Review Article
Volume 2 Issue 3 - 2020
My Son has Diabetes... What's Next?
João Manuel Nunes de Oliveira Alves*
Department of Women and Children, Santarem District Hospital, Portugal
*Corresponding Author: João Manuel Nunes de Oliveira Alves, Department of Women and Children, Santarem District Hospital, Portugal.
Received: November 23, 2019; Published: January 30, 2020




Abstract

Introduction: This article presents the work developed by nurses from the Pediatrics Inpatient Service, with children and young people with Type I Diabetes Mellitus, inaugural episode and their families and focuses on parents' perception of the care process. It presents the results of a questionnaire applied to the parents of these children conducted in October 2016. It's an opinion study.

Objective: Evaluate the process of training parents to take care of their child with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus, inaugural episode.

Materials and Methods: we elaborated a questionnaire centered on the process of training parents from theoretical assertions recently published in the literature. We use a Liker scale to measure each of the items in the survey. We sent the same internet to 32 parents of children and young people with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus, admitted to our external consultation, whose inaugural episode of the disease was diagnosed in our Hospital and were hospitalized in the Pediatrics Service.

Conclusion: We obtained frankly positive evaluations of the care provided, focusing on informative/training aspects, training of skills and skills in parents and partnering parents/nurses in child/youth care and negotiating them.

Keywords: Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (DM1); International Diabetes Federation (IDF)

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Citation: João Manuel Nunes de Oliveira Alves. “My Son has Diabetes... What's Next?”. EC Nursing & Healthcare 2.3 (2020): 01-07.

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