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 (PDF | 74.2 KB)

National Food Service Management Institute.

Describes Type 1 and Type II diabetes, principles of meal planning, and the role of the child nutrition professional.

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

DHHS. NIH. CDC. National Diabetes Education Program.

Stay Healthy With Diabetes

Joslin Diabetes Center. Harvard Medical School.

The Joslin Diabetes Center offers information on childhood diabetes for parents and schools. Provided are tips for talking to children about diabetes and how to control the disease.