Jason is 11 years old and has Type 1 Diabetes. He was diagnosed with Diabetes when he was 5
years old. He is comfortable taking his “blood sugar” readings during the day. He likes to participate
in sports and is on the soccer team, which practices three times a week after school. His mother
always packs his lunch for school so he does not have to worry about eating the food in the
For this written assignment plan a day’s meal for Jason.
Include breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks.
In particular, include any snacks he may need after school to maintain a balanced diet during
soccer practice.
Also, include a brief discussion about three issues/considerations regarding nutrition,
diabetes, and children that nurses must be aware of.