One Smartie, 2 Smarties, 3 or 4…What is your child’s preferred treatment for a low blood sugar? There are so many treatment options to choose from. There is a small tube of cake gel, 4 ounces of OJ, 4 ounces of regular juice,, a package of fruit chews, or glucose tablets. Some children like to change up what they use, sometimes Smarties or juice or sometimes regular soda. The key is to keep it around 15 grams of carbohydrates, and then follow up with a 15 gram of carbohydrate snack with protein. For example a slice of bread with peanut butter on it.
Our book helps a babysitter, grandparent, or another adult to determine these things.