Teaching Students With Type 1 Diabetes

This post has been on my mind for well over a year now but I struggled with how to put my thoughts down. After reading a recent post made by a 16yr old girl in a Diabetes support group I am in about an experience she had with a teacher, I knew it was time! To start out with, I am not a doctor, I do not pretend to be a doctor. I cannot and am not giving medical advice here. This post is based off of my knowledge as a type 1 diabetic and my experiences. Without further ado..... When I was 10yrs old I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease and there is no cure (despite what some companies would like you to think). Type 1 diabetes is not caused by eating too