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What is the hardest aspect of diabetes management for your newly diagnosed patients to learn about?
How to take meds and/or insulin
How and when to test their blood sugar
How to eat right
What causes their blood sugar to fluctuate
How to exercise safely and effectively
It's something else

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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 —...