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ERIC Number: EJ633821
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-4391
Multidisciplinary Teaming To Promote Effective Management of Type 1 Diabetes for Adolescents.
Strawhacker, MaryAnn Tapper
Journal of School Health, v71 n6 p213-17 Aug 2001
By facilitating active participation in treatment, coordinating services, and maximizing community resources, schools can help adolescents build a strong foundation for lifelong diabetes management. This paper presents an overview of intensive diabetes therapy, psychosocial implications of chronic illness in adolescence, the effects of chronic illness on the family, and behavior change strategies to improve adherence with disease management guidelines. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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