Understanding Diabetes

Understanding Diabetes

This section has information about various aspects of type 1 diabetes, and specific things to consider at school. If this content is new for you, a good place to start is with this series of short animated videos about key concepts in managing diabetes at school.

If there is a student with diabetes in your school or classroom, check out these resources:

If you are responsible for providing support to a student with diabetes, consult these resources as well:

Understanding diabetes technology

Online learning module for educators and school staff

The Canadian Paediatric Society has produced an online course that covers all aspects of managing diabetes at school. It’s free for educators and school staff in Canada.

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