Halloween treats for diabetics

Think you can’t enjoy Halloween treats if you have diabetes? With a little planning you or your child can enjoy all the fun treats of Halloween!

Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year! Ghosts, witches, spiders and black cats seem to be everywhere. Unfortunately so are treats full of sugar, fat and calories. With a little planning you or your child can enjoy all the fun of Halloween, including Halloween treats.

Michigan State University Extension recommends these tips to get you started:

Halloween is a fun, festive time of the year and is also the beginning of the fall and winter holiday season. Make your holidays healthier by following tips on healthy eating and healthy lifestyles. For more information on how you and your family can plan a healthier lifestyle contact your local MSU Extension office.