Halloween Archive

Tricks for a Halloween with Diabetes-Friendly Treats

Remember the Teal Pumpkin Project? It was featured on the blog a few years ago and the movement is still going strong! Started by FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education) in 2014, the Teal Pumpkin Project promotes the inclusion of non-food treats for trick-or-treaters, particularly for those with serious food allergies or other diet

The Teal Pumpkin Project And How It Helps People with Diabetes

My household is one of inclusion. Since my husband lives with type 1 diabetes and I’ve heard stories about how he just wanted to feel the same as everyone else growing up, we make sure to teach our kids that everyone has something unique about them and excluding someone from something due to a

Pump Tip: Square Wave Bolus

MiniMed® Paradigm Models, MiniMed® Revel, MiniMed® 530G system, MiniMed® 630G system Little kids (and big kids alike) might enjoy the treats and other sweet-goodies that go along with Halloween. It’s hard to resist a cupcake decorated like a vampire, we know. As long as you plan and adjust your bolus amounts accordingly, you can

4 Halloween Tips from a Person with Diabetes

Today we’re happy to share a new post from Medtronic team member and PWD, Cheryl. You might remember her past articles on topics ranging from superheros to juice boxes. We’re looking forward to adding Cheryl to our roster of guest bloggers, so you will hear more from her in the near future! A quick

9 Tips For Celebrating Halloween With Diabetes

Between trick-or-treating, parties, and festivals, Halloween can one big sugar rush, but it doesn’t have to be. Your child with diabetes can enjoy Halloween treats in moderation, but keep in mind there’s more to October 31 than sweets. Here are 9 tips for celebrating the spooky holiday without sending glucose levels soaring. 1. Plan