Keeping a food diary can really help you get a handle on your blood sugar control, and lose weight if that's your goal. But if you don't have time to write down everything you eat, we have a tip that makes tracking a snap. Use the camera on your cell phone to take a quick shot of meals and snacks. At the end of the day, peek at your pics and jot it all down in your Daily Diabetes Diary. Looking at your food choices in combination with your meter readings can help you learn a lot about your body's response to different foods and food combinations.
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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 —...