Children with diabetes should participate in their treatment to the
extent that is fitting for their age and experience with the disease.
When your child with diabetes begins school (or attends a child care
center), you and the staff will work together to create a plan of care with
instructions for handling your child's special needs. Children can participate
fully in all school activities while still receiving the supervision and care
they need. See a
diabetes care plan for children attending a child care center or school for information about making a care plan for your
December 7, 2010
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Stephen LaFranchi, MD - Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
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