Glucagon Product Websites
Baqsimi™ (BAK-see-mee), dry mist intranasal glucagon, is a prescription medicine used to treat severe hypoglycemia in people with diabetes ages four years and above. (Lilly, 9/24/19)
Current NYS law only allows injectable glucagon to be administered by trained unlicensed professionals in the school.
Gvoke HypoPen™ premixed auto-injector glucagon product, approved for the treatment of very low blood sugar in adults and kids with diabetes, ages two and above. (Xeris Pharmaceuticals 9/10/19)
This product may be administered by trained unlicensed staff as it meets the criteria of injectable glucagon.
Note: The New York State Education Department (NYSED) and NYS Center for School Health (NYSCSH) do not endorse individual vendors, products, or services. Links to vendors, products, or services by trade name, trademark, or manufacturer are provided for educational purposes only.
NYSDOH Approved Training for Unlicensed School Personnel,- Glucagon Administration Training: American Diabetes Association PDF, PPT and training certification form.
Note:School Nurses may augment the above training with additional training and resources to include administration of Gvoke (injectable glucagon).
Glucagon Administration For Severe Hypoglycemia: Safe At School: Chapter 6 -This video reviews how to administer Glucagon (American Diabetes Association 2010, 2:23)
Voluntary Data Reporting- NYSCSH