Emotional Challenges of a Parent Caring for a Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Child
Constanta Urzeala () and
Roxana Bejan-Muresan ()
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Constanta Urzeala: UNEFS, Bucharest, Romania
Roxana Bejan-Muresan: UNEFS, Bucharest, Romania
Proceedings CATES 2017, 2018, vol. 4, 317-326
The purpose of this research work is to emphasis the emotional challenges of a parent caring for a type 1 diabetes mellitus child. We used different research methods such as: biographic study, observation, case study. The interview was taken to a parent, a 37 years old mother of a girl who was diagnosed 10 years ago. The parent is the primary caretaker of the child. She works in an economic field and she is representing of The Association Help for Diabetes from Bucharest. The interview was a structured one, and had four directions: everyday routine, social challenges, emotional challenges, other important aspects identify by the interviewee. The research work was conducted between August-October 2017 and the work reflected that the parent caring for a child with type 1 diabetes feels a lot of pressure in managing the medical treatment and her working day is influenced by the time table of the glycolic check and insulin administration. The emotional charge of the parent is related to the future of the child, child’s responsible towards her treatment administration and social acceptance. The interviewee needs are related to limited medical information about paediatric diabetes, the role of the telemedicine, and the lack of support from the public health system.
Keywords: paediatric diabetes; parent; emotions Title of Book: Communicative Action & Transdisciplinarity in the Ethical Society (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A23 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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