Part I: Pregnancy
4 Before You Become Pregnant
4 During Pregnancy
P.- Gestational Diabetes
Part II: Advice for Parents of Children with Diabetes
Pitfalls for Parents
The Parent's Role j Baby Sitters
Part III: What School Personnel Should Know About the Student with Diabetes
4 General Information 4 Insulin Reactions 4 General Advice 4 Teacher Information
This chapter addresses special concerns of families coping with diabetes. Part I focuses on the special needs of women with diabetes during pregnancy. Part II provides advice for parents of children with diabetes. Part III provides information for school personnel who have contact with students who have diabetes.
Was this article helpful?
All you need is a proper diet of fresh fruits and vegetables and get plenty of exercise and you'll be fine. Ever heard those words from your doctor? If that's all heshe recommends then you're missing out an important ingredient for health that he's not telling you. Fact is that you can adhere to the strictest diet, watch everything you eat and get the exercise of amarathon runner and still come down with diabetic complications. Diet, exercise and standard drug treatments simply aren't enough to help keep your diabetes under control.