Complete Guide to Carb Counting

Complete Guide to Carb Counting

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by Hope S. Warshaw, Karmen Kulkarni, Karmen Kulkami, Karmeen Kulkarni
     
 

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The ADA Complete Guide to Carb Counting is an A-Z guide to carbohydrate counting for people with diabetes. It addresses basic concepts as well as more advanced issues related to tight blood glucose control. Topics include portion control,food variation,the importance of protein in carbohydrate counting,the impact of fat on blood glucose,size and frequency of

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The ADA Complete Guide to Carb Counting is an A-Z guide to carbohydrate counting for people with diabetes. It addresses basic concepts as well as more advanced issues related to tight blood glucose control. Topics include portion control,food variation,the importance of protein in carbohydrate counting,the impact of fat on blood glucose,size and frequency of snacks,and exercise.

Would you like to learn what foods will make your blood sugar rise and how high? How about what your blood sugar levels will be tomorrow and the next day? Wherever you are,whatever meal you eat,the answer is in the amount of carbohydrate you eat. Carb counting unlocks the secrets of blood sugar control and helps you avoid the dangers that can occur when your sugar is too high or too low.

The ADA Complete Guide to Carb Counting provides you with all the knowledge and the tools you need to put carb counting into practice. Whether you choose to do basic carb counting or move on to advanced,you'll learn why carb counting helps control blood sugar,the amount of carb to eat,how to count the carb in your meals,and how to count carbs using food labels,restaurant menus,and your eyes,too. It is THE meal planning system that really helps you tighten up your diabetes control,no matter how you manage your diabetes.

The ADA Complete Guide to Carb Counting includes:

  • Everything you need to know about carbs
  • Carb counts for everyday foods
  • Checklists to identify the skills you need to count carbs
  • Stories from people who are using carb counting
  • How to adjust insulin to the food you eat
  • More!

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Complete Guide To Carb Counting is an excellent how-to-guide for anyone needing flexible food choices as they balance today's modern lifestyles with the need for blood sugar control. It is very possible for diabetics to fit in all the foods they care to eat ranging from home cooked meals to convenience foods, to elegant restaurant cuisines by controlling their carbohydrate intake. Complete Guide To Carb Counting is an American Diabetes Association reference offering an A to Z carbohydrate counting guide and instructions for everything necessary to better diabetes management. If you, a family member, or a friend must control blood sugar levels to insure good personal health, then Complete Guide To Carb Counting, enhanced with record keeping forms and real life stories from people using carb counting techniques, is a "must read" reference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580400466
Publisher:
American Diabetes Association
Publication date:
08/01/2001
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.49(d)

Meet the Author

Author Profiles

Hope S. Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE, BC-ADM, is a nationally recognized expert on healthy eating and meal planning with diabetes. She is the author of many ADA books, including the recently published Real-Life Guide to Diabetes, American Diabetes Association Guide to Healthy Restaurant Eating, and the Diabetes Food and Nutrition Bible.

Karmeen Kulkarni, MS, RD, CDE, BC-ADM, works at the Diabetes Center at St. Mark's Hospital in Salt Lake City. She has had great success for 15 years using the carb-counting system with her clients who have diabetes. In 2006, she was ADA President, Health Care & Education.

Author Profiles

Hope S. Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE, BC-ADM, is a nationally recognized expert on healthy eating and meal planning with diabetes. She is the author of many ADA books, including the recently published Real-Life Guide to Diabetes, American Diabetes Association Guide to Healthy Restaurant Eating, and the Diabetes Food and Nutrition Bible.

Karmeen Kulkarni, MS, RD, CDE, BC-ADM, works at the Diabetes Center at St. Mark's Hospital in Salt Lake City. She has had great success for 15 years using the carb-counting system with her clients who have diabetes. In 2006, she was ADA President, Health Care & Education.

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Complete Guide To Carb Counting 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Easy to understand information, that can aid in counting carbs. The very thing you need in dealing with diabetes.
CMB-NJ More than 1 year ago
Understandable- good explanations
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
information was presented in a good way but don't buy the ebook. Many of the diagrams, charts and examples are not scalable and cutoff. Very disappointing as this makes them useless.
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