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School and Daycare from 2004

  1. My daughter's school will not allow her to buy a hot lunch because they cannot provide the carbohydrate information. What should I do? (27 Dec 2004)
  2. How can I control my son's behavior at school? He is defiant, has mood swings and can't keep his hands to himself. His blood sugars are either high or low. (22 Dec 2004)
  3. Who do I talk to about setting up an IEP for my daughter? (13 Dec 2004)
  4. My son was told that he will get a referral for detention if his blood sugar is over 240 mg/dl [13.3 mmol/L] as has happened twice. How should I handle this? (19 Nov 2004)
  5. The school is concerned about my daughter's lows, one or two a day. Is she having more episodes of hypoglycemia than average or normal? (12 Nov 2004)
  6. What rights does my daughter have related to gym class? She gets so stressed out about showering that her blood sugars go over 600 mg/dl [33.3 mmol/L]. (12 Nov 2004)
  7. Should my son be allowed to delay school tests or retake them if he is low at school? My son attends a Christian school. (12 Nov 2004)
  8. When I feel low at school, I go to the nurse to test. Sometimes she's downstairs and I have to go get her, which I feel is risky. What should I do? (12 Nov 2004)
  9. What will a school need to consider when providing food for a seven year old boy with type 1 diabetes? (4 Nov 2004)
  10. Does my daughter have to leave the classroom to have her snack? (31 Oct 2004)
  11. I want my seven year old son to begin testing his blood sugar in the classroom. How do I approach this? Is he old enough to do so? (28 Oct 2004)
  12. What is the general practice for taking care of diabetic children on school field trips? Can the school force the parent to accompany the child? (19 Oct 2004)
  13. Because of personal experience with diabetes, I may care for a toddler with type 1. Can I administer medication to this child? (23 Sep 2004)
  14. My son's 504 plan allows him to choose what to buy for lunch, while his classmatescan't choose. The teacher says this isn't fair. What are our rights? (19 Sep 2004)
  15. My son goes off to college next year. What should I do in the upcoming year to make sure I've done all I can to make this transition as easy as possible? (15 Sep 2004)
  16. How important is it that my daughter have a 504 plan for school? Should I request that she be put on a 504 plan? (26 Aug 2004)
  17. My daughter is going away to college and we don't know what to do about the use of glucagon in the dormitory. What do you recommend? (18 Aug 2004)
  18. Who can give my daughter shots at school? (4 Jul 2004)
  19. Are federally funded schools the only schools that have to "help" out parents? (10 Jun 2004)
  20. How does one get teachers to keep a child's blood sugar normal at school? How many people with type 1 get married and avoid complications? (4 Jun 2004)
  21. As a result of a syringe found on a floor, the school has told my daughter she cannot carry her supplies in her purse. Does the school have this right? (23 May 2004)
  22. Is there a connection between educational delays and type 1 diabetes? (18 Mar 2004)
  23. My son will be attending day camp all summer. If we pre-fill syringes, would the staff be able to administer insulin? (15 Mar 2004)
  24. Does California AB 942 only cover public schools? Can you tell me if my son is covered by this law in private school? (27 Feb 2004)
  25. I am most interested in finding out if it is illegal for the daycare facility to refuse to assist her with her insulin shots. (5 Feb 2004)
  26. I would like to know if there are any residual affects for DKA. (23 Jan 2004)
  27. I want to know how I can go about filing a 504 plan. Every year it is getting worse. (23 Jan 2004)

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