Hypoglycemic Episode At School

School’s back in session! Now you have less control of how your Type 1 kid is managing their diabetes in the classroom. But preparing both your child and their school with precautionary measures or what actions to take in a diabetes emergency is key.

Watch how staff and students rush to the aid of of a student who has a severe hypoglycemic episode at school. It is important that school nurses and staff are trained to administer Glucagon, which acts directly to the liver to release glucose, during low-blood sugar episodes.

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