Slideshow: Counting Carbs When You Use Insulin

Gabby
By GabbyPA Latest Reply 2011-12-22 10:06:55 -0600
Started 2011-12-22 10:05:38 -0600

By WebMD
What Are Carbs?

Carbohydrates are found in lots of foods. Whether the carbs are starches, sugars, or fiber, they give your body energy to use right away or to store for later. But different types of carbs can affect your blood sugar differently, says registered dietitian Rachel Beller, president of Beller Nutritional Institute: "If you have diabetes, get familiar with the carbs in the everyday foods you eat, so you can choose wisely."

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Gabby
GabbyPA 2011-12-22 10:06:55 -0600 Report

This kind of debunks the sugar is sugar issue that is advertized. Our bodies do know the difference between sugars and things that convert to glucose quickly. Choose well and be well.

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