Describes the crucial part that school health education has to play in the support of pupils with diabetes. Highlights the important roles of teachers, nurses and other school staff. Discusses ways in which schools can promote healthy eating and exercise in order to maintain and achieve improvements in health. Covers the active involvement of pupils, the spiral curriculum and the issue of co‐ordination. Other important areas discussed include communication, the environment, and local and national support. Concludes that the risks of complications of diabetes such as eye disease, kidney failure and amputations can be dramatically reduced with quality health education and medical care.
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