Teens And Diabetes

Keeping your blood sugar levels on track means watching what you eat, plus taking medicines like insulin if you need to. your doctor may also have mentioned that you should keep track of how many carbohydrates (carbs) you eat. but what exactly are carbohydrates and how do they affect your blood.

Diabetes is a disease that affects how the body uses glucose, a sugar that is the body’s main source of fuel. in type 1 diabetes, glucose can’t get into the body’s cells where it’s needed..

children with DIABETES - Friends for Life 2004 - Photo Page 4

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