The definitive answer for this simple question is YES. At the same time, one should know how to manage your kid.
There are some DOs and DONTs while you manage a child with Diabetes and as a parent, you need to understand first to manage. These are standard practices accepted globally to manage the kids with Diabetes and at the same time, we need to slowly educate the child to manage independently.
Many hospitals specialized in Diabetic care now educate the parents and children on these DOs and DONTs. They educate them over a week, an average of 1 hr per day. They educate them first and then train them on various maneuvers on managing the conditions.
The sessions elaborates on Insulin therapies, Diet and its importance, counselling on the disease condition and also issues a card for the student for public to know and help in emergencies.