Diabetes and School - From a Mom | Discuss Diabetes

I was given the opportunity to "Discuss Diabetes", how to plan for school, and how things have changed over the five years that Caleb has been living with diabetes in a school environment.

There are a couple of things that I feel strongly about when it comes to Caleb's care. I've learned much in the past five years through research, experience and talking with others. My interview with Laura from Sanofi touches upon a little of each.

Caleb starts school next week. It's not something I do not look forward to - I enjoy our summers at home together. But each year it gets a little easier to send him as each year I get a little better at advocating for his needs.

You can read the interview at Discuss Diabetes.

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Comment by Lorraine on August 20, 2012 at 8:32am

Bonnie, if you haven't seen this resource yet, I highly recommend it. It sounds like you have your ducks in a row, but I have always found this to have great information and references. It's newly updated as well with some great new points:
Helping the Student With Diabetes Succeed

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