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By David G. Marrero Ph.D., Robert M. Anderson Ed.D., Martha M. Funnell M.S., Melinda D. Maryniuk M.ED.

ISBN-10: 1580402976

ISBN-13: 9781580402972

An anthology of greater than 50 tales in regards to the different aspect of treating diabetes what well-being care companies can study from sufferers. With greater than 1,000 mixed years of operating with sufferers, the members percentage their wisdom and the life-altering stories that either problem and chage the way in which healthiness care pros supply care to their sufferers. This inspirational paintings proves that wisdom might be realized from books, yet knowledge can merely be received via years of experience.

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As educators, we are in a unique position to enhance every area of our patients’ lives. I’m glad that I made that promise that day and hope you will make it, too. When Age Becomes a Factor by Geralyn Spollett, nurse, New Haven, CT I had an elderly Italian gentleman in my practice for many years. He was in his late 70s when the following incidence occurred. ” He then usually changed the subject and moved on to other concerns. ” This time I asked him about Mama’s unhappiness and the cause for it, expecting to hear that she was not well or depressed.

A ringing phone meant a critically ill child. I am a pediatric endocrinologist. Since 1978, I have cared for youngsters with diabetes. I’ve also worked with adults, as a researcher, teacher, and advocate. When I answered the telephone on that night, the emergency department resident told me that a nine-month-old baby named Cameron had been rushed to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles in a coma. Cameron’s blood sugar was 10 times higher than normal. No one in the emergency department had ever seen such a high number.

I decided that the first thing I had to do was to eat healthy. But how? I love chocolate and the idea of giving it up made me miserable. I knew that recently I had gained weight and that I needed to start exercising. I thought to myself, “I can do this. ” At my age and weight I knew this must be type 1, which meant there was only one choice. I was going to have to take insulin. There was no getting around it. I thought about all of this on the drive home. As soon as I arrived, I washed my hands and measured my blood glucose again, it was 172 mg/dl.

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