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Support for insulin injections in schools – a survey

Senniappan S , Bohara K , Aravamudhan A , Wade C , Doyle P , Phillips V , Smith C

Introduction: One in 700 children of school age have diabetes. Children spend on average a quarter of their waking lives in school. It is important that children receive adequate support and supervision in school for the effective management of diabetes.Aim: To evaluate the support given by the schools for lunch time insulin injections, from the perspective of parents of children with diabetes.Methods: Questionnaire completed by di...