Chapter 51. Diabetes in Childhood

  1. Richard I. G. Holt MA, MB BChir, PhD, FRCP, FHEA Professor in Diabetes & Endocrinology2,
  2. Clive S. Cockram MB BS, BSc, MD (Lond), FRCP, FRACP, FHKAM (Med) Emeritus Professor of Medicine3,
  3. Allan Flyvbjerg MD, DMSc Professor of Clinical Endocrinology Chair4 and
  4. Barry J. Goldstein MD, PhD, FACP, FACE Therapeutic Area Head Vice President5
  1. Christine Chan MD and
  2. Marian Rewers MD, PhD Professor Clinical Director

Published Online: 9 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch51

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Chan, C. and Rewers, M. (2010) Diabetes in Childhood, in Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition (eds R. I. G. Holt, C. S. Cockram, A. Flyvbjerg and B. J. Goldstein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch51

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Division, University of Southampton School of Medicine, Southampton, UK

  2. 3

    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China

  3. 4

    Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, The Medical Research Laboratories, Aarhus University Hospital – Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

  4. 5

    Clinical Research, Metabolism Merck Research Laboratories Rahway, NJ, USA

Author Information

  1. Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, School of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191814

Online ISBN: 9781444324808

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Keywords:

  • Spectrum of diabetes in children;
  • Manifestation;
  • diagnosis and initial treatment;
  • Pediatric ambulatory diabetes care;
  • Diabetes management in school;
  • multiple daily injections (MDI);
  • Subcutaneous insulin injection regimens;
  • Sick day management;
  • Monitoring and goals of diabetes management;
  • Continuous glucose monitoring;
  • Screening and early treatment of risk factors for complications and associated conditions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Spectrum of diabetes in children

  • Manifestation, diagnosis and initial treatment

  • Pediatric ambulatory diabetes care

  • Insulin treatment

  • Nutrition

  • Exercise

  • Hypoglycemia

  • Sick day management

  • Monitoring and goals of diabetes management

  • Psychologic care

  • Screening and early treatment of risk factors for complications and associated conditions

  • References