Arkansas - Chronic Conditions—diabetes plan: Policy requirement

Area: 
Policy Or Plan Requirements
Policy Type: 
regulation; statute
Summary: 

State law addresses diabetes plan.

Arkansas 005 23 CARR 008 Administration of Insulin and Glocacon to Arkansas Public School Students Diagnosed with Diabetes

4.00. General Requirements.

  • 4.01 Upon written request of a parent or guardian of a student with diabetes and written authorization by the treating physician of the student, a student, in the classroom, in a designated area at the school, on school grounds, or at a school-related activity may:

    • 4.01.1 Perform blood glucose checks;

    • 4.01.2 Administer insulin through the insulin delivery system the student uses;

    • 4.01.3 Treat hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia; and

    • 4.01.4 Possess on his or her person the necessary supplies and equipment to perform diabetes monitoring and treatment functions.

  • 4.02 A student shall have access to a private area to perform diabetes monitoring and treatment functions upon request of the parent or guardian of a student, as outlined in the student's health plan.


2017 Arkansas Code 6-18-711. Administration of Medication for Diabetes

(a) Upon written request of a parent or guardian of a student with diabetes and authorization by the treating physician of the student, a student in the classroom, in another area designated at the school, on school grounds, or at a school-related activity may:

  • (1) Perform blood glucose checks;

  • (2) Administer insulin through the insulin delivery system the student uses;

  • (3) Treat hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia; and

  • (4) Possess on his or her person the necessary supplies and equipment to perform diabetes monitoring and treatment functions.

(b) A student shall have access to a private area to perform diabetes monitoring and treatment functions upon request of the parent or guardian of a student, as outlined in the student's health plan.

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