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(Canada) One in 300 Alberta students have Type 1 diabetes; 2,300 affected

Feb 13, 2019, Red Deer (AB) News: Alberta education unveils guide for schools and Type 1 diabetes CALGARY (660 NEWS) — New guidelines are now in place for supporting students with Type 1 diabetes in school. Education Minister David Eggen said there are approximately 2,300 school-aged children in Alberta with Type 1 diabetes. … Deanna Emberg says her daughter Natalie was diagnosed at the age of six, which came as a shock since diabetes doesn’t run in their family…. Diabetes Canada Regional Director said one in 300 students live with diabetes, and that these recommendations represent significant progress toward a more supportive school environment for students with Type 1 diabetes in our province….
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