- #700 Families’ Frequently Asked Questions 2014: Perhaps you have questions and are not sure where to go for answers. This tool is a great start when your confronted with a new diabetes hurdle.
- #701 Before You Begin a New School Year – First School Meeting: Start the new school year on the right foot by using these suggestions on how to ease your child’s transition. This form also includes information on issues to consider and discuss with teachers, administration, and the school nurse as well as helpful tips to simplify the process.
- 4 Steps to Help Kids With Diabetes at School: Forecast Diabetes Magazine
- Final Standards of Care Diabetes Aug 2020 These standards of care for students with Type 1 Diabetes are to be used in conjunction with the Colorado Provider Orders & Individualized Health Plans. The student’s health care provider may indicate exceptions to these standards on the student’s individual orders. These Standards were originally developed in 2013 by the Colorado Kids with Diabetes Care and Prevention Collaborative of local health care providers, nurses and stakeholders and are revised annually.
- Final Collaborative Guidelines CGM 2020: These guidelines are to be used if parents have requested to use the Dexcom G5 & G6 or Abbott Freestyle Libre 2 for Non-Adjunctive Insulin dosing.
- NOTE: The Barbara Davis Center will provide its own computer generated orders which align with the orders on this website. Additional school or district specific medication forms are unnecessary unless they contain additional information not specified here for this student’s diabetes care.
- 201-Provider-Orders-Injections 2020: Orders to be completed by healthcare provider for student receiving insulin by injection and/or oral medications
- 202-Provider-Orders-Pump-2020: Orders to be completed by healthcare provider for student receiving insulin by pump
- #705 Section 504 Sample Provisionspdf: This file contains sample provisions to be included in a child’s 504 plan. It can be difficult to think of all of the things your child may need to be safe at school. This document will help you start with some ideas for what you can include in your child’s plan.
TOOLS (handouts, visuals, letters, etc)
- #723 Information to Help TEACH My Child: Academic performance can be affected when your child experiences low or high blood sugars. This helpful handout explains how this happens and why it is important to understand its significance. Great for educators!
- #724 Parent letter to teachers: This form is to help simplify diabetes care tasks for your child at school. Fill out all the necessary information that classroom teachers need to know to help them keep your child safe at school.
- #725 EmergencyCards: This is a handy little card that you can print out, trim and glue together and makes a quick and easy to follow reference for low blood sugar. Great for classroom emergency boxes!
- #726 FieldTripConsiderations: A tip sheet for making arrangements with the classroom teacher and school so that your child is safe and well cared for on field trips.
- #727 PartiesandSnacks: A letter that you and your school nurse can use to bring awareness to other parents of alternate snack ideas if they are considering bringing treats to celebrate a birthday or holiday in the classroom. Also includes a handy table to help identify the portion size of typical classroom treats. Dissemination to school staff should be through the school nurse.
- #728 Developmental Stages and Diabetes: Students need to be encouraged and supported to gradually assume diabetes self-care as they mature and demonstrate confidence. Newly diagnosed students may temporarily be unable to perform tasks per their developmental age until they adjust to their diagnosis and new life. This general list can help guide discussions as a child matures and advances in responsibility.
- ISPAD Psychological Care of Children with Diabetes
- #730 Glossary: Find the definition of a word or acronym used in any of the other forms available.
- Emergency Bucket for T1D: List of emergency supplies for classroom in the case of Lockdowns, etc.
Final Standards of Care Diabetes Aug 2020 These standards of care for students with Type 1 Diabetes are to be used in conjunction with the Colorado Provider Orders & Individualized Health Plans. The student’s health care provider may indicate exceptions to these standards on the student’s individual orders. These Standards were developed in 2013 by the Colorado Kids with Diabetes Care and Prevention Collaborative of local health care providers, nurses and stakeholders.
Emergency Medication on Bus 2013: Provided by the Colorado Department of Education – guidelines for medication administration on school buses.