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Serious question, anyone who has diabetes: are you allowed to give yourself insulin shots while in school

6 Answers
Living with type 1 diabetes since 2008.
Oviedo, FL
Yes, it is a medical issue and nobody can yell at you for giving yourself insulin, especially since you could go into DKA if you don't.

Woodstock, CAN
My son does but we live in Canada

Layton, UT

Cuyahoga Falls, OH
As long as you have a doctors note saying what you need you can give yourself insulin in school

I'm a mom supporting a child with type 1 diabetes since 2013.
Bonney Lake, WA
Do you have a 504 plan in place? I know we just had to sign one for my daughter. She's now able to test anywhere, eat anytime, and do her shots (she is only a first grader so the nurse helps her) but this will follow with her thru the years in school

Living with type 2 diabetes since 2001.
Staunton, VA
Yes. I am a school nurse. There has to be a diabetes management plan, completed by your doctor, and a medical order from your doctor.