A 32-year-old member asked:
What is a good way to keep a diabetic child from wanting too much sugary foods and high carb snacks?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marianne DiNapolianswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Don't buy them!: As a parent, you have control over what your child eats most of the time. Set a good example for them by only buying nutritious, low-sugar, low-fat snacks to eat, like fruits and veggies. You can't control their desires, but you can help them make good choices.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
5.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jul 29, 2015
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$44 video appointments with $19/month membership*
*Billed $57 every 3 months. Cancel anytime.
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.