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September 1984

The Diabetic Child and Young Adult

Author Affiliations

Department of Pediatrics Arizona Health Sciences Center 1501 N Campbell Ave Tucson, AZ 85724

Am J Dis Child. 1984;138(9):847. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1984.02140470047014

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The Diabetic Child and Young Adult, by Dr Mimi M. Belmonte, will be a welcome addition to the library of families who have children with type 1 diabetes mellitus. The table of contents is well organized and the index is well done. All sections of the book are well written; particularly helpful are the sections on control of diabetes and on tests to evaluate diabetic control. The glossary of terms is especially helpful to nonprofessionals.

This book is a welcome addition to previous discussions of this chronic and complicated illness of infants, children, and young adults.

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