School nurse perceptions of barriers and supports for children with diabetes.

@article{Nabors2005SchoolNP,
  title={School nurse perceptions of barriers and supports for children with diabetes.},
  author={Laura A Nabors and Amanda Troillett and Tiffany Nash and Barbara Masiulis},
  journal={The Journal of school health},
  year={2005},
  volume={75 4},
  pages={119-24}
}
Adolescents with type 1 diabetes are likely attending most middle and high schools. These youth often do not receive the support needed to manage their diabetes during or after school. Nurses (n=110) from 3 states responded to a survey examining perceptions of barriers to and supports for diabetes management during school and after school activities. Results indicated that adolescents need more support at school. Support could be facilitated by education of school staff; improved communication… CONTINUE READING

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