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Back-to-school safety tips

From crossing the road as a pedestrian to biking to school, remember to discuss these important safety issues before sending your child back to school.

How to support transgender and gender diverse students this fall

These tips can help parents, school staff, school administrators and allies support transgender and gender-diverse students at their schools as they return to a new school year.

Healthy and creative back-to-school lunches

Parents are getting ready to send their kids back to school. They’re busy filling backpacks with supplies for the first day of school. It’s also important for parents to think about the lunches and snacks they’ll send with their children to help power through the school day.

Nutrition tips for busy back to school activities

Lindsey Smith, RD, LD

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Tips for healthy sleep schedules

Six tips to help your child ease into his or her school-time sleep schedule and maintain healthy sleep habits throughout the year.

Back to School Tips from the Diabetes Educators

Back to school time is approaching quickly and can be hectic! When you are checking off your school list, don’t forget about your diabetes checklist too!

Communicating Diabetes with Peers

For children with diabetes, making sure peers and teachers have the correct and relevant information can help curb misconceptions about diabetes.

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Getting ready for school… 5 years in advance

In early childhood, physical, cognitive, emotional and social development occur at a rate that far exceeds any other stage of human life.