Journal of Advanced Nursing

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Edited By: Editor-in-Chief: Roger Watson; Editors: Robyn Gallagher, Mark Hayter, Jane Noyes, Rita Pickler & Brenda Roe

Impact Factor: 1.998

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 12/114 (Nursing (Social Science)); 13/116 (Nursing (Science))

Online ISSN: 1365-2648

VI: Diabetes

Children, Young People and Type 1 Diabetes
July 2011

Edited by Jane Noyes

Children and young people who are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes require frequent and life-long contact with health services and their care is increasingly managed by Diabetes Nurse Specialists. Type 1 diabetes is a long-term and complex condition that requires constant vigilance, a high degree of knowledge and skill to optimally self-care, and ongoing motivation and commitment to treatment regimes to minimise the risk of serious and sometimes life-threatening health problems later in life. Children and young people experience many challenges in learning to manage their diabetes care and can find living with the consequences of the diagnosis and associated lifestyle changes problematic. A major barrier for healthcare professionals has been the lack of robust evidence on effective interventions in different settings and the optimal redesign of services and long-term conditions management in child and young person centred ways. In this virtual issue, seven papers are brought together to provide the reader with evidence from systematic reviews and primary studies on intervention development, optimising outcomes, different perspectives on management of care in educational and family settings, and transitions to adult self-management.

Clarifying responsibility for self-management of diabetes in adolescents using insulin pumps – a qualitative study
Anna Lindholm Olinder, Kerstin Ternulf Nyhlin and Bibbi Smide

Self-care of school-age children with diabetes: an integrative review
Marjatta Kelo, Marja Martikainen and Elina Eriksson

The relationship between diabetes self-management and metabolic control in youth with type 1 diabetes: an integrative review
Jia Guo, Robin Whittemore and Guo-Ping He

The science of intervention development for type 1 diabetes in childhood: systematic review
Eileen Savage, Dawn Farrell, Vicki McManus and Margaret Grey

Redefining relationships and identity in young adults with type 1 diabetes
Carina Sparud-Lundin, Ingbritt Öhrn and Ella Danielson

Healthcare routines of university students with Type 1 diabetes
Myles Balfe

Type 1 diabetes: children and adolescents’ knowledge and questions
Susanne Olsen Roper, Amanda Call, Joan Leishman, G. Cole Ratcliffe, Barbara L. Mandleco, Tina T. Dyches and Elaine S. Marshall