Diabetes mellitus is a chronic, metabolic disease that affects how the body uses food for energy. Symptoms of diabetes often include frequent urination, increased thirst, increased appetite, fatigue, weakness, and unintended weight loss.
The Diabetes Management Protocol outlines the procedures in managing and providing emergency treatment for students diagnosed by a physician with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
Parent Information Package
The Diabetes Parent Information Package provides parents with information on the commitment to your child’s health at the school level, and the shared responsibility of the Board, school staff, and your family to meet the health needs of your child. Parents are asked to read the package carefully for more information and to follow up with your child’s school to complete all necessary documents and treatment forms.