Archive - September 2, 2016

“I was really nervous” – DCUK staff discuss their experiences of diabetes at school

Children with diabetes face more challenges than most at school.

Having diabetes affect the day-to-day lives of children at school in several ways, while diabetes management can vary between children of different ages. This could be due to administering insulin, testing blood sugar levels, gauging what to eat or even explaining to other children what diabetes is.

To provide children, and parents, with an idea of what it’s like having diabetes at school, I sat down with two other type 1 diabetes residents at to discuss our experiences.

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