Diabetes in children and youth. Follow these steps to calculate the grams of carbohydrate in your recipe.
Diabetes in children and youth. Put your carb counting knowledge into practice
Diabetes in children and youth. Carbohydrate (“carb”) counting is a way of meal planning to help manage your blood glucose.
Good nutrition is very important. It will help you feel better and stay strong. Choosing high energy, high protein foods will help you get the nutrition you need to increase your energy levels, gain or maintain weight, heal, fight or prevent infections, and recover quicker from surgery or illness. This pamphlet gives tips to help you eat better and information about protein, energy, high sugar foods to avoid, and nutritional supplements. Recipes and a high energy, high protein sample menu are i…
Diabetes in children and youth. Using an Insulin-to-Carb Ratio (ICR) to dose the amount of rapid-acting insulin you take with meals and snacks gives you more flexibility to eat according to your appetite. Examples of rapid acting insulin include Humalog®, NovoRapid® and Apidra®.