Halloween and Diabetes

Halloween and Diabetes

Trick or treat, trick or treat, give me something good to eat! We all remember that saying when we were kids. Americans will spend a spooktakular $3 billion on Halloween candy this year, according to the National Retail Federation.

That is a frightening number, especially when tallying the amount of sugar in all of that candy.

Halloween is supposed to be fun and exciting for both children and adults, and it DOES NOT have to be a scary and overwhelming time for people with diabetes and their family members. Below are some tips on enjoying a diabetes-friendly Halloween for adults and children.

Halloween Tips:

Find your balance when it comes to carbs, view the American Diabetes Association’s “Get to Know Your Carbs“.