Study warns diabetic youths not to overdo carb counting

12/18/2009 | Reuters

A study found parents and their diabetic children may be putting too much emphasis on carbohydrate counting at the expense of a healthy diet. Researchers said carb counting is important for insulin dosage control in Type 1 diabetes, but some families are opting for processed foods rather than whole foods or are limiting fruits and whole grains because of their carbohydrate content.

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