California Supreme Court http://kvpr.org en California Supreme Court Rules in School Insulin Case http://kvpr.org/post/california-supreme-court-rules-school-insulin-case <p>The California Supreme Court has ruled that school employees without medical licenses can give insulin shots to diabetic students in some cases.</p><p>Monday’s unanimous ruling reverses a lower court decision that permitted only licensed nurses to give the shots.</p><p>Dr. Francisco Prieto is with the American Diabetes Association. He says the ruling is necessary to keep students at understaffed schools safe.</p><p>“Most schools do not have a full time nurse present all day long and kids with diabetes need care,” says Prieto.</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 21:02:39 +0000 Harry Gibbons 19980 at http://kvpr.org California Supreme Court Rules in School Insulin Case