Mom And Son Spaceship Earth
  • On Jan 31, 2010
    Shelly from GA Asked

    My daughters and I are coming in mid August. They want the character visit. I am concerned because they are Diabetic. Do the menus have special options for this? Sugar free syrup & desserts? Help!

    Most special diets can be accommodated at Walt Disney World, including diabetes. There is an entire department at Disney Dining dedicated to helping guests with food allergies, food intolerances, and religious-based food requirements. Just send an email describing your situation (at least 14 days in advance of your trip) to SpecialDiets@DisneyWorld.com. A cast member will get back to you with the information you need to make sure that your family has a safe, and delicious, visit to WDW.

    Moms Panelist Anna offers some great advice for guests dealing with diabetes at Disney World HERE. Another good resource for you is a book called PassPorter's Open Mouse for Walt Disney World and the Disney Cruise Line. This is available through amazon.com and many larger bookstores. Open Mouse gives incredibly detailed information for Disney guests with any sort of challenge, including food-related issues..

    Additionally, you can go to allearsnet.com. Click on the "search" button and search on the term "diabetes." There are some extensive articles there that give wonderful information on how parents of diabetic children have coped with the challenges posed by a Disney vacation. I'm sure you will find some help there.

    Have a great trip!
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Meet the Panelist: Erin, New York

I have three teenage daughters. We're DVC members obsessed with Disney travel. We've been to Walt Disney World countless times and have visited Disneyland & Disneyland Paris. We've taken several Adventures by Disney and Disney Cruise trips. Learn More About Erin

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