The first step in helping your child manage diabetes in school is to prepare a comprehensive plan for the purpose. Meet the school authorities and intimate them about your child’s condition. They should be informed about the necessary supplies of diabetes management, as part of routine diabetes care as well as dealing with blood sugar emergencies.
Despite best efforts on your part to help your child manage diabetes, you need to discuss it with your child’s doctor and follow what he recommends in case of a diabetic emergency. Your child’s caregiver is the best person to recommend a plan for diabetes in school children and perhaps you should stick to what he has to say.
If your child’s diabetes is poorly controlled, it can be dangerous for him. You need to constantly update your doctor about the changes in your child’s condition if any.
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