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Do you have a diabetes emergency supply kit?
Yes, I'm always prepared.
Yes, but I haven't updated it in a while.
No, but I've thought about preparing one.
No, I don't think I'll ever need 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 —...