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How to Take Control of High Glycemic Index Foods

For years, researchers have been suggesting the glycemic index for achieving better blood glucose control. The glycemic index ranks carbohydrate-containing foods by their immediate ability to raise blood glucose levels. Carbohydrates that break down quickly during digestion have the highest glycemic index. The glycemic response is influenced by the amount of food you eat, its … Continue reading How to Take Control of High Glycemic Index Foods

A Greater Sense of Responsibility and Independence

Make sure that when you inject the glucagon, you push down on the plunger with lots of force,” said the nurse practitioner. “It’s very important that you remember to do that!” My mom lowered her eyes and nodded. Although she was doing her best to stay calm, she was worried and I could tell. I … Continue reading A Greater Sense of Responsibility and Independence