Sharon Wade can tell people many reasons why she became a school nurse, but sooner or later she comes around to this story, one of her favorites:“At one point there was a boy with diabetes who came to the office all the time to check his sugars. He was in the nurses’ station a lot. A frequent flyer, we sometimes call them. Great personality. I remember a situation in which another student, a student with asthma, came in to use his inhaler.