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Diabetes

Lending Library items are available to be checked out for two weeks to all North Dakota residents.

Lending Library - Books (3)

Lending Library - DVDs (1)

Books

Wizdom: A Kit of Wit and Wisdom for Kids with Diabetes: For Kids Only
by American Diabetes Association
The booklet is For Kids Only. It is a survival booklet for kids of all ages who have been diagnosed with Diabetes. AJ and Audrey will take you through the steps of eating well, insulin, exercise, etc.

Wizdom: A Kit of Wit and Wisdom for Kids with Diabetes: For Parents Only
by American Diabetes Association
Learning that your child has diabetes is a big shock. This booklet is a survival guide for parents whose child has just been diagnosed. It covers the basics of diabetes treatment, as well as issues you might run into in the months and years ahead. It's not meant to replace advice and education from your child's healthcare team. Rather, use the book as a reference and a guide as you begin your diabetes journey.

Zack Attacks
by Diana Loski
Zack and his widowed mother have come to California to begin a new life. Zack excels at sports, which makes it easier for him to deal with the pressures of going to a new school. However, the emptiness he suffers from his father's death, his diabetes, and the constant torment from Dave, a jealous rival, threaten Zack's happiness. An uplifting story about overcoming odds in order to succeed. (6 & up)

DVDs

Diabetes Management in Persons with Mental Illness and Developmental Disabilities
40 minutes
The diagnosis of diabetes is serious, and of particular concern when an individual also has a mental illness or a developmental disability. People need to take an active role in the management of diabetes just as they do with a mental illness. In this presentation, Ms. Farley explains how diabetes is recognized and managed, and shares her experiences caring for people who have diabetes along with a developmental disability or a mental illness.

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