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If a diabetes emergency occurs when you are alone, do you have a plan of action ready?
Yes, and I know it works because I've had to use it.
Yes, but so far I haven't had to use it.
No, but I'm working on it!
No. I'm not sure what to do.
I haven't thought about it.

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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 —...