dealing with juvenile diabetes is to learn as much as you can about it
  • This new edition of one of the most highly-respected resources on the subject offers a complete redesign and new content including the latest medical expertise on juvenile diabetes from the Diabetes Team at Toronto’s renowned Hospital for Sick Children
  • Information on underlying causes, clinical features, and effective treatments will help parents and children understand diabetes and live happy, healthy lives
  • Brand new content based on current research and standards for diagnosis / treatment and additional case studies
  • Friendly, easy-to-undertand approach
  • Informative charts, 'did you know' + Q&A sections


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