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Carbohydrate Counting for Diabetics

Carbohydrate Counting for Diabetics


  • 13.5 CME Hours (HAAD)

There are several different ways people with diabetes can manage their food intake to keep their blood glucose (sugar) within their target range and one such method is 'carbohydrate counting'. Carbohydrate or carb counting is a method of calculating grams of carbohydrate consumed at meals and snacks. Foods that contain carb have the greatest effect on blood glucose compared to foods that contain protein or fat. Before starting any new treatment or meal plan, you should always consult with your diabetes care professional. Learn the deeper insights of the importance of carb counting for people with diabetes, how to use it, to cover critical updates on management of diabetes by using carb counting and as well as some of the special aspects associated with it.