Diabetic College Students Face Special Challenges

Pizza, late-night study sessions and kegs full of cheap beer make college a challenging place for any student when it comes to maintaining healthy eating habits. But for thousands of diabetic undergrads, the obstacles are even greater. Foods high in fat and fructose can cause blood sugars to rise, and increased alcohol consumption can send glucose levels plummeting downward. As their peers navigate the cafeteria with relative abandon, diabetic students must count carbohydrates and adjust...Full Story
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