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Leo leads an active life. As a type 1 diabetic, his nutritional needs demand added scrutiny. At every meal, a pump delivers insulin into Leo’s body and a monitor tracks his blood glucose level. Because the body processes nutrients in different ways, Leo analyzes foods for their protein, fat, and carbohydrate contents.
This free video from KidsHealth teaches students about Type I Diabetes. This resource contains a brief (under 2 minute) informative video to discuss Type I Diabetes with grades 4 and 5.
This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.
This free video resource from KidsHealth teaches students about Type II Diabetes. This video contains a brief (under 2 minute) overview of Type II Diabetes appropriate for grades 4 and 5.
In this classroom resource from PBS LearningMedia, students play an interactive game about "asthma triggers" from the Arthur Family Health Collection. This is a free resource. Students identify "asthma triggers" that Buster should avoid and consider ways to avoid these triggers. Additional asthma-related resources are included in the Arthur Family Health Collection titled "Buster's Breathless".
Linda Haynes, an asthma nurse practitioner with the Asthma Action Team at Boston Children's Hospital Primary Care Center, answers important questions about asthma and how to manage it so that children with asthma feel safe and empowered.