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Question:

From Davison, Michigan, USA:

Our two-year old grandson was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and has suffered a stroke severely affecting the right side of his body. Is there a "best" therapeutic device to improve the use of his arm and hand?

Answer:

I would suggest the parents review this with the child's physician. The best resource I've found for equipment to deal with these particular disabilities is a good pediatric occupational and physical therapist -- the pediatrician can direct them to the appropriate resources.

MSB

DTQ-20000809001122
Original posting 21 Sep 2000
Posted to Complications

  
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