Complete Guide to Carb Counting: How to Take the Mystery Out of Carb Counting and Improve Your Blood Glucose Control

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The completely revised Complete Guide to Carb Counting, 3rd edition, by the American Diabetes Association, provides you with the knowledge and the tools to put carbohydrate counting into practice. Rewritten and reorganized to introduce and explain carb counting concepts as you'll need them in your diabetes care plan, you'll learn why carb counting helps you manage your blood sugar, the amount of carb to eat, how to count the carbohydrates in meals, and how to count carbs using food labels, restaurant menus, and ...

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Overview

The completely revised Complete Guide to Carb Counting, 3rd edition, by the American Diabetes Association, provides you with the knowledge and the tools to put carbohydrate counting into practice. Rewritten and reorganized to introduce and explain carb counting concepts as you'll need them in your diabetes care plan, you'll learn why carb counting helps you manage your blood sugar, the amount of carb to eat, how to count the carbohydrates in meals, and how to count carbs using food labels, restaurant menus, and your eyes, too. This is THE meal planning system every carb-counting person with diabetes needs to manage their blood glucose.

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580404365
  • Publisher: American Diabetes Association
  • Publication date: 5/31/2011
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 170,228
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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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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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Why Carbs Count?Chapter 2. What's Carb Counting?Chapter 3. Are You Ready?Chapter 4. How Many Meals and Snacks for YouChapter 5. Begin CountingChapter 6. Count Foods with Protein and Fat, TooChapter 7. The Size of Servings Is the Key to SuccessChapter 8. The Food Label Has the FactsChapter 9. Beyond Meat and PotatoesChapter 10. Personal Experiences and Fine-Tuning Your RecordsChapter 11. Ready, Willing, and Able to Progress?Chapter 12. Advanced Carb Counting: Using Insulin-to-Carbohydrate RatiosChapter 13. Cornerstones: Knowledge and SupportAppendix 1. Carb Counts of Everyday FoodsAppendix 2. Books and ResourcesAppendix 3. Record Keeping Forms
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 15, 2011

    Great little Guide --Very useful!!

    Easy to understand information, that can aid in counting carbs. The very thing you need in dealing with diabetes.

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  • Posted October 11, 2013

    Very helpful - recommended

    Understandable- good explanations

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