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Caring for a child with diabetes

Gattullo, Barbara Ann APRN-BC, CDE; Bellomo, Tamara Lee MSN, RN-C; Cichminski, Lucille MSN, RN

doi: 10.1097/01.NME.0000408232.69418.58
Feature: DIABETES SPECIAL

According to the CDC, approximately 216,000 people younger than age 20 in the United States have either type 1 or type 2 diabetes. As many as 45% of all newly diagnosed cases in school-age children are type 2 diabetes. We explore options for both parents and caregivers in various settings when caring for a child with diabetes.

We explore options for both parents and caregivers in various settings when caring for a child with diabetes.

Associate Professor • Department of Nursing • Kingsborough Community College • Brooklyn, N.Y.

Assistant Professor • Kingsborough Community College • Brooklyn, N.Y.

Assistant Professor • Kingsborough Community College • Brooklyn, N.Y.

The authors have disclosed that they have no financial relationships related to this article.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.