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Carbohydrate counting helps you to control your blood sugar when you have
Here are some ways to help
you count carbohydrate and spread carbohydrate throughout the day.
Eat at least three
meals a day to spread your intake of food, especially carbohydrate, throughout
It is a great idea to get out your cookbooks and plan several main meals(What is a PDF document?) at the same time. You can double some recipes and freeze the
leftovers to use for other meals.
The following suggestions can help you count
carbohydrate and balance your meals and snacks:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerRhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes EducatorColleen O'Connor, PhD, RD - Registered Dietitian
Current as ofJuly 5, 2016
Current as of:
July 5, 2016
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Rhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator & Colleen O'Connor, PhD, RD - Registered Dietitian
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