Diabetes in Children

Diabetes in Children
Diabetes in Children


NASN’s Children with Diabetes page contains resources to assist school nurses provide evidence-based quality care to students with type 1 diabetes (T1D).

NASN Resources

Position Statements

Many of NASN's Position Statements apply to the care and support of students with T1D including:

Use of Individualized Healthcare Plans to Support School Health Services

School Nurse Workload: Staffing for Safe Care

The School Health Services Team: Supporting Student Outcomes

Transition Planning for Students with Healthcare Needs

Clinical Practice Guidelines

School Nursing Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline Students with Type 1 Diabetes

School Nursing Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline: Medication Administration in Schools


School nursing evidence-based clinical practice guideline: Students with type 1 diabetes toolkit (Coming soon!)

School Nursing Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline: Medication Administration in Schools Implementation Toolkit

Other NASN Resources

A Model for School Nurse-Led Case Management (Manual)

Skills-Based Approach to Managing Chronic Health Conditions in Schools (4.25 NCPD CNE)

School Nurse-Led Case Management – Application of the nursing process (1.0 NCPD CNE)

Improving Care Coordination for Students with Chronic Health Conditions Toolkit

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Additional Resources

American Diabetes Association

Diabetes Care Tasks at School: What Key Personnel Need to Know - 18-module training curriculum

Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for School Personnel

Training Resources for School Staff - Training and support materials that can prepare and educate school staff to provide needed care to students with diabetes

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Diabetes Report Card 2021 (Updated every two years) - Provides current information on the status of diabetes in the United States; includes information and data about diabetes, prediabetes, preventive care practices, risk factors, quality of care, outcomes, progress made towards meeting national diabetes goals, and, to the extent possible, national and state trends

Children with Diabetes Ohio-based organization

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International

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Page last updated April 2022.