Diabetes NSW & ACT is offering teacher training seminars throughout the state for staff in schools and early childhood settings. All people living with type 1 diabetes require administration of insulin to live.
Type 1 diabetes is more commonly diagnosed in children, sometimes from birth. In NSW and ACT, there are 3131 school aged individuals living with type 1 diabetes. In addition to safety concerns and long term medical complications; poor management of diabetes has a detrimental effect on cognition which no doubt may impact on a child’s learning.