What are your kids' plans for Halloween?
They collect candy and eat it, integrating the carbs into their meal plan
They collect candy and give it away
They collect candy and we pay or trade other treats for it
We're too stressed to collect candy this year
Our kids are older and don't collect candy
We don't participate in Halloween for other reasons
Other or unsure at this time
Total votes: 429
What are your kids' plans for Halloween?Poll dates: October 9 - 16, 2005
Total Votes: 429
With more and more kids using insulin regimens that include the fast acting insulins NovoLog® or Humalog®, it's easier than ever to include candy and other treats in a meal plan. Almost two-thirds of our readers report doing just that -- letting their kids collect candy and eating it by integrating the carbs into their meal plan.
Since having diabetes can make kids feel isolated and alone, being able to participate in holidays and festivities is very important. Insulin pump therapy or multiple daily injections with Lantus® and NovoLog or Humalog, along with frequent blood glucose monitoring, can help our kids enjoy Halloween, as well as other holidays.
The table below compares results of last week's poll with the same poll run over the past two years. About two-thirds of families report integrating candy into their child's meal plan.
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Last Updated: Sunday October 16, 2005 11:45:08
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