Didn't have a clue, we figured it was like any generic soda and guessed at it.So I wrote the good people at Coke and this is what they said: We show nine Coca-Cola products available at Epcot.People with type 1 diabetes tend to be at least as inactive as the general population, with a large percentage of individuals not maintaining a healthy body mass nor achieving the minimum amount of moderate to vigorous aerobic activity per week.
We will not try to duplicate their effort, rather this space will be about taking your diabetes to Disney World. The second was diagnosed at the ripe old age of 7, the first day of a Disney vacation a year later. Since that first diagnosis we have been trying to reconcile how to do Disney and be Diabetic.Here are just a few links About Us We have a vested interest in this topic as we have multiple DVC contracts, multiple T1 kids and are very regular Disney World vacationers. The Dunlaps Cool People Joel is a Special Food Needs Guy at Disney's Hollywood Studios. It took us two years and probably 5 trips to find a good guy that could help with type 1 diabetes (and of the Disney dwarfs, we ain't Bashful). We are here for travel tips, not to give medical advice. The point of this little bit of cyberspace is to be a place to collect and share thoughts on successfully managing vacations at Disney World with Type 1 diabetes. Fun for those who read it and fun for those who contribute to it.Every food, beverage, meal, snack and even condiment served at the convention by Disney catering had a little placard by it listing the nutrition information and serving size.
The US Surgeon General took the time in his talk on health literacy to comment on how useful and valuable this information is not only to diabetics but as part of the very health literacy every American should seek out.Club Cool in Epcot serves a bunch of sodas in tiny cups.Seeing as we write Disney With Diabetes.com, we get asked, hey how many carbs are those things?Net's "Contact Us" link, but I don't know how you get me the 20 bucks. NPH - I have no idea what it stands for but it is the cloudy, 8-12 hour time release insulin. T1, Type 1, Type 1 diabetes - is usually diagnosed in children and young adults but even some young at heart adults are diagnosed. In type 1 diabetes, the pancreas stops producing insulin. YDMV - Your Diabetes May Vary so do what works for you with the advice of your endo because what works for you works for you and what works for other may not. Philosophy We are seeking a collective effort here with other Type 1 folks sharing their ideas, kind of a later day virtual hippie commune where we all put on tie dye and join in to raise a nice crop of tips for doing Disney with Type 1.Abbreviation and Definitions You probably know most of these but just in case: A1C Hemoglobin A1C - a measure of your average blood glucose control for the past 2 to 3 months. (The Dunlaps Fun Home Page) Carb Counting - Counting the grams of carbohydrates in food eaten. About one person in 500 is Type 1 (unless it is our family, then it is 2 in 6.) T1 is stressful for everyone in each household it touches so Type 1 families can use a little fun now and then.I hear it works great but it seems like a ton of work. YDMV Dawn Phenomenon - An early morning rise on BG. Disney With Diabetes is going to be serious and silly about Type 1 and Disney. Type 1 used to be called Juvenile Diabetes since the majority of diagnoses are made in younger people.