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School and Daycare from 2000

  1. I am a teacher's aid and I am physically unable to give an injection. Can I legally be terminated? (30 Dec 2000)
  2. Isn't this a form of discrimination because of my son's medical disability? (22 Dec 2000)
  3. My 10 year old but he really needs a little tutoring. Is this required by law? (22 Dec 2000)
  4. If her dad or I cannot accompany our nine year old on a full day school trip, could the school ask my eight year old to stay home? (22 Dec 2000)
  5. My seven year old daughter, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes a month ago, doesn't want to go to school. (18 Dec 2000)
  6. Could my son's learning disabilities be connected to diabetes? (15 Dec 2000)
  7. What can be done to protect my daughter from being physically and psychologically harassed over a condition that she has no control over? (3 Dec 2000)
  8. I've read the information concerning diabetes and school in the US. Do you have any info as to guidelines internationally? (7 Nov 2000)
  9. Will glucagon work, albeit maybe not as effectively or as fast, if it is injected subcutaneously? (7 Nov 2000)
  10. Her school has told her that she cannot carry a glucagon kit. Is the glucose gel or tablets sufficient in an emergent situation? (2 Nov 2000)
  11. The principal is checking to make sure he eats all his lunch. I am worried she is too busy. Twice last week he didn't eat part of his lunch. (1 Nov 2000)
  12. I read about the push to have school personnel trained to give glucagon. Why fight for this? (30 Oct 2000)
  13. Should I insist on being a chaperone or do I need to learn to let go a little? (17 Oct 2000)
  14. Are you aware of specific cases in which the courts have concluded that schools are required to administer a child's insulin? (14 Oct 2000)
  15. How does temperature change affect his sugars? Is this common or is everyone's body react differently? (11 Oct 2000)
  16. We are are afraid the parents are not getting good advice from their doctor. Are we just over-reacting to chronically high numbers? (11 Oct 2000)
  17. Do we have any rights to request a certain teacher? (11 Oct 2000)
  18. The Board of Education wants my seven year old to be responsible for drawing/dialing up her insulin and giving herself her shot. What can I do? (4 Oct 2000)
  19. I had his blood sugar under good control until school started. Could his readings be caused by stress? (1 Oct 2000)
  20. Do I have the right to request special accommodation for transportation to and from school? (29 Sep 2000)
  21. I am a school nurse and would like guidance about how to implement a protocol for the use of glucagon. (29 Sep 2000)
  22. Should elementary students be allowed to check their blood sugars in the classroom? Do you suggest criteria for allowing them this priviledge? (29 Sep 2000)
  23. I can't seem to locate this publication and would like to be able to provide this, and any other material you might think relevant, to the new school. (29 Sep 2000)
  24. I was told that the only people allowed to administer insulin are the school nurse, the parents of the child with diabetes, and the child him or herself. (27 Sep 2000)
  25. Is there a provision requiring someone on school premises to be able to give glucagon or insulin in an emergency? (26 Sep 2000)
  26. Her school principal is concerned about her testing in the classroom due to the blood issue. (26 Sep 2000)
  27. I have a kindergarten student with type 1. His blood sugar is very hard to control, and his doctor states he cannot be left alone at any time. (26 Sep 2000)
  28. My daughter will be starting school for the first time. Since this is the first time that she will be away from me or my wife, we are very nervous. (18 Sep 2000)
  29. Do you have a suggested outline for a letter of instruction that we can provide the camp? (12 Sep 2000)
  30. My daughter has type 1 diagnosed at age 2. She is now seven years old and entering the second grade. We got a new nurse this year and also a new form to sign that bothers us a great deal. (9 Sep 2000)
  31. The school will not check blood sugars or administer glucagon. Can I compel them to have someone available to do these things? (9 Sep 2000)
  32. What types of learning disabilities are most common in children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at a young age? Is there any type of therapy? (29 Aug 2000)
  33. The schools are unsympathetic. Can't the demands of school and his diabetes adversely affect school performance? (28 Aug 2000)
  34. I read somewhere that boys with diabetes tend to be slower in school, or words to this effect. Is this true? (26 Aug 2000)
  35. He is spilling ketones and this is making him lethargic and unable to do his school work. What would cause this and how can I help him? (24 Aug 2000)
  36. Her teachers have all agreed that she needs to go on a "diet". I would like to present these teachers with the facts about the current thinking about diet and teenagers. (23 Aug 2000)
  37. The school says that they need her diet broken down into ounces. I am not sure how to do that. (27 Jul 2000)
  38. I have a 6 years old son, diagnosed 6 months ago. I want to know how high blood sugars may affect his school work. (14 Jul 2000)
  39. Both of our kids go to a private school that claims the IDEA law does not apply. (5 Jul 2000)
  40. My niece maintains good control, but does occasionally experience, but not immediately recognize, "lows." (30 Jun 2000)
  41. I was wondering if you could please mail me a reference sheet with a variety of foods and their total carbohydrates. (2 Jun 2000)
  42. My 10 year old son was diagnosed 2 years ago and I am still trying to get the 504 disability act in place at his school. (29 May 2000)
  43. Are there any concerns which pertain to glucose testing in the classroom for a 10 year old? (28 May 2000)
  44. My son was to go on a trip that would last 5 days and 4 nights. (14 May 2000)
  45. The daycare provider will not let my daughter have the same thing that the rest of the kids eat. (29 Apr 2000)
  46. Last week she was pulled out of class by a teacher for taking her glucose tabs in class. (19 Apr 2000)
  47. We had a local child who almost died a few weeks ago at school. (27 Mar 2000)
  48. What are the effects, if any, of numerous low blood sugar levels on a 7 year old type 1 diabetic? (20 Mar 2000)
  49. How safe is it for my child to attend a school without a nurse? (4 Mar 2000)
  50. Can you please tell me the guidelines that school lunchrooms must follow in order to meet our son's diabetic needs? (31 Jan 2000)
  51. My daughter is in Kindergarten and needs easy snacks that will travel to school. (15 Jan 2000)
  52. How does stress affect children with diabetes? Does it have a part in sugar levels changing so rapidly? (1 Jan 2000)

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