School Handouts

Tools including visuals, handouts, letters for the school nurse to use in the school setting

  • #720 Low-High BS Hands: A great visual tool that lists the symptoms, causes and how to problem solve both high and low blood sugars on one piece of paper. Great reference for classroom teachers, substitute teachers, and aids and other school staff like bus drivers!
  • #721 Low blood sugar Hand graphic: A great visual tool that lists symptoms, causes, and how to problem solve low blood sugars. Great reference for classroom teachers, substitute teachers, aids and other school staff like bus drivers!
  • #722 High blood sugar Hand graphic: A great visual tool that lists symptoms, causes and how to problem solve high blood sugars. Great reference for classroom teachers, substitute teachers, and aids and other school staff like bus drivers!
  • #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 the school nurse and parent/guardian (s) 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 staff should be through school nurse.
  • #724 Parent letter to teachers:A sample letter for school nurse and parent/guardian (s)  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!