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Champions Academy

The Champions Academy is a resource for  knowledge and skills in diabetes care and education that will enable the  healthcare team members to provide information and support to their patients.

Creating a healthy meal plan involves choosing foods that help control blood sugar levels while providing the necessary nutrients for overall health. Below are some tips to help you create a healthy meal plan for diabetes.

Healthy Meal Planning 

    Carbohydrates are a crucial source of energy for the body, and the brain in particular relies heavily on glucose, a type of sugar that is derived from carbohydrates, for fuel. However, not all carbohydrates are created equal, and some sources, such as refined sugars and processed foods, can contribute to health problems like obesity, diabetes, and heart disease if consumed in excess.

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    In this resource by Madalyn Vasquez, “All About Carbohydrates” provides the fundamental tools regarding carbohydrates to uncover the best practice for helping your patients make smart, nutritionally sound choices.

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    Continue your educational experience by visiting additional topics covered by the Champions Academy with the links below.