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Diabetes in Children and Adolescents

RV Jayakumar Nisha Bhavani Praveen V Pavithran

170 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

This book provides up to date knowledge on diabetes in children and adolescents, with particular emphasis on Type 1 diabetes, which is the most common form of the disease seen in children. It is caused by the inability of the pancreas to produce insulin.

Beginning with an introduction to the epidemiology, diagnosis and classification of diabetes, the following chapters describe the different types of diabetes.

Each of the following sections discusses the treatment and management of diabetes and its related disorders. A separate chapter is dedicated to transplantation and emerging treatments.


Key points

  • Concise guide to diagnosis and management of diabetes in children and adolescents
  • Emphasis on Type 1 diabetes
  • Easy to read, step by step format
  • Separate chapter dedicated to transplantation and emerging treatments
Author Bio


Praveen VP MD DM
Associate Professor

Nisha Bhavani MBBS MD DNB
Clinical Associate Professor

All at Department of Endocrinology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala, India