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Who provides assistance in the care of your child's diabetes while your child is at school?

 
     

No one -- my child cares for herself (or himself)

 
 

26%

 

  76

 
     

A full-time school nurse

 
 

40%

 

  118

 
     

A part-time school nurse

 
 

7%

 

  21

 
     

Just my child's teacher

 
 

2%

 

  8

 
     

My child's teacher and other teachers

 
 

8%

 

  24

 
     

Office staff

 
 

5%

 

  16

 
     

I go to school and take care of my child

 
 

5%

 

  15

 
     

Someone else

 
 

3%

 

  10

 


Total votes: 288

 

Who provides assistance in the care of your child's diabetes while your child is at school?

Poll dates: August 26 - September 2, 2009
Total Votes: 288

Schools increasingly experience financial pressures that require cutbacks in services. Many schools no longer have a full-time school nurse. Some don't even have a part-time nurse. Kids with diabetes who need assistance at school are often cared for by their teacher or office staff members.

You can help your child's teacher learn about diabetes by printing out the information in the Diabetes at School section of this web site. Information for Teachers and Child-Care Providers offers an easy-to-read overview of important information.

We last ran this poll in April 2005.

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Last Updated: Wednesday September 02, 2009 12:42:42
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