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Diabetes in children: improving management

Diabetes in children: improving management


Elizabeth Bragg
Staff Grade Paediatrician
University Hospital of Wales

The number of children who are being diagnosed as having diabetes is increasing, and their management is changing. Newly diagnosed children used to be admitted to hospital for days or even weeks to begin the management. It was not the control of symptoms that necessarily delayed discharge, but the whole process of introducing the child and their family to the life-changing practice of controlling a disease that can't be cured.

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