American Diabetes Month

American Diabetes Month

American Diabetes Association.

The American Diabetes Association encourages the public to learn more about diabetes and the risks associated with the disease. This page offers ways that you can become involved in this year's American Diabetes Month. Included is a section titled Living with Diabetes which provides information for families with children who have been diagnosed with diabetes.

Children and Diabetes

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Information about children with diabetes, initiatives, and workshops.

Diabetes Management in School and Child Care

Find out about your role as a child nutrition professional in the diabetes care of children in the school or child care setting, including facts about diabetes and the principles of meal planning.

Diabetes Fact Sheet for Child Nutrition Professionals (March 2003) (PDF | 74.2 KB)

Institute of Child Nutrition.

Describes Type I and Type II diabetes, principles of meal planning, and the role of the child nutrition professional.

Overview of Diabetes in Children and Adolescents: A Guide for School Personnel (July 2014)

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Diabetes Education Program.

This overview provides health care professionals, including school health personnel, with current statistics and care recommendations for youth with diabetes.