Note: 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. The FDA website includes information on FDA-Approved Devices and Blood Glucose Monitoring Devices. Note: In May 2019, the FDA issued a warning alert about safety issues of non-FDA-approved devices.
NYSPHSAA Permission for Special Accommodations
The NYS Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) Permission for Special Accommodations form can be used to request permission for special devices such as insulin pumps or sensors, prosthesis, religious accommodations, and unique accommodations in sports participation.
USDA Food Composition Databases
Provides USDA National Nutrient Database
Care and Management Resources
Help for Schools | ADA
Provides resources for families, healthcare professionals, and those at risk, including safety at school and trainings.
Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for School Personnel
Provides practical tools and essential information for children, families, and schools to ensure a safe learning environment for students with diabetes.
Managing Diabetes - Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Overview
Provides an overview of how CGM works and special considerations for use.
School - Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
Provides resources on effective communication, parent and staff responsibilities, training, sample forms, and an overview of diabetes.
National Association of School Nurses (NASN)
Provides links to websites, journals, books, position statements, and organizations to support the care of students.
NYSDOH Diabetes Webpage
Provides NYS-specific data, disaster planning, insurance coverage, laws and regulations, and materials for health professionals on injection safety.
Children with Diabetes: A Resource Guide for Families of Children with Diabetes
Contains DMMP, 504 plans, and BG logs. Defines the roles of each member of the school team.
Safe Glucometer and Insulin Pen Use
- FAQs - Diabetes
- Guidelines & Memos - Diabetes
- Laws & Commissioner's Regulations - Diabetes
- Sample | Forms - Contains sample Diabetes Medical Management Plans, Addendum-Role of Parents In Insulin Dose, ECP, IHP, 504 Templates
- Learning Management System (LMS) - Annual Emergency Glucagon Administration Training for Unlicensed School Personnel, Continuous Glucose Monitors & Insulin Pumps
- Glucagon Resource Page - Information on different formulations, training, and how to get demo devices
- Medication Resource Page
Page Updated 11/13/23