Diabetes Awareness Month: Day 18

by Leighann on November 18, 2017

Diabetes Awareness Month Day 18

“The sugar alcohols in sugar-free candy can cause gastrointestinal problems such as diarrhea, especially in younger kids. Regular candy can be a better option with insulin to cover it. It’s a myth that sugar-free is always better for people with diabetes.”

Every day during Diabetes Awareness Month, I will share a fact, tip, or thought on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram.

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“The 504 plan at school spells out which staff members are trained in a child’s care and the accommodations which must be made to keep the child safe at school.”

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