Management of Type I Diabetes in Young Children
November 3, 2014•15 min
Hosted by: Mary Leuchars
Guest: H. Peter Chase
Over 40 children a day are diagnosed with type I diabetes in the United States. What are the clinical management issues pediatric practitioners face today? Joining host Dr. Mary Leuchars is Dr. H. Peter Chase, professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and past-executive and clinical director of the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes in Denver, Colorado. Their subject is type I diabetes in children, from U.S. population trends to keys in clinical recognition, counseling methods for patients and families, and recommendations for follow-up glucose management.