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Practice makes near perfect at bedtime

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Are the diabetes police breaking down your door?
Yes! I am surrounded!
Yes, but I know how to quiet them down.
No. I have a supportive network.
No, but I manage okay on my own.
No. I feel alone.

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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 —...