State law addresses diabetes plans.
District of Columbia Municipal Regulations 610 Student Access to Treatment
610.1 A student may possess and self-administer medication at a school in which the student is enrolled, at school-sponsored activities, and while on school-sponsored transportation, for the treatment of asthma, anaphylaxis, and diabetes, provided that:
- (a) A responsible person has submitted a valid medication action plan to the school, as required by D.C. Official Code § 38-651.02;
- (b) The student has a current certificate of health on file at the school, as required by D.C. Official Code § 38-602; and
- (c) The student properly disposes of sharps and medical waste by placing them in designated containers.
School Health Services Program
School health suite personnel provide clinical services to students with special health care needs such as glucose monitoring and surveillance and insulin administration for students with diabetes.