Back to School with Diabetes

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Don't wait until the last minute to get your child with diabetes ready to go back to school. Our latest newsletter highlighted our best back to school and college resources. Check them all out!

Back-to-school Checklist

You have new outfits and school supplies ready to go. Now review our back-to-school checklist to make sure your child with diabetes is as prepared as possible for the first day. Learn more.

Moving to College

Prepare: For young adults with diabetes, preparing for the move to college over the summer will ensure you're at your best at the start of this new chapter. Take these college preparation steps before leaving home to avoid being dragged down by diabetes management worries.

Roommates: You can also ease any roommate worries by watching our learning module that explains how to tell your roommate about your diabetes.

Nutrition: And don't forget to eat right while living on campus. These college nutrition tips will help you stay on track.

Kasta's Story

Kasta was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 10 years ago. Once he learned to keep his blood sugar under control, he was able to excel in school and sports. At the start of the school year, Kasta will be a senior student-athlete, ready to prepare for college. Read Kasta's story.