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Managing Your Child S Diabetes
The Right People: A child with bipolar disease varies in needs. The best answer is to make sure that the appropriate professionals are involved on a regular basis.This may include the pediatrician, therapist, psychologist, or psychiatrist.Therapy, medication, inpatient or outpatient are optionsbut good communication and regular contact are keys to success. ...Read more
Possibly: Patients with type 2 diabetes are at high risk for cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, nerve damage, and vision loss, among other things. It's essential that all patients with diabetes take their medication as directed, eat a healthy diet, and get exercise. Taking good care of diabetes will help the body stay healthier longer. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Depends: It depends on the childs age, severety of the problem, and what you mean by keeping under control.You could start by getting a proper evaluation and deciding what thera[y if any is needed, behavior modification and parenting skills training could also prove very helpful.Every case is different, but waiting usually only leads to worse behavior. ...Read more
Should you ask your daughter about inappropriate behavior if babysitting and the dad drives her home? How?
Why?: If that's the only evidence you have, i think i'd leave it alone! ...Read more
Seek help from : agencies like http://familyresiliency.illinois.edu/initiatives/initiatives_autismprogram.html, http://familyvoicesillinois.org/documents/grants-for-families-of-children-with-autism/ & http://communities.autismspeaks.org/site/c.ihLPK1PDLoF/b.7512151/k.C0C8/Illinois_Resources.htm. Learn to use behavioral techniques consistently. See a developmental/behavioral pediatrician &/or child psychiatrist.. ...Read more
Type 1 diabetes: Excessive thirst, frequent urination and unexplained weight loss are the classic triad of symptoms. These may be precipitated by a systemic infection associated with fever or may occur in isolation and become progressively severe over days to weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet: In general, eat more fruits and vegetables, non-starchy vegetables (broccoli, grean beans), whole grains over processed foods, dry beans, fish 2x/week, lean meats (things end with "loin"), non-fat dairy and as always, lots and lots of water. For more information, check out ada website: http://www.Diabetes.Org/food-and-fitness/food/what-can-i-eat/. ...Read more
12-18 months: Autism is by definition a derangement in social interaction, among other things. Most parents may not see autism symptoms for what they are until later, and those not familiar with the child may not recognize them either. But looking back, often you can see where the signs began before 1 year of age: not making good eye contact, or looking to mom for social cues. These become more obvious by 2 y. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Not right now: Crohn's disease has many genetic components so it is too complicated to say for sure what the risk is that your children will get crohns. However the risk is definitely elevated above the general population--perhaps a 5-10 fold risk above someone else of your same ethnic background. No screening is necessary but if the child has GI complaints they should be checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Become an expert: Become the expert on your child and the diagnosis, be very involved in all the therapies and the educational process. You are your child´s best advocate and at the end of the day no one will know him better than you. ...Read more
Can a diabetic patient have juice? My mother has diabetes and her age is 39. Also kindly suggest the fruits that a sugar patient eat.
IN limited quantity: Juice has natural sugar, so that could rise the glucose level. Go see your doc. He can set up a referral to a dm educator and help you with your diet. There may be other foods that you are eating that could be a rising your sugar levels...Also your doc should be seeing you 3-4 times a year as a diabetic anyways. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter is drinking too much alcohol, she forgets discussions , shouts at her univ age daughter , is hard work and stress the underlying problem?
Should a parent share their abusive past with their children to help explain his/her emotional problem?
Depends: This depends on several factors related to the current situation. The parent would need to examine his/her motives for sharing such information. The appropriateness of this would also be impacted by the age and/or maturity level of the children. I would suggest discussing the matter with a therapist before making a decision about this. Such a disclosure could be helpful, but there are risks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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