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“Our son was diagnosed with Type 1 a month ago but isn't on any insulin and his blood sugars are normal. If he is in the honeymoon phase can he eat whatever he wants or do we still need to be careful with candy and juice/soda? ”

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Often birthday parties are centered around food.  For parents of children  with type 1 diabetes this can pose significant planning issues.  The question we ask ourselves, when's  the best time to celebrate and have food?
In the past we've had JoJo and Nick's  birthday party after school, right around afternoon snack time and before dinner.  The party guests came home with the kids on the school bus. Once they arrive we served cake or cupcakes and  the rest of the time was spent celebrating their birthday.  Everyone was picked up before dinner. 

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