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.