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Diabetes Management

Information to assist schools in effectively managing diabetes, one of the most common chronic diseases in school-aged children.

Pursuant to Education Code Section 49452.7, the California Department of Education developed this type 2 diabetes information in collaboration with the California Department of Public Health, American Diabetes Association, California School Nurses Organization, and Children’s Hospital of Orange County for local educational agencies to provide to parents and guardians of incoming seventh grade students beginning July 1, 2010.

Type 2 Diabetes Information (English)
Available translations of Type 2 Diabetes Information

K.C. Settlement Agreement

The settlement agreement and Legal Advisory spell out the legal responsibilities of a school district in cases when a student is identified, by an Individualized Education Program or 504 team, for special education and related services as a result of diabetes, and when that student requires administration of insulin during the school day.

K.C. Settlement Agreement and Legal Advisory (English) (Revised 06-Nov-2013)
K.C. Settlement Agreement and Legal Advisory (Spanish) Acuerdo Conciliatorio de K.C. y Asesoría Legal (Espanõl) (Revised 21-Nov-2013)

For further information on the settlement and Legal Advisory, please contact either the Procedural Safeguards Referral Service by telephone at 800-926-0648 or the Office of Equal Opportunity by telephone at 916-445-9174.

Questions and Answers on K.C. Settlement Agreement (Revised 04-Mar-2010)
These questions and answers address frequently asked questions about the diabetes case settlement agreement for K.C. et al v. Jack O’Connell.


Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for School Personnel External link opens in new window or tab.
The National Diabetes Education Program was sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The guide provides a set of practices for schools to most effectively help students manage their disease in a safe learning environment.

Questions:   School Health and Safety Office | 916-319-0914
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, August 24, 2022