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Does your diabetes care doctor take the time to talk to you?
She talks, but she doesn't listen.
She listens, but she isn't always good about giving me information.
She's strictly name, rank, and serial number.
Yes - she's a great listener and communicator.

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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 —...