Many schools are failing on type 1 diabetes care and management. However, the American Diabetes Association’s Safe at School campaign is there to make sure ALL children with diabetes are medically safe and have the same educational opportunities as their peers. Our own Crystal Jackson, Safe At School director, says, “I hope parents, and loved ones of someone with diabetes, read this article and learn unfair treatment like this is illegal.”
Nick Jonas is featured in the newest issue of Us Weekly speaking about his 10 year journey with Type 1 Diabetes and showcasing the continuous glucose monitoring technology that makes his management easier.
Here is an excerpt from my book Kids First, Diabetes Second. When Q was refusing receiving injections, Rufus the Bear with Diabetes helped her cope. I also discuss giving children with type 1 diabetes choices and when there is no choice.