Laws, Regulations, and Guidelines

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

NYSED Guidelines for Medication Management In Schools (May 2017). Contains specific sections on BG testing, insulin, and glucagon in schools.

NYSCSH Sample Froms|Notifications contains Diabetes Sample Care Plans, Addendum-Role of Parents In Insulin Dose, 504 Templates and Staff Handouts

Carbohydrate Counting Resources

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

CDC 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)

NYSDOH Resources
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 sample care plans, 504 plans, BG logs and defines the roles of each member in the school team. (2013)

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.

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.

Sample Care Plans, Insulin Addendum Memo (5/2017)
504 Templates and staff Handouts are located on the Sample Forms|Notifcations page

Updated 10/3/17