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How much sugar can a child with diabetes safely have each day?

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In brief: Varies

This depends upon your child's weight, and response to Insulin and/or other diabetes management.
This is a question best reviewed with your physician, dietician and diabetes educator working with you and your child.

In brief: Varies

This depends upon your child's weight, and response to Insulin and/or other diabetes management.
This is a question best reviewed with your physician, dietician and diabetes educator working with you and your child.
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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Also a healthy diet for diabetics (as well as those without diabetics) minimizes refined sugars such as white sugar, baked goods/products with refined sugars. However complex carbohydrates such as those found in some fruits, whole grains and vegetables are a part of a diabetic diet. Best to review this with a registered dietician RD.
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