LESS ON SUGAR, MORE ON CARB-COUNTS: NY Hosp. reworks diabetic diets

February 2001
FoodService Director;02/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p5
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Reports on the system of counting carbohydrates instead of restricting sugar for diabetics at Glens Falls Hospital in New York. Benefits of diabetic patients from the system; Approximate percentage of patients in the hospital who are diabetic.


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