Larry C. Deeb

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During recent years, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) has published detailed guidelines and recommendations for the management of diabetes in the form of technical reviews, position statements, and consensus statements. Recommendations regarding children and adolescents have generally been included as only a minor portion of these documents. For(More)
OBJECTIVE Evaluate depressive symptoms in caregivers of children with type 1 diabetes (T1D) or cystic fibrosis (CF) and identify associated risk factors. METHODS A total of 195 caregivers completed demographic, stress, and depressive symptoms questionnaires. Children's health status was obtained from medical records. RESULTS Approximately 33% of(More)
D iabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood (1). There are 186,300 individuals 20 years of age with diabetes in the U.S. Based on 2002–2003 data, the rate of new type 1 diabetes cases was 19.0 per 100,000 children and of type 2 diabetes was 5.3 per 100,000 (2). The majority of these young people attend school and/or some type of day(More)
Abstract Underutilization of glucose data and lack of easy and standardized glucose data collection, analysis, visualization, and guided clinical decision making are key contributors to poor glycemic control among individuals with type 1 diabetes. An expert panel of diabetes specialists, facilitated by the International Diabetes Center and sponsored by the(More)
Hans-Jacob Bangstada, Thomas Danneb, Larry Deebc, Przemyslawa Jarosz-Chobotd, Tatsuhiko Urakamie and Ragnar Hanasf aDepartment of Pediatrics, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål, Norway bKinderkrankenhaus auf der Bult, Diabetes-Zentrum fur Kinder und Judendliche, Hannover, Germany cDepartment of Pediatrics, University of Florida College of Medicine,(More)
BACKGROUND Health information technology has been proven to be a successful tool for the management of patients with multiple medical conditions. The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of an enhanced telemedicine system on glucose control and pregnancy outcomes in women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). SUBJECTS AND METHODS We used an(More)
AIM It is recommended to assess health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in teenagers with diabetes as part of their ongoing medical care. Here, we describe the development and psychometric evaluation of the Monitoring Individual Needs in Diabetes Youth Questionnaire (MY-Q), a multi-dimensional self-report HRQoL questionnaire designed for use in pediatric(More)
OBJECTIVES This study was undertaken to examine the trends in the diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes mellitus among children and adolescents with new-onset diabetes seen from 1994 through 1998 at the three university-based diabetes centers in Florida. METHODS Data were abstracted from medical records and patients were categorized as having Type 1 or Type 2(More)
Persistent neonatal hypoglycemia is a potentially serious condition which should be recognized promptly, investigated thoroughly, and treated expeditiously. Islet-cell adenoma causing hypoglycemia in infancy is very unusual. Only 23 cases have been reported in the literature. This report documents eight cases of our own and summarizes diagnostic methods,(More)