This one-day program is designed to increase knowledge of the principles of carbohydrate counting from exchanges to advanced carbohydrate counting in grams for different insulin regimes and pump therapy.
Suitable for Dietitians to increase knowledge and skills to teach carbohydrate counting to clients and for diabetes educators seeking more information about what carbohydrate counting may involve for their clients.
Topics will include:
Process for carbohydrate counting
Carbohydrate counting using exchanges
Carbohydrate counting in grams for flexible insulin therapy (MDI) and insulin pumps
Using food labels, online food databases, weighing and measuring foods.
Calculation of carbohydrate in meals and recipes, and eating out