Diabetes Resources

Here you will find resources for school diabetes programs, including information on managing medication at school.

Addressing Diabetes Factors in Elementary School Children Through School and Community Partnerships

This resource was developed by the National School-Based Health Alliance. It highlights the ways health centers can play a powerful role in performing appropriate screening, prevention, and management of elementary-aged children with obesity and other pre-diabetic indicators.

American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association offers a wealth of information for schools, school health providers, parents, students, and teachers related to understanding diabetes and school-based diabetes management. They also offer a free resource titled Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for School Personnel. This comprehensive guide empowers school personnel, parents, and students to create a safe learning environment and equal access to educational opportunities for all children with diabetes.

Center for Health and Health Care in Schools

With new research and medical advances, young people with diabetes have a brighter and healthier future. School staff and students can help prevent or delay diabetes-related complications with the correct information and tools. The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools has many useful resources for preventing and managing diabetes.

Medication Management At School

The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools also provides general guidance, safety checklists, and other useful resources to help schools effectively manage the administration of medication to students.