• Success Alert: Ohio Safe at School Victory

    Governor John Kasich signed House Bill 264, allowing school employees to volunteer to be trained to help children with diabetes with essential care tasks, including administering insulin and glucagon. Because of the actions of Diabetes Advocates, this will make a huge difference in children’s lives

  • Success Alert: Coverage for Insulin Pumps in Arizona Medicaid

    Due to the efforts of Diabetes Advocates across the state, the Senate passed a budget that includes insulin pumps as a covered benefit in the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System. Now, those AHCCCS recipients whose doctors prescribe an insulin pump will have access to this vital tool to manage their diabetes and avoid costlier treatments down the road. This is a big victory for Diabetes Advocates and people with diabetes in Arizona!



With back to school time quickly approaching, parents of children with diabetes should have a plan in place to ensure their child is receiving the care they need at school and is treated fairly. The American Diabetes Association’s Safe at School campaign fights to ensure all children with diabetes are medically safe at school and have the same educational opportunities as their classmates.

To learn more about how to keep your child safe at school, visit www.diabetes.org/sas or call 1-800-DIABETES.