This guide provides an outline for school districts to use in designing a diabetes management program. The specific roles and actions that various staff need to perform are identified and supporting materials are included. Each page can be displayed in a format that is easy to print so you can use this as your diabetes management plan.

The information in this guide is not intended to replace the advice of the student’s diabetes team

Table of Contents

  1. Effective Diabetes Management at School
  2. Developing a Diabetes Management Program in Your School
  3. Action Steps for a Diabetes Management Plan
  4. General Information About the Child with Diabetes For School Personnel
  5. Psycho-Social Aspects of Diabetes
  6. Feelings Associated with Having Diabetes
  7. The ABCs of Daily Management
  8. Acute Emergencies of Diabetes
  9. Information for Parents and Guardians
  10. Note from the Nurse to School Staff
  11. Actions for the Principal
  12. Actions for the Teacher
  13. Actions for the Counselor
  14. Actions for Health Personnel
  15. Actions for Coaches and Physical Education Teachers
  16. Actions for Food Service Personnel And Parents, Teachers, and Anyone Providing Food
  17. Healthcare Plan Checklist
  18. Diabetes Health History
  19. School Health Care Action Plan For Diabetes/Hypoglycemia
  20. Diabetes Health Care Emergency Action Plan
  21. Consent For Release Of Confidential Information
  22. 504 Dietary Plan
  23. Blood Glucose And Insulin Procedures

For More Information


School Bill of Rights for Children with Diabetes

Information for Teachers and Child-Care Providers

Before School Starts

One-page Instruction Sheet for Teachers