Diabetes

NYS Laws, Regulations, and Guidelines and Sample NYSCSH Forms 

NYS Laws, Regulations, Guidelines, and Memos related to diabetes management, BG testing, insulin pumps.

NYSCSH Sample Forms|Notifications Webpage-Contains sample Diabetes Medical Management Plans, Addendum-Role of Parents In Insulin Dose, ECP, IHP, 504 Templates, Math Calculation Table, and Staff Handouts

Athletic Participation

NYSPHSAA 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 (NYS Public High School Athletic Association).

Carbohydrate Counting

Carbohydrate Counting Overview-Provides information for determining carb counts based on food nutrition labels, serving size and online resources. (NYSCSH, 9/2017) 

USDA Food Composition Databases- Provides USDA National Nutrient Database

Care and Management Resources

American Diabetes Association (ADA) Website School Resource Page -Provides resources for families, healthcare professionals, and those at risk including the Safe At School Diabetes Care Tasks at School: What Key Personnel Need to Know. 

ADA Glucagon Emergency Administration Training PPT, video and Skills Checklist-Links to the glucagon resource page on this website. 

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)

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 

National Association of School Nurses (NASN)- Provides links to websites, journals, books, position statements, and organizations to support the care of students

National Institutes of Health (NIH) of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases-Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for School Personnel -Resource designed to empower school personnel and administrators to create a safe learning environment and equal access to educational resource opportunities for students with diabetes.

Diabetes Overview: Managing Diabetes-Continuous Glucose Monitoring OverviewProvides an overview of how CGM works and special considerations for use (NIH-NDDK, 2017)

NYSDOH Diabetes Webpage-Provides NYS specific data, disaster planning, insurance coverage, laws and regulations, materials for health professionals on injection safety.

Children with Diabetes: A Resource Guide for Families of Children with Diabetes - Contains DMMP, 504 plans, BG logs and defines the roles of each member in the school team. (NYSDOH, 2013)

Medical Devices Used in Diabetes Management

Schools are not required to manage non-FDA approved pumps, blood glucose monitoring devices combinations of pumps and monitoring devices not labeled as compatible by the manufacturer. FDA approved medical devices and glucose monitor information is available on the FDA website.  Note: In May 2019 the FDA issued a warning alert about safety issues of non-FDA approved devices.

Safe Glucometer and Insulin Pen Use

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.

Updated  8/27/19