Children with or without diabetes may not be safe in school. It’s a huge challenge to force kids to eat healthy foods, especially when they always eat in school or in cafeteria which is sometimes poor in nutrients but those food rich in calories, fats and refined sugar that can wreak havoc on the blood sugar control resulting diabetes. Aside from that it can also bring diseases to kids such as obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol.
Children with diabetes should give some assistance with blood sugar monitoring and may require special accommodation to allow them to eat snacks, to take their medicines on class, using restroom as needed, and allowing them to excuse from class for medications not just to be teacher’s pet.
This issue is to help parents, teachers, and other school personnel to become less sensitive to their children with diabetes. Giving them attention and occasionally provide some articles with have practical tips and precautions about diabetes.
Absolutely, they can excel both physical and academically just like the American swimmer Gary hall, who competed in the 1996, 2000, and 2004 Olympics and won ten Olympic medals (5 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze). Sir Steven Redgave is one of only four Olympians to have won a gold medal at five consecutive Olympic Games. And George Minot won the 1934 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Ultimately, we just want our children to have confident for themselves independent and productive members of society. Let them shine on their own! No longer have to spoon feed but enkindle in them the flames of curiosity, knowledge and creativity.