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Low Sugar Halloween for Diabetic Seniors

Halloween can be a particularly difficult time for seniors with diabetes. The holiday has become synonymous with sugary candy and chocolates, and these often prove too tempting for many people. While indulging in some sugar on Halloween may seem harmless, it is especially important for diabetic seniors to avoid this. Holiday treats are often deluxe versions of traditional favorites and can be packed with even more sugar than ordinary candy. Too much sugar, especially when ingested over a short period of time, can dangerously increase blood glucose levels and may make medications less effective. Raised blood sugar levels can lead to blurred
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