Resources for schools

Diabetes training for school staff

This online video highlights the following topics related to caring for students with diabetes in the school setting:

  • Types of diabetes
  • Blood sugar checking (demo)
  • High and low blood sugar symptoms and cares
  • Treatment for severe lows blood sugars with glucagon (demo)
  • Insulin administration (demo)
  • Continuous glucose monitoring
  • Carb counting basics and insulin dose calculations (demo)
  • Special situations specific to the school day

For more general information about the care of diabetes, please feel free to view and share our educational videos with staff and families

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