Although diabetes doesn’t predispose children toward getting the flu, it may be slightly more challenging to manage their diabetes if they develop nausea and vomiting.
How can you survive the holidays when your child has diabetes and the world abounds with carbohydrate-laden foods – from candy canes and gingerbread houses to gum drops and fruitcake? Here are our top 10 tips for coping with these challenges.
Cut-out cookies. Candy canes. Hot cocoa. For the next month, houses will be filled with delicious treats that will satisfy any Christmas craving. But for children with diabetes, it can mean feeling excluded from some of the sweeter holiday traditions.