Care of Students with Diabetes

The Care of Elementary and Secondary School Students with Diabetes

Chapter 168 of the Health and Safety Code requires school personnel to be trained on diabetes and its management to including hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia.


Related Links

American Diabetes Association (outside source)

Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention-Diabetes Public Health Resources (outside source)

Guidelines for Training School Employees Who Are Not Licensed Healthcare Professionals (outside source)

Health and Safety Code, Subtitle H, Chapter 168, Care of Students with Diabetes (outside source)

Texas Diabetes Council (outside source)

Texas Risk Assessment for Type 2 Diabetes in Children (outside source)



Implementation Guide (outside source)




Barney Fudge
Statewide Coordinator for Health Education
Texas Education Agency
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701-1401
(512) 463-9581

Curriculum Division