Improving School Experiences for Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.

  title={Improving School Experiences for Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes.},
  author={Saori S Kise and Amanda Hopkins and Sandra Burke},
  journal={The Journal of school health},
  volume={87 5},
BACKGROUND Diabetes mellitus (diabetes) is one of the most common metabolic diseases in children worldwide and the incidence of type 1 diabetes (T1D) is growing. T1D is complicated to manage and adolescents with diabetes face unique, age-specific challenges. The purpose of this article is to discuss ways in which schools can create a positive environment and improve the experiences and outcomes for adolescents with T1D. METHODS The Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature… CONTINUE READING