Here are a few cheat sheets I have created to help you and your kids school work together to ensure the care they get during school hours is the very best that it can be. I hope you can get some use out of them…I’ll keep adding as new ones get created.
- It is really handy to have a quick list to hand of regular foods and their number of carbohydrates that your child consumes. We keep a list in our kitchen and take a copy with us when we go to restaurants, friends houses etc.
- I find these quick hypo/hyper overview guides really useful to give to people who spend a lot of time around my son, e.g. school, sports clubs, friends etc.
- When getting my son started at school it was really important that there was a notification up in the staff room, his classroom and other important areas in the school to identify who he is and what people should quickly know. The school didn’t have a template for this so I made one.
- I made this S.O.S. quick guide to treating hypos and hypers and I use it to give to anyone who is in a lot of contact with Noah, especially his school.
- I didn’t make this information booklet, the International Diabetes Federation did. It is so brilliant it just had to be listed here. For other language versions click here.
- The Diabetes Council got in touch with me to tell me about a great new editorial they have produced. Here is the link: Parents: What You Should Know When Sending Your Type 1 Elementary Student Back to School