Michelle Adams presents at UIC Pediatric Endocrinology’s 7th annual Care of Students with Diabetes Conference

On August 29, KN Faculty member and type 1 diabetic, Michelle Adams, presented “Safe Exercise Management for Pediatric Diabetes” at UIC Pediatric Endocrinology’s 7thannual Care of Students with Diabetes Conference.   The conference hosted over 400 school nurses, coaches, and dedicated health aides from elementary and secondary Chicago Public Schools and many Chicagoland suburban school districts.

UIC is the only institution in Chicago offering this training.  The conference supports the Care of Students with Diabetes Act, which was passed in 2010 by the Illinois General Assembly. The legislation requires Illinois schools to have on-site staff trained in diabetes care.