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.
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
- 5-5-3-2 a day (Healthy eating for toddlers)
Infant and toddler forum
- Healthy eating for toddlers
- Toddlers meals - How much do they need?
- Portion sizes for children 1-4 years
- Planning meals for toddlers
- Meals snacks and drinks for toddlers
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