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Diabetes: Sorting fact from fiction
Diabetes is a serious illness. To help contain this leading cause of disability and death, it’s important to separate fact from fiction.

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Diabetes Lipids Class
Gain practical information and plan how to lower your cholesterol in 6 to 12 weeks.

Examples of one carbohydrate choice

Breads, cereals, grains, starchy vegetables
Fruit and vegetable juice
Milk and yogurt
Snacks and sweets
Convenience and combination foods
Convenience and combination foods: Ethnic


Source: Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Basic Skills for Living with Diabetes, fifth edition, ISBN 1-931876-32-0

First published: 12/01/2006
Last updated: 02/05/2013

Reviewed by: Allina Health's Patient Education Department experts