Dealing with diabetes on campus


(WTNH) — If you are sending a child off to college who has diabetes, it could be difficult to manage their condition on campus.

Dr. Ania Jastreboff, a pediatric endocrinologist with Yale Medicine, tells parents and students how to plan.

Prepare before you go to school

Tell your new friends about diabetes

Use a pump or sensor to manage insulin

Take care of yourself

Be careful about drinking

Think about how to talk to your family members.

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