Laws, Regulations, and Guidelines
Carbohydrate Counting Resources
Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for School Personnel
Provides practical tools and important information for children, families, and schools, to ensure a safe learning environment for students with diabetes. (2016, CDC|NIH)
NYSPHSAA (NYS Public High School Athletic Association)
Permission for Special Accommodations- Used to request permission for special devices such as insulin pumps or sensors) prosthesis, religious accommodations and special accommodations in sports participation.
Organizations/Resources Supporting Those with Diabetes:
American Diabetes Association (ADA)
Provides resources for those living with diabetes, their families, healthcare professionals, and those at risk including the Diabetes Care Tasks at School: What Key Personnel Need to Know
ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes 2017
Provides evidence-based clinical practice recommendations for diabetes care. (1/1/17)
Glucagon Emergency Administration Training Tool
A Resource for School Nurses and School Personnel, 36 slide PPt, Emergency Hypoglycemia Care Plan, Diabetes Medical Management Plan, Glucagon Administration Poster, and Glucagon Certification Form.
JDRF Advisory Toolkit for Families (2012)
Provides resources on effective communication, parent and staff responsibilities, training and an overview of diabetes. Many sample forms are included.
- Online JDRF Advisory Toolkit Request form to order paper copies
- Overview of JDRF Programs for school-age youth
NASN | Children with Diabetes
Provides links to websites, journals, books, position statements and organizations to support care of students
National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) Information for Healthcare Providers and Schools
NDEP is a partnership of the National Institutes of Health, the CDC.
Safety Resources for Glucometers and Insulin Pen
Insulin Pen Safety-One and Only Campaign: One Pen, One Person
CDC and the Safe Injection Practices Coalition (SIPC) Campaign includes (posters/brochures) on why insulin pens and glucometers should only be used by one person.
- Safe Glucometer Use Brochure
- FAQ-Blood Glucose Monitoring
- Infection Prevention During Glucose Monitoring & Insulin Administration