Monthly Archives: August 2011

Doing a Classroom Presentation on Diabetes for Elementary School Age Children

When kids with diabetes go to school, parents often have to do a lot of teaching. Unless the staff and other children have already been educated on diabetes (by having another student with diabetes in the classroom), you may be … Continue reading

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Diabetes and the School Lunch

School lunches are notoriously high in carbohydrates and fats, but most school lunch programs now are trying to be healthier, according to Emily Werner, RD, LDN, a dietitian in the Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult section at Joslin Diabetes Center. … Continue reading

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Back to School with Diabetes | The Basics

Starting a new grade, new school or beginning college can be very stressful even without having diabetes. So, if your child has diabetes—or you have diabetes and you’re getting ready for school—it’s  never too early to start planning for the … Continue reading

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