My child with Type 1 Diabetes went back to school this week. Normally I have things under control. I meet with his teacher before school starts for the term and we discuss his diabetes management plan. I make sure to make all the important phone calls, answer the...
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5 Essentials for Managing Type 1 Diabetes at School
Relieve some of the anxiety you feel whenever your child with Type 1 Diabetes heads to school for the day.
You'll find tips on educating the teacher and nurse, making emergency snack boxes, traveling on the school bus and more.