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In 2013, a collaboration of organizations in Colorado developed a set of standards to address school nurses' need for current diabetes care practices in the school setting. The Standards of Care for Diabetes Management in the School Setting are successful in meeting the needs of the school nurses in Colorado and are updated annually to continue to provide valid guidelines as diabetes care continues to become more technological and new approaches are adopted. A review of the standards, including background, development, contents, evaluations, and ongoing additions, is provided in this article.
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Name: NASN school nurse (Print)
Diabetes educators are well positioned to help optimize care of the student with diabetes within the school setting.
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