Hello everyone. I was just looking for some different snack/drink options for my 12 year old daughter when she gets low. Her normal go to are the glucose tablets/gels, juice and skittles. What else is good for raising her BG levels? She would like to try different things every once in a while but we are not sure what would be good. Any ideas would be appreciated! Thanks!
Hi! Fruit strips work great! We usually get the Archer Farms brand from Target. They are flat, light and very portable, so we have them everywhere - in every pocket, purse, backpack, glove box in the car, etc. They are 11g. carb, and we find that for our 6 yr old daughter, they quickly bring her back in range, without the dreaded bg spike that she used to experience with juice boxes. Hope this helps!
Love this suggestion!! Thank you!
I have never heard of these. But they sound awesome and Kiely is very involved in martial arts so I think this would work for her!! Thank you!
My daughter likes Jelly Belly jelly beans...They are easy to figure out the carbs because they are 1 carb each..
Kiely loved this suggestion and wants to go out to get some jelly beans now! lol Thank you!
We use fruit - its healthy - we bought a scale that you punch in the code for the type of fruit you are going to eat then weight it and it tells you the carbs. Not fast and convenient as some quickies but if you are at home it's a good option.
Fruit is something we always have in our house so that is great idea! Thank you!
This may be a totally stupid question but we are still learning (she was diagnosed less than a year ago) but is it a good idea to have something like a builder bar after juice? And does yogurt keep the levels up (in the normal range)?