This patient education book was first written in 1970 for families with type 1 diabetes. The current book, again updated, is in its 11th edition. It is commonly referred to as the "Pink Panther Book," and has been used throughout the United States by thousands of health practitioners and people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The material found in the 28 chapters covers all aspects of diabetes concerns. It is written at a level easily understandable to the young adolescent and his/her family.