Why is it more difficult for Jacob to maintain his injection routine in middle school than it was in elementary school?

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Why is it more difficult for Jacob to maintain his injection routine in middle school than it was in elementary school?

Why is it more difficult for Jacob to maintain his injection routine in middle school than it was in elementary school?
Why is it more difficult for Jacob to maintain his injection routine in middle school than it was in elementary school?

Read the Critical Thinking story on page 425 of your textbook. Submit 1 entry in response to the Topics listed. You may answer a topic or reply to another student’s answer to a topic.

Topic 1  Why is it more difficult for Jacob to maintain his injection routine in middle school than it was in elementary school?

Topic 2  Knowing that missing an insulin injection could cause a diabetic coma and possibly death, why do you think Jacob is not more conscientious in his self-care?

Topic 3  Do you think Jacob’s schoolmates talk about him, or does he just think they do? Discuss the possibilities. What steps can Jacob take to help his classmates understand his condition?

Topic 4  Consider the cost of managing Jacob’s diabetes for 1 year, for 10 years, for his lifetime. What if Jacob did not have insurance? What would happen if his mismanagement of his condition resulted in a hospital stay?

Read the Critical Thinking story on page 461 of your textbook. Submit 1 entry in response to the Topics listed. You may answer a topic or reply to another student’s answer to a topic.

Topic 1  In a sexual relationship, which partner is responsible for birth control and why?

Topic 2  If a couple cannot agree about family size or birth control methods, what options are available to them?

Topic 3  Discuss how cultural differences and religious beliefs influence choices like family size and birth control.

Topic 4  Some cultures value male children over female children. Discuss why you think this is so and how the changing cultural role of women may affect these values.