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CDiC Textbook of Pediatric Diabetes

Ashok K Das Sanjay Kalra

350 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

This book is a guide to the diagnosis and management of diabetes in children.

Beginning with an overview of the disease and the effect of Type 1 diabetes on the growth and development of children, the next chapter explains clinical examination and laboratory investigations.

The following sections provide in depth discussion on pharmacological and non-pharmacological managements techniques, and acute and chronic complications.

The book concludes with the treatment of diabetes in special cases such as in neonates and infants, and a final section cover miscellaneous topics including genetics of Type 1 diabetes, and educational material for patients and their parents.

This comprehensive text has been written in association with the Changing Diabetes® in Children (CDiC) program, providing care and life-saving medication for children with Type 1 diabetes in low and middle-income countries.

Key points

  • Comprehensive guide to the diagnosis and management of diabetes in children
  • Covers both pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment methods
  • Includes discussion on special cases such as diabetes in neonates and infants
  • Written in association with the CDiC program
Author Bio

Professor and Head, Department of Medicine and Endocrinology, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India

Sanjay Kalra MD DM
Consultant, Department of Endocrinology, Bharti Hospital, Karnal, Haryana, India