When kids come home from school, they’re often hungry and want a snack. It’s hard enough finding something to dispel their hunger without completely spoiling their appetite for dinner. But, for diabetic children, it’s even harder – parents also have to think about the amount of carbohydrate in the snack to prevent an increase in blood sugar. In this video, Erika Davies, MS, RD, LD, an endocrinology dietitian at Children’s National, discusses healthy after-school snacks for kids with diabetes.

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Erika Davies, MD, RD, LD, is an endocrinology dietician at Children's National Health System.

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