Diabetes in Children and Adolescents: Symptoms and Management
Objectives: Review the prevalence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents. Describe the diagnosis of diabetes in children and adolescents. Summarize diabetes treatment and management strategies in youth. Explain the medical complications associated with diabetes in children and youth. Outline the common challenges facing children with diabetes and their families. Explain the issues faced by adolescents with diabetes. Discuss the transition from pediatric to adult diabetes care.
Description: Diagnosing, treating, and managing type 1 and type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents, including medical complications, challenges, and transitioning from pediatric to adult diabetes care.