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Management of Juvenile Diabetes Mellitus.

Management of Juvenile Diabetes Mellitus. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This is a well written monograph intended for the practitioner and the medical student. It emphasizes mainly basic principles in the practical management of the child with diabetes. The basic underlying factors are well brought out and presented in a clear and easily understandable way with excellent illustrations. The value and limitations of routinely used procedures, like the glucose tolerance test, for establishing the diagnosis are critically discussed. Even though the details of diabetic regimen may differ from place to place, fundamental principles are essentially the same. Instructions to be given the patient and parents are simple and practical. The need for understanding and good communication among child, parents, and treating physican is an essential to any successful management. The problems peculiar to the juvenile patient because of the dynamic state of growth make it mandatory that the physician does not treat the child as an adult diabetic. Each section http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Diseases of Children American Medical Association

Management of Juvenile Diabetes Mellitus.

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1966 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0002-922X
DOI
10.1001/archpedi.1966.02090070152035
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This is a well written monograph intended for the practitioner and the medical student. It emphasizes mainly basic principles in the practical management of the child with diabetes. The basic underlying factors are well brought out and presented in a clear and easily understandable way with excellent illustrations. The value and limitations of routinely used procedures, like the glucose tolerance test, for establishing the diagnosis are critically discussed. Even though the details of diabetic regimen may differ from place to place, fundamental principles are essentially the same. Instructions to be given the patient and parents are simple and practical. The need for understanding and good communication among child, parents, and treating physican is an essential to any successful management. The problems peculiar to the juvenile patient because of the dynamic state of growth make it mandatory that the physician does not treat the child as an adult diabetic. Each section

Journal

American Journal of Diseases of ChildrenAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 1, 1966

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