Diabetes and School


Ready to go back to school?  The new school year means new teachers, new friends, and a fresh jar of glucose tabs* for your backpack.

Kids with diabetes require medical care to remain healthy, and that need for medical care doesn't end when the bell rings. Careful planning and coordination with your care team can ensure that the school year is exciting, educational, and safe for your kid with diabetes.

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Back to School + COVID-19

Is your child - or are you? - headed back to school? Whether you're attending in-person or learning virtually, COVID-19 is changing the way some care is delivered this school year. Check out this Q&A about going back to school with diabetes during the global pandemic.