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Diabetes and Children

The Child Advocate is devoted to children and the parents and professionals that work with them and advocate for them. Diabetes has long been a problem for countless children. The information presented at this site is for general use only and is not intended to provide personal advice or substitute for the advice of a qualified professional. If you have questions about the information presented here, please consult a physician skilled in diabetes management, the resources listed or other professional in your area.

Diabetes Issues in the School and Classroom

Insulin pumps and classroom finger stick testing have improved treatment, yet schools often are hesitant or have concerns regarding their use. These documents go a long way toward addressing school issues and allowing student’s independence.

School Diabetes Service Plan

The Child Advocate is devoted to children and the parents and professionals that work with them and advocate for them.  Diabetes has long been a problem for countless children. The information presented at this site is for general use only and is not intended to...

School District Policy On Classroom Testing

The Child Advocate is devoted to children and the parents and professionals that work with them and advocate for them.  Diabetes has long been a problem for countless children. The information presented at this site is for general use only and is not intended to...

Diabetes Testing in the Classroom

Diabetes has long been a problem for countless children. The Child Advocate is devoted to children and the parents and professionals that work with them and advocate for them.  Here is a example document originally developed by Dr. Mary Simon and shared through Bear...

Finger Stick Checklist for the Classroom

The Child Advocate is devoted to children and the parents and professionals that work with them and advocate for them.  This checklist is a model that must be changed to meet your child’s needs.  The blood glucose numbers are examples, not recommendations.  This...

Detailed 504 Plan

This 504 Plan is dedicated to the students with diabetes and parents that seek more independence from the school and have the resources to manage the insulin adjustments with frequent finger sticks and communication by cellular phone.