The 6th Annual Diabetes Awareness Dinner was a successful evening hosted by the Lower Sioux Diabetes Program on November 20th, 2014. A special thank you to the informative presentation by Endocrinologist; and Leech Lake tribal member, Dr. Tiffany Beckman, and honored guest, Olympic Gold Medalist, Billy Mills.
Why count carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are foods that turn into blood glucose when they are processed by the body. To maintain target blood glucose levels, there should be a balance between carbohydrates and insulin (which is made by pancreas or taken by injection). Counting carbohydrates is a way to plan the amount of carbohydrates you eat, […]