Description of Glucose Sensor Use in Children and Adolescents
This practical book focuses on the use of glucose sensors in children with type 1 diabetes. It is an evidence-based, simple, illustrated tool written by expert physicians in the field, experienced with patients living in Italy and in the UK.
The introductory chapters offer a quick and well-documented update on technology use in the child with diabetes, while the chapter on clinical studies provides a comprehensive overview of the scientific basis and benefits on glucose sensor use. The practical use of sensors in all age groups, including toddlers, and any related psychological issues are also discussed.
This volume allows health care professionals, pediatric trainees and medical students caring for children with type 1 diabetes to increase their understanding of sensor use, making this technology easier and more reliable to use.
About the Author
Valentino Cherubini, MD has been recognized for his work on pediatric endocrinology and diabetes. Dr. Cherubini is chief of the Division of Pediatric Diabetes, Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria, Ospedali Riuniti di Ancona, Italy.
Daniela Elleri, MD PhD, is a pediatric endocrinologist at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh, UK. She has been actively involved in artificial pancreas research at the University of Cambridge, where she obtained her PhD in 2014. She is author of several publications in the field of diabetes technology in pediatrics.
Stefano Zucchini, MD has been working in pediatric endocrinology and diabetes since 1986, when he finished his training period after visiting the Pediatric Diabetology Unit of Pittsburgh, Mayo Clinic (Rochester) and Toronto.