Growing up today is a whole lot tougher than it used to be. And if your child is faced with the challenges of diabetes, then it's even tougher. You can be assured that the questions will start as soon as your child is diagnosed. What kind of foods can I eat? Can I still play with my friends? Can anyone get diabetes from me? Whatever the question, you'll find all of the answers in books offered by the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Library. You and your child get honest, practical information covering diabetes from A to Z--down-to-earth help in coping with this disease.
With brilliant four-color illustrations on
every page, two curious children and their diabetes
educator guide 3- to 7- year-olds on an amazing journey
through the human body--learning first hand what causes
diabetes and how to manage it.
Paper, 48 pages. US$12.95
new guide dispels myths and tackles the real issues that
teens with diabetes face. They'll learn how to take good
care of their diabetes without letting it get in the way
of their lives.
Paper, 128 pages. US$9.95
Time to Learn About Diabetes has everything
school-age kids need to know about diabetes. Fully
illustrated, this book emphasizes the positive and shows
kids how to feel good about themselves.
Paper, 100 pages. US$9.95
Written by Gloria Loring, singer, songwriter and actress who serves as Celebrity Chairperson of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.
The following is an excerpt from Kids, Food & Diabetes Family Cookbook:
Brennans Rice Pudding
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups evaporated skim milk
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup long-grain brown rice--or white converted rice--cooked
6 packets artificial sweetener
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
- Beat eggs, mix in sweetener, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg.
- Add milk and mix thoroughly. Stir in rice and raisins. Pour into 2-quart soufflé dish.
Place in shallow pan and pour hot water around soufflé dish to a depth of 1 inch. Bake for approximately 45 minutes. Yield: 8 one-half cup servings
Nutritive values per 1/2 cup serving: CAL. 113
Carbohydrates (gm): 15
Protein (gm): 9
Fat (gm): 2
Food exchanges per 1/2 cup serving:
Bread - 1 ; Meat - 1/2 lean; Fat - 1/2
Paper, 242 pages. US$12.00
This book is a collaborative effort among Sale, Woody, and Casey Johnson and writer/researcher Susan Kleinman.
The following is an excerpt from Managing Your Childs Diabetes:
And after the initial guilt passes, after buckets of tears and days of agonizing self-torture, the reality starts to set in. Your child has diabetes. And even though diabetes is not, when monitored and controlled, an immediately life-threatening disease, every parent of a diabetic child feels terrified. How will we take care of our child? What happens if we give a shot incorrectly, or forget altogether?
Paper, 199 pages. US$10.95
In this book Gloria Loring shares with you her own experience of successfully parenting her insulin-dependent son Brennan.
The following is an excerpt from Parenting a Diabetic Child:
Needles, insulin, tests, oh my! Your child has been diagnosed with diabetes, Youve been through a crash course in diabetes management. Now youre loaded down with diabetes paraphernalia that makes you nervous and endless questions that make you even more nervous. This chapter offers a life preserver to help you keep your head above water until youve assimilated all you need to know.
Paper, 175 pages. US$12.95
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