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Diabetes Forecast

The Healthy Living Magazine

Carbs: Fast!

When hypoglycemia hits, you need to raise your blood glucose in a hurry, it’s good to have quick carbs at the ready. Here are some sources that provide roughly 15 grams of rapid-acting carbohydrate.

Glucose Tablets
4 to 5
Regular Soda (not diet)
¾ cup
Orange Juice
½ cup
Life Savers
5 to 7
Jelly Beans (Large)
6
Gumdrops
10
Sugar
1 Tbsp.
Honey
1 Tbsp.
Skim Milk
1 cup
Raisins
2 Tbsp.
 
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