Myths about Diabetes among Adolescents and Their ParentsManinder Singh*
Global Institute of Healthcare Management, New Delhi, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Maninder Singh
Global Institute of Healthcare Management
New Delhi, India
Email: [email protected]
Received Date: July 10, 2014; Accepted Date: September 29, 2014; Published Date: October 03, 2014
Citation: Maninder Singh (2014) Myths about Diabetes among Adolescents and Their Parents. J Child Adolesc Behav 2:164 doi:10.4172/2375-4494.1000164
Copyright: © 2014 Maninder Singh. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Diabetes is a long-term condition that affects the body’s ability to process sugar or glucose. It can have serious health consequences. However, with careful management, people with diabetes can continue to lead full, healthy and active lives. For the individual child and the whole family, diabetes changes life. As parents of children with diabetes and children themselves tries to gather information about diabetes management but sometimes a given piece of information might be a myth. Therefore it very important to remove all myths and we must understand that a diabetic child can lead a full and normal emotional life. This articles tries to answers important myths about diabetes which could help patents raising their diabetic child and teenagers themselves for better understanding.