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Answer Key:
Eating for Target Blood Glucose Levels

*All answers in green are correct.

When eating for target blood glucose levels people with diabetes should:

Skip breakfast or lunch 3 times a week
Eat meals and snacks at different times each day.
Eat about the same amount of carbohydrate at each meal each day.
Avoid carbohydrate rich foods like bread, milk, and fruit each day.

Which of the following statements are true:

People with diabetes should never eat sugar or sweets like cake or candy.
People with diabetes can eat sweets in moderation when they work them into their meal plan.
People with diabetes should only eat sweets that are made with artificial sweeteners instead of sugar.
People with diabetes should only eat sweets if they are low fat or fat free.

In general, do you better understand what impacts you and how much blood glucose levels rise better than you did before reading this section?

Yes
No
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In general, do you better understand the impact that sweet foods and fiber have on blood glucose levels better than you did before reading this section?

Yes
No
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