“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? ”See the Answer »
A great tip from the book Your Diabetes Science Experiment:
Do you recall those "emergency glucagon kit" diabetics are suppose to keep near by for severe low blood sugars? People often think that the sugar to increase your blood sugar is in that glucagon kit syringe, but in fact, glucagon is a hormone produced in your body that then tells your liver to release the glycogen it's storing. When someone gives you that glucagon injection, the liver releases a lot of glycogen, and your body converts all of that glycogen into glucose to get your blood sugar back to a safe level
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