This book provides up to date knowledge on diabetes in children and adolescents, with particular emphasis on Type 1 diabetes, which is the most common form of the disease seen in children. It is caused by the inability of the pancreas to produce insulin.
Beginning with an introduction to the epidemiology, diagnosis and classification of diabetes, the following chapters describe the different types of diabetes.
Each of the following sections discusses the treatment and management of diabetes and its related disorders. A separate chapter is dedicated to transplantation and emerging treatments.
· Concise guide to diagnosis and management of diabetes in children
· Emphasis on Type 1 diabetes
· Easy to read, step by step format
· Separate chapter dedicated to transplantation and emerging treatments