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Prevention and Treatment of Diabetes
Juvenile diabetes refers to diabetes that occurs before the age of 15 or 20. As clinical treatment and prognosis vary with the etiology of childhood diabetes, the term juvenile diabetes has been abandoned due to ambiguity. Diabetes is a series of metabolic disorder syndromes, such as sugar, protein, fat, water, and electrolyte, which are caused by the action of various pathogenic factors, such as genetic factors, immune disorders, microbial infections and their toxins, free radicals and spiritual factors, on the body, leading to hypoinsulinism and insulin resistance. Clinically, it is characterized by hyperglycemia, and typical cases can present symptoms such as polydipsia, polyphagia, and polyuria, and emaciation; that is, "three polys and one lack.” Consultation on juvenile diabetes and insulin administered to children in the juvenile diabetes prevention and treatment center. Patients under the diabetes care network are tracked by case management and notified regularly for revisits to the hospital. The center works with dieticians in case management and health education. It offers food health education and instructions on insulin administration, and daily health maintenance by organizing patients support activities. Moreover, it assists the national diabetes support groups in conducting health promotion activities such as healthy diet, weight control, and blood glucose monitoring. Monitoring of diabetic blood glucose in children. It provides proper physical and psychological building for diabetics, and maintains contact with school health centers and nurses to help and care for patients in school.