It gives her freedom to be a child while she gains independence as she becomes empowered to self-manage.
Sarah is spending more time in class and less time in the school personnel's office. She's not being singled out or missing as much class time.
Sarah's teachers are more comfortable with diabetes management.
We're not greeting Sarah after coming home from school with "what were your numbers today?", or rifling through her stuff to get the nurses log/notes.