Carb Counting Connections


If looking at this picture doesn’t make you anxious, hooray for you! If you have a child with celiac disease and type 1 diabetes, it is bound to make you hold your breath for a second.  What are the carbohydrates of those colorful things and what has gluten?

Here are some resources for you to check out:

See She Sugar’s article- “Managing Carbohydrates as Diabetes Goes Digital” for apps and websites.

This is on Medtronic Insulin Pump’s webpage. Interactive and fun for kids to learn how to carbohydrate count with Lenny the Lion.carbohydrate counting with type 1 diabetes

Calorie King is a very popular website for those with type 1 diabetes and they also have a book that is well loved to count carbohydrates.

Carbohydrate counting information from the American Diabetes Association (ADA), check it out.

Carb counting 101 by Joslin Diabetes Center an affiliate of Harvard.

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