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: In the healthcare field, you will need to find unique ways to approach each patient and each patients family. In this journal assignment, you will
research the treatment strategies of a specific disease, and then reflect on how you might help explain a complex health problem to a young patient.

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You and a caseworker have been assigned to a 14-year-old client who has been newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. The teen will have three or more insulin
injections a day and frequent glucometer checks and appears both confused and terrified of his diagnosis. He says he does not understand what you are telling
him and how this happened to him. Reflect on how you would approach this client and how you would compassionately explain the diagnosis and treatment to
someone of such a young age. How do you address his questions of why this happened to him and how he got diabetes? How would you tenderly yet firmly
explain to the nervous teen the treatment of diabetes and the importance of taking care of himself?
Guidelines for Submission: Submit your 3- to 4-paragraph journal assignment as a Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and

  
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