The emotional impact of a childhood diagnosis of type 1 diabetes
Parents experience a range of emotions when their child is diagnosed with diabetes. Nurses need an understanding of their grief to be able to support these families as they try to adapt to their "new" lives. Lesley Lowes explains...
Lesley Lowes RGN RSCN DPSN RNT MSc PhD Senior Lecturer/Practitioner Paediatric Diabetes Nursing, Health and Social Care Research Centre School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies Cardiff University