• 002-Increasing the Quality of Care of Pediatric Patients with Diabetes

    9 monthes ago - By Journal of Pediatric Nursing

    Background: New York University Langone Medical Center opened The Pediatric Diabetes Center in February 2016 to provide specialized pediatric diabetes care, including diabetes self-management education , self-management support , nutrition, and psycho-social healthcare. As recommended by the American Diabetes Association , in order to increase the quality of care, a healthcare system must: expand the role of teams, redesign the care process, empower and educate patients, and address psycho-social issues.
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  • 003-Screening for Diabetes Retinopathy in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes

    9 monthes ago - By Journal of Pediatric Nursing

    Background: Guidelines of the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes recommend screening for DR in children with T1D starting at age 10 with at least 2 years of T1D. Compliance has been shown to be compromised by barriers including access. It may be argued that screening could be optimized if offered in a convenient way in a standardized fashion.
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  • 004-Caring Matters: A Cross-Sectional Study of Patient Perspectives on Nurse-led Consultations as Part of Structured Transitional Care for Type 1 Diabetes

    9 monthes ago - By Journal of Pediatric Nursing

    Background: Type 1 diabetes mellitus requires lifelong insulin therapy. Glycemic control, self-management and continuity of care are key for minimizing longterm complications. The rising incidence/prevalence of T1DM is challenging health systems to find effective ways to transition young adults from pediatric to adult-oriented services. Presently, there is a paucity of evidence regarding T1DM transition programs from hospital to community-based settings and patient perspectives are rarely taken into account.
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