Mom And Daughter meeting Merida; girl in costume as Merida
  • On Jan 18, 2016
    Rosemary from CA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    We have granddaughter with Type 1 diabetes .Food is very closely monitored & weighed since she needs insulin based on intake. She has to travel with her kit, needles & insulin. Can we bring in her food since it must be weighed & monitored?

    Greetings Rosemary, thank you for stopping by the Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Rest assure that your family will have a fun (and safe!) time at the Disneyland Resort. As a pediatric nurse, I've taken care of numerous children with Type 1 Diabetes. Counting carbohydrates and monitoring intake are so crucial. Due to your granddaughter's specific dietary needs, you are able to bring in food for her. 

    Both Disneyland and California Adventure have First Aid locations staffed with nurses. They can store your medications that require refrigeration. Sharps containers can be found at these First Aid locations, as well as in the restrooms throughout the Disneyland Resort.

    With the amount of walking and activities you will be doing throughout the day at the parks, be sure to also pack some juices and snacks, keeping a close watch for hypoglycemia. 

    I hope this information helps in planning your upcoming trip to the Happiest Place on Earth! Please come back and visit me if you have further questions.

thumbnail image for Kiki

Meet the Panelist: Kiki, California

Greetings from Northern California! I have been fascinated by the magic of Disney since I was a little girl; now that I am a mother of two, I love watching my children experience Disney Parks through their own eyes. I am also surrounded by fellow Disney-loving nurse friends whom I enjoy quick adults-only Disneyland Resort escapes with. Whether you are planning your once-in-a-lifetime family trip or a short adults-only getaway to the Happiest Place on Earth, I am here to help!

Learn More About Kiki

Didn't find what you were looking for? Click the Ask a Question button to open the Ask a Question dialogue box. If you are not logged in a dialogue box will appear to signin in order to ask a question.

To submit your question, please log in now if you have not already done so.

Ask a QuestionOpens the Ask a Question dialog box.

Update Browser

For a better experience browsing this website, please download an updated version of Internet Explorer.

Or you can continue browsing without updating.