Carbohydrate Calculator

Carbohydrate Calculator

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NDR-UK Ref No: 9432
Publication Format: A4 leaflet
Classification: HP  
Publication date: 09/15
Next Review: 07/18

Freely downloadable chart to help calculate how much carbohydrate is in a specific portion size of food using packet labels.

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 know how to use CHO reference table/grid.

  • Mark A. Sperling (eds) ISPAD Clinical Practice Consensus Guidelines 2014
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  • 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.
Carbohydrate Tables

Carbohydrate Tables

A reference guide for when food labels aren't readily available. With space to add personal favourites and portion sizes. Part of NDR-UK's Paediatric Diabetes range.   Please note error on page...

  • Pack size: 10
  • Classification: HP
  • NDR-UK ref: 9431

Price per pack

£18.00
Using your own recipes

Using your own recipes

Step-by-step guide to calculating the carbohydrate content of homemade food. Part of NDR-UK's Paediatric Diabetes range.

  • Pack size: 10
  • Classification: HP
  • NDR-UK ref: 9429

Price per pack

£7.00
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