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Carb Labels for School

carb labels for type 1 diabetes

The following labels can be used to identify the carbohydrate content in food items being sent to school for snacks, lunch, or low treatments:

Low Treatment labels
Back-up Snack labels (snacks to be consumed when blood glucose is not low, but a low may be imminent)
Regular Snack /Lunch – plain labels
Regular Snack /Lunch – Dragon-theme labels


Feel free to use the above templates to create your own labels, with the following edits:
  • Replace “(name)” with your child’s name (or delete it if you prefer)
  • Replace “X” and “Y” with your desired blood glucose range, where applicable
  • Change “Eat With Insulin” to “Eat Without Insulin” (and vice versa), as applicable to your child’s individual diabetes management program.

Then, after checking the formatting by printing onto a blank piece of paper, go ahead and print on the labels of your choice.


The templates were created to be used with Avery Mailing Labels #58160/08460/5260/55160, or any other Avery variation with 30 labels (1" x 2-5/8") per sheet. However, they can be used to print labels of any size and brand – you just need to re-format the template to fit the label used.



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This material has been developed from sources that we believe are accurate, however, as the field of medicine (in particular as it applies to diabetes) is rapidly evolving, the information should not be relied upon, as it is designed for informational purposes only. It should not be used in place of medical advice, instruction and/or treatment. If you have specific questions, please consult your doctor or appropriate health care professional.
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