Your on your dream vacation and have made it to Disneyland in Anaheim, California. Getting there was the easy part. Now you look at your food choices and to make your vacation enjoyable trip. Chances are you think you will have to throw out your diabetic regime for salty, sweet and unhealthy snack choices and hope walking enough will undo all the damage.
Donít fear! Disneyland is a very diabetic friendly place. Sure, they have popcorn, churros and cotton candy but there is a difference at the Disney Parks. All throughout the park you will find food kiosks offering healthy food choices.
The first choice as you go into the park down Main Street along the way you will find a kiosk offering water, apples, grapes, vegetables and pickles. These will boost your blood sugar naturally and are healthy. All around the park you will find these kiosks. In Adventure land you will find mango slices in going with the theme of each area. You wonít have to pack healthy snacks to help you with you blood sugar.
Ready for lunch? Try the Plaza Inn, it offers salads, roasted chicken and other healthy, low fat choices. At the French Market Cafť you will find soups, salads, beef stew and a jazz band to entertain you will eating.
Looking for someplace cool and romantic? Try the Blue Bayou restaurant, situated next to the Pirates of the Caribbean. Be sure to get your reservations in early. The menu choices offered are mouth-watering grilled fish and beef dishes, Cajun classics such as gumbo, jambalaya and the signature Monte Cristo sandwich, and savory soups, salads and desserts.
Drinking fountains are placed all over the place so you will be hydrated while at the park. There is also plenty of shade to keep you cool in the summer heat. Be sure to where comfortable clothes and shoes as Disneyland requires a lot of walking from one part of the park to the other. You will also find multiple kiosks offering sodas, water and snacks when your blood sugar gets low. Disneyland will let you bring in your own snacks if you tell them you are diabetic.
A full staffed infirmary is there for you if you have a medical emergency. Disney is one of the few parks with a doctor and nurse on the premises. Be sure to let them know of your medical condition if an emergency should arise. Be sure to wear a hat and bring a sweater.
Remember donít guess, TEST!!