dLife Daily Tips

Practice makes near perfect at bedtime

Read More
Where are you getting the majority of your diabetes information?
My doctor/other medical specialists
Friends/family members who also have diabetes
Support groups
dLifeTV and other shows
It's really a mix of most/all of these
I don't know where to turn.

97 Views 0 comments
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 —...