Crystal Crismond Jackson

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Diabetes is a relatively common chronic disease of childhood (1); however, capturing prevalence data in childrenwith type 1 and type 2 diabetes has been challenging. The comprehensive SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth (SEARCH) study has made significant strides in better understanding disease prevalence in the pediatric population. A recent SEARCH study found(More)
Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood (1). There are approximately 200,000 individuals ,20 years of age with diabetes in the U.S. (2). The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth (SEARCH) study recently reported that 1.93 per 1,000 (aged ,20 years) were diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, an increase of 21% from 2001 to 2009. Increases in the(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe parent perceptions of children's diabetes care at school including: availability of licensed health professionals; staff training; logistics of provision of care; and occurrence and treatment of hypo- and hyperglycemia; and to examine parents' perceptions of their children's safety and satisfaction in the school environment. RESEARCH(More)
The gradual progression to self-management is a critical milestone for children/adolescents with diabetes. This article provides recommendations to facilitate collaboration between the student's family, diabetes healthcare provider, and school nurse to support and implement a plan that enables the child/adolescent to acquire the skills and knowledge(More)
This Thesis is brought to you for free and open access by the Theses and Dissertations at Loyola eCommons. It has been accepted for inclusion in Master's Theses by an authorized administrator of Loyola eCommons. For more information, please contact and Dr. Japonica Brown-Saracino, whose comprehensive critique promoted a thoughtful(More)