CBSE allows diabetic students to have snacks mid-exam

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NEW DELHI: Students suffering from Type-I diabetes can now take snacks during Class X and Class XII board examinations conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education.

In a circular, the Board said a significant number of children suffer from Type-I diabetes and need insulin injections at regular intervals to keep their blood glucose levels in check.

These children need frequent meals to avoid hypoglycemia which may otherwise affect their performance, the CBSE circular said.

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