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NTR 137 Carbohydrate Counting
Credit Hours:  1
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: A-Z guide to carbohydrate counting for people with diabetes addressing the basic concepts as well as more advanced issues related to tight blood glucose control.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1.(Comprehension Level) Describe the foods that contain carbohydrates and the benefits of carbohydrate counting to someone with diabetes.
2.(Analysis Level) Differentiate how protein and fat affect blood glucose levels and identify the recommended serving sizes.
3. (Application Level) Utilize food labels as a tool for carbohydrate counting in order to plan meals and snacks.
4.(Evaluation Level) Evaluate insulin-to-carbohydrate ratios to control blood glucose levels.

Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None