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Further information for parents
Further information for parents

Further reading

Childhood and Adolescent Diabetes
Edited by Dr Simon Court and Dr Bill Lamb. Wiley and Son. 1997

Diabetes at your fingertips
By P. Sonksen, Dr C. Fox, S. Judd. Class Publishing 1999

Type 1 Diabetes in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults (2nd Edition)
By Dr Ragnar Hanas, Class Publishing, London 2004

When your child has diabetes, what care to expect, Diabetes UK publication
(see www.diabetes.org.uk)

NICE Guidelines
www.nice.org.uk NICE guideline Document
CG15 – Type 1 diabetes in children, young people and young people, July 2004:
(enter ‘CG15 type 1 diabetes’ into the search box on the home page)


For Kids

For Kids

If you are under 18 click here to go straight to the pages where you can find out more about diabetes

Zenun's Story

Zenun's Story

The youngest and smallest baby in the world to use an insulin pump

Tiny tot Zenun from Middlesborough is 20 months old and has been on an insulin pump since he was born in September last year. Zenun was 9 weeks early and weighed 2lbs 4ozs, just over a bag of sugar!

A Monster breakthrough – the Gila Monster and diabetes

Gila Monster

In 2005 the US Food and Drug Administration approved a drug for the management of type 2 diabetes, Byetta (exenatide), a synthetic version of a protein derived from the Gila monster's saliva.

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