Bee2 Honey Straws are being sold by Diabetes Victoria as an option for hypo treatment, not as a healthier alternative to sugar.
Honey is a form of added sugar and should be otherwise used in small amounts where it is needed.
Each honey straw contains 10g of carbohydrate. One straw may be appropriate to treat hypos in small children, however, older children, teenagers and adults are likely to need 1 ½-2 straws to adequately treat a hypo.
Bee products may cause allergy or severe reactions in people who have asthma. This product is not recommended in people under 2 years of age without medical advice.