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Diabetes in Children: Care Plan for School or Day Care

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Getting Started

A diabetes care plan lists all the information that the school staff needs to manage your child's diabetes. Here is some important information to put in the plan.

Along with the plan, give the school staff the right supplies to care for your child. These include:

For older children who take insulin to school, check with the school. It may have rules about students carrying their own medicines, needles, and blood sugar meters. Many schools require students to get special permission or to keep their supplies at the school.

Credits for Diabetes in Children: Care Plan for School or Day Care

Current as of: March 1, 2023

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
John Pope MD - Pediatrics
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Stephen LaFranchi MD - Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology

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