Resources for families

These resources are for children, young people and their families. They’ve been designed to help those with diabetes manage their condition. 

Insulin adjustment flow chart

glucose and insulin chart

weekly blood sugar review workbook

Sick day rules for children and young people with diabetes

My action plan

Healthy eating resources for young children

Below you will find links to a number of organisations’ websites that produce leaflets that you may find useful for young children on healthy eating and fussy eating.

British Dietetic Association

British Nutrition Foundation

​Infant and toddler forum

Healthy eating 

Fussy eating 

Resources for schools

Please see below for downloadable information and documents, designed to be used in schools. 

Useful presentations for school education
Presentation for students on MDI (multiple daily insulin)
Presentation for students with pumps  

The following attachments give the carbohydrate values for typical portions served in schools of a variety of dishes on the school menu:
Infants – Birmingham school meals 
Primary – Birmingham school meals 
Secondary – Birmingham school meals