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 cafeteria.
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.