Indulging in sweets is a big part of most Halloween celebrations. And while kids with type 1 diabetes can safely enjoy candy with proper testing and management, mixing things up with some healthier alternative treats couldn’t hurt. Here are some easy and fun-to-make recipes for the whole class to enjoy, along with cool holiday craft ideas to further take the focus off sugar. Rest assured: There are no tricks in these treats!



Friendly Ghosts

Halloween Surprise Balls

Halloween Friendship Bracelets



Dirt Cups

Monster Slime With Chips


Disclaimer: The experiences and suggestions recounted in these articles are not intended as medical advice, and they are not necessarily the “typical” experiences of families with a child who has type 1 diabetes. These situations are unique to the families depicted. Families should check with their healthcare professionals regarding the treatment of type 1 diabetes and the frequency of blood glucose monitoring.


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Moms’ Top 5 Tips for Halloween Management
Newly Diagnosed: Overcoming Your Treatment Fears as a Parent
Alternative Halloween Snacks
Disney’s Type 1 Diabetes Recipe Index

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