Carbohydrate and Blood Glucose

Carbohydrate and Blood Glucose

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NDR-UK Ref No: 9416
Publication Format: A4 leaflet
Classification: HP  
Pack size: 10
Publication date: 09/15
Next Review: 07/18

An introduction to carbohydrate and their role in diabetes management. Part of NDR-UK's Paediatric Diabetes range.

Classification: HP (Health Professional)

Advice requires some explanation from a Health Professional who has basic nutrition knowledge to enable correct implementation.

  • To ensure optimal growth and development by encouraging and promoting self-management of diabetes.
  • To support the patient/client and their carers to adopt dietary practice to help avoid long-term diabetes complications.

The Target Group will:

  • Understand that dietary choices and food are important in managing diabetes and long-term health.
  • Understand what foods contain CHO.
  • Understand how CHO affects blood glucose levels
  • Know how to identify foods that contain CHO
  • Mark A. Sperling (eds) ISPAD Clinical Practice Consensus Guidelines 2014
  • Francesca Annan, Physical Activity and Diabetes – health benefits and management strategies for children and young people. Diabetes care for Children & Young People – vol 2 No 1 2013
  • Carmel Smart, Both Dietary Protein and Fat Increase Postprandial Glucose Excursions in Children with type 1 diabetes, and the Effect is Additive. Diabetes care  volume 36: 3897 – 3902  December 2013
  • Frances Hanson, Karen Ross, Expressing carbohydrate ratios, Diabetes care for Children & Young People – vol 2 No 1 2013
  • Diabetes Action Plan, The Scottish Government (2010), The Scottish Government, Edinburgh.
  • D De Silva, Helping people help themselves. A review of the evidence considering whether it’s worthwhile to support self-management, The Health Foundation, London. (2011)
  • Guidance on the use of patient education models for diabetes, Technology, Appraisal 60, NICE (2003) London.
Cooked and Uncooked Weights

Cooked and Uncooked Weights

How to differentiate between uncooked and cooked weights when counting carbohydrate in food. Part of NDR-UK's Paediatric Diabetes range.

  • Pack size: 10
  • Classification: HP
  • NDR-UK ref: 9428

Price per pack

£7.00
Fibre in Food

Fibre in Food

An introduction to fibre and its role in achieving a healthy diet. Part of NDR-UK's Paediatric Diabetes range.

  • Pack size: 10
  • Classification: HP
  • NDR-UK ref: 9418

Price per pack

£4.00
Glycaemic Index

Glycaemic Index

A detailed introduction to GI, its effect on blood glucose and how to adjust bolus accordingly. Part of NDR-UK's Paediatric Diabetes range.

  • Pack size: 10
  • Classification: HP
  • NDR-UK ref: 9419

Price per pack

£12.00