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Did You Know?
- Trying to lose weight? One hour of shopping and 15 minutes of trying on clothes can burn around 190 calories.– via WebMD
- Purdue University researchers found that people who eat almonds at breakfast – a low glycemic index food – were less likely to have spikes in blood sugar throughout the morning and after lunch.– via Institute of Food Technologists
- Processed cheese, also known as American cheese, can contain as many as three times the number of carbohydrates as unprocessed types.– via D Life
- Government statistics project that one in three people born in 2000 will develop diabetes.– via Congressional Diabetes Caucus
- Winter Olympian Kris Freeman, a cross country skiier, is believed to be the first athlete with type 1 diabetes to compete at a world-class level in an endurance sport.– via American Diabetes Association