Some diabetics already miss more school because it takes them longer to recover than the average non-diabetic child.
I won't lie that these situations where he is sent home healthy frustrate me and make me wonder how many low grade fevers and other flu-like symptoms are lurking in the school hallways unnoticed or unreported. Sometimes it feels like my child gets the short end of the deal because no one runs around the halls with a thermometer checking anyone else that is symptomatic for flu.
|Sent home from school with a fever one decimal above the school limit - only|
discovered as a result of high blood sugar.
|A diabetic sick day. It looks like the flu. Please know|
the signs! It could save a life.