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The Pocket Carbohydrate Counter Guide for Diabetes: Simple Nutritional Strategies to Lower Your Blood Sugar (Paperback)
The Pocket Carbohydrate Counter Guide for Diabetes offers the simplest, most accurate strategies for counting carbs and lowering your blood sugar.
When you have a strategy for counting carbohydrates, you don't need to consult lists of nutritional information every time you sit down to eat. The Pocket Carbohydrate Counter Guide for Diabetes makes it easy to manage diabetes in your daily life with simple nutritional strategies to accurately count carbs and maintain normal blood sugar levels.
Written for recently-diagnosed and long-time diabetes patients alike, this handy pocket reference is a simple solution to eliminate guesswork and confidently judge the carbs in every meal. From setting targets and finding your personal sweet spot, to actionable strategies like meal planning, this carbohydrate counter book makes counting carbs as easy as 1,2,3.
Never overestimate or underestimate carbs again. This carbohydrate counter book keeps your blood sugar levels in check with:
Effective tools for counting carbs with clear, step-by-step instructions and illustrations for accurately measuring carbs, plus alternative methods such as meal planning and balancing your plate
Lifestyle advice that includes recommendations for smart snacking, and offers tips on what to order while eating out
An introduction on the connection between carbs and diabetes that provides an in-depth look at what happens in your body when you eat carbs, and an overview of foods that contain (and hide) carbs
Stop guessing—learn simple strategies for counting carbohydrates and lower your blood sugar with this carbohydrate counter book.
About the Author
SHELBY KINNAIRD, MS, is an author, the founder of Put on Your Apron, and host of Cook & Chat with Shelby. She leads two DiabetesSisters support groups and is a member of the American Diabetes Association’s Virginia Advocacy Council.
"The Pocket Carbohydrate Counter Guide for Diabetes combines science and real-life examples to provide informed eating decisions. It also recognizes the need for support in the diabetes journey, offering resources for where to find it. Highly recommend!"—Anna Norton, MS, CEO, DiabetesSisters (person with Type 1 Diabetes since 1993)
"This isn’t your average carb-counting book where you look up the carb count of certain foods. In this book, Shelby gives you strategies to navigate the world of constant carb-counting that we have to do as people living with diabetes. This book was written by a person living with diabetes for more than 18 years and it feels that way. From the very beginning, you’ll know that the author is right there with you."—Dr. Phyllisa Deroze, Founder of Diagnosed Not Defeated and Black Diabetic Info
"This a good book for anyone who is newly diagnosed with diabetes or has had diabetes for a long time. Shelby provides some great resources for carb counting and quick tricks when an app or book is not available. A great little guide!”—Dr. Andrea Gundlach, PharmD, MPH (person with Type 1 diabetes since 2015)
"What a valuable tool for the diabetic patient! I've been teaching diabetes management to my pharmacy patients for several years and this is perfect! Whether you are a new patient living with diabetes or you've been living with diabetes for years, this is quite a handy guide. Highly recommend!"—Dr. Michelle Harmon, PharmD