Cooper Has Diabetes by Karen Olson; Pritchett and Hull Associates, Inc. (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2003-04-01
Gigi has Diabetes by Elena Amato; Mariana Mastrorocco (Illustrator)This book is an excellent introduction to what it means to become diagnosed with diabetes as a child. In this educational book, Gigi discovers she has diabetes mellitus type I. Her pediatrician Dr. Mandino educated Gigi and her mother on how to manage diabetes and allow Gigi to live a healthy life. Gigi is excited to learn all about diabetes and comes home to teach the rest of her family how they will manage her diabetes. An excellent read for any child!
Publication Date: 2012-02-12
Taking Diabetes to School by Kim Gosselin; Moss Freedman (Illustrator)This beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybook simplifies and normalizes a complicated childhood condition. When read aloud, other children can identify why a peer may be treated differently and begin to empathize with them. In addition, children whose conditions set them apart as being different begin to feel accepted and safe.
Publication Date: 2004-01-01
Even Superheroes Get Diabetes by Sue Ganz-Schmitt; Micah Chambers-Goldberg (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2007-05-01
Can I Tell You about Diabetes (Type 1)? by Julie Edge; Julia MacConville (Illustrator)Meet Debbie - a young girl with diabetes type 1. Debbie invites readers to learn about this type of diabetes from her perspective, describing how it feels to have high and low blood sugar levels. She explains how she can monitor her blood sugar and controls it with medication. Debbie also talks about the challenges of having diabetes and lets readers know how she can be helped and supported. This illustrated book is ideal for young people aged 7 upwards, as well as parents, friends, teachers and nurses. It is also an excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions.
Publication Date: 2014-02-21
A Kid's Guide to DiabetesDiabetes is a major health problem for people all over the world. Millions of people are affected by diabetes each day. They have to live their lives very differently from those who don't have the disease. Many people also have family or friends who have diabetes. Diabetes can cause many health problems and can even be deadly. You hear about diabetes on TV and read about it online. But many people-kids and adults-don't understand much about diabetes. What does diabetes do to your body? How do people get diabetes? What is life like for the people around the world who have diabetes or live with someone who does? How are people fighting back against the disease? You'll find answers to all of these questions and more in A Kid's Guide to Diabetes.
Publication Date: 2014-01-01
Diabetes and Me by Nick Bertozzi (Illustrator); Kim Chaloner (Text by)An upbeat, empathetic, and essential guide for young people with diabetes InDiabetes and Me: An Essential Guide for Kids and Parents, Kim Chaloner, who has been teaching award-winning science classes for fifteen years, gives kids the tools they need to take charge of their health and understand what it means to be diagnosed with diabetes. In this graphic guide, she walks four young people through the basics of diabetes, both Type 1 and Type 2, revealing . . . * The early signs of diabetes and how doctors can help * What it means to have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes * What the pancreas is and how it works * How to manage the ups and downs of blood sugar levels * Strategies for diet and exercise * How to explain diabetes to friends and family members * And much more! Illustrated by the award-winning artist Nick Bertozzi,Diabetes and Meis an informative, empowering handbook for parents, teachers, and kids looking to learn more about how to handle one of today's most common conditions.