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Re: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V6 #557Great school news

What school nurse? We have a well-meaning health tech who just doesn't 
have the knowledge and experience I would like.


email @ redacted wrote:

>       I am a first grade teacher going into my 16th year of teaching. I am 
>also a diabetic for the past 26 years on the pump for 1. Anyway...I have 
>NEVER heard of a school hiring a nurse just for a diabetic student. In my 
>opinion (and that's all it is)! I would feel very strongly that a diabetic 
>child should not have his own nurse at school and for field trips. I have 
>dealt with many children with various illnesses over the years. I would think 
>that a parent of a diabetic would not want their child treated soooo 
>differently than the other children. The school nurse is ALWAYS a trained 
>professional and should be able to handle a diabetic emergency if needed. I 
>urge you to reconsider a one on one nurse for a diabetic student. As a child 
>I DID NOT want adults to treat me differently than the other children in 
>Just a diabetic teachers opinion.
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