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When you were first diagnosed, what was the hardest thing to learn about diabetes management?
How to take my meds/insulin.
How and when to test my blood sugar.
How to eat right.
What makes my blood sugar go up and down.
How to exercise safely and effectively.

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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 —...