Being Fit Is No Longer an Option

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Highlights: Meet Charlie O'Connell, a person with type 1 who has devoted his life to helping others achieve their fitness goals; From the dLife Kitchen, Chef Michel Nischan shares a delicious dish – Creole vegetables and chicken; Jim Turner takes us down memory lane as he revisits the day of his diabetes diagnosis; Jonny White shows us real people overcoming diabetes limitations. Web Extras

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by Brenda Bell
In high school biology, we learned that another term for carbohydrates is "polysaccharides". These break down into "discaccharides", and further into "monosaccharides". These small-molecule carbohydrates are more commonly known as "sugars". Similarly, we learned that fats are (after a long process) broken down into monosaccharides, and parts of proteins are broken down into these as well. We learned about three common disaccharides —...