Kids With Diabetes Swap Halloween Candy For Fun Treats

Riverdale resident Kai Scurry (c) and nurse practitioners from the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes dressed up as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Photo courtesy of Montefiore Health System

Providers in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore hosted the fourth annual Candy Exchange on Tuesday, November 1 in honor of American Diabetes Month.

CHAM invited children with diabetes to dress in their Halloween best to swap mounds of candy they collected for a toy or gift.

Children and their families enjoyed healthy snacks, games, giveaways, a DJ, photo booth and educational activities helping them learn how to live and manage their condition.

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