Who administers insulin to your child in the child care setting (day care, camps, before-/after-school care)?
My child does not need insulin in this setting
My child needs insulin, but no one is there to give it
My child self-administers
I go to the child care setting to give my child insulin
A family member or friend
Child care proprietor
Child care worker
We do not use child care because no one would help our child
Total votes: 18
Who administers insulin to your child in the child care setting (day care, camps, before-/after-school care)?Poll dates: November 18 - 25, 2015
Total Votes: 18
With the widespread use of insulin pumps and multiple daily injection therapy among kids with type 1 diabetes, young kids who attend day care, before or after school programs, or camps need to take insulin while away from their parents. We asked our readers to tell us who administers insulin in these situations and found that just over one-third -- 38% -- report that their child self-administers.
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